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Please read this if you considering unlocking the boot loader or rooting your phone.

Important information

Please note that you may void the warranty of your phone and/or any warranty from your operator if you unlock the boot loader. You should only unlock the boot loader of your phone if you are an advanced user with good knowledge of the technology and risks involved.

For more information go here http://unlockbootloader.sonymobile.com/

Please also note

The Sony Xperia support team will not be able provide any support, related to unlocking the boot loader or rooting your phone.

We also recommend you to read the below blogposts.

http://developer.sonymobile.com/wp/2011/03/29/unlocking-the-boot-loader-in-the-new-xperia%e2%84%a2-smartphones/

http://developer.sonymobile.com/wp/2011/04/14/option-to-unlock-the-boot-loader-now-available-for-advanced-developers/

http://developer.sonymobile.com/wp/2011/09/28/sony-ericsson-supports-independent-developers/

Best regards
Sony Xperia support team

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Anonymous(anon)
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how too root xperia mini pro sk17a Black?

I have this cellphone with Android 2.3.4 with 4.0.2.A.0.62 firmware,can someone tell me how to root im the easiest way :smileytongue:

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Nabeel
Posts: 4,542
Registered: ‎2012-01-10

Re: how too root xperia mini pro sk17a Black?

Hey there

Rooting may void your warranty and you are doing it at your own risk

You can't root 4.0.2.a.0.62 as it's difficult

What you could do in order to root is either downgrade to 0.42 or 0.58 and then root it, or flash an older kernel and then root

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jcom_to
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎2014-03-03

Re: how too root xperia mini pro sk17a Black?

tired of bloatware, tel co logo, and multiple never enjoyed locked app's. like stupid demo games ect. . . walk through available where for kernel flashing, does the repair centre offer these services?

out of space on internal phone mem. will not update handset for same soft problems.
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shuvobd250
Posts: 1
Registered: Monday

Re: how too root xperia mini pro sk17a Black?

I have sk17a 4.2 andi want to root my phone.
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Thommo
Posts: 4,148
Registered: ‎2012-05-31

Re: how too root xperia mini pro sk17a Black?

See here for more info XDA

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