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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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Talent
Posts: 399
Registered: ‎2012-04-05
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root/unroot xperia neo

Hi,

I am currently using xperia neo with 2.3.4. I may update with ICS later.

I would like to root my neo and explore more and want to unroot back when ever I require (may be go to update ICS etc..)

Could anybody who has done root/unroot or xperia neo, please provide me steps or a good link which explains steps without confusion ( as I am dumb in android).

Is there any app that does root/unroot for my neo? like i will install that app and will just click and do that flip etc..

Thanks in advance.

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Re: root/unroot xperia neo

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Registered: ‎2012-01-10

Re: root/unroot xperia neo

See how to root here

To unroot, reinstall your phone's software using pc companion

Don't worry about unroot, if you mobile is rooted you could still be able to update without any problem

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Talent
Posts: 399
Registered: ‎2012-04-05

Re: root/unroot xperia neo

Thanks Nabeel. Will go through the link.

Just to confirm I am still on GB 2.3.4 Not usre when I will get update for my xperia neo (1246-9893) so if I root the phone still I can upgrade it to ics ?

BTW warranty of 1 year is over  and just want to make sure hardware doesn't give any problem.

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Re: root/unroot xperia neo

Yes you could upgrade

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Re: root/unroot xperia neo

My xperia neo l app messaging is missing/deleted, please help me
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Registered: ‎2012-09-06

Re: root/unroot xperia neo

So you have rooted your phone and lost messages?


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