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uliwooly-wooly
Posts: 7,347
Registered: ‎2011-09-08
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Xperia Mini SK15i/a 2.3.4 Update 4.0.2.A.0.42

Xperia Mini SK15i/a 2.3.4 Update 4.0.2.A.0.42

Android 2.3.4  4.0.2.A.0.42

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1312475

Forum Legend
uliwooly
Posts: 49,003
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Xperia Mini SK15i/a 2.3.4 Update 4.0.2.A.0.42

download FlashTool

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=920746

or

http://androxyde.github.com/Flashtool/

Install it and you will see  5 folders

                                   Custom

                                   Drivers

                                   Firmwares

                                   Loaders

                                   X10Flasher_lib

take the firmware to the  "Firmwares" folder

click on Falsh

Press Ok

it will ask you to connect your phone on Flashmode (turn off your phone, press the back button, then connect the USB) press OK

This is an step by step guide

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"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Forum Legend
uliwooly
Posts: 49,003
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Xperia Mini SK15i/a 2.3.4 Update 4.0.2.A.0.42

an even Easier alternative

download the app, transfer it to your SD card

Download Apk Manager

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open "Apk Manager" and voila select the apps that you wan't to install

Easier method to install

Backup & Restore app

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1193802

or

http://www.elita-clan.com/downloads/backup_and_restore_v010935.apk

http://www.elita-clan.com/downloads/backup_and_restore_v010935.apkor
http://www.mediafire.com/?1n07llajeaoo03y

download the apk on your computer, send it to yourself through email, make sure you send it to your Gmail

now on your phone

go to settings -> applications -> check unknown sources

wait for the email, once  you get the email, open it, and instead of downloading the attachment it will allow you to install it, voila, done

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Forum Legend
uliwooly
Posts: 49,003
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Xperia Mini SK15i/a 2.3.4 Update 4.0.2.A.0.42

This is how to root

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1312859

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Forum Legend
uliwooly
Posts: 49,003
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Xperia Mini SK15i/a 2.3.4 Update 4.0.2.A.0.42

Make sure you backup everything

Backup & Restore app

Use this links to download the apk

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1193802

or

http://www.elita-clan.com/downloads/backup_and_restore_v010935.apk

http://www.elita-clan.com/downloads/backup_and_restore_v010935.apkor
http://www.mediafire.com/?1n07llajeaoo03y

How to install it

You need to

go to settings -> applications -> check unknown sources

download IO File Manager

https://market.android.com/details?id=org.openintents.filemanager&feature=search_result

download the backup & restore app, transfer it to your SD card, use OI file manager to find it -> tap on it -> install it

Contacts

just to play it safe sync your contacts w/ google if you haven't already

open your phonebook

press MENU button -> tap on Send Contacts -> select all -> send it to your email

on your computer

-> download the file -> go to your gmail -> click on contacts -> click on more actions -> on the drop down menu click on "import" -> choose the file -> and click import

Apps

Don't worry so much about backing up your apps

on your computer go to

market.android.com -> log in -> click on My Library -> and send all your apps to your phone

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SMS/MMS

if you don't want to use the backup & restore app then

Install "backup SMS" to back up your SMS and MMS to your Gmail

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.zegoggles.smssync&feature=search_result

or your SMS use

"backup & restore SMS"

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.riteshsahu.SMSBackupRestore&feature=search_result

or for your MMS use "Save MMS"

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.schwimmer.android.mmsextract&feature=search_result

Call Logs

And for call logs this is great

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.yang.android.ansta

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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shadab27
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎2011-12-20

Re: Xperia Mini SK15i/a 2.3.4 Update 4.0.2.A.0.42

hi,

Thank u a lot!!!

but, what I want is "when I punch this code *#*#4636#*#*, I get options called battery details in that,

when battery temp. if it increases beyond 34'celsius it starts vibrating like morse code...."

other issue....

when I try updating my phone through PC COMPANION 2 I'm not able to.....

plz plz help...

Forum Legend
uliwooly
Posts: 49,003
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Xperia Mini SK15i/a 2.3.4 Update 4.0.2.A.0.42

use

Update Service (SEUS)

http://dl-www.sonyericsson.com/cws/download/1/110/61/1309763183/Update_Service_Setup-2.11.7.13.exe

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Apprentice
shadab27
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎2011-12-20

Re: Xperia Mini SK15i/a 2.3.4 Update 4.0.2.A.0.42

Hi,

Thank u!!!!! Ur help for the update of phone really helped me a lot.....

Now,only one problem exists ie. am not able to find out y my phone starts vibrating like a "morse code"

plz plz help me out....

Forum Legend
uliwooly-wooly
Posts: 7,347
Registered: ‎2011-09-08

Re: Xperia Mini SK15i/a 2.3.4 Update 4.0.2.A.0.42

when does it vibrate? when you receive a call, sms, mms, etc?

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shadab27
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎2011-12-20

Re: Xperia Mini SK15i/a 2.3.4 Update 4.0.2.A.0.42

hi,

No, It starts vibrating jst like that.... when I punch this code *#*#4636#*#* it shows me d battery temp as 34'C as soon it crosses this temp. it starts vibrating... I guess coz of exceeding battery temp or something else....

Anyways bye!!!!!