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2018-03-01 01:43 PM
i tried to flash the newest oem_SW_binaries with :
fastboot flash oem SW_binaries_for_Xperia_Android_22.214.171.124_r1_v10_loire.img
and it fails with:
target reported max download size of 536870912 bytes
sending 'oem' (224421 KB)...
OKAY [ 7.059s]
FAILED (remote: Command not allowed)
boot and image partion was flashing without a problem
What is the the problem here ?
2018-03-03 12:26 AM - edited 2018-03-03 12:26 AM
You need to once flash the latest original Sony firmware with the Sony flash tool, to update the bootloader. Afterwards the flash of custom firmware and oem should work.
2018-03-07 04:01 PM
please use the flashtool to update the software to the latest version
When the update is done please start your device and complete the setup
This will provide the latest bootloader and firmware which are needed to use AOSP
2018-05-13 10:20 PM
hello how are you a question which flash do you talk to the xperia companion ?? because it does not get me in flash mode just fastboot how can I solve it thanks
2018-06-15 02:24 PM
to access different flash modes shutdown your device device
Use one of the flash modes
- flashmode is used by flashtool to flash the Sony Software
- fastboot mode is used by fastboot to flash the AOSP images
- flashmode - press volume down and insert the USB cable (green light will come)
- fastboot - press volume up and insert the USB cable (blue light will come)
2019-01-09 11:47 AM
Sorry, but I'm using an Xperia L.
Sony Flashtool says that the device is out of support. Is there anything I can do to update the bootloader..?
Also, I'm getting a blank screen when booting into fastboot mode using adb reboot bootloader. Is this normal..? If not, why is this happening? How can I solve it?
2019-01-10 09:04 AM
Please update the device to the latest SW version, before flashing AOSP, because the new SW has a new bootloader which enables the flash on the oem partition
2019-01-10 09:06 AM
You are posting in a theread for Xperia X !
Unfortunately your device is not supporting the features.
3 weeks ago
Thanks for the link. I tried the tool today on Windows 10. It does not list my XA2 although it is connected via USB.