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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

{GUIDE} How to Install Jelly Bean , ICS ( Ice Cream Sandwich) and Gingerbread on Xperia™ Smartphones, as well as root them

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Re: {GUIDE} Install ICS ( Ice Cream Sandwich) as well as root Arc S , Ray and Neo V ( Downgrade to Gingerbread)

Is something wrong?

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Re: {GUIDE} Install ICS ( Ice Cream Sandwich) as well as root Arc S , Ray and Neo V ( Downgrade to Gingerbread)

re-download the firmware

http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/29197




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

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Re: {GUIDE} Install ICS as well as root Arc S , Ray and Neo V

how to remove that bloatwares?

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Re: {GUIDE} Install ICS as well as root Arc S , Ray and Neo V

root your phone -> use titanium backup to remove the bloatware, which Android version and build number o you currently have?




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

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Re: {GUIDE} Install ICS ( Ice Cream Sandwich) on Xperia™ Smartphones, Root and Downgrade to Gingerbread

Hey guys,


Is there any Arc S 4.0.4 tft out there already?! Dizzy Face

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Re: {GUIDE} Install ICS ( Ice Cream Sandwich) on Xperia™ Smartphones, Root and Downgrade to Gingerbread

you can use the Arc firmware on your Arc S

How to manually update 2011 Xperias to android 4.0.4 build number 4.1.B.0.431

http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/38251




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

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Re: {GUIDE} Install ICS ( Ice Cream Sandwich) on Xperia™ Smartphones, Root and Downgrade to Gingerbread

Sweet!!!!! :smileygrin:

Just me being dumb: There's no problem on using Arc on Arc S right? Do I flash it as flashed the first NCB and Iberia release right?

Is 4.0.4 that much different from 4.0.3? What's the main advantages?

Thanks uliwooly! :smileygrin:

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I don't have my Arc with me, I only have my Xperia S Slightly frowning Face so I can't test 4.0.4 just yet Slightly frowning Face

flashing it's quite simple. so far Xperia Arc users were using Xperia Arc S 4.0.3 w/o any issues and it has being the same with 2.3.2, 2.3.3 and 2.3.4




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Re: {GUIDE} Install ICS ( Ice Cream Sandwich) on Xperia™ Smartphones, Root and Downgrade to Gingerbread

Hey you used to be Nabeel right? :smileygrin:

Cool! But it's the same method right? Flashing it with flashtool? Stupid question I know! :smileygrin:

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Re: {GUIDE} Install ICS ( Ice Cream Sandwich) on Xperia™ Smartphones, Root and Downgrade to Gingerbread

I'm not Nabeel (if that message was for me) I'm Uliwooly

check the link above it has all the steps w/ pictures and videos Dizzy Face




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