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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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Great |||| :smileygrin: So its there ,,,,

owsm...man

But i will not try it know ,,, As if, just a Couple of days ago i buyed this phone :smileygrin: will take risk after some time Slightly smiling Face

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couldn't find any
sorry Slightly smiling Face

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Hi,

the official rom which can be downloaded from the link for the ray has the

kit number 1252-5332.

Whan looking in the list of released kit number I did not find this number.

Can you explain this to a dummy user?

Regards Roland

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HI, I have a Xperia Neo V.

I wonder if i can go back to official GB after trying official ICS update from Sony, when it will be relaesd in India.

As i have read that ICS update has caused some problems.

I dont want to try root/ flashing till my warranty is there !!

Kindly reply.

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Yes you could go back but if you don't wanna void your warranty, you will have to visit service center in order to get it done Slightly smiling Face

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Hi, this is a method for flashing ICS in an unofficial way. When ics would be available for you officially, you will be able to see you SI number in the thread by Johan Slightly smiling Face

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

If u flash the Nordic ics Rom just to see how it works. Can I update the Rom to the one released in India? N wil I get future updates from Sony?

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Fernando wrote:

If u flash the Nordic ics Rom just to see how it works. Can I update the Rom to the one released in India? N wil I get future updates from Sony?

yes and yes,,,without any problem

but you will have to downgrade to GB using flashtool and then again install using PC companion Slightly smiling Face to get the Indian release Slightly smiling Face

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Hi!!!

I have an Xperia Mini Pro, where can I find the ROM to install ICS flashing my phone like you explain in this guide?

Thanks a lot for your help!

Cheers

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Worked well. Thanks a lot ! rooted as well.