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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

what is rooting and flashing

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what is rooting and flashing

can anybody help me to understand what is rooting and flashing phone means?

what are the benefits and disadvantages of it ?

and how it can done ?

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Re: what is rooting and flashing

Root is just access to core files of system                   

Rooting is a procedure which grants you the administrator/superuser/ permissions so that you can modify any file inside your Android OS

Flashing is installing firmwares on a phone

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Re: what is rooting and flashing

ROOTING TO BREAKE THE SOFTWARE SECURITY

FLASHING IS LIKE YOU SET UP NEW SOFT WAREIN YOUR PHONE.

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Re: what is rooting and flashing

and how to do it

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Re: what is rooting and flashing

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

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Re: what is rooting and flashing

Root is just access to core files of system                   

Rooting is a procedure which grants you the administrator/superuser/ permissions so that you can modify any file inside your Android OS

Flashing is installing firmwares on a phone

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