How to Root Sony Xperia Neo/Neo V ICS 4.0.4 4.1.B.0.431 Firmware

Today our tutorial How to Root Sony Xperia Neo/Neo V on Android 4.0.4 ICS 4.1.B.0.431 Firmware. Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo was launched by Sony a year ago. Xperia Neo was shipped with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread and Sony promised that it will be updated to ICS. Both phones loaded with same specifications and features 1 GHz scorpion processor and Snapdragon chipset can handle ICS very well. Sony released the Android 4.0.3 ICS few months ago but users reported lots of bugs. Few weeks ago Sony has rolled out the new Android 4.0.4 ICS update for both Neo MT15 and Neo V MT11 devices with 4.1.B.0.431 Firmware version that fixed most of the issues. But it will revoked the root access on all rooted devices. If you want to get root access again on latest Android ICS update 4.0.4 then you can follow this guide.

If you are on Android 4.0.3 then you can update to 4.0.4 and root your device easily using the rooted kernel. The tutorial is very simple, you just need to flash rooted kernel and install Superuser SU app later you can install custom clockworkmod recovery to flash new firmware.

Warning: We are not responsible if the device is bricked or damaged. Do it as your own risk.

Pre-requisite:


1. Required Original International Sony Xperia Neo and Neo V Device ICS running 4.1.B.0.431 Firmware with locked bootloader only. It doesn't works on unlocked bootloaders.
2. There are few data you need to backup such as Music, Videos, Images, Contacts, Call Logs, SMS, APN and MMS Settings should be backed up before starting the update process.
3. The minimum battery requirement for the completion of the process is 70%.
4. It is necessary to disable the Security suites on your Sony Xperia, for this you can follow the path Settings > Security > Mark “Unknown sources” and check it.
5. Again, under settings, ensure that USB Debugging option has been enabled by navigating to the ‘Settings > Development Options> Development > USB debugging’.

Note: For 4.1.B.0.431 Firmware there is no rooting procedure but we can root in different way by changing the kernel version to old one. Because old kernel ICS 4.0.3 4.1.A.0.562 can be rooted with flash tool.

Here goes flashing old kernel to Sony Xperia Neo/Neo V

1. Download MT11i_4.1.A.0.562_kernel.ftf from here to your PC.

2. And download one more tool i.e. flashtool-0.9.0.0-windows.exe for Sony Xperia Devices from here into the PC.

3. Install the Flashtool software in the PC. After installing it, go to C: Drive and open the flashtool folder. There you will get drivers folder open the folder and run the flashtool-drivers.exe. Select the Neo device and click on install button. It will going to install compatible ADB drivers for your specific Neo/ Neo V mobile.
4. Well its’ time to copy the downloaded kernel file MT11i_4.1.A.0.562_kernel.ftf into C:/flashtool/firmwares folder.

5. Now run the flashtool.exe application. A medium size window will be displayed on the screen.
6. Click on thunder icon on top left side, there you will see a small dialog window with two different options flashmode and fastboot mode. Select flashmode and click ok for further step.
7. Select the MT11i_4.1.A.0.562_kernel.ftf on left side and also tick mark the No Final Verification at right side. Click on OK button to proceed for next step.
8. A window will be opened and you need to enter fastboot mode. It indicates unplug the device from the PC, Power off the device, Press the back button and hold it, again plug the USB cable to the PC.
9. It will take 2 or 3 minutes to complete the flashing process. Device will take some time to load and it will stay at Sony logo for long period. So don’t worry be patience the device will loaded without any problems.

That’s it you have successfully installed pervious kernel on your device. It’s time to root the device with easy guide.

Steps and Instructions to Root Sony Xperia NEO V on Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0.4 Firmware:

1. Download the DooMLoRD_v1_Xperia-2011-ICS-ROOT-emu-busybox-su.zip file from here into your PC.

2. Extract the zip file with the help of winrar or winzip. Once extracted you will get runme.bat file in the folder. 

3. Double click and run the runme.bat file, a command prompt window will be opened.
4. Now connect the device to PC via USB cable. If “PC companion software” is prompted on the device Skip it. Press any button to start the rooting process.

5. It will be going to install Busybox and Superuser SU in the device.

6. When the process is finished it shows a dialog screen with the message “All Done". After booting the device you will able to get SU app in the app list. That means rooting has done perfectly.

Again you need to go back from current old 4.1.A.0.562 kernel to stock firmware ics 4.0.4 4.1.B.0.431 kernel. Although you didn’t go back nothing will be happen for your own satisfaction you can revert back stock kernel for perfect running of device.

1. Download 4.1.B.0.431 kernels into PC.

For Sony Xperia Neo MT15 from here
For Sony Xperia Neo V MT11i from here.

2. After download them Copy both ftf files into C:/flashtool/firmwares folder.

3.Run flashtool software and click on thunderbolt icon. Select flashmode and jump to next step.

4. On below you can select kernel based on your device. If your device is Neo then select MT15. Suppose the device is Neo V then select MT11. Click OK for starting the process.
5. After the completion of the flashing process, turn your device ON. This time your device is going to take some longer duration to open then the usual. Wait till it boot.

6. Then, download the ‘Root Checker’ app from Google PLAY Store to check whether your device is rooted or not.
Congratulation now! By following the clearly mention above process you have successfully rooted your Sony Xperia NEO and NEO V.

121 comments :

  1. can i geet full ram of 512mb after rooting?

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  2. Thanks A Lot Mate...Now My Sony Xperia Neo V ICS 4.0.4, 4.1.B.0.431 Firmware Is Now Rooted :D
    But Had A Few Glitches Though...when i flashed from 4.1.b to 4.1.a it was never displayed in my phone settings so i tried flashing again but still it did not appear in about phone tab...so i continued to further steps of rooting and luckily it went okay and my phone was finally rooted...i realized that the kernel was displayed wrong in about phone was when i checked for updates through wifi...then i understood that it was in previous version but not displayed in my cell.

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  3. thanks for the feedback. Have you again gone back to stock kernel 4.1.B.0.431 ?

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  4. Thank you very much. Works perfectly.

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  5. Did anyone face any problem after rooting device. Please mention

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  6. check above comments by users which they rooted the device successfully by following my tutorial.

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  7. i didnt get anything changed.....:-(

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  8. Successfully rooted Sony Neo V mobile. Had the same issue as mentioned above i.e flashed from 4.1.b to 4.1.a, but settings in phone still continued to show 4.1.b. But I did flash back to 4.1.b again after rooting device. Works perfectly. Also the boot times after flashing were nearly same as normal boot time. Thnx a lot Shenoyjoseph for the guide.

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  9. Thanks was able to root my Neo V successfully..

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  10. i rooted my neo v some days ago, all went good. but there is one problem, i cannot turn off my device as it doesn't reboot normally. it reboots n boots again n again( atleast 3or 4 times) if I want to turn off n on my device. please let me know if rooted phones can't be turned off n on????????

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  11. 20/030/2012 20:30:48 - INFO - Start Flashing
    20/030/2012 20:30:48 - INFO - Flashing loader
    20/030/2012 20:30:48 - INFO - Ending flash session
    20/030/2012 20:30:48 - ERROR -
    20/030/2012 20:30:48 - ERROR - Error flashing. Aborted
    20/030/2012 20:30:49 - ERROR - Drivers need to be installed for connected device.
    20/030/2012 20:30:49 - ERROR - You can find them in the drivers folder of Flashtool.


    Please help, getting this msg again and again.... i've installed the drivers 10 times now... still no luck

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  12. OK do like this download the Sony Ericsson PC suite i.e named as Sony PC companion from the internet. Once software was installed in the PC you will not get errors while under the flashing process.

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  13. @Gaurav let me know on which firmware version you are using right now either 4.1.B.0.431 or 4.1.A.0.562?

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  14. Hyy,,broo.....i have se neo v(MT11i)v2.3.4. when i finished update it to v4.0.3,,it's so laggy,sliding drawer screens,, some times very slow.
    Can i should root it,,to get stable performance????????

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  15. if am going to follow your above process,,to root,,then can i be able to get future updates by SONY by sony pc companion& obviously i void my warrenty but,,after i unroot my SE Neo V(if Possible Methods availabe),,,,then i getback my warrenty or not?????

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  16. let me know first how you updated the Sony Xperia Neo V from 2.3.4 gingerbread to Android 4.0.3 ICS OS either manually or over the air OTA through Sony PC companion.

    Yes after rooting the device you can remove useless Sony stock apps to get extra advantage and device will run smooth without any lagging.

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  17. Rather than unrooting you can get warranty back by installing stock official android ics update from Sony

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  18. yeahhh,,,now i hv a rooted neo v,,thankssss,,,for easy guide,,,

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  19. upgrading it by Pc Companion From v2.3.4 to 4.0.4,,OTA is not working here,,always shows that u hv lattest software installed.

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  20. is there any side effects to neo v's performance,,Ex- in Bravia Display,music clarity,

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  21. It works normal nothing will happen to the device. Install and enjoy the rooted apps.

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  22. Thanks you
    i have successfully rooted my MT11i with ICS :-)

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  23. plz tell me Differences of 4.1.B.0.431 & 4.1.B.0.587 ????
    is 4.1.B.0.587 rom is better stable than ,,.0.431?
    is it Beta or stable Version(4.1.B.0.587)???

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  24. according to feedback of the users there is no improvements on 4.1.B.0.587 firmware.

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    1. oh i see .. thats why i try to root my phoned , it always appear failed ..

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    2. may i know which firmware are using right now in the device?

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  25. Does this process improve Ram And internal memory..??

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  26. it doesn't improve RAM but you can increase internal memory space by removing unwanted stock apps on Sony Xperia Neo.

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  27. not able to root my neo v,,
    tried everything.
    it says finished flashing but then my device does not restart on its own.
    please help

    sandeep

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  28. I removed some stock apps (facebook, timescape, etc.) afer rooting but no iternal space was given can someone explain why?

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  29. i have removed the stock apps and my internal memory was increased. Better to use apps2sd application from the Google Play Store. It will allow you to move internal apps to SD card storage.

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  30. Huh Such a awesome post ... Love you Admin !! U done a great Job .. Now my xperia neo v is rooted :P Oct 1 , 2012 .. There are few things happened to me ..


    Let me share ..
    1. I installed all drivers since neo V alone doesnt worked for me ... Click flashtool-drivers.exe n install all ... Dont forget to restart ur windows ...

    2. Abd driver not installed properly for me :(
    I installed pda.net .. Google it it ll install abd drivers for you ...

    3. Once installed u can proceed furthur .. PDa working for me without any weird.

    4. While running runme.bat file , There was more error for me ..
    I disconnected again opened tat file ... At 4 th time it worked for me .. :P

    # Dont lose hope buddies .. The post works absolutely fine .. As i mentioned try some of these too .. It ll help .. Really i was frustrated a lot when trying those .. More than 1 hour ,Be patient .. Try restarting ur phone n ur windows .. U ll get closer .. :D

    IT worked .. If any doubt post let me help if possible .. ( Im a beginner i can help these post in brief tats all ) ;-)

    Instant contact mail me : guruprasanth.ece@gmail.com
    I tried sony xperia neo V....

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  31. I am a noob in the rooting field ... yesterday I rooted an XPERIA NEO V using the above procedure ... thanks Shenoy!

    Also, I would like to thank Guru Prasanth for the moral support .. it helped a lot!!

    I thought I'd list out some points for complete noobs (like me) based on my first experience in rooting an android device:

    (!!!Please please make sure you strictly follow the points listed in Pre-requisites section in Shenoy's guide!!!)

    1. As with Richa, I was getting error messages when flashing MT11i_4.1.A.0.562_kernel.ftf. So, following Guru's advice I installed all the drivers listed when running flashtool-drivers.exe (image in STEP 3) ... and of course, I religiously respect the father of all solutions ... RESTART!!! ... I restarted windows, ran flashtool again and the kernel was flashed!! ... after you get a message like Flash finished ... just disconnect your phone and restart...

    2. Now, as with another user (second comment from top), the firmware was still displayed as 4.1.B.0.431 even though i flashed 4.1.A.0.562 .. thanks to this guy I realised that I can confirm that I was downgraded to 4.1.A.0.562 just by checking for Software updates (Settings ---> About Phone ---> Software Update .... you will get a notification in the pull down notification panel) ... simple!! thanks to Gaurav!

    3. After that it was easy .... followed Doom Lord's guide ... phone restarted a couple of times ... and All done!!

    4. Then Flashed 4.1.B.0.431 firmware again ... checked for software update (no updates found which meant I was back on 4.1.B.0.431) ...

    5. Downloaded System Cleanup app from Play Store ... removed bloatware as much as I could ... Could not see significant improvement in performance ... still lags/stutters at times ... but still ... I'm one step closer to flashing custom ROMs :D

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  32. I have successfully downgrade to 4.0.3 but abd driver were not found

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  33. Can u please tell me How to root Neo v(2.3.4)4.0.2.A.0.62 with easy guide with download links.......thnkkk uu

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  34. After following this procedure will i be able to unroot my neo v?

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  35. Followed the procedure! No problems! Great post!

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  36. my sistem software is 4.1.B.587 is it possible to root. like your step?

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  37. 4.1.B.587 is latest firmware i think there is no rooting process available now. you need to wait some more time.

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  38. Hi. Unfortunately I upgraded my neo v from gingerbread to ics. Is there any way I can go back? I want to install the gingerbread back as it was much more fast. ICS given by sony really is not good.

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  39. how you updated from gingerbread to ICS either Sony companion PC suite or manually did with any flashing tools?

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  40. I have successfully rooted my NEO but it won't allow me to remove stock or move some apps to SD :((

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  41. Worked perfectly for me. Thanks.

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  42. thanx. the pocess is working but i want to unroot my phone can i update with sony update service so that it will lost root acess and i will get my phone's warranty back please reply fast......

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  43. Hello @Rayman for removing Sony stock apps you need download and install root uninstaller app from Google Play store. For moving the appilications to SD card download apps2sd app from play store.

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  44. @Rohit the only way to unroot the device is installing Sony stock rom again.

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  45. I've tried root unsinstaller. "Unknown error occured" message appears everytime.

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  46. there is two types of root uninstaller apps available in Google play store. But you need to download root uninstaller app with android logo apk text.

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  47. can i unlock the bootloader after rooting,....
    please help

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  48. yes you can unlock bootloader after rooting the device by following this guide http://techdraginfo.blogspot.com/2012/09/how-to-unlock-bootloader-of-sony.html

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  49. hyyyy,,,,, shenoy joseph
    how to root 4.0.2.A.62 (2.3.4)

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  50. you can check on xda forum blog http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1431033

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  51. after updating my mobile ...
    server updated it to ICS 4.0.3 Firmware (4.1.A.0.562)
    So I Started From The Second Step >> and every thing gone well

    what will happen if i tried to setup the 4.0.4 Firmware

    And Why Didn't I get This Firmware From The Server At First ?!

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  52. it depends on region where you were living. The update will varies from region to region. You can also install manually Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware on your device.

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  53. Hey its not work for me......i m from india....i have installed 4.0.4. .431 kernel..in my neo v..bt when I install flashtool nd click on flash or thunder icon nd then select flashmod.....nd sellect the ftf file.....after select ..... window comes out as u mentioned.... Flashtool show that my phone in fastboot mode bt the window comes out before to show how to connect in fastboot mode is dosnt disappear nd nothing happen in flashmod....after 5 minute when I disconnect the usb...a messege comes out that flashing cancelled....i try all the possible thing nd read all the. coment in this post....bt no one face problem like me.....pls help me ....i m totally sic.....

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  54. Hi Prakash have you flashed the 4.1.A.0.562 kernel ?

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  55. As I said its not flashing......when I start flash 4.1.a.0.562...its not flashing....as u say I click on thunder icon nd select .562 kernal...tick the final veeification.....nd msg comes out that pls switch of the phone nd go un fastboot mod.......but when I m in fastboot mod the device didnt start flashing.......its shows that my phone is in fastboot mod....bt didnt start flashing....

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  56. Pls reply me .......i m waiting for ur answer....

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  57. you need power off. Now hold Menu button and connect the device to PC. I think you holding back button and connecting the device right?

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  58. No.....i switch off my phone nd holding menu botton...then insert my datacable in usb jack....blue light blinkk as u say ...nd flashtool also show that the phone connect with flashmode.......bt. flashing dosnt start....i m sure I was done all the step very carefully as u said.....a

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  59. oh then try on another window 7 PC.

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  60. I m already try in three pc.....i dont know whats happen

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  61. hey rooting neo can happen using windows xp ?
    and i want to install root call blocker but it cant install without rooting

    i want cal blocker apps for neo but i got all aps send partial ring tone and then send busy tone,
    i want when i blacklist some one and if he called me he dont get even half ring only busy tone will b send plz help bro

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  62. the rooting supports on Windows XP.

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  63. 07/056/2012 01:56:18 - ERROR - Error flashing. Aborted
    07/056/2012 01:56:18 - ERROR - Drivers need to be installed for connected device.
    07/056/2012 01:56:18 - ERROR - You can find them in the drivers folder of Flashtool.


    i got this error after coming back from 4.1.A.0.562 to 4.0.4. .431


    plzzzz hlpppp urgentlyy
    bcus i wnt to update new firmware 4.1.B.587

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  64. Shenoy, Do you also own Xperia Neo V???

    Even I do and was searching for upgrading. Great article. Thanks a lot :)

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  65. Thanks a lot friend. The best rooting guide available for Neo V on internet. Rooting done without any glitch. Kudos!!! keep up the good work!! :) :) :) :)

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  66. my neo v stuck on sony logo....nd the flash tool window says....

    ERROR-Error flashing Aborted
    INFO-Device connected in flash mode
    INFO-Device disconnected

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  67. hey der i've got a query,I recently updated my Neo V to ICS via PC-Companion...........
    Can I now root my phone????????????

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  68. OK tell me on which firmware version you are currently running. Follow the path Settings->About Phone->Baseband version.

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  69. Followed all the steps... but dont seem to get the superuser in my title space help!!!

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  70. Go to Google Play store then search for Superuser app download and install it in the device.

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  71. after flashing no reboot no sony logo..help

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  72. 19/048/2012 20:48:21 - INFO - <- This level is successfully initialized
    19/048/2012 20:48:21 - INFO - Flashtool Version 0.9.0.0 built on 2012-07-19 22:57:15
    19/048/2012 20:48:21 - INFO - You can drag and drop ftf files here to start flashing them
    19/048/2012 20:48:25 - INFO - Device disconnected
    19/048/2012 20:48:40 - INFO - Selected MT11i_4.1.A.0.562_kernel.ftf
    19/048/2012 20:48:40 - INFO - Preparing files for flashing
    19/048/2012 20:48:40 - INFO - Please connect your device into flashmode.
    19/048/2012 20:48:51 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
    19/048/2012 20:48:51 - INFO - Opening device for R/W
    19/048/2012 20:48:51 - INFO - Reading device information
    19/048/2012 20:48:51 - INFO - Phone ready for flashmode operations.
    19/048/2012 20:48:51 - INFO - Start Flashing
    19/048/2012 20:48:51 - INFO - Flashing loader
    19/048/2012 20:48:54 - INFO - Loader : S1_Loader_Root_773f - Version : R4A069 / Bootloader status : ROOTABLE
    19/048/2012 20:48:54 - INFO - Disabling final data verification check
    19/048/2012 20:48:54 - INFO - Flashing kernel.sin
    19/048/2012 20:48:56 - INFO - Ending flash session
    19/048/2012 20:48:56 - INFO - Flashing finished.
    19/048/2012 20:48:56 - INFO - Please wait. Phone will reboot
    19/048/2012 20:48:56 - INFO - For flashtool, Unknown Sources and Debugging must be checked in phone settings
    19/048/2012 20:48:56 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode

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  73. Your device is booting? may be you forgotten to enable settings in the phone. Enable USB debugging and unknown sources. i think device is taking some time to boot. So be patience let it boot automatically 15 mins.

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  74. "20/047/2012 22:47:07 - INFO - For 2011 devices line, be sure you are not in MTP mode"
    I have to do?. Please help urgent! thanks

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  75. Richa you can try to install flashmode driver as well.. worked for me if driver error occurs

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  76. I followed it , no errors , every thing looked fine but my device is not rooted :/

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  77. how did you know whether your device is rooted or not? Go to Google Play store and install root checker, it will show you status of rooting.

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  78. Hey I upgraded my neoV from GB to ICS-4.0.4(431), but my mobile hangs up frequently. It says some system UI/Crash monitor or some other app is not working and hangs up. So i restart by either switching off(if it allows) or reinsert battery. Can anybody let me know how to solve this issue. I upgraded it through sony pc companion.

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  79. Sometimes the errors will occur while you updated the device from GB to ICS. I recommend you install fresh Android 4.0.4 ICS OS in your device to avoid all those problems.

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  80. Neo V supporst ICS 4.0.4 without any issue or it will slow down...

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  81. Jitendra Xperia Neo V can run Android 4.0.4 ICS easily without any lags slowdown. You can connect the device to PC the check official ICS Update via PC companion i.e Sony PC suite.

    One of my friend updated his device to Android 4.0.4 ICS latest version it runs quiet fast and interface looks more crispy.

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  82. hey i"ve already updated my phone(Neo V) to ICS 4.0.4 via PC companion,
    CAN I, NOW ROOT MY DEVICE ?????

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  83. let me know your basedband version number then only i can tell you whether the rooting tutorial will applicable for you or not.

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  84. Hey dude..my baseband version iz 8x55A-AAABQQAZM-203028G-77,,,Cn i root my Neo v using this method?

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  85. hi, i am unable to download the flashtool-0.9.0.0-windows.exe for Sony Xperia Devices. do u have another link? thanks.

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  86. @Rifaz baseband firmware version must be like this 4.1.B.0.431. Let me know yours version number.


    Download link of Flash tools updated. Check once and feel free to comment here if you have any queries regarding the rooting tutorial.

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  87. i had .42 firmware of gingerbread. but still not able to root using flashtool. its saying waiting for device. after 60 seconds force stop waiting will be operated. and then it just stops. please help me...

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  88. it doesn't works on Gingerbread firmware. First of all you have to update the device to Android 4.0.4 ICS then root the phone by following above tutorial.

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  89. I had enabled the USB debugging but forgotten to enable the unknown source, will it failed my flashing to my phone ?

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  90. Great thanks!!!!!!! My neo v is notify me that new software is avaible. But i update my phone the root is remain?

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  91. After the update the root access will be gone. For new firmware you have to look appropriate guide for that particle firmware version.

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  92. hi I am new to the rooting world...
    I hav couple q's
    my base band is 587 can I root my device ...
    and after opening the doom lord software wat should be done...
    and my boatloader is unlocked vil it work ...

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  93. Worked perfectly. A small problem occurs if you use the system with windows8 64 bit version. Please use the following link to solve that problem with drivers.
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=35386496&postcount=21

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  94. @shenoy okay here it is : 4.1.B.0.587

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  95. @Rifaz you can follow above tutorial to root the device go ahead.

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  96. Does not work for 4.1.B.0.587, any other links ?

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  97. didn't get the super user icon n m done with the process

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  98. Install Super user app from Google Play store.

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  99. hey shenoy m running 4.1.B.0.587 will it work?

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  100. @Dev it doesn't work on 4.1.B.0.587 firmware version. For that firmware the rooting procedure is available but we need some specific files. I'm on the way to guide you for rooting the device give me sometime like 1 or 2 days.

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  101. the device should have a locked or unlocked bootloader???? coz in another site, for the same method they used a device with unlocked bootloader.

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  102. yeah most of times we need unlocked bootloader for rooting the device. But by following my tutorial you don't need unlocked bootloader. Many locked bootloader users have tried the tutorial and they successfully done the rooting.

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  103. Great, Works fine.... Thank you

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  104. hey it worked! i don't know if the rooting was the reason but the usage of my RAM decreased

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  105. - INFO - <- This level is successfully initialized
    - INFO - Flashtool Version 0.9.0.0 built on 2012-07-19 22:57:15
    - INFO - You can drag and drop ftf files here to start flashing them
    - INFO - Device disconnected
    - INFO - Selected MT11i_4.1.A.0.562_kernel.ftf
    - INFO - Preparing files for flashing
    - INFO - Please connect your device into flashmode.
    - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
    - INFO - Opening device for R/W
    - INFO - Reading device information
    - INFO - Phone ready for flashmode operations.
    - INFO - Start Flashing
    - INFO - Flashing loader
    - INFO - Loader : S1_Loader_Root_773f - Version : R4A069 / Bootloader status : ROOTABLE
    - INFO - Disabling final data verification check
    - INFO - Flashing kernel.sin
    - INFO - Ending flash session
    - INFO - Flashing finished.
    - INFO - Please wait. Phone will reboot
    - INFO - For flashtool, Unknown Sources and Debugging must be checked in phone settings
    - INFO - Device connected in flash mode


    FLASHING LOADS UP., AFTER 100%., IT STUCKS ON the screen above???

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    1. After 100% completed your device will going to reboot. If not rebooted automatically then do reboot the device manual.

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  106. hi i followed all the above steps but still getting error when running runme.bat file ... please help me ...

    --- pushing SU binary
    failed to copy 'files\su' to '/system/bin/su': Read-only file system
    --- correcting ownership
    Unable to chmod /system/bin/su: No such file or directory
    --- correcting permissions
    Unable to chmod /system/bin/su: No such file or directory
    --- correcting symlinks
    rm failed for /system/xbin/su, Read-only file system
    link failed Read-only file system
    --- pushing Superuser app
    failed to copy 'files\Superuser.apk' to '/system/app/./Superuser.apk': Read-only
    file system
    --- cleaning
    --- rebooting
    ALL DONE!!!
    Press any key to continue . . .

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    1. to avoid those errors you should go to security settings in the device and enable unknown sources.

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  107. why i can't download flashtool driver..??

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    1. now you download flashtool drive old link has expired.

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  108. can i root my xperia arc using this procedure

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    1. No you can't try this procedure on your Xperia ARC device. If you do then your device will be damaged and bricked.

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  109. Can i root my Sony Xperia Neo L??

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    1. yeah you can root Xperia neo l but not following above tutorial. You need to find exact tutorial for your particular device.

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  110. why it didn't work ? :(

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