For all those who have rooted their Sony Ericsson Xperia S can now easily install this Doomlord’s custom recovery image in your phone which will then enable you to install the custom ROM firmwares in your device. Very soon we will be coming out with the articles which will guide you to install the custom ROM firmwares in your Xperia S. Please be informed that once you root the device, the warranty will get void and the only way with which you can revoke the root access is by applying the official factory firmware again.
Disclaimer: Neither AndroidAdvices, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.
Express Pre Requisites:
- Though it’s not a compulsory one but we recommend you to back up all the data present in your Xperia S so that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be easily restored with the help of below mentioned steps.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Enable the USB Debugging in your SONY Xperia S from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked as shown in the below screen capture. Also, ensure that the minimum charge left in your phone is 60% so as to ensure that it doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
So, assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned express pre requisites you can now proceed to the next page for a detailed tutorial on installing the custom recovery cwm image in your Xperia S.