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How to Root Ericsson Xperia Live Walkman WT19i – Tutorial

Tutorial to Root Sony Ericsson Xperia Live Walkman WT 19i:

  • Unzip the Flash tool and install the same in your computer. Up next, unzip the firmware package to get the .ftf file. Place the extracted .ftf file in the path “C:/Drive > flashtool > firmwares>” and ensure that no other files are there in the above mentioned path. Open the Flash tool in your computer.
  • In the flash tool, click on the “File option” and then select “flash mode” on the left side in the opened flash tool to click on Ok and enable the options which are mentioned below as you need to enable Wipe User Data and Wipe Cache. Once completed, you need to click on “Ok” to start he process of update and once its updated the device will restart.
  • Power off your device and after that is done you need to press 3 keys simultaneously: volume down, home and power button. When you do this, the green LED should glow up. Flash the firmware with flashing tool.

Select Options

  • You now need to extract Doomlord root kit and then you need to Run the “runme.bat” executable file in your pc and ensure that you have connected the phone to your computer. Now, you need to ensure that the “Superuser” app is installed and updated with the latest scripts in your phone.
  • Now, up next from the “Settings > About Phone” you can update with the OTA (Over The Air) update in your phone. Ensure that you are not installing / updating the update from the PC Companion.
  • After you are done with updating you must unzip CWM install and run the second file script: wt19i.install-cmw2.cmd.Check USB debugging and also set the screen time out as 10 minutes. So, that’s it you have now successfully rooted the device.

Note: At any point of time just in case if the process of rooting process gets stopped due to any reason, all you need to do is restart the process from the start by re inserting the battery.

Do share with us in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same at the earliest. Congrats, you have now successfully rooted your device.

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10 Comments

10 Comments

  1. Pedro

    September 26, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    Hi,

    Can you tell me how can i lock the bootloader again?

    Thanks

    • Pradeep Neela

      September 28, 2012 at 4:30 pm

      it will be there on Sony’s official webpage

  2. knobleboy

    May 25, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    unable to boot in flash mode inspite of holding volume down+home+power button simultaneously.

    • MANOJ GUPTA

      April 7, 2013 at 9:32 am

      Switch off your device, press and hold volume down key and then attach usb cable.

  3. Gaurav

    May 16, 2012 at 11:04 pm

    I have Xperia Live with Walkman with 4.0.2.A.0.58 firmware. Is this method safe and successful? How to get CyanogenMod?

  4. Prince

    April 29, 2012 at 4:43 pm

    My device is having 4.0.2.A.0.62. Please tell how to downgrade?

  5. Nahid Anwar

    April 28, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    Okay sorry, it was okay, I did it. thanks.

  6. Prashanth Sira

    April 28, 2012 at 8:07 am

    Please write an article how to unroot Sony Ericsson live with Walkman WT19i and when is the ICS 4.0 update for the WT19i????????

  7. smuldroid

    April 27, 2012 at 9:58 pm

    Please write an article on rooting Xperia Mini (ST15i).

    Why you have no article on Mini?. Why you hate Mini & its users.

    It is getting ICS on May. So dont hate it much..

    • Pradeep Neela

      April 27, 2012 at 10:52 pm

      WE WILL SURELY COME UP WITH THE SAME!

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