SONY Xperia T is all here and if you are searching on how to make use of your Android smart phone your way then the only way with which you can do it by rooting the device. Over a period of this article we will be checking out the same with the help of a simple and detailed instructional guide along with a quick pre requisite guide. Full credits to the XDA Recognized Contributor krabappel2548 who has released an insecure kernel which will root the device. Once you root the device, you will be in a position to install the apps which requires the rooting access and also you can install the custom ROM firmwares which will be coming out in the next few days.
For your convenience, we will also check out on how you can install the recovery in your SONY Xperia T. Though there is no ETA on by when there will be an official Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware, all thanks to the developers who already submitting their firmware creations based on ICS and Jellybean to the forums.
- Init.d support
- CWM included
Disclaimer: Once you root your SONY Xperia T device, the warranty will get lost and the only way with which you can restore the lost warranty is by re locking the boot loader and also you will have to install with the official firmware released by SONY.
Quick Pre Requisites:
- With the help of below steps, manual backup all the data present in your device. You can also alternatively backup all your data using the SONY PC Companion tool. Just in case if you are backing the data manually, transfer all the contents to your computer.
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”
- Head over to the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, enable the USB Debugging by selecting the appropriate option in your SONY Xperia T Android smartphone. Also, make sure that the minimum charge left is 30% so as to make sure that tablet doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of rooting process.
Once you are done with all the above mentioned quick pre requisites, you can now head over to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to root your device.