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How To Root Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro SK17i

Xperia Mini Pro LogoJust in case you missed out on all the Sony Ericsson action on all other forum sites then we would like to announce ourselves to you as starting from now we are into Sony Ericsson support as well. So, in the due course of this article we will see on how you can root your Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro SK17i handset easily by following a simple and easy to understand tutorial. You are kindly requested to follow the instructions which are mentioned in this article and please don’t skip the same as just in case if you skip the instruction/s then you are inviting only trouble to your phone.

To keep it simple, we have broken this article in various parts as this is the first article for all the users of Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro SK17i on AndroidAdvices.com. We welcome you to our site as from now we will be providing the constant support to your phone. Apart from the Pros and Cons, the other sections includes the pre requisites before rooting and then followed by the instructions to root the phone.

Pros of Rooting:
Rooting allows you to access the system level files which can then be used to customize the ROM either with the help of applying the custom based ROMs or by allowing you to use the apps which requires the system level access.

With the help of Rooting you can even delete the system level apps which comes by default with the phone.

Cons of Rooting:
The biggest drawback of the rooting is, as soon as you root the phone the warranty gets void.


91 comments

  1. hi iam using sony ericsson xperia mini pro sk17i , many rooting software iam tried but i cant root my mobile plz help me

  2. hi i want root my sony ericsson xperia mini pro sk17i , many of the method i tried no one working plz help me…

  3. it just starts normally when i press these three (v+h+p)..pls help..

  4. it just starts normally when i press these three (v+h+p)..pls help

  5. hi… i want to update my sony ericsson xperia min pro (sk17i)…. right i have android version 2.3.4 .. i want to update to android vresion 4….pls help me how can i update to android 4 icecream

  6. I have updated my Phone to “2.3.4 and my software Version is WORLD-I_4.0.2.A.0.62″ how can I check if my Boot Loader is Unlocked or not I have used this command “*#*#7378423#*#*” to check if my boot loader unlock is allowed it says yes, furthermore I have downloaded the software from Super One Click but as I click to Install it it shows the Following error “The application failed to Initialize properly Error Code (0xc0000135)” how to do it also i have installed Z4root in my phone but nothing seems to work?? kindly advise…..
    last but not the least my purpose of rooting is to move all my apps to SD card to save on the ROM space will it be possible after rooting also as Sony ericsson is about to update its phone for ICS over the Air will I get the update after rooting????

  7. can you say dat wat’s better to sk17i Root or Update

  8. Updated my phone to Kernel 4.0.2.A.0.69, Superoneclick won’t let me root it, go stuck at step #7 waiting for device, permission denied.

    Is there ANY way to root it or flash it back? if yes, could you tell me?

    Thanks!

  9. hi Neil,
    can i use this upgrade for Xperia x10 mini pro, could u please give me the link from where i can root my x10 mini pro.

    Thank you.

  10. hi fokes,,,,
    im using xperia mini pro 2.3.4
    is it good to root it to upgrade?
    give suggessions ……….??????????????

  11. Dude helpppp:

    1.i had downloaded the short fuse apps,boot.img,fastboot.exe, and i put them into a single folder without renaming, that folder is placed in desktop.
    2.then i opened cmd.exe and i executed the adb.exe first and then flashboot.exe.
    3.after the execution of these two .. i turn of the phone and connect it to the pc then the phone shows sony logo and then charging logo
    4.after connection in the cmd i enter the code fastboot flash boot boot.img is given .it shows waitng for device…then i start the phone and the phone boots up normally and the cmd still shows waiting for device….

    pls help

  12. Can we root version 4.0.2.A.0.62 Android 2.3.4???

  13. pls tell me how to coonect internet on pc via gprs of sony ericsson sk17i

  14. I can’t find fastbook.exe. It just says superoneclick.exe

  15. Will here be some information when 4.0.2.A.0.58 (2.3.4) can be rooted? Or is the information somewhere already?

  16. finally rooted my xperia mini pro……

  17. ohhhhhhh while connecting to computer, mobile should be in switched of condition,then wen the cmd shows waiting for device at that time i should ia have to switch on. is it rite

  18. but u told
    Once you download all these files which are mentioned above, you need to install the Short fuse application in your computer and then you will have to ensure that the boot.img file is placed in the same folder as that of which is located in fastboot.exe.
    Once you do this now it’s time to turn Off the phone after which you will have to connect the phone to the computer in the fastboot mode. Which is connect the phone with the help of the USB cable to the computer.
    but now u r telling to turn on (in reply at 6.17pm)which one is rite

  19. PLEASE tell me clearly then at which step i should have to turn of the phone

  20. whether it is rite or wrong
    1.i had downloaded the short fuse apps,boot.img,fastboot.exe, and i put them into a single folder without renaming, that folder is placed in desktop.
    2.then i opened cmd.exe and i executed the adb.exe first and then flashboot.exe.
    3.after the execution of these two .(i should have to turn of the phone and connect it to the computer)
    4.after connection the code fastboot flash boot boot.img is given .it shows waitng for device
    IS IT RITE

  21. 4.0.2.A.0.58 (2.3.4).mine is in unlock condition only.now what to do

  22. what is fastboot.exe. were to download…… is that any specified fastboot for this mobile to download

  23. mine is 4.0.2.A.0.58 (2.3.4) SHALL I FOLLOW THIS STEPS

  24. Hey i ve downloaded the super click file.. but where is the fastboot.exe file? Do i have to download it?

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