Xperia S

How to Root SONY Xperia S on Firmware Build 63 & 67 – Tutorial

Having a Sony Xperia S smartphone? Then we will tell you in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can easily root the same with the help of a simple tutorial. Please note that only those Xperia S devices which are on the 63 and 67 firmwares can only make use of this tutorial to root the devices. Over a period of this article, we will be checking out in detail on what are the list of pre requisites you need to follow along with the tutorial in the next page.

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Disclaimer: Neither we, 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.

Pre Requisites:

  • This procedure will only work on the Xperia S devices which are on the Unlocked Boot loaders and also the ADB Drivers should be installed in your computer.
  • All the data present in your phone should be backed up as in the process of applying this update, the data might get either lost or corrupted. With the help of below mentioned steps you can easily backup the same.

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

  • Minimum charge left in the device should be at least 60% so as to ensure that device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
  • Disable all the antivirus suites in your computer and uninstall the same in your device as these tools generally tend to interrupt the process of firmware update.

So, assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions you can now proceed to the next page where detailed instructions on how to root your Xperia S.

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  1. NL

    April 27, 2012 at 11:01 am

    Can I use for my ph? build number 6.0.A.3.62

    • Pradeep Neela

      April 27, 2012 at 10:59 pm

      NO, ITS FOR 63 AND 67 BUILD!

  2. Soe

    April 1, 2012 at 9:40 pm

    Hi ..

    I just updated the Sony E-S, firmware and now shown as build xx.73.
    I am not too sure, I can use this article to root my phone.
    Because, this article mentioned as to use 63 and 67.
    Appreciate for your advise.


    • Pradeep Neela

      April 7, 2012 at 1:06 am

      no, its not for 73 build!

      • Soe

        April 17, 2012 at 4:26 pm

        Once, 73 build is ready, is it possible to post here.
        So that, I could able to do so.
        Thank a lot.

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