How to Root, Unroot & Change Region in your SONY Tablet S – Tutorial

SONY Tablet S LogoSONY Tablet S, one of the premier tablets can now be rooted, unrooted & decrypted easily along with many other host of options easily just with a simple click.  Over a period of this article we will be discussing all of the features which this tool comes along. Please note that you need to follow all the instructions carefully mentioned in this article so as to make use of every single feature safely and securely. Also, be informed that this is not an Official tool developed or launched by SONY.

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.

Please note that you need to ensure that you apply this rooting process to ONLY Sony Tablet S and not to any other similar tablets or any other tablet from SONY. Backup all the data present in your phone so as to ensure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored easily.

Pictures, Music, Videos, Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Minimum charge left in your SONY Tablet S should be 60% so as to ensure that the phone doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. (If you don’t follow this step then the chances are more that your phone may get DEAD for which we should not be responsible).
  • Disable all the security suites installed in your computer and uninstall all antivirus tools in your computer so as to ensure that the firmware update is not interrupted in the middle of the process.
  • Enable the USB debugging in your SONY Tablet S from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked. USB Debugging Mode can only be enabled once you disconnect the phone from computer. USB Debugging should be ticked.

USB debugging

You also need to back up all the APN Settings so that just in case if the settings are lost, the same can be restored easily with the help of below mentioned steps. So assuming that you have followed all the instructions mentioned above, you can now proceed to the next step where we will be checking out on a detailed tutorial on what all this tool can do to your SONY Tablet S.

  • Alistair

    My PC uses Linux (Mint) as operating system. Will this work using it as the PC to update my Sony Tablet S or to root it?

  • Alistair

    My PC uses Linux (Mint) as operating system. Will this work using it as the C to update my Sony Tablet S?

  • Sumit Gupta

    will this method work for Sony Tablet S – Android 4.0.3 release 5a ???

    • Pradeep Neela

      we haven;t tried but you can give it a try!!!

    • Hakim

      Hi, please tell me if you tried this on your 4.0.3 r5a ,and if it worked . thanx :)

  • Hamza

    Hi, thnx for he great guide!
    Just wanted to ask if we need a rooted device to just change the region.
    Thnx in advance!