Sony Ericsson Xperia mini Pro users can now smile as in the due course of this article we will be checking on how you can update the latest Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 firmware. Please note that this is not an official firmware released by Sony Ericsson and there is no ETA on by when this firmware will be released officially. Also, this firmware is not an official firmware released by the Sony and is a firmware which is developed by a third party developer developed by kamarush.
In the due course of this article we will be checking out on what are the things which are working as well as not working along with the screen captures on how this update will look like. Please note that in the process of firmware update, you will need to back up all the data present in your phone which you can do the same from the below mentioned steps. Please note that this firmware is not a stable version of firmware as of now and over a period of time when the new release comes.
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”
- Wifi (fixed)
- Vibration etc.
- HW Keyboard lights
CAUTION: This update should not be applied to the phones which are NETWORK LOCKED DEVICES, if you still continue to update your phone then we cannot guarantee on the consequences.
Disclaimer: Please note that we should not be held responsible in any manner in whole or in parts if any damage is done to your device caused by updating the firmware which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions as mentioned in the article including the pre requisites and the procedure to update the phone.
Please note that this ICS Android 4.0.3 firmware can only be applied on Rooted Sony Ericsson Xperia mini Pro device.
Screen Captures of ICS on Xperia mini Pro:
So assuming that you have followed all the instructions, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up all the instructions.