Sony Ericsson Xperia mini Pro – Steps to Install ICS Android 4.0.3 Firmware

Xperia Mini Pro LogoSony 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


  • Audio
  • Gsm
  • Wifi (fixed)
  • Gps
  • Bluetooth
  • 2D/3D
  • Touchscreen
  • Lights
  • Vibration etc.


  • Data
  • Rotation/G-Sensor
  • HW Keyboard lights

Not Working:

  • Camera

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:

Xperia ICS 1 Xperia ICS 2 Xperia ICS 3 Xperia ICS 4 Xperia ICS 5 Xperia ICS 6

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.

  • vineet

    i am not able to enter to recovery mode by pressing the side volume button. can u please help. my phone is xperia X10 mini pro

  • Anonymous

    Great! Thanks!

  • Sun

    @08dac23172c46ec018e5c3a520b17fcc:disqus dude its better if u don’t update ur mini pro coz i own 1.. :( if  u update it front camera will not work.. Now i dono how to fix it.. :(

  • Anirudh

    I have my Xperia Mini Pro and I am afraid that , my camera would be not working . Amit Sir , When would be the official Update for the other Xperia Phones ?

  • abhi

    guy plz help me ,, for mini pro ,, hw shud i update ma fone to android 4.0 .. wat software or procedure..?
    revrt bac soon

  • Karl

    If i update my camera won’t work anymore???
    Are there any other cons??
    Would i be able to connect to wifi with proxy server now???

  • Stewen

    I boot into Recovery and choose the zip file and everything, and then it says “E:Error in /sdcard/
    (Status 0)
    Installation aborted”

    Help? :C

  • Sonu

    Can i install this on xperia mini?

    • Neela Pradeep

      its for mini pro only!