How To Update Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro SK17i to Gingerbread 2.3.3 Firmware

Xperia Mini LogoIf you are one of those who believe in Sony and if you are still waiting for the update to arrive for your phone then we at androidadvices have come on to the savior as we will see in the due course of this article on how you can easily update the phone which is the Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro SK17i with the latest firmware of Gingerbread 2.3.3 version. It is being speculated that all over the Globe this update of Gingerbread will be pushed by the third quarter of 2011 which has some time to go from now and you need not wait till then.

So, keeping things clear, you will have to ensure that all the instructions which are mentioned below are followed as per the mentioned ones. Additionally, we are also making sure that as soon as the next array of Android versions like Gingerbread 2.3.4 and also Gingerbread 2.3.5 for Xperia series arrive, we will be too covering the same.

For all those who are new to the firmware updation process, i would like to mention that this update will void the warranty and is in line with the policy which Sony Ericsson maintains. Because of the bootloader policy which SONY has been following from quite some time from now, even the firmware updation process voids the warranty. Please note that we should not be held responsible for this warranty loss as in no manner you can reclaim the warranty once you update the same. We can only ensure that if you are following the procedure which is mentioned below will not hamper the performance of your phone and updating with this will only improve the overall performance of the device.

Since, in the Xperia family there are quite a few handsets which may look similar ensure about this and apply the below mentioned procedure to Xperia Mini Pro SK17i only. So in the due course of this article we will see on what are the pre requisites you need to follow along with what are the enhancements available in this version and then followed by the procedure on how to update the firmware on your Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro SK17i.

18 Comments
  1. Reply andy May 24, 2012 at 1:17 am

    Hi, I have updated my sk17i to ICS just now and after the installation, my screen turned black. It is not opening.. It is not working actually.. I hope someone can help me regarding with this issue.

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  3. Reply Saifur March 16, 2012 at 1:30 am

    Can’t install. Says, flashing aborted :(

  4. Reply Saifur March 15, 2012 at 2:17 pm

    I have found an important article for Xperia U20i.
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  5. Reply Aman Arora December 1, 2011 at 10:39 pm

    My model number is u20i, Can I use this article to update my OS?

  6. Reply indra lino November 25, 2011 at 11:19 am

    How To Update Sony Ericsson Xperia x10 Mini Pro u20i to Gingerbread 2.3.3 Firmware

    • Reply NeaL Pradeep November 25, 2011 at 11:22 am

      we are yet to come with an article on the same!

      • Reply Aman Arora December 1, 2011 at 10:42 pm

        We will be waiting for the article :)

  7. Reply saumya November 5, 2011 at 9:12 pm

    is it the original stock ROM??
    i need to know…
    plzz do reply,…..

  8. Reply Hitesh October 30, 2011 at 1:18 pm

    use volume down button and hold it 2nd plug in usb cable blue light will be shown then your phone is connected in fastboot mode.

    • Reply alex February 6, 2012 at 6:06 am

      Hi there , i have try with Back Button in not working , i have try also with Down volume button and nothing (Only Green led)
      pls help

  9. Reply sazzad9111 October 27, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    dont work the back button!!!! help…

  10. Reply mark October 24, 2011 at 3:03 pm

    I have xperia mini pro and the application asks me to push the back button and hold. THE BACK BUTTON IS NOT CLICKABLE in mini pro!!! It works as long as there is power, it’s a touch-button. HELP!

  11. Reply Ivy October 14, 2011 at 6:17 am

    I have just recently bought this phone and I already have installed gingerbread 2.3.3 … and now I have the question if any1 have tried updating (or upgrading even newer version of android) ?
    Thank You

  12. Reply karthik October 13, 2011 at 7:22 pm

    Krisan says:

    hey which version u have earlier???

  13. Reply Krisan October 13, 2011 at 10:30 am

    Thanks, my device now is up to date (= There’s no error or issue by doing this.

  14. Reply sharang August 28, 2011 at 11:53 pm

    this is already a 2.3.3 phone….why would u wanna install a custom rom for that

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