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

Procedure to update SE Xperia Mini Pro SK17i with Gingerbread 2.3.3:

  • After downloading the “Flash Tool” zip file along with the Gingerbread 2.3.3 firmware file to your computer. Now, once you download the same you need to unzip the flash tool package and in the due course of the file extraction you will be asked to enter in the password where the password needs to be entered as “androidadvices.com” without the inverted comas.

X10 Flash Tool

  • Install the flash tool in your computer and then open the same in your computer. Once you extract the same, ensure that you are extracting to one folder in the desktop so that it will be easier to find the same. After extraction of the files, you will have to click on the “X10 Flash Tool” executable file to open the same as shown in the above screen shot after which you will see that a window will be opened as shown below,

Phone Connected Xperia Pro

  • Now, up next you will have to download the Gingerbread firmware 2.3.3 file to your computer and then simply you need to place this downloaded file in the “Firmware” folder which you will get in the extracted files array. Please note that the file which you are placing is having the “.ftf” extension and not the .zip extension as it only recognizes the .ftf format of file.
  • After this, all you need to do is to click on the “Flash” option after connecting the phone to the computer as you can see in the above screen shot. Now, after this you will see that the array of commands will be processed as shown in the below screen shot.

Update Xperia Pro

  • After this just follow the on screen instructions which will be shown on the screen and that’s it there you go, you have now successfully updated with the latest version of firmware which is Gingerbread 2.3.3. Do let us know on if you face any issues in the comments section below while updating the phone as we will ensure that all your issues are solved as soon as possible.

Gingerbread SK17i 2.3.3

To access the Internet, don’t forget to configure the APN Settings in your phone which you have taken a backup of so as to complete the process of firmware update successfully.

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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