How to Update SONY Xperia PLAY with Gin2Jellybean Custom ROM Firmware

Procedure to Update SONY Xperia PLAY with Gin2Jellybean 1.8 Firmware:

  • Now, you need to flash the above R800i 4.0.2.A.0.58 EnhancedV2 file with the help of flash tool. Once it’s done, you now need to download and flash the DooMLoRD Kernel (v14) kernel in your SONY Ericsson Xperia PLAY.
  • Once the device is entered in the recovery mode, select “clear cache” and “wipe data” option so as to make sure that all the data is erased so as to get away from the force close errors. Once it’s done, you need to flash the Wi Fi modules package which you placed in your device.
  • In recovery mode, select “Go Back” and select the “reboot system now” for rebooting the device normally. If it hangs, then you need to clear the cache again from the recovery mode by re inserting the battery,

Note: Just in case if the device doesn’t boot up or say gets into the boot loop sequence, you need to long press the power button or reinsert the battery to turn off the device and retry the whole process from start.

So there you go, you have now successfully updated your SONY Ericsson Xperia PLAY with the latest version of Gin2Jellybean 1.8 Firmware. Do share with us in the comments section just in case if you face any issues in the process of firmware update.


  • ALi jee

    will 2G network work on this Rom ????

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes it will work

  • Mike Oxlong

    Cyanogen or jelly bean?

    new to all this. :S:S:S

  • Luis

    My Sony is r800a works?

  • Noel Cardoza


  • AYush

    Does this improve gaming performance on Xperia Play?

  • desibabu

    sony play no go in uk for any updates ..