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27th March 2014, 08:59 AM |#1  
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Official FTF Mega collection ->
Xperia basics:

Pre requisites:
1. FlashTool
2. Working Adb

ETA: 1-2 hours

Step 1. Download 14.1.G.1.534 C6902 IN FTF and flash with Flash Tool (this erases internal storage)

Step 2. Enable USB debugging, enable Unknown sources in settings.
Mod edit -Vroot collects your IMEI for no known reason, use it at your own risk
Use Vroot or root360 to root (both are chinese tools)

Step 3. Install SuperSU from play store and run it.

Step 4. Install DualRecovery using windows installer (bat file)

Step 5 and 6:
Step 5. Flash 4.4 Zip through TWRP (dont reboot, just power off)

Step 6. While in power off state, enter flashmode (Volume down as you plug in power cable) and flash FTF stripped via flashtool

Need more pointers? Checkout my Detailed and Full Xperia Z1 4.4.2 Guide
Last edited by wedgess; 27th March 2014 at 09:28 PM. Reason: added warning about Vroot
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