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[HOW-TO] Root | Wotanserver | Flashtool | with locked bootloader

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By Cuerrix, Senior Member on 21st March 2012, 05:40 PM
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28th March 2012, 12:45 PM |#21  
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Originally Posted by Dr1zak

I just tried using Wotan Server, but I needed an account, it's not free however.

can someone please give me a link for the "4.0.0.A.0.62" firmware, I would appreciate it.

my email: "salahudean@yahoo.com"

Thanks!

Do not post your email publicly, you will be bombarded with spam.

Also Wotan is free to join and free to use their firmware flasher software. Look closely.
 
 
28th March 2012, 07:28 PM |#22  
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Hey everyone,

Ijust want to share my experience, i finally got my Arc S through Vodafone in Portugal, got home and went straight to rooting the device.

Locked Bootloader and firmware .62.

i've managed to reload a generic .42 ROM using wotan with free registration, got rid of the bloatware and the device was notoriously faster. but thats when things got complicated for me.

i've ran the expectedly simple to use DooMLoRD_v4_ROOT-zergRush-busybox-su.zip and it actually worked, i had it rooted, yay.

but at next reboot it was recognizing no SIM card anymore...

PS, i'm using x64 windows seven

fortunately enough, i've claimed it as a faulty device and got it replaced straight away. but now i'm relutant of trying to do it again, altough it is essential for enjoying such device... hope it all goes well for you. good luck
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29th March 2012, 01:11 PM |#23  
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Thanks for the guide but my firmware was 4.0.0.A.0.62 and I used Wotan server to downgrade to 4.0.0.A.0.42 and then rooted it, was a pain though.
29th March 2012, 03:45 PM |#24  
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Originally Posted by DjayZiro

Hey everyone,

Ijust want to share my experience, i finally got my Arc S through Vodafone in Portugal, got home and went straight to rooting the device.

Locked Bootloader and firmware .62.

i've managed to reload a generic .42 ROM using wotan with free registration, got rid of the bloatware and the device was notoriously faster. but thats when things got complicated for me.

i've ran the expectedly simple to use DooMLoRD_v4_ROOT-zergRush-busybox-su.zip and it actually worked, i had it rooted, yay.

but at next reboot it was recognizing no SIM card anymore...

PS, i'm using x64 windows seven

fortunately enough, i've claimed it as a faulty device and got it replaced straight away. but now i'm relutant of trying to do it again, altough it is essential for enjoying such device... hope it all goes well for you. good luck

Didn't know about this problem. I would try to get help at the doomlord thread

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11th April 2012, 05:33 PM |#25  
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Added Tutorial for Wotanserver and tomorrow i will add how to use flashtool.
14th April 2012, 03:06 PM |#26  
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could you "port" somethin like this to ICS official?
14th April 2012, 03:52 PM |#27  
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Added Tutorial for Wotanserver and tomorrow i will add how to use flashtool.

Is it possible to copy the link of this tutorial here? Thanks!

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15th April 2012, 11:01 AM |#28  
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I was very bussy because of school so i didn't have the time. The tutorial will be added as soon as possible.
Edit: Added the flashtool tutorial

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3rd August 2012, 09:44 AM |#29  
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Hello
I followed your tutorial properly, but after this part, I had problems

* "8) Once you connected your phone it will automatically start flashing

9) When flashing is finished disconnect it and switch it on (This takes longer than Usually) "

My Xperia Arc S League, appears Sony Ericsson (Standard) and then it keeps repeating

I wonder how to repair? Is there any way or have I missed it?
Help me porfavor

Here is the Log FlashTool

03/032/2012 05:32:31 - INFO - Selected LT15i_4.0.2.A.0.42_ (1247-1041). Ftf
03/032/2012 05:32:31 - INFO - Preparing files for flashing
03/032/2012 05:32:33 - INFO - Please connect your device into flashmode.
03/032/2012 05:32:41 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
03/032/2012 05:32:41 - INFO - Opening device for R / W
03/032/2012 05:32:41 - INFO - Reading device information
03/032/2012 05:32:41 - INFO - Phone flashmode ready for operations.
03/032/2012 05:32:42 - INFO - Start Flashing
03/032/2012 05:32:42 - INFO - Flashing loader
03/032/2012 05:32:44 - INFO - Loader: S1_Loader_Root_773f - Version: R4A066 / Bootloader status: ROOTABLE
03/032/2012 05:32:44 - INFO - Flashing kernel.sin
03/032/2012 05:32:46 - INFO - Flashing fota1.sin
03/032/2012 05:32:47 - INFO - Flashing fota0.sin
03/032/2012 05:32:48 - INFO - Flashing adsp.sin
03/032/2012 05:32:51 - INFO - Flashing amss_fs.sin
03/032/2012 05:32:51 - INFO - Flashing amss.sin
03/033/2012 05:33:00 - INFO - Flashing system.sin
03/035/2012 05:35:02 - INFO - Flashing cache.sin
03/035/2012 05:35:03 - INFO - Ending flash session
03/035/2012 05:35:03 - INFO - Flashing finished.
03/035/2012 05:35:03 - INFO - Please wait. Phone will reboot
03/035/2012 05:35:03 - INFO - For FlashTool, and Debugging Unknown Sources must be checked in phone settings
03/035/2012 05:35:03 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
03/035/2012 05:35:28 - INFO - Device disconnected
3rd August 2012, 10:17 AM |#30  
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Hello
I followed your tutorial properly, but after this part, I had problems

* "8) Once you connected your phone it will automatically start flashing

9) When flashing is finished disconnect it and switch it on (This takes longer than Usually) "

My Xperia Arc S League, appears Sony Ericsson (Standard) and then it keeps repeating

I wonder how to repair? Is there any way or have I missed it?
Help me porfavor

Here is the Log FlashTool

03/032/2012 05:32:31 - INFO - Selected LT15i_4.0.2.A.0.42_ (1247-1041). Ftf
03/032/2012 05:32:31 - INFO - Preparing files for flashing
03/032/2012 05:32:33 - INFO - Please connect your device into flashmode.
03/032/2012 05:32:41 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
03/032/2012 05:32:41 - INFO - Opening device for R / W
03/032/2012 05:32:41 - INFO - Reading device information
03/032/2012 05:32:41 - INFO - Phone flashmode ready for operations.
03/032/2012 05:32:42 - INFO - Start Flashing
03/032/2012 05:32:42 - INFO - Flashing loader
03/032/2012 05:32:44 - INFO - Loader: S1_Loader_Root_773f - Version: R4A066 / Bootloader status: ROOTABLE
03/032/2012 05:32:44 - INFO - Flashing kernel.sin
03/032/2012 05:32:46 - INFO - Flashing fota1.sin
03/032/2012 05:32:47 - INFO - Flashing fota0.sin
03/032/2012 05:32:48 - INFO - Flashing adsp.sin
03/032/2012 05:32:51 - INFO - Flashing amss_fs.sin
03/032/2012 05:32:51 - INFO - Flashing amss.sin
03/033/2012 05:33:00 - INFO - Flashing system.sin
03/035/2012 05:35:02 - INFO - Flashing cache.sin
03/035/2012 05:35:03 - INFO - Ending flash session
03/035/2012 05:35:03 - INFO - Flashing finished.
03/035/2012 05:35:03 - INFO - Please wait. Phone will reboot
03/035/2012 05:35:03 - INFO - For FlashTool, and Debugging Unknown Sources must be checked in phone settings
03/035/2012 05:35:03 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
03/035/2012 05:35:28 - INFO - Device disconnected

See the thread you've started. No need to post in a thread then start a new one.


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15th August 2012, 03:20 PM |#31  
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i have arc s and i want to ask you one thing.

can i update my phone to gingerbread to ics after rooting ???

where to download FW??

can i backup my stock FW?

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