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By bhavei, Senior Member on 23rd April 2012, 01:31 AM
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What i mean is if there is a .tft or .ftf for the new beta of ICS cause i dont want to unlock my bootloader. The very reason i have a custom rom is i created multiple method just to have one. For example my Xperia Play as of this moment is running the T.E.A.M Rom w/ default ericson kernel. How did i do that? I used a kernel w/ Superuser and Clockwork then flashed again replacing just the kernel and i was able to use a Rom. Anyway i relly on flashtool to get more w/o unlocking my bootloader, but is there a flashtool process to get the ICS beta working?

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What no? What i asked if it is possible or if theres one.

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What no? What i asked if it is possible or if theres one.

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u must have unlocked bootloader to use that ics beta..
23rd April 2012, 07:22 AM |#5  
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I guess this means that the flashtool serves no purpose for the xplay beta, better wait for the official w/c doesnt require unlock bootloader.

Btw the other free method w/c uses a pin, i was able to successfully do that. But the dos for fastboot wont continue, that made methink that unlock bootload for me is unsuccess though the tool said mine is unlocked.

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why not u unlock bootloader?? u can relock back using flashtool..
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Sorry im not really that techy but ill read that relock, cause what i know is that relocking bootloader has its rules and limit, would it be possible to relock after flashing to ICS Beta. ICS w/ safe locked bootloader.

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Sorry im not really that techy but ill read that relock, cause what i know is that relocking bootloader has its rules and limit, would it be possible to relock after flashing to ICS Beta. ICS w/ safe locked bootloader.

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relock bootloder is so easy.. what u need is .ftf file and flash it using flashtool
you cant relock it when using custom rom.. it may brick your device
my suggestion is unlock your bootloader to flash ICS beta and when ICS officially release by sony.. u can relock it back but u must flash the stock rom first to receive that update
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It thats really,if my play relock back,im can get the realease update,from sony With the pc companion? Because I just unlock my BL,

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It thats really,if my play relock back,im can get the realease update,from sony With the pc companion? Because I just unlock my BL,

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yes u can.. but u must flash the stock rom first..
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