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I am using Xperia SP without touching anything.
I mean I didn't flash any roms - root it - unlock bootloader etc.
I wan't to root my phone but I am afraid of loosing my warranty.
I can see at some threads if I unroot my phone and repair it with PC Companion or SEUS it's like
i get back my warranty.

Is it true?
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Do whatever you want on a LOCKED bootloader. You just need to make a copy of your actual firmware, a .ftf file to use with flashtool. If you need to send your phone for warranty repair you flash the .ftf and it gets everything like new.
 
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Do whatever you want on a LOCKED bootloader. You just need to make a copy of your actual firmware, a .ftf file to use with flashtool. If you need to send your phone for warranty repair you flash the .ftf and it gets everything like new.
So should I root it?
 
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So should I root it?
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Do whatever you want on a LOCKED bootloader. You just need to make a copy of your actual firmware, a .ftf file to use with flashtool. If you need to send your phone for warranty repair you flash the .ftf and it gets everything like new.
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Definitely
I am going to follow this guide [http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?t=2440375]
it requires me to flash some old kernel then root then flash the new.
Will this interfere with the warranty because I am flashing?
Or is it OK to flash?
 
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I am going to follow this guide [http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?t=2440375]
it requires me to flash some old kernel then root then flash the new.
Will this interfere with the warranty because I am flashing?
Or is it OK to flash?
I don't think flashing will affect your warranty, but if it does and you want to send the device back for repairs, just use SEUS or PC compagnon to do a repair
 
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I don't think flashing will affect your warranty, but if it does and you want to send the device back for repairs, just use SEUS or PC compagnon to do a repair
OK Thanks.I am going to flash - root my phone right away
Hope that everything goes ok! :crossesfingers:
 
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Thanks everyone for their help
I rooted my phone.
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