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By papawil01, Senior Member on 3rd April 2014, 09:05 AM
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13th April 2014, 09:05 AM |#31  
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Originally Posted by freedom74

If you have Unlocked Boot Loader you can root ANY FW
If you don't... I recommend Unlock it

and if you wanna keep warranty do backup of TA partition first

How do I make a backup of TA if my phone is not rooted yet? How do I root .201 without unlocking bootloader (I want to make TA backup first)?
 
 
13th April 2014, 09:32 AM |#32  
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Is there a way of testing whether the Bravia engine is working properly? I've gone with a rooted 4.3 firmware, but have no idea whether the engine is working or not. The option to switch it on and off is in the main settings, but given I couldn't really tell much difference beforehand, I've no real way of knowing if it's working or not.

Also, I don't suppose anyone has a copy of the original demo video that came with the phone, that they'd be kind enough to upload to Zippyshare or somewhere similar. I've played other videos, but I'm familiar with that one, so it would be really helpful to test now I've updated to 4.3. I deleted mine some time ago, and forgot to keep a copy.

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It doesn't work, it hasn't even been implemented in the stock rom
13th April 2014, 10:45 AM |#33  
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It doesn't work, it hasn't even been implemented in the stock rom

Was it working properly in 4.1.2? Or was that the reason I couldn't tell the difference?

I've downloaded and used the ROM in this thread, which contains a fix for the Bravia Engine, but if it's not working in stock, how do I tell what this fix achieves, if anything?
19th April 2014, 09:14 PM |#34  
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Lightbulb files for root
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Originally Posted by Rushaan™

Yes there is

Unlock bootloader
Flash Doomkernel
Flash SuperSufix via recovery
Reboot
You'll have root now.

Flash .201 kernel again
Lock bootloader

Enjoy your Rooted stock ROM with all the benefits of Locked bootloader without downgrading to .257 and flashing new ROM.

Could you name and link the files?
What doomkernel?
What is a SuperSufix?
.201 kernel - which - the stock one?
20th April 2014, 05:58 AM |#35  
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You will find most of your needs under this forum

http://forum.xda-developers.com/xperia-sp/development
20th April 2014, 07:57 PM |#36  
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You will find most of your needs under this forum

http://forum.xda-developers.com/xperia-sp/development

Wow - thanks for a huge answer.
So I see that u don't know.
29th April 2014, 04:03 AM |#37  
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