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ARC/ARC S (ROOT.FTF&.IMG)4.1.B.0.431 ICS 4.0.4+Flashtool+Ringtones+Other

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3rd November 2011, 12:08 AM   |  #1  
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OK! I´m here again with new links!Check my post for new updates!You can find all you need for your Xperia Arc/Arc S here by jlmcr87

Enjoy and say Thanks please!
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This post in spanish: http://www.htcmania.com/showthread.php?t=285137

Steps:

1.Flash
2.Root
3.Tools & Others
4.Install ringtones & Wallpapers

1.Flash:

All Original from Sony Emma


[COLOR="Red"]

.FTF LATEST VERSION, ready to flash with flashtools:

If you want to download faster, click on the link you want to download and then push the premium button
or register in uploaded.to here:


LT15i 4.1.B.0.431 Generic Global World:

LT18i 4.1.B.0.431 Generic Global World:

NEW!ROOT THE NEW 4.1.B.0.431 FIRMWARE (For unlocked bootloaders):

NEW!Xperia S ICS Transformation:
Instructions inside
Install via recovery(unlocked bootloaders)
Preview:


Thanks to:

sohrab1985
ThilinaC
mchj
etc......

NEW!ICS STATUS BAR:
Thanks to KrAzYtHeBoY
Install zip via recovery(unlocked bootloaders)
Preview:


Note: Junk apps in this firmware are in:system/vendor/app

LT15i 4.1.B.0.431 Generic World FR:

LT15i 4.1.B.0.431 Generic Central Europe 1:

LT18i 4.1.B.0.431 Generic World Iberia:

LT18i 4.1.B.0.431 Generic World Greece:

.FTF OLDER VERSION, ready to flash with flashtools:

LT15a 4.0.2.A.0.62 Generic USA:

LT15i 4.0.2.A.0.62 Generic Global World:

LT15i 4.0.2.A.0.42 Generic Global World (EASY ROOT WITH FLASHTOOLS):

LT15i 4.0.2.A.0.62 Generic World Iberia (Spain):

LT15i 4.0.2.A.0.62 Generic World Germany:

LT15i 4.0.2.A.0.62 Generic World France:

LT15i 4.0.2.A.0.62 Generic World UK:

LT18i 4.0.2.A.0.62 Generic World:

LT18i 4.1.A.0.562 NCB Icecream Sandwich Official:
Thanks to Bin4ry

LT18i 4.1.A.0.562 Generic Global UK Icecream Sandwich Official:

.IMG Prerooted, ready to flash with fastboot (unlocked bootloaders):

Code: fastboot flash system SYSTEMFILE.img
Where SYSTEMFILE is the name of the file you download.

LT15i 4.0.2.A.0.62 Generic Global World :
Thanks to rahul.pillai


2.Root
Rooting instructions

NEW!ROOT THE NEW 4.1.B.0.431 FIRMWARE (For unlocked bootloaders):

ROOT ICS 4.0.3:
Use this script:
Thanks to Dan Rosenberg & Bin4ry

ROOT Gingerbread: Use Root with recovery tutorial on this post.

3.Tools & Others

NEW!ROOT THE NEW 4.1.B.0.431 FIRMWARE (For unlocked bootloaders):

NEW!!Flashtools 0.8.5 for Windows download: LINK:
Thanks to Bin4ry & Androxyde.

Google Apps zip (gapps ICS): LINK:

Android SDK R18 to flash with fastboot:
LINK:

SuperOneClick v2.3.3 (now with zergRush and su 3.0)
Download here: LINK:
Thanks to CLShortFuse

NEW!!Xperia Relock Bootloader: You only need to flash this with flashtools to relock your bootloader
LINK:

Sony_Ericsson_PC_Companion_2.10.053:
LINK:

Sony Ericsson Bridge for MAC Users 2.2:
LINK:

Xperia Arc Sony Service Manuals:
LINK:

[Tutorial]Root with recoveryLT15i
THANKS TO Bin4ry for the recovery AND the RootXperia.zip
FOR UNLOCKED BOOTLOADERS:
All necesary here: LINK:
Steps:
1. Flash LT15i firmware .ftf via Flashtool.
2. Enter recovery by command: fastboot boot recoveryARC.img
A recovery menu will appear in your phone.
3. Sets scripts assets: ENABLED
4. Flash RootXperia.zip via recovery. You have to copy RootXperia.zip to the SD card previously.
5. Reboot device and it´s done. Now device is rooted.


4.Install ringtones&Wallpapers
First firmwares came with more ringtones, alarms. Here is a copy. You have to put the three folders (ringtones,alarms,notifications)replacing in system/media with rootexplorer:
Ringtones Sony
LINK:

If you want more ringtones, you can add the ones who come with cyanogenMod 7.2. Download here:
Ringtones CyanogenMod 7.2
LINK:

NEW: Ringtones CyanogenMod 9:
LINK:

Wallpapers for Xperia Arc:
LINK:

Official Xperia S ‘Cosmic Flow’ live wallpaper leaks – works on 2011 Xperia models
LINK:

NEW!ICS STATUS BAR:
Thanks to KrAzYtHeBoY
Install zip via recovery(unlocked bootloaders)
Preview:


SCREENSHOTS:
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3rd November 2011, 01:55 AM   |  #2  
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This FTF CAN be flashed to unlocked phones too.

I tested it by my self.


FTF -> Flashtool - locked and unlocked bootloaders
IMG -> Fastboot - only unlocked bootloaders
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What's the command for that? fastboot flash rom.img?
3rd November 2011, 08:52 AM   |  #4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rscunha13

This FTF CAN be flashed to unlocked phones too.

I tested it by my self.

It´s obvious. if you can flash this to a locked device, you can with an unlocked too.
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3rd November 2011, 12:12 PM   |  #5  
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im a noob,
still doesnt get what generic global is..
im in indonesia..
is it okay if i use generic global??
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chitose_ndy

im a noob,
still doesnt get what generic global is..
im in indonesia..
is it okay if i use generic global??

Perhaps you understand if i tell you that the original name of this firmware is World. Yes you can use it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jlmcr87

Perhaps you understand if i tell you that the original name of this firmware is World. Yes you can use it.

i understand what generic global means,
i just worried after seeing regional firmware, like US fw, HK fw, SG fw,
well, if its okay, then ill use it.
thanks mate
3rd November 2011, 04:27 PM   |  #8  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chitose_ndy

i understand what generic global means,
i just worried after seeing regional firmware, like US fw, HK fw, SG fw,
well, if its okay, then ill use it.
thanks mate

No region in this firmware. It´s World version
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Did you have test it? Pre-root works?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HorvathTheWizard

Did you have test it? Pre-root works?

Other obvious question.........

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