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Recovery for locked bootloaders!!!!!

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By thatsupnow, Senior Member on 14th December 2011, 02:51 AM
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Hey guys whats happening I came across this in my daily rummaging and will probably help out alot of people here with locked bootloaders. I take no creds for any of this exciting work ALL creds go these guys: nobodyAtall, puppet13th, draco_ag for his effordless testing and debugging
koushd for writing the piece of software the first place
Cyanogen for the obvious reasons...


ClockWorkMod Recovery 5.0.2.6 Easy installation for

Xperia Mini/MiniPro/Active/Live With Walkman

1.Run install-cwm?.cmd
install-cwm1.cmd for Xperia Arc / Neo / PLAY
install-cwm2.cmd for Xperia Mini / MiniPro / Active / Live With Walkman
2.Enable USB Debugging on device
3.Connect your device using usb data cable
4.Follow on screen instruction


Usage

When booting your phone and when the 'Sony Ericsson' logo appear, press and release continuously the volume down button.
Once you are in the CWM recovery, use the volume keys to navigate upwards / downwards, the 'home' key to select, the 'back' key to go back.


Disclaimer:
I can't be held responsible if this Mod bricks your device or makes it explode in your hands! Use it at your own risk!

All you need to do is download attchment extract somwhere on your computer and start it up it will do everything automatically! Have fun guys hope this helps
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File Type: rar CWM-Install.rar - [Click for QR Code] (1.45 MB, 30258 views)
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14th December 2011, 05:50 AM |#2  
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im very intrested any one tryed yet? what does reviry give u us
im very intrested any one tryed yet? what does reviry give u us
14th December 2011, 05:51 AM |#3  
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Recovery allows back up and custom roms. However with locked bootloader you can't flash a kernal. I may try it out.

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14th December 2011, 06:24 AM |#4  
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But isn't the recovery partition supposed to be built into the kernel itself?
14th December 2011, 06:32 AM |#5  
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Works like a charm! I am VERY happy now because I can do a Nandroid backup!
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Also works here doing a backup now although it will be more complicated this opens doors for locked xperia devices.
14th December 2011, 06:47 AM |#7  
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It works perfectly guys I tried it out before I posted it! Its pretty sweet especially if you have no intention of unlocking your bootloader

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14th December 2011, 06:48 AM |#8  
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1 small step for android 1 giant step for xperia play!
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Absolutely and thank you for your find I've missed recovery.

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14th December 2011, 07:15 AM |#10  
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With this, could we overclock or flash roms? Sorry, still a little confused...
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