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[Q] sk17i About firmware update ,rooting and more

21st February 2012, 12:17 PM   |  #1  
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Hi have new sony ericsson experia mini pro sk17i and i have a option showing that there is a firmware update .58 and .62 available...

i want to root my phone.. should i update 1st before rooting ?coz i checked the website what's new in update .. alot of options are available like 16x video zoom,3d panorma etc etc

but if update is there root available for .62 firmware?

i'm a complete noob guys.. there r many ways to root this

1.can u tell me which is the best way to root my phone and upgrade my android version? just gimme link and rest i'll figure it on my own ..u guys are expirienced so u know better that which method is easy n best

2. which is the best rom for sk17i

3. how can i improve its sound? like one in walkman phones ?

4. whenever i close camera a click noise appears .. any solution for this ..is this dangerous?

thanks in adnvance guys
21st February 2012, 05:07 PM   |  #2  
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update to ver .58... dat one can be root but dont know whether .62 can be rooted!!!

---------- Post added at 06:07 PM ---------- Previous post was at 05:57 PM ----------

Follow this video tutorial to install ADB/USB Drivers for your device

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IEdJZGQVI4




Step 1 ] Unlock Boot Loader

Step 2 ] Root Your Device (Only when you want to root your stock firmware,if you go with custom ROM then they are usually pre rooted)

Step 3 ] Flash custom Kernel And ROM


All credits to Neroyoung...
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21st February 2012, 05:38 PM   |  #3  
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if you are rooted,and your system is not moded any ways just update to 062 via AIR and your root will stay,then you can mod system files and apks as you like.
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21st February 2012, 07:56 PM   |  #4  
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Originally Posted by whalesplaho

update to ver .58... dat one can be root but dont know whether .62 can be rooted!!!

---------- Post added at 06:07 PM ---------- Previous post was at 05:57 PM ----------

Follow this video tutorial to install ADB/USB Drivers for your device

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IEdJZGQVI4




Step 1 ] Unlock Boot Loader

Step 2 ] Root Your Device (Only when you want to root your stock firmware,if you go with custom ROM then they are usually pre rooted)

Step 3 ] Flash custom Kernel And ROM


All credits to Neroyoung...

k thanks alot mate... +1
can u tell me what r d advantages of bootloader unlocking? coz in doomlord's tutorial it is mentioned that phone bootloader unlocked will can also b rooted
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21st February 2012, 07:59 PM   |  #5  
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if you are rooted,and your system is not moded any ways just update to 062 via AIR and your root will stay,then you can mod system files and apks as you like.

ohhh really? means i can root my phone now and update to .62 later right? in that case u're a lifesaver .. thnx for the advice man,..


what do u mean by your system is not moded in any other way? sry for noobness but r u refering to custom rom ? or bootloader unlocking?
21st February 2012, 11:12 PM   |  #6  
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4. whenever i close camera a click noise appears .. any solution for this ..is this dangerous?

lol are you kidding me? solution for what? thats just the shutter closing...
22nd February 2012, 08:00 AM   |  #7  
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k thanks alot mate... +1
can u tell me what r d advantages of bootloader unlocking? coz in doomlord's tutorial it is mentioned that phone bootloader unlocked will can also b rooted


When yur bootloader is unlock, yu ll be able to use Custom Roms & Kernels.....

using custom roms & kernels enhance yur mobile!
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22nd February 2012, 09:54 AM   |  #8  
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lol are you kidding me? solution for what? thats just the shutter closing...

i heard about some issue with this device of some noise that appears when u turn on camera or video recording... that's y i was asking man
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When yur bootloader is unlock, yu ll be able to use Custom Roms & Kernels.....

using custom roms & kernels enhance yur mobile!


everything understood thnx a lot mate.. u're lifesaver...

i decide to go through your steps execpt that i won't flash my rom... coz if i'll modify my rom i won't b able to upgrade my firmware to .62 via ota yes now i can start reading your given links to the tutorials ..thnx mate
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everything understood thnx a lot mate.. u're lifesaver...

i decide to go through your steps execpt that i won't flash my rom... coz if i'll modify my rom i won't b able to upgrade my firmware to .62 via ota yes now i can start reading your given links to the tutorials ..thnx mate

Truth brov... if yu should unlock yur bootloader, yu cant do OTA & if yu try it, yu ll brick yur phone!!!

Tha choice is yurs Brov.... Waiting for Official Android 4.0 [ICS]!!!

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