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By DooMLoRD, Recognized Developer on 2nd March 2012, 01:51 PM
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27th April 2012, 07:44 PM |#61  
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Hi thanks for the guides, must have taken ages. I am not lucky enough to unlock my bootloader but can you tell me if you know of anyone who is trying to byepass so we can get CWM and start banging some custom roms on our fantastic phones?
Really sorry if this has been answered somewhere, but I am a Farmer and limited time for trawling....thats not to say I havnt btw.
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CWM recovery is already available...

u need to unlock bootloader for it though...
 
 
27th April 2012, 07:48 PM |#62  
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Yes I know you need to unlock the bootloader but am I right in thinking that on the Xperia 10 that you could bypass the bootloader to install CWM and then install whatever ROM you wanted.....this meathod was used untill the bootloader was hacked, I may be wrong?
27th April 2012, 07:56 PM |#63  
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Yes I know you need to unlock the bootloader but am I right in thinking that on the Xperia 10 that you could bypass the bootloader to install CWM and then install whatever ROM you wanted.....this meathod was used untill the bootloader was hacked, I may be wrong?

for all that the primary requirement is that we should be able to get root on LOCKED bootloader... which, at the moment, there is NO WAY getting...
26th May 2012, 12:38 PM |#64  
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Sorry if it has been asked before but, when will it/will it ever be possible to unlock the bootloader and root your phone without wiping the /data partition?
2nd June 2012, 10:59 PM |#65  
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Sorry for the question but why we need to lock our bootloader again ??

and why do I have to make a recovery file ?? I' ve update to .76 and I'm new ..read 122 topics and my mind is confudes @-)
3rd June 2012, 08:00 AM |#66  
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Sorry for the question but why we need to lock our bootloader again ??

and why do I have to make a recovery file ?? I' ve update to .76 and I'm new ..read 122 topics and my mind is confudes @-)

regarding bootloader locking/unlocking refer to:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1527159


regarding recovery, search on google...
6th July 2012, 12:00 PM |#67  
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for all that the primary requirement is that we should be able to get root on LOCKED bootloader... which, at the moment, there is NO WAY getting...

Still no root option for ICS? current methods work only to GB right? or have i missed something
6th July 2012, 09:44 PM |#68  
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Sony ICS kernel sources released today:

http://developer.sonymobile.com/wpor.../61a0452tarbz2
7th July 2012, 01:31 PM |#69  
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for all that the primary requirement is that we should be able to get root on LOCKED bootloader... which, at the moment, there is NO WAY getting...

Hi!
what about this:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1742992 ??

I have locked bootloader and thanks to this tutorial I've got root on ICS
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Cheers!
11th July 2012, 07:03 PM |#70  
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Quick question...When flashing using Flashtool, we need to reboot the phone in FLASHMODE (Volume DOWN + USB) and not FASTBOOT(Volume UP + USB ???
12th July 2012, 09:18 AM |#71  
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Hi,

after unlocking the bootloader I installed the recovery as mentioned in this thread. Afterwards I exttracted the kernel.sin from the Stock ROM ( GB ) and flashed it to the device. After fastboot reboot I only get once "Sony" on the screen an then the phone reboots again. How could I get the device back to be booting?

Regards, Heinzelrumpel

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