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[BASIC] Complete Tutorial How To Xperia X8

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13th April 2012, 09:41 AM   |  #1  
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First I made ​​this thread to make it easier for all of you how to create a more benign x8 and i'm so sorry for my bad english guys

Credit To :
* colossus moderator of xperia x8 thanks for permissions
* puppeth13th thanks for xperia x8 toolbox
* Androxyde thanks for flashtool

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General Tools Download For Xperia X8 :
1. PC Companion
2. Flashtool
3. Xperia X8 Tool Box
4. Stock Rom
- Donut 1.6
- Eclair 2.1

Before the start of all make sure you install the PC Companion and Gordon Gate Driver of /flashtool/drivers/ from directory that you install!

A. How to root xperia x8 donut & eclair :
1. Download Xperia X8 Tool Box from link and extract it to your local disk on your pc.
2. Check USB Debugging & Unknown Sources (Settings >> Applications)
3. Connect your phone to your PC using a data cable (if you have a notification on your phone press back buttons or ignore it)
4. Open x8toolbox.cmd and choose number 1 and then choose "Root"
5. Wait until the x8toolbox work is completed
6. Enjoy!

B. How to install xrecovery or cwm recovery :
1. Connect your phone to your PC using a data cable (if you have a notification on your phone press back buttons or ignore it)
2. Open x8toolbox.cmd and choose number 2 and then choose as you like (eg. free xperia x8 recovery, cwm recovery or dual recovery).
3. Wait until the x8toolbox work is completed
4. Enjoy!

Now part of the tutorial at risk! Do it with your own risk!

C. How to Upgrade/Downgrade Xperia X8 Donut To Eclair!
1. You need to download Flashtool software from link.
2. You need to download Eclair ROM or Donut ROM from link.
3. After install flashtool make sure you have install gordon gate of the directory that you install flashtool /flashtool/drivers/
4. Extract Eclair ROM or Donut ROM to /flashtool/firmwares/ directory.
Code:
Notes:
If the file is *.sin you need to create bundle creation before! (see on post #2 for how to create bundle creation)
If the file is *.ftf you just have to flash the file directly with the mode flashmode!
5. Click the flash buttons (lightning pictures) and choose flashmode and choose your stock rom!
6. Wait until preparing for flashing finished and show the notif by flashtool.
7. Turn Off your phone, connect your phone to pc while you press the back button until the LED light turns green and until notice of the flash tool disappears
8. Wait until progress finished!
9. After that turn on your phone! The first boot will take a long time 10-15 minutes! please be patient guys!
10. Enjoy on your new phone!

D. How to Upgrade Xperia X8 with Custom ROM and Stock Kernel
1. You need to download Custom ROM for xperia x8 from Xperia X8 Development section.
2. Choose which you prefer.
3. Copy the CustomROM.zip to your sdcard
4. Reboot phone to your recovery xrecovery or CWM (follow the instructions from the thread that you choose a custom rom)
5. Full Wipe and Wipe Cache Partition
6. Install zip from sdcard
7. Choose a custom zip and choose your CustomROM.zip
8. Wait until installation finished
9. Full wipe again (optional)
10. Enjoy!

*Notes :
if you'll install a custom rom, you must be sure to have :
1. Latest 2.1.1.A.0.6/2.1.1.C.0.0 SE firmware / Baseband: M76XX-TSNCJOLYM-53404015
2. Unlocked Bootloader for flash custom kernel (optional).
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How To Create Bundle Creation On Flashtool


1. Extract your Stock ROM Eclair or Donut to /flashtool/firmwares/

2. Open flashtool.exe and then click the "advance" button and choose bundle creation.

3. See on the picture below and follow my instruction

Code:
Instruction:
a. See on number one, this is a source for file. browse to /flashtool/firmwares/
b. See on number two, 
* fill the device column with X8
* fill the version column with 2.1 or 1.6 (2.1 for eclair and 1.6 for donut).
* fill the brandling column with Sony Ericsson
c. See on numer three, this is a folder list have you browse before.
press ctrl+a on your keyboard and press the number 4 button to move to the right column
d. Click OK button
4. Wait until the bundle creation finished and you're ready to flash rom.
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U have put nice amount of hard work in this hope it helps new comers..
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Thanks for this very useful posts!
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Thanks this was exactly what I was looking for...
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frd the link of stockrom 2.1 ecalir was not found pls hlp frd..i want it
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I'm sorry but what's the difference for going to stock rom between this metod and with seus...??
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