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How to flash ICS(noob guide)

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By darky22, Senior Member on 14th April 2012, 04:54 PM
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1. Download FTF needed http://www.mediafire.com/?o4v5ttaqsjhv3aq
2. Download Flashtool http://www.4shared.com/file/Ot3fyDJf...0-windows.html
3.install flashtool , install the drivers inside the flashtool
4. put the FTF you downloaded in the firmware folder where the flashtool is installed
5. Enable usb debuggin and switch off your phone
6.click on the FLASH icon on flashtool window,choose flashmode
7. if you want to keep your apps and data, uncheck wipe cache and data,its better if you check it but you will lose your data
8.follow the onscreen instructions , it will tell you when and how to connect your phone
9. you will get error at 99%, but your phone will start in ICS...
10. Enjoy

i am not responsible if you do it wrong


new links :1.http://www.mediafire.com/?7ik510cq7cy2p62
2.http://www.mediafire.com/?9dera4tes44pa7d

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14th April 2012, 05:00 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by darky22

1. Download FTF needed http://www.mediafire.com/?o4v5ttaqsjhv3aq
2. Download Flashtool
http://www.4shared.com/file/Ot3fyDJf...0-windows.html
3.install flashtool , install the drivers inside the flashtool
4. put the FTF you downloaded in the firmware folder where the flashtool is installed
5. Enable usb debuggin and switch off your phone
6.click on the FLASH icon on flashtool window,choose flashmode
7. if you want to keep your apps and data, uncheck wipe cache and data,its better if you check it but you will lose your data
8.follow the onscreen instructions , it will tell you when and how to connect your phone
9. you will get error at 99%, but your phone will start in ICS...
10. Enjoy


new links :1.http://www.mediafire.com/?7ik510cq7cy2p62
2.http://www.mediafire.com/?9dera4tes44pa7d

if you feel it was worth reading hit the thanks button

Uncheck wipe data is enough to preservere data. Wipe cache should be rather enabled.
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Uncheck wipe data is enough to preservere data. Wipe cache should be rather enabled.

ok i should have mentioned that
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I have unlocked bootloader with nightelf kernel + CWM. Do I need stock kernel to flash this ROM? Is it rooted?
14th April 2012, 05:55 PM |#5  
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I have unlocked bootloader with nightelf kernel + CWM. Do I need stock kernel to flash this ROM? Is it rooted?

u can have other kernel like of nightelf and this fw is not prerooted,but if you have cwm u can use this to root
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...0&postcount=26
14th April 2012, 06:26 PM |#6  
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no my phone will not restart in ICS i got an error, sony and then error, and i cant flash the kernel in fastboot mode :S
i have unlocked bl
14th April 2012, 06:35 PM |#7  
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no my phone will not restart in ICS i got an error, sony and then error, and i cant flash the kernel in fastboot mode :S
i have unlocked bl

In my case
I flashed, didn't boot, tried many times, but still didn't boot
So i flashed night elf kernel through fastboot, entered recovery wiped everything
Then it booted normally!
Hope it helped
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14th April 2012, 06:52 PM |#8  
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In my case
I flashed, didn't boot, tried many times, but still didn't boot
So i flashed night elf kernel through fastboot, entered recovery wiped everything
Then it booted normally!
Hope it helped

yeah but when i rename the kernel to boot.img and then the comment then says it error, what did you did ?
explain bro

Edit: never mind, i stay on supercharged 62 and relock my bl again.
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15th April 2012, 01:38 AM |#9  
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Hi all, i was on stock 4.0.2.A.0.62, flashed just as said in first post, unchecked wipe data and everything is just awsome, works like a charm for now.
I can't thank you enough for your instructions guys!

Just 2 questions:
1. How to take screenshot on ICS
2. There is no Sony Contact widget?

TNX a lot!
15th April 2012, 01:41 AM |#10  
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Hi all, i was on stock 4.0.2.A.0.62, flashed just as said in first post, unchecked wipe data and everything is just awsome, works like a charm for now.
I can't thank you enough for your instructions guys!

Just 2 questions:
1. How to take screenshot on ICS
2. There is no Sony Contact widget?

TNX a lot!

u can press the vol Down and power button a few seconds to take screenshot

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