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View Poll Results: Survey: For Newbies, which of the steps was most Difficult for you?
Rooting 12 21.05%
Flashing Zips Via Recovery (I'm Doubting Haha) 6 10.53%
Unlocking Bootloader 38 66.67%
Flashing Kernel for Unlocked Bootloader 13 22.81%
Installing custom ROM (LB) 12 21.05%
Installing custom ROM (UB) 9 15.79%
Relocking Bootloader 15 26.32%
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{x10}[NEWCOMER/NEWBIE/BEGINNER]-FULL PDF GUIDE FOR ROOTING/FLASHING/ULBL/RLBL

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15th June 2012, 02:03 PM   |  #1  
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Hello Newcomers and welcome to XDA, first of all. I created This thread for easing you all especially newbies and get used to XDA as fast as possible and also share my experience too along with it

In this thread, i will attach few zipped files containing PDF Tutorial which includes:



[BEGINNER]
*Necessary Knowledge needed to be learnt by Newbies - DONE
*Rooting Guide - DONE
*General Guide for Recovery & Flashing/Instalation of Custom ROM - DONE

[INTERMEDIATE]
*Unlocking Bootloader - DONE
*General Installation of Custom ULBL Kernels and ROMs - DONE

[XPERIENCED]
*Relocking Bootloader And Restore - DONE. Tested

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For experienced relocked users: THANK YOU

Why did i divide into three categories: Beginner, Intermediate, Experienced? Actually, i'm not doing this for fun like in Game Level. It's in order to keep your phone works safe and functioning normally in your daily life. If the person took his/her steps too early, doesn't know what he/she is doing or doesn't know what's going to happen next, mistakes could be easily made and he/she might face consequences of bricking the phone.

In order to tweak/play safe with your phone, the guide PDFs will inform you about necessary knowledge needed to be learnt in certain level step by step. I don't mind you learn quickly, but if you done anything wrong to phone, Sorry alright because i'm not gonna be responsible to your actions to your device. so In your own Risk

If you have doubts, feel free PM me or other ROM developers.

For Newbies, About the files, pls be patient alright If Can, please recommend other X10 newcomers/juniors who came here recently, for preventing them from bricking their phones]

Specially Thanks to:
DooMLoRD for providing awesome, trusted fixed flashtool
Azuzu for Rooting/Flashing Link And Flashtool
Zdzihu for his Xrecovery
Championswimmer for allowing me continue writing Relocking Guide using AOKP .if not, i couldn't continue post result here
X10Forever for allowing me continue writing Relocking Guide using MoKee OS .if not, i couldn't continue post result here
alzbac for allowing me to used DonutHD Locked Bootloaded ROM as reference to install Custom ROMs

Without their help, i can't write these Also thank you for all of you, for reading this too Very Much Appreciated.
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Talking Necessary Tools For Rooting/Flashing X10 [Trusted]
Necessary Computer Application Tools to be accompanied with PDF guides.

1)- FlashTool_0.2.9.1-GBready_root_xRec Flashtool Click Here and Extract into a folder for easing your job alright(thanks them too )
Source of thread video tutorial and tools:http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1196421
-[Optional](My Customised/Added Flashtool): Coming Soon. Will Be Uploaded In Mediafire or somewhere

2)-X10 USB Cable for Computer and Phone

3)-Sony PCC Companion (May be needed for updating to Version 2.3.3Official if you haven't updated to 2.3.3yet)


PDF GUIDE COMING SOON...Pls Be patient alright

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Info [BEGINNER]
[BEGINNER - COMPLETED]

3 PDF Files available. Each Related To Previous File. I zipped it So just get 7Zip Manager for extracting, and good for future unzipping different formats too.


Attachments Down Here

[Beginner 1 Of 3] - Necessary Knowledge needed to be learnt by Newbies
- [Beginner 1 of 3] - Necessary Knowledge needed to be learnt by Newbies.zip
[Beginner 2 Of 3] - Rooting Guide (TRUSTED)
- [Beginner 2 of 3] - Rooting Guide (TRUSTED).zip
[Beginner 3 Of 3] - General Guide for Recovery & Flashing/Installation of Custom ROM
- [Beginner 3 of 3] - Guide for Recovery And Flashing,Installation of Custom ROM.zip

Feel free give comments/suggestions for further improvements Much Appreciated

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[intermediate]
[INTERMEDIATE - COMPLETED]

Intermediate Definition: Full-Fledged LB Custom ROMs User, have wide knowledge about rooting, flashing, unlocking bootloader, Custom Kernels and Custom ROMs



Attachments Down Here

[Intermediate 1 Of 2] - Unlocking Bootloader Guide
- [Intermediate 1 of 2] - Unlocking Bootloader Guide.zip
[Intermediate 2 Of 2] - General Installation Guide of Custom ULBL Kernels and ROMs
- [Intermediate 2 of 2] - General Installation of Custom ULBL Kernels and ROMs.zip



Tools For Identifying SIMLOCK Certificate/Unlocking Bootloader X10:
- S1TOOL.7z (Identifying Tool For SIMLOCK CERTIFICATE: SEMC/SETOOL2/NONE)(extract its content in specific folder)
Source of thread link: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1259617

- QSD8250.7z (Unlocking Bootloader Tool) (extract its content in specific folder)
Source of thread link: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1253277

UPDATED: EXTRA HELP TIPS:
- If Ya wish to get Stock 3.0.1.G.0.75 Firmwares without re-Updating via PCC but via flashtool, visit this X10 Stock Firmware Collection thread by Senior THeLogiC (thanks him too ) Many Region's Versions are available Enjoy Flashing
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Talking [Xperienced]
[XPERIENCED - COMPLETED]

Xperienced Definition: Have Wide knowledge of Unlocking Bootloader, Flashing Custom UB Kernels, and Custom ROMs.
But another distinctive characteristics among users [Not Me alright, i'm just lucky ] that is able to Analyse Cause of Problem of rebooting and restoring locked bootloaders' ROM safe and sound. Execute Absolute Restoring methods for Relocking + Restoring Locked Bootloaders ROM. In other words, he/she may unlock /relock bootloader/restoring as he/she wants.

Lol Okay, okay..Here's it

There will be only 1 File for now..Excluded One. Those who have already unlocked their ROMs, pls read this carefully. Relocking bootloaders Steps may vary due to flashing which ROMs. Relocking is simple, but restoring original data won't be easy, may brick your phone. [Serious Mode]I survived twice

1)Relocking Bootloader And Restore - DONE. Successfully Tested On few ROMs. . Different ROMs might lead to different pathway for relocking :P


Attachments Down Here


[Xperienced 1 of 1] - Relocking Bootloader And Restore
- [Xperienced 1 of 2] - Relocking Bootloader Guide.zip
- [NEEDED] 3.0.1.G.0.75 KERNEL + BASEBAND
- [NEEDED] Senior champ's KCernel V3 thread and download link

EXTRA: COMMON Q&A has been added in Final Section. ENJOY EVERYONE Good Luck And Enjoy Flashing
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Nice work buddy, this is certainly going to help alot of people.

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Nice work
very cool work... thanks.
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Hi Whitefang, thanks for a clear read just what I needed. Thank great work

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