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[ 4.1.B.0.587 ] How To Root Xperia™ Smartphone [ Arc / Arc S & Ray]

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7th September 2012, 02:25 PM   |  #1  
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Rooting your mobile may void the warranty and you are doing it at your own risk. Sony would be in no way responsible for any damage


Go to settings > Security > Mark "Unknown sources"
Settings > Developer options > Mark USB debugging
Settings > Xperia > connectivity > USB connection mode > select MSC mode


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You should have
Flashtool
http://androxyde.github.com/Flashtool/


------Downloads------
1 ) Arc and Arc S - Kernel
http://www.4shared.com/file/qNTvdPI6/Lt18i_41A0562_Kernel.html

Ray - Kernel
http://www.4shared.com/file/QSM6uqPU/ST18i_41A0562_kernel.html

All other users - Kernel or even try the kernels for Arc S and Ray
http://www.4shared.com/file/yte1KEDs/MT11i_41A0562_Kernel.html



2) Go to C:/ Drive > flashtool > firmwares > delete everything present and Put the kernel

3) Run Flashtool click on the flashing icon ( left side below "file" option)
Select flashmode > ok
Setup should be like this > select OK




Follow the steps connect your mobile and flash.
Flashtool may show error after flashing kernel, no worries. Even your build number, android version won't change. Everything would remain same. So please don't go to phone settings to check anything

4) After flashing restart your device, It may not start completely, may remain at Sony logo or blank/black.
Whatever the status is, just restart your device and proceed with the rooting--->
( Make sure you close flashtool before running the rooting toolkit )
Now connect your mobile to PC and Root Your Phone
If you face problem in downloading the toolkit then here it is
http://www.mediafire.com/?7dp5k73by10inbf



[ READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY! ]

This script will:__________

1.root ur device using "andorid emulator" trick
2.install Busybox (1.18.4)
3.install SU files (ICS specific)
4.do some checks for free space, tmp directory (will remove Google Maps if required)


Before u begin:___________

1.make sure u have installed adb drivers for ur device
2.enable "USB DEBUGGING" - from (Menu\Settings\Developer Options\Development)
3.enable "UNKNOWN SOURCES" - from (Menu\Settings\Security)
4.[OPTIONAL] increase screen timeout to 10 minutes
5.connect USB cable to PHONE and then connect to PC
6.skip "PC Companion Software" prompt on device

[ WARNING ]
make sure that no other adb server is running in background (e.g.: Flashtool, PCC, SEUS) and disable any antivirus


[ How to install? ]

1.extract ALL the files in the zip
2.now just double click on "runme.bat"
3.sit back read the on screen instructions
4.the device will reboot a couple of times
5.when the script finishes it will say "ALL DONE"


5) Download 4.1.B.0.587 Kernels here (Links Below

Arc S. 587 - Kernel
http://www.4shared.com/file/1UAuDS2T/LT18i_41B0587_Kernel.html


Arc. 587 - Kernel
http://www.4shared.com/file/XtkFYaiZ/LT15i_41B0587_Kernel.html


Ray. 587 - Kernel
http://www.4shared.com/file/UkWY6V8K/ST18i_41B0587_Kernel.html


Now flash the kernel ( same procedure as step 2 and 3 above )
Your mobile is now rooted (See if any Superuser app has been installed on your phone ) and back to life
If it's successfull


Credits goes to Androxyde, Bin4ry, Doomlord

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7th September 2012, 04:20 PM   |  #2  
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Hi,
thanks for the Guide - I guess it is helpful for people who are new and Stuff - I apreciate it . But Please give Credits to the GENIOUS BRAINS behind the SCRIPT/TOOL

Androxyde, Bin4ry, Doomlord... etc - they even made that possible.

Please : Dont take that as a offence, Just telling you..
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Hi,
thanks for the Guide - I guess it is helpful for people who are new and Stuff - I apreciate it . But Please give Credits to the GENIOUS BRAINS behind the SCRIPT/TOOL

Androxyde, Bin4ry, Doomlord... etc - they even made that possible.

Please : Dont take that as a offence, Just telling you..

yeah sorry for late. I fixed that thanks for the advice bro !!!
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Didn't Overlo4d already post a rooting tutorial for .587?

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Didn't Overlo4d already post a rooting tutorial for .587?

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[Guide]Rooting Xperia S ICS and GB (Locked Bootloaders) (Easier new method with CWM)
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1742992 by Sharaz22
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If I have upgraded to 4.1.B.0.587 already, can i use your method to root the system? Will I lose any data?

Actually, I have a non-rooted, locked bootloader 4.0.2.A.0.62 Xperia Arc. I want to upgrade to ICS and root the device, but I also want to keep all my game data. I cannot use Tiantium to backup the machine cause my device is not root.

I am thinking of upgrading the device through OTA or PC Companion to 4.1.B.0.587 and then use your method to root the device. Do you think it is possible? Do you think by upgrading and rooting in this way, I can keep my data?
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If I have upgraded to 4.1.B.0.587 already, can i use your method to root the system? Will I lose any data?

Actually, I have a non-rooted, locked bootloader 4.0.2.A.0.62 Xperia Arc. I want to upgrade to ICS and root the device, but I also want to keep all my game data. I cannot use Tiantium to backup the machine cause my device is not root.

I am thinking of upgrading the device through OTA or PC Companion to 4.1.B.0.587 and then use your method to root the device. Do you think it is possible? Do you think by upgrading and rooting in this way, I can keep my data?

yeah i think it is possible follow my instructions well & root your mobile .. you like my work press thanks button
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If I root this way are official updates lost? If not, can it still detect automatically the updates(the phone without conecting it to pc)? Also if I flash directly http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1838916 or other rooted kernel will it work ok? or is there any problem?...

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If I root this way are official updates lost? If not, can it still detect automatically the updates(the phone without conecting it to pc)? Also if I flash directly http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1838916 or other rooted kernel will it work ok? or is there any problem?...

Thnx for the help

its maybe dangerous you can follow my root guide. . my root method is 100% work. im tested try it.
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its maybe dangerous you can follow my root guide. . my root method is 100% work try it & pls hit the thanks button

Wow
Just a copy paste from here http://talk.sonymobile.com/message/411278#411278 , Good Hunh ?
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