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[SP][ROM][4.3]{LEAK} Sony JellyBean Firmware: 12.1.A.0.256 (UnlockedBootloaders ONLY)

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9th January 2014, 08:42 AM   |  #1  
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since the official 4.3 FW is now released I will be closing this thread!


cheers and enjoy the official release!


regards,

DooMLoRD


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[ info ]

Hello friends,

so after the sneak peak, i present to you leaked Sony 4.3 JellyBean Firmware 12.1.A.0.256 for the Xperia SP (C5302/C5303)...


this firmware was ment for developer (brown) devices but i was able to get it to boot on production devices...

huge thanks to Sony devs for such a polished and fast firmware! by the looks of things official roll out is near!



hope you guys are happy that you donated the phone to me! i can work on such stuff as i have the device in hand


THIS IS FOR UNLOCKED BOOTLOADERS ONLY!






[ NOTICE ]

since this is an internal testing firmware, do not expect to see the same features on the official final release... some things could be added while others removed...







[ screenshots ]







[ WARNING ]

PLEASE DO NOT CROSSFLASH THIS ROM+KERNEL... this is ment only for C5302/C5303 (Xperia SP)... please do not flash it on other variants....




  1. THIS IS AN LEAKED ROM

  2. FEW THINGS ARE EXPECTED NOT TO WORK

  3. THIS IS POSTED JUST SO THAT USERS CAN ENJOY THE UPCOMING FEATURES AND OTHER DEVS CAN HELP IN FIXING THE ISSUES

  4. MORE THINGS WILL FOLLOW AS AND WHEN I/OTHERS CAN GET THEM TO WORK

  5. DO NOT ASK FOR FURTHER UPDATES/ETA OF OFFICIAL RELEASE




please backup all data, including internal SDCARD data before flashing this ROM



[ why has this been posted? ]

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Originally Posted by DooMLoRD

many devs can use the libs to improve existing/work-in-progress ROMs...

many themers can start porting to ROMs/devices...

many users will get a feel of whats in store for the JB update...



[ features ]
  1. Easy to flash update.zip via recovery
  2. Prerooted and busybox installed (buggy, easy fix, will be published later) [FIX]
  3. recovery is NOT included (for now) [FIX]
  4. new kernel with recovery available! check here AFTER flashing ROM



[ whats not working? ]


you tell me!


please report other things as and when you find them



[ requirements ]
  • unlocked bootloader
  • previously on stock .253/.254 JB ROM or roms based on that [since some components of THIS rom contain files from those firmwares]
  • supplied ROM
  • any existing kernel with recovery



[ how to install ]
  1. download the ROM and save it on SDCARD
  2. reboot device into recovery
  3. flash the ROMs update.zip (this will take some time)
  4. No need to wipe data in recovery!
  5. thats it now reboot device
  6. first boot will take time
  7. power down device
  8. enter fastboot mode
  9. flash advanced stock kernel posted here to get working recovery & to fix root!
  10. enjoy!





[ donations ]

if u feel that this work has helped u OR u think that the work i put into making this is worthy of donations, then click on the following link for buying me some coffee/beer/etc

PAYPAL DONATION LINK

OR

you can buy one of my awesome apps from Play Store!




[ download link ]

kindly DO NOT MIRROR MY FILES!!!

SP-4.3_leak_256-DooMLoRD.zip (MIRROR1)
MD5HASH: 3fcfadd6764ed6b74e517c1e0f2799bd { 705 MB (73,95,27,194 bytes) }

Dont forget to download the advanced stock kernel posted here! this is to be flashed AFTER flashing the ROM!



i understand that everyone is really happy about this but please dont flood this thread with "thank you" posts... there is a "Thanks" button, use that... and there is always an option to donate or buy one of my awesome apps from Play Store!



READ THE FULL THREAD BEFORE ASKING ANY QUERIES OR REPORTING ANY BUGS/ISSUES





ENJOY!!!
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9th January 2014, 08:43 AM   |  #2  
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Advanced Stock Kernel with recovery!

so guys here is a new kernel with CWM recovery for this leaked ROM...



[ instructions for flashing kernel ]
  • download kernel from link given below
  • save kernel in folder containing fastboot
  • reboot device into fastboot mode
    Code:
    adb reboot bootloader
  • flash kernel to boot partition via fastboot
    Code:
    fastboot flash boot kernel.elf
  • reboot from fastboot
    Code:
    fastboot reboot
  • device should now start booting
  • thats it!


[ how to enter recovery ]
  • when you see the Sony bootlogo, the BLUE LED will light up & the device will have a short vibration
  • keep TAPPING the VOLUME UP key to enter CWM 6.0.4.6



[ how to fix root ]
  • once you have done the above instructions
  • download the latest SuperSU update.zip from: http://download.chainfire.eu/supersu
  • save it on sdcard of device
  • reboot into recovery
  • flash the supersu update.zip
  • reboot from recovery into OS
  • root should now be fixed!


[ download link ]


Advanced Stock Kernel for 4.3 leak v01



regards,

DooMLoRD
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9th January 2014, 08:54 AM   |  #3  
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Awesome, already downloading
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Wow DoomLord, you are awesome! Downloading. Thanks for all!
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Can i flash it on CWM Locked Bootloader, @DooMLoRD
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Can i flash it on CWM Locked Bootloader, @DooMLoRD

As he mentioned,only for Unlocked Bootloaders
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Can i flash it on CWM Locked Bootloader, @DooMLoRD

READ The OP guys UNLOCKED BOOTLOADER ONLY..
9th January 2014, 09:10 AM   |  #8  
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yeahhhh Doomlord you rock...
i've waited this long, and when its time to try 4.3
thanks guys
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As he mentioned,only for Unlocked Bootloaders

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READ The OP guys UNLOCKED BOOTLOADER ONLY..

thanks, im just want confirmation method..
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thanks, im just want confirmation method..

maybe someone can prepair tft file for who has locked BL in a short time

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