Question [Q] [Xperia J / ST26a / 11.2.A.0.33] I need some clarification.

Originally posted for help but it's pointless now. Figured I'll share what I've discovered to save others time.

The A in ST26a means the bootloader cannot be unlocked.

A locked bootloader means you won't be able to do 99% of the things here, so you're kinda ****ed. Also limited to ROMs based on the stock firmware.

When it comes to rooting, CydiaImpactor is the simplest: