Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,772,940 Members 46,668 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

Way to debrand Xperia L c2105

Tip us?
 
gabrygaggio19
Old
(Last edited by gabrygaggio19; 15th April 2014 at 02:39 PM.)
#1  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 16
Join Date: Mar 2013
Question Way to debrand Xperia L c2105

Hello everyone!
I'm wondering if it's possible to debrand my xperia and install an original Sony firmware just changing my costumization number in the build.prop file and connect the phone to PC companion and make a repair installation.
Everything with bootloader locked and phone rooted.

Finally using this guide step one and two http://forum.xda-developers.com/xper...ation-t2355982

Is it possible? Can anyone confirm that? Or twill there be some problems?

Thanks a lot!!
 
Flashing_Expert
Old
#2  
Flashing_Expert's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 51
Posts: 174
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Jihlava
Quote:
Originally Posted by gabrygaggio19 View Post
Hello everyone!
I'm wondering if it's possible to debrand my xperia and install an original Sony firmware just changing my costumization number in the build.prop file and connect the phone to PC companion and make a repair installation.
Everything with bootloader locked and phone rooted.

Finally using this guide step one and two http://forum.xda-developers.com/xper...ation-t2355982

Is it possible? Can anyone confirm that? Or twill there be some problems?

Thanks a lot!!
i dont know if repair via pcc can solve this kind of problem, but i can say the simplier way to do that is flashing fw ftf via flashtool without any build.prop editing because after this youll get fresh fw without any bugs but you can try the way you mentioned here, it cant harm your phone.

repair is not 100% solution
 
Joery360
Old
#3  
Joery360's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 456
Posts: 600
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Netherlands

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by gabrygaggio19 View Post
Hello everyone!
I'm wondering if it's possible to debrand my xperia and install an original Sony firmware just changing my costumization number in the build.prop file and connect the phone to PC companion and make a repair installation.
Everything with bootloader locked and phone rooted.

Finally using this guide step one and two http://forum.xda-developers.com/xper...ation-t2355982

Is it possible? Can anyone confirm that? Or twill there be some problems?

Thanks a lot!!
You can use SUS to 'update' your firmware, however it's more easy and simple by just flashing an FTF file which can be found here
Flashable FTF's

Direct link to 15.3.A.1.14 (Worldwide)
A guide to use flashtool
 
gabrygaggio19
Old
(Last edited by gabrygaggio19; 15th April 2014 at 06:27 PM.)
#4  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 16
Join Date: Mar 2013
Quote:
Originally Posted by Joery360 View Post
You can use SUS to 'update' your firmware, however it's more easy and simple by just flashing an FTF file which can be found here
Flashable FTF's

Direct link to 15.3.A.1.14 (Worldwide)
A guide to use flashtool
Thank you!
I'm from Italy but I don't find an italian FTF file there. Where can I download it? Or which file should I use?

PS what is SUS?
 
Joery360
Old
(Last edited by Joery360; 15th April 2014 at 06:09 PM.)
#5  
Joery360's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 456
Posts: 600
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Netherlands

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by gabrygaggio19 View Post
Thank you!
I'm from Italy but I don't find an italian FTF file there. Where can I download it? Or which file should I use?

PS what is SUS?
You can/should use the worldwide FTF file mentioned in the reply above.
I'm from the Netherlands myself and most of West-Europe should simply use the worldwide file.

EDIT
About SUS, it stands for Sony Update Service, it's just like PC Companion but only the updating & repair of Xperia devices. It has no programs to transer files etc.
The Following User Says Thank You to Joery360 For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
gabrygaggio19
Old
#6  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 16
Join Date: Mar 2013
Quote:
Originally Posted by Joery360 View Post
You can/should use the worldwide FTF file mentioned in the reply above.
I'm from the Netherlands myself and most of West-Europe should simply use the worldwide file.

EDIT
About SUS, it stands for Sony Update Service, it's just like PC Companion but only the updating & repair of Xperia devices. It has no programs to transer files etc.
I have two last question:
From the guide I see I have to put my phone in Flash mode. Is it possible without unlocking my bootloader?
I have my phone rooted. If I flash a firmware with FTF will I lost my root?
 
Joery360
Old
#7  
Joery360's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 456
Posts: 600
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Netherlands

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by gabrygaggio19 View Post
I have two last question:
From the guide I see I have to put my phone in Flash mode. Is it possible without unlocking my bootloader?
I have my phone rooted. If I flash a firmware with FTF will I lost my root?
1. You don't need to unlock your bootloader to flash FTF files
2. Yes, you'll need to root your phone again
The Following User Says Thank You to Joery360 For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
yknot
Old
#8  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 12
Join Date: Oct 2008
I've flashed EuropeCE firmware via flashtool and Vodafone branding disapeared from my phone, along with a bunch of bloatware.
c2105

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes