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[Q] Xperia U Bricked - Need Help!

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By vip3rx2, Junior Member on 4th July 2014, 02:14 AM
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Hello everyone, this is my first post.

I have a bricked Xperia U. I tried to put a custom ROM but something went wrong, and now my phone it's stuck on the "Sony" logo, doing nothing, cannot even enter in CWM.

I tried to put a stock firmware with Flashtool (I've installed the necesarely drivers from flashtool/drivers), but it gives me an error.
I noticed that if I enter in flash mode, an error it's popping up saying that the "device is not recognized".

Here is the log:

04/054/2014 03:54:53 - INFO - Flashtool Version 0.9.16.1 built on 06-16-2014 23:00:00
04/054/2014 03:54:53 - INFO - Executing search strategies to find proxy selector
04/054/2014 03:54:54 - INFO - No proxy found for IE. Trying next one
04/054/2014 03:54:54 - INFO - Proxy found for firefox
04/054/2014 03:54:54 - INFO - Syncing devices from github
04/054/2014 03:54:54 - INFO - Pulling changes
04/054/2014 03:54:54 - INFO - Devices sync finished.
04/054/2014 03:54:57 - INFO - Flash canceled
04/054/2014 03:54:59 - INFO - Device disconnected
04/055/2014 03:55:04 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
04/055/2014 03:55:07 - INFO - Device disconnected
04/055/2014 03:55:46 - INFO - Selected Bundle for ST25i. FW release : .54. Customization : Nordic
04/055/2014 03:55:46 - INFO - Preparing files for flashing
04/055/2014 03:55:50 - INFO - Please connect your device into flashmode.
04/055/2014 03:55:56 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
04/055/2014 03:55:57 - INFO - Opening device for R/W
04/055/2014 03:55:57 - INFO - Start Flashing
04/055/2014 03:55:57 - INFO - Processing loader.sin
04/055/2014 03:55:57 - INFO - Checking header
04/055/2014 03:55:57 - ERROR - Processing of loader.sin finished with errors.
04/055/2014 03:55:57 - INFO - Ending flash session
04/055/2014 03:55:57 - ERROR -
04/055/2014 03:55:57 - ERROR - Error flashing. Aborted
04/055/2014 03:55:57 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
04/055/2014 03:55:59 - INFO - Device disconnected

So, if you can help me, please do so! Thank you in advance!
 
 
4th July 2014, 04:21 AM |#2  
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It seems the .tar you tried to flash has corrupt files, try with another .tar and tell me if it worked.

DEVICE: Sony Xperia U
ROM: Xperia STE Team CyanogenMod 11 Build 12
VERSION: KitKat 4.4.4
CPU Governor: SMARTASS V2
E/S Governor: SIO
4th July 2014, 08:57 AM |#3  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jose97ct

It seems the .tar you tried to flash has corrupt files, try with another .tar and tell me if it worked.

DEVICE: Sony Xperia U
ROM: Xperia STE Team CyanogenMod 11 Build 12
VERSION: KitKat 4.4.4
CPU Governor: SMARTASS V2
E/S Governor: SIO

Thanks for your response. I tried with like 3-4 other ROMS, but it also do the same. I don't think that's the problem.

L.E: I've managed to flash my stock ROM! I used Flashtool on Win 7, first I tried to use Flashtool in Win 8, but the drivers won't install even with the driver signature trick. In Win 7 worked after 1st try!
Last edited by vip3rx2; 4th July 2014 at 11:49 AM.
7th July 2014, 12:44 PM |#4  
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Have you tried to flash another kernel via fastboot? Maybe there is the problem.

DEVICE: Sony Xperia U
ROM: Xperia STE Team CyanogenMod 11 Build 12
VERSION: KitKat 4.4.4
CPU Governor: SMARTASS V2
E/S Governor: SIO
8th July 2014, 12:15 PM |#5  
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If you have unlocked bootloader you can try to flash a custom rom kernel. These kernels have already got CWM/TWRP installed so you won't have problems
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