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Hi, a noob here. Searched the google a lot and didn't find what i was looking for. I upgraded my Sony Go to ICS few days ago using flash tool. The phone became laggy as hell. Half of the movies I try to watch are played frame by frame. And I don't think it's normal for a 2core phone to act like this, specialy when my previous phone (Sony Ericsson Neo V) had no problems in that department.

So I tried to find the files needed to downgrade the phone, but couldn't.

Can you guys help? Show me the money... erm I mean the files needed and maybe a correct link for a tutorial?
 
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Hi, a noob here. Searched the google a lot and didn't find what i was looking for. I upgraded my Sony Go to ICS few days ago using flash tool. The phone became laggy as hell. Half of the movies I try to watch are played frame by frame. And I don't think it's normal for a 2core phone to act like this, specialy when my previous phone (Sony Ericsson Neo V) had no problems in that department.

So I tried to find the files needed to downgrade the phone, but couldn't.

Can you guys help? Show me the money... erm I mean the files needed and maybe a correct link for a tutorial?
First you need this: http://ul.to/9o4swxaa, its called Flashtool.
Then you need to download a GB firmware: http://depositfiles.com/files/zydgysz9i and place it in the firmwares folder within Flashtool folder.
Then open up flashtool and click the thunder icon on the upper left, choose Flashmode, now choose the firmware you want to flash(6.0.B.3.184 downloaded earlier). Connect your phone into flashmode(turn it off, connect the usb cable to the phone(NOT TO THE PC!WAIT!), hold volume down(?) while plugging in the usb cable to the pc, Flashtool will recognize your phone and start flashing. Once its done just power on your phone and you should be good to go.

DON'T FORGET TO WIPE ! : Check everything after choosing your desired firmware on the right side: Wipe Cache, Wipe data, Wipe appslog
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Ok it did work ... to some point.

Now I have the GB back ... BUT

I see a zillion errors such as

"Sorry!
The process
android.process.media has stoped unexpectedly ... etc
"

And if i connect the phone to PC, the PC comp can't recognize the phone ..

ideas? Any other GB builds out there to try? I'm from Greece btw
 
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Phone BYE BYE ICS and JB..WEBACK GB :D

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official sites:

xda-developers /forums-xda-developers-com-showthread (xperiafirmwares)
talk sonymobile/thread
developer android/sdk/
oracle › Java › Java SE
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androxyde.github.io/

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TOOLS:

Flashtool - Xperia™ devices flashing (flashtool-0.9.11.0-windows.exe working file)

sony mobile BOOTLOADER.txt (**************** working key)

Java SE/JDK (jdk-7u25-windows-i586.exe working file)

Android SDK and Google USB Driver package revision 4
(adt-bundle-windows-x86-20130729.zip working file)

Fastboot driver (android_winusb.inf working file)

Gingerbread Original firmware (6.0.B.3.184.ftf working file)

Relocking bootloader (relock bootloader.ftf working file)

my review features after downgrading from ICS to GB:

Much smoother and faster UI (screen swipe)
Camera lag-free (took 9 pictures in 16 seconds)
@3MB 720p mode with red-eye reduction flash IMAGE/VIDEO recording
Camera works great with improved photo clarity
No signal Drops
Longer battery life (63Hrs 48Mins @33c with full charged batt)
More stable applications (for now, no application crashes i.e... Widgets, Walkman, LiveWallpapers etc,..)
Smoother in-app graphics (tested games temple run, minion rush etc,..)
So efficient multi-tasking (lessRAM is used up by GB which leaves more memory for apps)
CPU is underclocked to 1GHz when Home screen is active
Contact and Sms app takes 1.5 sec to open (ICS main issues)

SCREENSHOTS (change DOTS to .)
wwwDOTfacebookDOTcom/MakaveliDOTWVII/media_set?set=aDOT709019212445944DOT1073741829DOT1 00000136146190&type=1
 
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Default Flashtool for Xperia Go

I'm trying to download flashtool but link doesn'n exist.
GB fimrware link contains a Trojan horse.

Is there another way to download Xperia GO Flashtool and GB firmware for Windows XP?
 
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I'm trying to download flashtool but link doesn'n exist.
GB fimrware link contains a Trojan horse.

Is there another way to download Xperia GO Flashtool and GB firmware for Windows XP?
http://www.flashtool.net/
When you refer to links it's a good idea to post them so we know what are you talking about
 
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BIG THANKS to-

official sites:

xda-developers /forums-xda-developers-com-showthread (xperiafirmwares)
talk sonymobile/thread
developer android/sdk/
oracle › Java › Java SE
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cc wwwXPERIAcz

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TOOLS:

Flashtool - Xperia™ devices flashing (flashtool-0.9.11.0-windows.exe working file)

sony mobile BOOTLOADER.txt (**************** working key)

Java SE/JDK (jdk-7u25-windows-i586.exe working file)

Android SDK and Google USB Driver package revision 4
(adt-bundle-windows-x86-20130729.zip working file)

Fastboot driver (android_winusb.inf working file)

Gingerbread Original firmware (6.0.B.3.184.ftf working file)

Relocking bootloader (relock bootloader.ftf working file)

my review features after downgrading from ICS to GB:

Much smoother and faster UI (screen swipe)
Camera lag-free (took 9 pictures in 16 seconds)
@3MB 720p mode with red-eye reduction flash IMAGE/VIDEO recording
Camera works great with improved photo clarity
No signal Drops
Longer battery life (63Hrs 48Mins @33c with full charged batt)
More stable applications (for now, no application crashes i.e... Widgets, Walkman, LiveWallpapers etc,..)
Smoother in-app graphics (tested games temple run, minion rush etc,..)
So efficient multi-tasking (lessRAM is used up by GB which leaves more memory for apps)
CPU is underclocked to 1GHz when Home screen is active
Contact and Sms app takes 1.5 sec to open (ICS main issues)

SCREENSHOTS (change DOTS to .)
wwwDOTfacebookDOTcom/MakaveliDOTWVII/media_set?set=aDOT709019212445944DOT1073741829DOT1 00000136146190&type=1
Dude...
What the hell?

Try to download and flash this from flashtool.
Flashtool is a tool, that it can be explained by his name it's used to flash (f*** logic!).
Use this link to download it.
Can I get legal issues if I name a custom ROM like "Jelly Beans (sweetened with Splenda)"? Serious question. D:

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