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Sony PC Companion
Download link removed while I will test for compatibility with 5.x, md5 summ: e2c34b07faa415a6cbb95943649c7eba
Unlocked bootloader 1. Enable adb debug 2. adb reboot bootloader 3. fastboot oem unlock (twice if requested) 4. fastboot format cache 5. fastboot format userdata 6. fastboot getvar all (and verify that it is) 7. fastboot reboot
Updated to the latest KNX01V Install Sony PC Companion and use Supports Zone -> Accessories software update -> Smartwatch 3
Have Flashboot (Sony s1 flash) drivers installed just in case (Install Sony PC Companion and do update as indicated in previous step)
BOOT (DO NOT EVER FLASH IT!!!) rooting boot.img 1. Download rooting kernel image (SWR50-rootboot.img) 2. Reboot into bootloader (adb reboot bootloader) 3. fastboot boot SWR50-rootboot.img 4. Wait till device reboots or sits in black screen for a while (1 min+ then reboot it by holding power 10+sec)
Verify by: 1. adb shell 2. su 3. you should see [email protected]:/ #
1. Let me know! 2. Use it, dive into GPS investigation or customizations, etc.....
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