How to Flash Sony Xperia Firmware

These are the instructions to flash or install Sony Xperia Firmware (ROM) on any Sony Xperia Smartphone and Tablet using the Sony Mobile Flasher Tool.

Requirements: Your device should have at least 30-40 percent of the phone battery to perform the flashing process.

How to install .ftf Firmware on Xperia Devices

  1. Download and install Sony Xperia USB Driver on the computer (if you have already installed the USB driver on the computer then, SKIP this step).
  2. USB Logo

  3. Download and extract Sony Xperia Firmware (ROM) on the computer. After extracting the firmware, you will be able to see the following files:
  4. xperia firmware

  5. Download and install Sony Mobile Flasher on the computer. If you have already Installed the Sony Mobile Flasher, then SKIP the step.
  6. flashtool install

  7. Once Sony Mobile Flasher is installed, Open It (C:drive > FlashTool).
  8. flashtool open

  9. Once Sony Mobile Flasher is launched, you will be able to see following screen:
  10. sony mobile flasher androxyde Sony Xperia Firmware

  11. Now, Click on Flash Button.
  12. sony mobile flasher flash button

  13. Now, you will able to see the Bootmode Chooser dialog box. Select Flashmode and Click on OK button.
  14. sony mobile flasher flashmode

  15. Now, Click on the Load button and locate the Xperia Firmware (ftf file).
  16. sony mobile flasher locate
    sony mobile flasher firmware select

  17. Select the loaded firmware.
  18. select firmware xperia flashtool

  19. Click on Flash Button to begin the Flashing process.
  20. sony mobile flasher start flash

  21. Turn OFF your Sony Xperia Device.
  22. power off sony xperia

  23. Press and Hold Volume Down button and Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
  24. Connect mobile to computer

  25. Once your device is successfully connected to the computer, you will be able to see Added message in the Sony Mobile Flasher tool.
  26. device added xperia mobile flasher

  27. Now, Flashing will begin automatically and may take 5-10 minutes to complete.
  28. sony xperia flashing

  29. Once Flashing process is completed, disconnect the device from the computer and Turn it ON.

Disconnect Mobile Computer

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[] Data Loss Process: Flashing Stock Firmware using the Sony Mobile Flasher tool will delete your personal data from the device. So, take a backup of your personal data before following the above tutorial.

[] Sony Xperia Stock Firmware: If you are looking for the original firmware for your device, then head over to Download Sony Xperia Stock Firmware page.

[] Sony Xperia USB Driver: If you are looking for the original USB Driver for your device, then head over to Download Sony Xperia USB Driver page.

[] Credits: Sony Mobile Flasher Tool is created by androxyde (developer). So, full credit goes to him for creating the application.

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