Xperia J ST26i Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 11.2.A.0.31 firmware Certified

On March 7 Sony officially rolled out¬†Xperia J ST26i Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 11.2.A.0.21 firmware which was a big surprise for all Xperia users that even Xperia J has got Jelly Bean and other superior handsets haven’t got it yet. Well it wasn’t a classic update after all as we all know why ūüėõ

Xeria J ST26i Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 11.2.A.0.31 firmware OFFICIALLY Rolled out, TO install check given below link.

Install Update Xperia J ST26i Jelly Bean 11.2.A.0.31 firmware ftf file

No new media apps, no new homescreen, no new apps were seen, it was just a Jelly Bean update for the name sake. So it’s again their turn now with a new build number.

PTCRB certified Xperia J ST26i Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 11.2.A.0.31 firmware

Xperia J ST26i Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 11.2.A.0.31 firmware Certified

PTCRB has listed a new Xperia J ST26i Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 11.2.A.0.31 firmware on their site on 17 May. Well as it seems to be Jelly Bean update with some bugs fixing like Wi-Fi not connecting error, more battery drain, lagging of phone etc.

Download Open source archive for build 11.2.A.0.31 Xperia J Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

Sony has officially put the Open source archive for build 11.2.A.0.31 on their developer site for download, if you want to download it you can from given below link.

Download Open source archive for build 11.2.A.0.31

Download 11.2.A.0.31.tar.bz2 I 133.71 MB

It is news of relief for all Xperia J users out there. If you have got this update notification do let us know, till no users in any region have reported this update. It will not take a mot time till we see Jelly Bean 11.2.A.0.31 firmware actually getting rolled out for Xperia J ST26i users. It may happen Sony add some new media apps in this new Jelly Bean 11.2.A.0.31 firmware update with all the latsest features which all Xperia phones got with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update.

A lot good news for Xperia users today, back today Sony Xperia France tweeted that Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Xperia S is rolling out and will be available till next week ūüôā Till now no further dates have been mentioned, it seems it will come at the end of month May.

[ Via – PTCRB ]

Sony Xperia France Tweeted Xperia S Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Rolling out

Good news for all Xperia S owners. Well it looks like Sony Xperia S LT26i Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is rolling out just now Sony Xperia France has tweeted it. As official Sony Xperia France has tweeted this it means jelly bean update is about to roll just.

Sony Xperia France Tweeted Xperia S Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Rolling out

Xperia France Tweeted Xperia S Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Rolling out

Tweet by Sony Xperia France :-

Xperia S: le déploiement de la 4.1.2 vient de débuter pour les 1ers builds FR. 

Xperia S: the 4.1.2 deployment HAS just begun for the 1st FR. builds

  • Update deployment is going on now for the first day will be updated next week fully.

Check Sony Xperia France tweet reply regarding firmware release below :-

Sony Xperia France tweet reply

What does this all signify, has update rolled out or is in final development stage. By looking at their tweet it seems the update has been rolled out but we didn’t see any update notification on our Xperia SL LT26ii neither in PC Companion nor in SUS. Check below screenshot.

Sony Xperia France Tweeted Xperia S Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Rolling out

It looks that update is either rolled out in some countries or will be rolling out next week. We don’t see any update notification in India. Do let us know if you ¬†have got the update in your country or on your phone Xperia S LT26i or SL LT26ii or Acro S LT26w. What do you think is Sony trolling all Xperia S owners again or will update it at the end of month May.

[ UPDATE Р25 MAY 2013 ] To download and install LEAKED Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 firmware follow given below link.

Download LEAKED Xperia S Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 firmware Testkey ftf

Xperia Ion LT28h HSPA Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.204 firmware Certified

A few days ago, Jelly Bean  6.2.B.0.203 firmware was leaked for Xperia Ion LT28i yet not certified, but just now Xperia Ion LT28h HSPA Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.204 firmware has been certified officially by PTCRB. It seems Sony has finally put up final jelly bean version for Xperia Ion for release, it could be a week more till we see Sony officially rolling out the Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.204 firmware for Xperia Ion.

Certified Xperia Ion LT28h HSPA Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.204 firmware

Xperia Ion LT28h HSPA Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.204 firmware Certified

If any Xperia Ion LT28i user is interested in installing the leaked Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.203 firmware on his phone, check out our guide on it.

How to Install leaked Jelly Bean  6.2.B.0.203 firmware on Xperia Ion LT28i manually by flashing ftf file ?

The 6.2.B.0.204 firmware has been certified on May 16, 2013 on PTCRB official website. It’s good news for all those Xperia Ion users who were desperate to know when the jelly bean firmware will be certified for Xperia Ion as we recently saw Jelly Bean¬†6.2.B.0.197 firmware being certified for Xperia S / SL / Acro S. Let’s see when Sony will release the android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean officially for all these 4 phones left out now. Hopefully it does by the end of month May as it said. What do you think regarding that, excited for jelly bean huh ūüėČ

Update Xperia Z C6603 on Jelly Bean 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware ftf file

Sony Xperia France has just tweeted about a new Jelly Bean Android 4.1.2 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware which is rolling out on Xperia Z handsets. Looks like Xperia Z is lucky to have so many firmware updates yet on Jelly Bean alone for better performance. The update still puts Xperia Z on android 4.1.2 jelly bean. Previously it was on 10.1.1.A.434 firmware build number.

Sony Xperia France Tweeted as :-

Maj 10.1.1.A.1.253 (4.1.2) en cours de deploiement pour les Xperia Z “nus”. TRANSLATED as ¬†Maj 10.1.1.A.1.253 (4.1.2) being deployed for the “naked” Xperia Z.

Sony xperia France tweets about Jelly Bean Android 4.1.2 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware
Xperia Z Jelly Bean Android 4.1.2 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware Details

Xperia Z Jelly Bean Android 4.1.2 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware Details

  • Model Number – Xperia Z C6603
  • Android – 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
  • Baseband vserion – 9x15A-ACEFWMAZQ-30110041-23
  • Kernel Version – 3.4.0
  • Build Number – 10.1.1A.1.253

Update of Xperia Z C6603 on Jelly Bean 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware has been confirmed in countries like India, Philippines, Indonesia for C6602, Vietnam, Malasiya, Thailand, France, Singapore.

Xperia Z Jelly Bean 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware Updated Features

Many new features have been added to this Jelly Bean10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware like :-

Xperia Z Jelly Bean10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware white balance option

Xperia Z Jelly Bean10.1.1.A.1.253 Display settings

UPDATED Features

  • Overall software performance improved.
  • Much better soft keys now and notification bar and soft keys both changed to black color background area. The STRIP behind soft keys has been colored as BLACK previously it was of GREY color.
  • Now notification light can be turned off.
  • White Balance – color calibration. White balance option seen in settings
  • Updated NFC firmware
  • Xperia Launcher is responding much faster than before.
  • Improved Battery Life.
  • Small apps icon have been changed now.
  • You can now tag in photos, new option added in album.
  • View movies in portrait mode now.
  • No Wi-Fi drops any more. Issues rectified.
  • World Clock widget updated.

How to Update Xperia Z C6603 on Jelly Bean 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware by PC Companion ?

Connect your Xperia Z C6603 to PC via PC Companion, check if you have got the notification for 10.1.1.A.253 firmware update, if yes proceed as per screen instruction.

Update Xperia Z C6603 on Jelly Bean 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware via PC Companion

Update Xperia Z C6603 on Jelly Bean 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware via PC Companion software

How to Update Xperia Z C6603 on Jelly Bean 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware by flashing ftf file?

First of all download your region’s firmware ftf file from given below links.

Download Xperia Z C6603 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware ftf file
Download Xperia Z_10.1.1.A.1.253_C6303.ftf I 756 MB

[ UPDATED  MIRROR LINKS BELOW Р25 May 2013 ]

Download XperiaZ_10.1.1.A.1.253_C6303.ftf I 757.09 MB

Download c6603_global-lte_10.1.1.a.1.253_10.1.1.a.1.253.ftf I 797  MB

Download Xperia Z C6602 10.1.1.A.1.253 India Unbranded FTF

Download Xperia Z C6602 10.1.1.A.1.253 India Unbranded FTF
Download C6602_10.1.1.A.1.253_India.rar I 773.9 MB

Flash the above file on your unlocked bootloader Xperia Z C6603 and enjoy the new¬†10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware ūüôā Check below link how to flash.

GUIDE :- How to Update manually Xperia phone by flashing ftf file via Xperia Flash Tool

If any one wants Xperia Z blob files, Download blob files from given below link.

Download FILE_279824147 I 764 MB

Download FILE_279823976 I 15 MB

How to Update Xperia Z C6602 on Jelly Bean 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware by PC Companion ?


Connect your Xperia Z to PC via PC Companion, check if you have got the notification for 10.1.1.A.253 firmware update, if yes proceed as per screen instruction.

Update Xperia Z C6602 on Jelly Bean 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware via PC Companion

For those who are not able to update it via PC Companion, update Xperia Z via Sony update service, check how to update via SUS.

It’s good that Sony has updated Xperia Z to a newer firmware version fixing some serious issues and updating new features. Well if you need any help in flashing or updating your¬†Xperia Z C6603 on Jelly Bean 10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware, do let us know we will help you out in comments. Well if you have already updated to this new firmware version then do let us know what more changes you noticed in the updated¬†10.1.1.A.1.253 firmware.

Do let us know if find anything else updated in this firmware.

Xperia Ion LT28i Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.203 firmware Leaks

It looks like Sony developers are now testing android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware for the devices Xperia S, SL, Acro S and Xperia Ion. Last week we reported about DooMLorD’s leaked¬†Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware 6.2.B.0.197 forXperia S / SL and then after that we saw on PTCRB site, official listing of ¬†Xperia S/SL/Acro S android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 firmware certification. Now there was only left Xperia Ion LT28i. Just now we saw leaked¬†Xperia Ion LT28i Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.203 firmware.

leaked Xperia Ion LT28i  Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.203 firmware Details

Leaked Xperia Ion LT28i Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.203 firmware Details

  • Model Number – Xperia Ion LT’28i
  • Android – 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
  • Baseband version – 9xB00-SCAQCSZ-34702090-33
  • Kernel – 3.4.0+
  • Firmware – 6.2.B.0.203

Xperia Ion LT28i Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.203 firmware Features

We saw the same 681 MB RAM, new notification window, Mobile Bravia Engine 1, Clear Phase feature in New WALKMAN app, new kernel version.

How to Flash leaked Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.203 firmware on Xperia Ion LT28i ?

Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.203 firmware ftf file for flashing is only for development devices. Do not flash it on your user device (RED).

Now if you are thinking of flashing this firmware on your Xperia Ion, wait please, as  the leaked firmware 6.2.B.0.203 by DooMLoRD is in development phase till now, the ftf file for flashing  jelly bean fimrware 6.2.B.0.203 will be uploaded soon.

[ UPDATE ] Kernel for leaked Xperia Ion LT28i  jelly bean fimrware 6.2.B.0.203 you can download from given below link.

Download LT28i_DooMLoRD_JB-leak-203_kernel.elf I 6.84 MB
MD5 Sum: fc214bd8c553f711b0163d43c29c6bf7

How to flash jelly bean fimrware 6.2.B.0.203 on Xperia Ion ?

  • Download the kernel file from above link.
  • Bootloader on your Xperia Ion LT28i must be unlocked. You can follow the official guide to unlock bootloader here.
  • Make JB .zip fw.
  • You must flash now stock ICS ROM.
  • Flash JB .zip fw via cwm.
  • Now flash the downloaded kernel, and reboot your device.

Done, successfully ūüôā

Check the photos of jelly bean fimrware 6.2.B.0.203 running successfully on developer Xperia Ion devices.

 

Till now there is speculation on XDA forum that will this ROM work on both Xperia Ion LT28i and LT28h. It seems it should work.

Do check the source of this leak below this post more development issues regarding Xperia Ion Jelly Bean and if you face any issues you can report here and there also. As we have now seen for all Xperia S, SL, Acro S and Ion jelly bean firmware leaks we may soon see Sony releasing official jelly bean firmware for all these 4 handsets. We will keep you posted as more details about official jelly bean comes out. If you need any file for flashing the above firmware on your Xperia Ion LT28i, do let us kno win comments section we will upload it and get you the link.

[ Via – XDA ]

Update Manually Xperia P Flashing Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware ftf

Sony has now officially rolled out XperiP LT22i¬†Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware the very first to get in Xperia NXT series before Xperia S, Xperia SL and Xperia U. Well it’s a great update from Sony, many new features have been listed in the firmware as promised.

Xperia P LT22i Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware details

Xperia P LT22i Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware Details

  • Phone Model Number – Xperia P LT22i¬†(AAD-3880135-BV)
  • Frequency Bands Supported –¬†GSM: 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS FDD: Band I/Band II/Band V/Band VIII
  • Android Version – 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
  • Baseband version – u8500-49020911-P3A_EC05
  • Kernel Version – 3.0.8+
  • Build Number – 6.2.A.0.400

Update Xperia P LT22i to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware via flashing ftf file manually

Now for all those Xperia P LT22i users who have not got notification for Jelly Bean update on their phone and are not able to update it via PC companion or SUS or OTA method, they can now manually update Xperia P via flashing Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware ftf file.

First of all we need to download the Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware ftf file from give below links.

GLOBAL VERISON ftf file for Xperia P Jelly Bean firmware

Xperia P LT22_6.2.A.0.400_World Generic.ftf I 557.12 MB

MD5 Sum: a933cf385c3d856463604a9f664f0385

OR

Download Xperia P (LT22i)_6.2.A.0.400 (4.1.2 JB)_no branding.ftf I 557 MB

INDIAN VERSION ftf file for Xperia P Jelly Bean firmware

Download LT22i_6.2.A.0.400_World.ftf I 592.74 MB [ Brand РWORLD for INDIAN users ]

Requirements

  • Bootloader must be unlocked on your Xperia P. If you don’t have unlocked bootloader. Kindly unlock it. Read official steps from Sony.
  • Ftf file only for Xperia P LT22i users.
  • Back up all your data before flashing, as explained above.

How to flash Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware ftf file manually on Xperia P LT22i ?

Update Tutorial – Installation Guide

1 – We need to download the Xperia FLASHTOOL for flashing the ftf file.

Download Flashtool V0.9.10.1 I 109 MB I [Direct Link]

2 – As soon as you download Xperia FLASHTOOL. Install it on your PC, it will take 417 MB space on your PC. Let us say¬†downloaded file location on your PC is “C:\Flashtool”.¬†Go to this folder, and in the “drivers” folder find file “Flashtool-drivers” as shown below.

install Xperia Flashtool in PC

3 – Run the program Flashtool-drivers¬†as “Administrator” . In the scroll box of option “Select components to install”, Do “Check Mark” the options > “Xperia P, U and Sola Drivers”, “Flashmode drivers” and “Fastboot drivers”. Total space required would be 22.1 MB. Click on “Install” option. Check below for screenshot.

Installing FlashTool xperia P drivers

4 – Wait for the drivers to install on your PC. As soon as the drivers have been installed successfully. Go to¬†¬†“C:\Flashtool”¬†and in the folder “firmwares” paste the downloaded¬†Xperia P¬†LT22_6.2.A.0.400_World Generic.ftf¬†in that folder.

5 – Now run the main “FlashTool.exe” file from the folder, as soon as it open you see written “Device disconnected at the end”. Check image below.

Installing FlashTool

6 – Now¬†Switch off your Xperia P. Now after waiting for 30 seconds, connect the USB cable to your PC and now pressing “Volume Down” button connect USB’s other half to your Xperia P (Flashing key for Xperia P). As soon as your phone is connected you will see “Green” light blinking in the notification LED this is called booting into Flash Mode. Now you will see as “Device connected in FLASHMODE” in the screen of Xperia Flashtool. Check screenshot below.

Update Manually Xperia P Flashing Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware ftf

7 – See in the top left corner above you will find a black thunder icon, click on it, choose “Flash Mode” and navigate to folder to select the ftf file you placed in “firmwares” folder above in step 4.

8 – Click OK, the¬†Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware ftf file will be flashed on your Xperia P now. As soon as flashing is done, screen says “Finish”. Disconnect your phone from PC and reboot.

NOTE : The very first reboot after flashing will be very slow, later it will be stabilized.

We hope now you have¬†successfully¬†updated your Xperia P LT22i on¬†Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware, well to tell you it’s a great update. Check all the latest features like more RAM upto 801MB, STAMINA Mode, Google Now, new MEDIA Apps have been added to the update.

If you still want to officially update you Xperia P LT22i on Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware via PC Companion or Sony Update Service or via OTA Method then, check out our exclusive post below.

GUIDE :- How to Update Xperia P LT22i to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.A.0.400 firmware Officially via PC Companion or Sony Update Service or via OTA Method ?

In any case you are not able to update your Xperia P via flashing ftf file on it,do let us know in comments section we will help you out. Do mention clearly the problem you are facing, if any ūüėõ

Xperia S/SL/Acro S Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 firmware certified

As Sony promised that Xperia S, SL and Acro S will be getting android 4.1.2 jelly bean update at the end of month May and soon after that announcement we saw XDA developer¬†DooMLoRD leaking the¬†¬†android 4.1.2 jelly bean firmware 6.2.B.0.197 for Xperia S and SL. Well not very difference in both firmware’s build number. It seems Sony has done testing the jelly bean firmware for Xperia S/SL/Acro S and a slightly tweaked version was leaked. Check the listing of Xperia S Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware¬†6.2.B.0.200. A lot ago we saw firmware 6.1.G.0.0 listed for both Xperia S and SL but none of them was updated on that firmware.

[ UPDATE Р25 MAY 2013 ] To download and install LEAKED Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 firmware follow given below link.

Download LEAKED Xperia S Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 firmware Testkey ftf

 

xperia s Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 firmware certified

Xperia S/SL/Acro S Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 firmware

PTCRB has certified a newer firmware version 6.2.B.0.200 for Xperia S/SL/Acro S on their website. It is assumed to be the latest android 4.1.2 jelly bean version which we will see officially updated to them soon.

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Xperia S / SL / Acro S releasing at end of MAY hopefully.!

From the leaked jelly bean version of Xperia S and SL we saw many new features added to them and expecting a fresh update for Xperia S/SL/Acro S which will remove the agony and frustration of the users who have waited so long for jelly bean update. You can Check the listing of Xperia SL and Acro S Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware 6.2.B.0.200.

A lot ago we saw firmware 6.1.G.0.0 listed for both Xperia S and SL but none of them was updated on that firmware.¬†All the three handsets Xperia S LT26i, Xperia SL LT26ii and Xperia Acro S LT26w are a lot identical phones so all three of them will be updated with same android 4.1.2 jelly bean firmware build number, hopefully with same features. Well it’s only 2 weeks more till we expect them to be¬†officially¬†updated.

[ Via – PTCRB ]

Xperia S/SL android 4.1.2 JellyBean firmware 6.2.B.0.197 LEAKS Install

As when Sony mentioned on their official blog¬†that Xperia S, Xperia SL, Xperia Ion and Xperia Acro S will be getting Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update by the end of month May then it created a lot of disturbance among Xperia S and Xperia SL users which can be easily seen on various popular forums and other blogs, even you can notice the comments on the Sony’s official blog.

Install Leaked Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware 6.2.B.0.197 on Xperia S / SL

At present both Xperia S LT26i and Xperia SL LT26ii are on Android 4.0.4 ICS version. As stated officially Xperia S and Xperia SL users have to wait till the end of month May but the XDA Developer DooMLoRD has leaked the Xperia S/SL android 4.1.2 JellyBean firmware 6.2.B.0.197 with a porting method.

Leaked Xperia S android 4.1.2 JellyBean firmware 6.2.B.0.197

  • Model Number – Xperia S LT26i
  • Android – 4.1.2 JB
  • Baseband version – 8660-AAABQLYM-314010-32
  • Kernel Version – 3.4.0
  • Build Number –¬†6.2.B.0.197

Working fine on Xperia SL LT26ii Consumer (Red) Devices

Warning

Leaked firmware 6.2.B.0.197  for Xperia S and SL are not the official release, mainly meant for developer (Brown) handsets but as when tested on consumer (Red) handsets, it is working smoothly with all features. While installing the firmware, if anything happens to your device then neither developer nor us are responsible, proceed further at your own risk.

Backing Up Xperia S / SL

Before flashing the ROM it always advisable to back up content on your device. To take a back up on your Xperia S/SL, connect your phone to PC > run PC companion > Click on option “Back up and Restore” > Proceed with further options shown on screen.

Sony Xperia SL BackUp Procedure

Requirements 

  1. Bootloader on your Xperia S / SL must be unlocked. If it is not, do not proceed further.
  2. Your Xperia S / SL must be on Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware build number 6.1.A.2.55, if it is not then please update your phone.

How to Install Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware 6.2.B.0.197 on Xperia S / SL ?

It is very easy to install via recovery, comes with pre-installed busybox. and working CWM recovery included in kernel. Download the Jelly Bean ROM for Xperia S / SL from below link:-

Download LT26i_DooMLoRD_leak-JB-197.zip I 471.27 MB
MD5 Sum: 1a32cf9524d0dfe67b930cc412f6bb24

  1. After downloading the above ROM, save it on your phone’s SD Card.
  2. Check whether the  /system partition is mounted or unmounted, make sure it remains unmounted.
  3. Now reboot your Xperia S / SL in recovery.
  4. Start flashing with ROMs update.zip file, time consuming task.
  5. Reboot your phone after the above step, as when phone boots and you see Xperia startup animation it reboots again, don’t worry.
  6. Reboot your device again, it may take a long time to do that, after updating ROM phone rebooting takes a bit time for the first time and after that is stabilize automatically.

Now you are done installing leaked Xperia S/SL android 4.1.2 JellyBean firmware 6.2.B.0.197. Enjoy the jelly bean on your phone and its features.

What to do if Status 7 Error comes ?

As when you are flashing update.zip file via recovery, just extract boot.img which has pre-installed CWM recovery, from the ROM you pasted in your SD Card and then flash the file using fastboot then enter ROM and now flash it via recovery.

Leaked Xperia S/SL android 4.1.2 JellyBean firmware 6.2.B.0.197  Screenshots / Features

Xperia S android 4.1.2 JellyBean firmware 6.2.B.0.197 Home Screen

Xperia S android 4.1.2 JellyBean firmware 6.2.B.0.197 New notification window

Xperia S android 4.1.2 JellyBean firmware 6.2.B.0.197 Camera Features

  • New home screen added with 7 panes.
  • Small apps added.
  • White background new contact app / dialer.
  • White background themed messaging app.
  • New clock / weather widget added.
  • New Media apps like Album, Movies, Walkman, Movies.
  • Improved camera performance and new features added in camera.

As this is only the leaked version of what Xperia S and Xperia SL are going to get in the official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update but it may be the case the some features may be missing or updated as compared with this leaked ROM. Do let us know if you have updated this leaked¬†Xperia S/SL android 4.1.2 JellyBean firmware 6.2.B.0.197 ¬†on your phone. Do you like the Sony’s Jelly Bean flavor to Xperia S and Xperia SL.

[ UPDATE Р25 MAY 2013 ] To download and install LEAKED Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 firmware follow given below link.

Download LEAKED Xperia S Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 firmware Testkey ftf

[Via – XDA]

Install Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean in Xperia U ST25i – 3.0.8 Kernel

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update is rolling out now for many Xperia phones like recently we saw Xperia P LT22i getting android 4.1.2 jelly bean update firmware build number 6.2.A.0.400 on 3.0.8 old kernel version and Xperia Go ST27i also getting android 4.1.2 jelly bean update with same firmware build number and kernel version along with same baseband version u8500-49020911-P3A_EC05. A lot ago Sony made clear that Xperia U will not be getting android 4.1.2 jelly bean update as we know because of hardware limitations. But I can tell you Xperia U users are desperate to get a jelly bean update which unfortunately now not possible.

Bugs in ROM

Xperia Go customized kernel for Xperia U is not full functional at this stage there are many bugs present. We noticed that LED illumination bar is not lighted, neither camera has proper functionality yet. Sometimes phone may go in deep sleep. Touch is not very sensitive and battery drain a issue. So if you don’t wan to take a risk then do not update the below ROM on your phone. Proceed at your own risk,¬†neither¬†developer¬†nor we are responsible for any damage you might cause in your phone.

How to Install Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean in Xperia U ST25i

Fortunately the recognized XDA Developer munjeni has successfully ported the stock android 4.1.2 jelly bean firmware of Xperia Go on Xperia U with kernel version 3.0.8. The boot image has only been designed for Xperia U so must be tried on on it only, take it as warning.

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean in Xperia U ST25i - 3.0.8 Kernel

Installation steps

  • Download the custom boot image of Xperia GO jelly bean firmware.

Download custom_boot_for_stock_XPERIA_U_JB.zip I 16.33 MB
MD5 Sum: 480ecf3be609406b8afabd04fc652c8d

In the above downloaded file you will find the modified ramdisk from Xperia Go new jelly bean firmware and the custom jelly bean kernel version 3.0.8.

  • Download the customized ROM for Xperia U.

Download 6.2.A.0.400_KUMQUAT_v3.zip I 624.7 MB
MD5 Sum : 996ebeeaa473b0eed0a8dde0836662bb

  1. Bootloader on your Xperia U must be unlocked before you flash this image.
  2. Supposing you have unlocked bootloader. Copy the file custom_boot_for_stock_XPERIA_U_JB.zip on your phone.
  3. Flash the “boot.img” file via Flash Tool for Xperia , and after that boot in CWM recovery, install the whole¬†custom_boot_for_stock_XPERIA_U_JB.zip file and the ROM file 6.2.A.0.400_KUMQUAT_v3.zip¬†via option “install zip from SD card”. Done, then. Switch on phone again.

Xperia U Jelly Bean Customized ROM Details

  • App Drawer size is 4×4.
  • AnTuTu benchmark score of Xperia U on Jelly Bean is 6783.

AnTuTu benchmark score of Xperia U on Jelly Bean is 6783

  • Capacitive keys are not working very smooth, they are OK.
  • SMS, Call dialer, lockscreen working smoothly.
  • Fast boot, all connectivity options like Wi-Fi,¬†Bluetooth, GSM working fine.
  • Xperia Home is lagging overall.
  • No small apps, as because of small screen, Xperia P and Xperia Go didn’t get small apps.
  • Battery drain is an issue.

If you are unable to do any step drop us a comment we will gladly help you.

[ Via – XDA ]

Xperia TX LT29i 9.1.B.0.411 Jelly Bean firmware Update

9.1.B.0.411 firmware is a stable release which has brought many new features and have updated many bug issues, though users are reporting some issues which have not been solved in it. Let’s get to the point, and now we will see how to get Xperia TX LT29i 9.1.B.0.411 Jelly Bean firmware update.

Update Xperia TX LT29i 9.1.B.0.411 firmware

Xperia TX LT29i 9.1.B.0.411 firmware update will be released globally so if you have got the notification in your country, update your Xperia TX via PC Companion or use Sony Update service. You can also update it manually via Xperia flashing tool.

Updating Xperia TX LT29i 9.1.B.0.411 firmware via PC Companion

Connect your Xperia TX LT29i to PC, if PC Companion is already installed on your PC it’s OK otherwise download from given below link and install it.

Download PC Companion Version: 2.10.136 (Prod 28) I 26.4 MB

Sony PC Companion_2.10.136_Web.exe

You will see a notification, do proceed as per the details shown in the notification.

Updating Xperia TX LT29i 9.1.B.0.411 firmware via PC Companion

Updating Xperia TX  LT29i 9.1.B.0.411 firmware Manually via Flashing Tool

Download the Xperia TX Lt29i 9.1.B.0.411 firmware ftf file for flashing.

Download LT29i_9.1.B.0.411_Global.ftf I 546 MB

As when done downloading, extract it and flash it via Xperia Flashing Tool. You can read official info from Sony on Flash Tool for Xperia. You can also download latest version of Xperia Flash Tool from given below link.

Download flashtool-0.9.10.1-windows.exe I 107.46 MB

Flash the 9.1.B.0.411 firmware ftf file via above flashing tool. Your Xperia TX will be updated to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean version.

Xperia TX LT29i 9.1.B.0.411 firmware Detailed Review

Xperia TX LT29i 9.1.B.0.411 firmware Detailed Review

As seen till now some major updates have come round the corner in this new 9.1.B.0.411 firmware. Check below.

  1. Audio sound quality has been improved.
  2. Much smooth and stable version of Jelly Bean.
  3. Camera quality increased a lot with ‚ÄúSuperior Auto Mode‚ÄĚ included.
  4. Passcode bypassing of lockscreen in Xperia TX has not been resolved yet.

If you also find any more updated feature in 9.1.B.0.411 firmware do let us know. All comments are appreciated.