Introduction: In this tutorial, we have shared step-by-step, illustrated instructions to flash Firmware on Sony Xperia devices using the Sony Mobile Flasher Tool on Computer.
Things You will need for this guide:
- A Windows PC
- USB driver installed
- Sony mobile flasher Tool
- Firmware of your Sony Xperia device
- Your device should have a battery backup of more than 40% will be good enough
Step 1: Download and Install Sony Xperia USB driver on your Windows Computer. If the driver already installed in your computer, skip this step.
Step 2: Download Sony Xperia firmware of your device and extract downloaded zip files on your Computer. After the extracting, you will be able to see the following files:
Step 3: Download and Install Sony Mobile Flasher tool in your Windows Computer.
Step 4: Sony mobile flasher will install in its default location and that is C: drive >Flashtool open it. As shown in the picture below.
Step 5: Once the application is launched, you will see the following screen.
Step 6: Click on Flashmode Icon And select Boot Mode as a Flashmode.
Step 7: Now we Recommend you to Move your Device firmware file in C:\Users\MY\.flashTool\firmwares As it is the default Source folder of Sony flasher. Or You can also browse your firmware.
Step 8: Now select the firmware and click on the Flash button.
Step 9: Now Power Off your device.
Step 10: Now, sony flasher will ask you to connect your device in Flashmode for that follow the instruction as shown in the image below.
Step 11: Once you have successfully connected your device in flash mode, Sony flasher will start the flashing process, And it will take around 5 to 15 minutes to complete the process.
Step 12: After completing the process, you will be able to see a flashing finished message in Sony Mobile Flasher tool window (as pictured below).