There is good news for Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro user that they can update their devices with the latest Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich Firmware. This is not an official firmware release by Sony Ericsson and there is no date on by when this firmware update will rolling out. This firmware is developed by third party developer developed by Kamarush. Today in this article, I will tell you that How To Install Android 4.0.3 ICS Firmware On Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro Quick Specs:
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and it is powered by 1 GHZ Scorpion CPU, Adreno 205 GPU and Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chipset. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro comes with 3.0 inches LED backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen with the resolution of 320×480 pixels, support 16M colors and pixel density that is 192ppi.
The phone packs with 5 megapixel rear camera and VGA front facing camera. Other features are QWERTY keyboard, Sony mobile BRAVIA engine, Timescape UI, Scratch resistant glass, 400 MB storage, 512 MB RAM, microSD card slot upto 32GB, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, microUSB 2.0, A-GPS support and SNS integration. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro has the battery life upto 1200 mAh battery.
Things Which Working:
- HW keyboard lights
Things Not Working:
Note: This update should not be applied to the phones which are Network Locked Devices, if you still continue to apply this update then we cannot guarantee on the consequences.
Disclaimer: We at www.fever18.com should not be responsible in any manner if anything happens to your device as which is a very unlikely case if you follow each and every instruction carefully given in this article.
Please note that carefully, this update can only be applied by users who are on Rooted Firmware, if non rooted you cannot apply this update.
Prime Requisites :
- Take Backup of your Android phone contacts, your apps and your accounts associated with it.
- Make sure Your Android device is atleast 50% charged so that it can’t get switched off.
- Make sure that data cable is properly connected.
- Disable Anti virus and other tools in your computer.
How To Install Android 4.0.3 ICS Firmware On Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro
Step 1: Enable USB Debugging mode on your device, You can do this
Settings> Applications> Development
Step 2: Download Android 4.0.3 ICS package from here to your computer.
Step 3: Once downloaded, connect the phone using USB data cable and copy the downloaded zip file to your phone SD card and remove the connected USB data cable.
Step 4: Press the Power Button and while the device is rebooted, press the Volume Rockers a few times to boot into recovery. Once the device boots into the recovery, use the side Volume Rocker to move around and the Power button to select.
Step 5: In recovery mode, Navigate to “Install zip from sd card” and then select “ Choose Zip from sd card” to select the Android 4.0.3 ICS zip file which you have placed in your phone.
Step 6: It will take 10 minutes for updating this firmware.
Step 7: Once updated successfully, the device will be landing up in recovery mode screen. Now select “Reboot System Now” option so that the device is re booted successfully.
Note: Restore all the data which you have taken the backup before and also ensure that you have also restored the apn settings which are responsible for accessing the internet.
Congracts! You have successfully Installed Android 4.0.3 ICS Firmware On Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro.
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