Sony Xperia devices / Sony Mobile headquartered at Minato, Tokyo, Japan is one of the Top 10 Mobile Brands In The World with a good number of both high-end and mid-range devices.
If you have got a Sony Mobile phone and would want to flash it with its stock firmware for reasons like upgrading the OS, fixing firmware issues like boot-loop, hanging on logo, malware, slow or what ever reason, here is a very comprehensive tutorial to help you flash firmware to any compatible Sony device.
How To Flash Firmware To Sony Xperia Devices Via FlashTool
* Requirements *
- Download Latest Version Sony Flashtool by Androxyde v0.9.22.3
- Download Stock Firmware for your Sony Xperia smart phones.
Steps To Flash Firmware To Sony Xperia Devices
1: Unpack the downloaded Sony Flashtool 0.9.22.3 by Androxyde.
2: Launch the Flashtool 0.9.22.3.exe application in the extracted folder and follow the on-screen instructions to install it on your PC.
- Take note of the installation path for Flashtool. By default it should be C:Flashtool
- Copy the downloaded stock frmware (.ftf file) to C:Flashtoolfirmwares
3: In FlashTool installation folder, open Drivers
and launch FlashTool Drivers
4: Select and install Fastboot and Flashmode drivers.
5: Open the installation path again (C:Flashtool) and run FlashTool which is for X86(32bit) or FlashTool64 (64 bit) depending on your system configuration / architecture.
6: Click on the Lightning icon before BLU (Boot Loader Unlock)
7: Select FlashMode in Bootmode Chooser.
8: Now Select the firmware file from the list, then click Flash
9: Turn off the Sony Xperia device and put it in FlashMode by holding the back button before connecting it to the PC.
10: Once the device is connected, flashing will begin.
11: Once flashing is done, you can unplug and power on your device manually.
* That’s just all. You have successfully flashed your Sony Xperia device’s firmware via Sony FlashTool.
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