Tuesday, May 24, 2016

How to Root (and Unroot) the Xperia Sola

The Xperia Sola is a mid-range device that ftures a 3.7-inch touchscreen display, a dual-core 1GHz CPU with half a gig of RAM and a 5MP shooter. The device was relsed in May 2012 with Android 2.3Gingerbrdonboard but recently updated the device to Android 4.0. This post will show you how to root that ICSfirmwarnd use all those root-requiring apps that everybody seems to have. You could also later install a custom recovery and try outcustomROMsof your choice but rooting is the very first step to get there. So rd on then to know how to root your Xperia Sola.By EditAndroidI. Before You Begin1. This procedure only works with Xperia Sola devices running Android 4.0.4. If this is not the firmware you are running, update your device officially to this version and then come back here to continue.2. Make sure that you have at lst 75% of your device’s battery charged before you begin.II. Necessary DownloadsRoot_with_Restore_by_Bin4ry_v9_4.zipIII. Rooting the Xperia Sola1. Enable USBDebuggingon your device. To do this, go toSetttings > Developmentand tick theUSB debuggingcheckbox.2. Connect your device toyourPCvia USB.3. Extract theRoot_with_Restore_by_Bin4ry_v9_4.zipto afolderon your desktop.4. From the extracted folder, double-click onRunMe.batto start the process.5. Type in 1 and hit theEnter.6. Follow on-screen instructions.After your device is done rebooting two or three times, your Xperia Sola should be rooted!IV. Unrooting the Xperia Sola1. Follow the same instructions as in the previous section until Step 4.2. in x and hit the Enter .

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