Monday, 3 June 2013

How To Install Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 to Sony Xperia S using Flashtool

Sony has launched Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 for Sony Xperia S LT26i devices, the owners from different regions have been received this update automatically by OTA, but some of the Xperia S LT26i didn’t receive this OTA notification. That’s reason during our tutorial we will teach you how manually update your Sony Xperia LT26i with the latest Officially Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0. Firmware.

NOTE: Installing 6.2.B.0.200 Android 4.1.2 is a manually installation of the Xperia S. If, the procedure is not applied in a correct way, then you can brick or damage the device. Do not apply this step by step tutorial if you are not familiar using the Flashtool app, you need to be an advanced android user. Do this installation at your own risk.

You will not lose any data, backup all data files, your SMS, call logs, contacts, internet settings, images and movies files, and any other document or files storage in your device’s internal memory. The procedure won’t erase the data, perform a full backup such as prevention.

In the tutorial you’ll download from our source Xperia blog Firmware Database the firmware file; also there are other alternative firmware download links.

DISCLAIMER: Please read, follow and don’t skip any step from this tutorial. This tutorial is provided only for educational and instructional purposing. Nairatech cannot be responsible or held liable for any lose data, or if you are bricking or damage your device during of the flashing process or after it. Try this step by step tutorial only on your own risk.

How to install the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on the Xperia S using FlashTool.

  1.  Firstly, Download and install Flashtool on your computer from Windows from here, for Linux, For Mac.
  2. Download the firmware 6.2.B.0.200_Global for Xperia S (LT26i) file. In case Google Drive block the download, use the alternative source for your country from FTP connection using the Xperia S Firmware Database.
  3. Now, copy the downloaded firmware file on your PC in the following location: C:\Flashtool\firmwares folder.
  4. Next, launch the Flashtool software on your computer, to do that click on the lightning bolt symbol and select Flashmode, after you have selected the Flashmode click OK.
  5. Select firmware that you have downloaded and copied in the Flashmode left column. In case you don’t wish to do a clean flashing, you have to ensure that the ‘Data’ option isn’t ticked.
  6. Press the Flash button on the Flashmode app.
  7. Now, connect the Sony Xperia S device to PC using its USB cable.
  8. After you press the Flash button, the Flashtool software begin to ‘Preparing files for flashing’ process.
  9. Next, a new prompt will appear which required to connect the Sony Xperia S device to the Computer.
  10. After you have been connected the device to PC, turn the Xperia S device off. Now, press and keep holding the volume down button while connect the USB cord into the Sony Xperia S phone.
  11.  Now, the installation of new firmware should to start.
  12. Wait until the FlashTool application will notify you with the “Flashing finished” message.
  13. Disconnect the Xperia S device from the PC.
  14. Restart the phone. The  phone may take more time to restart, just wait.



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