Thursday, June 5, 2014

Stock JellyBean 4.1.2 for Sony Xperia U

Heyo!
If you ask me about this custom ROM...
Probably the best ROM for Xperia U?
This is based on stock SONY JellyBean 4.1.2 Update (Unofficial)...  But yet again only unlocked bootloaders....


Main Features:
  • Latest 6.2.A.1.100
  • Xperia GO port...
  • Xperia P Apps and framework...
  • Xperia L Themes, wallpapers, bootanimation and charging battery icon (while switched off)
  • Pre-rooted (YAY!)
  • X-Reality engine...
  • Face Lock
  • Call recording :D
  • Dual recovery (TWRP + CWM) [that's what they say]
Addon Features:
  • Small apps for Xperia.
  • Advanced Power menu.
  • 4X5 app drawer.
  • Honami SystemUI & SeraJR Tab 'n' Grid | 27 Toggles.
  • Expandable Volume Control.
XDA Thread - Here

Download- (And Copy To Internal Memory)
JellyBean_Xperia_U_4.1.2 [466MB]
Extra_Addon [15 MB]

Flashtools - If you don't already have it - Here


Tutorial-

1. Open flashtool.
2. Click on the flash icon.
3. Select  "Fastboot mode"..
4. A popup should appear ...
5. Extract the boot.img  from the "Unofficial_Stock_JB_XU_6.2.A.1.100_FiNAL.zip"
6. Enter FastBoot mode on your device...
 Hold the Volume Up button and plug in the USB cable while holding the volume rocker.
 The Left Blue Led will turn on.

7. On the popup screen...
Select " Select kernel to flash " and choose the boot.img from the location where you extracted it.

8. After the flashing is done unplug the cable.
9. Now boot into TWRP recovery...
 Switch on the device and as soon as you see the Sony logo start pressing the volume up rocker *REPEATEDLY* ...

10. In the recovery menu...
  • Wipe data (factory reset)
11. After the wipe select Install option...
  • Choose rom >>> Swipe to flash >>> Wait till installation finishes
12. Reboot...
13. Go through initial setup and don't use your phone now...
14. Wait for a Power off button to appear on the screen, press it and wait fro the phone to switch off automatically...
15. Now again switch on the phone...
16. Now the stock rom is flashed and setup is complete successfully...
17. For addon features power off the phone and go to  recovery mode just the way you did in Step 9.
18. Select Install option and this time choose the addon file...
19. Reboot the system...
20. DONE!!!!

HERE YOU ARE DONE WITH THE INSTALLATION!!
ENJOY THE AWESOME STOCK LIKE EXPERIENCE WITH ALL THE FEATURES :D !!

Some screenshots!

VIDEO TUTORIAL-