How to Flash Sony Xperia Firmware

Updated on March 15, 2017

These are the instructions to flash Sony Xperia Firmware (ROM) on any Sony Xperia Smartphone and Tablet using the Sony Mobile Flasher Tool.

Requirements: Your device should have atleast 30-40 percent of phone battery to perform the flashing process.

Flash Sony Xperia Firmware

Step 1: Download and install Sony Xperia USB Driver on your computer. If you have already installed the USB driver on your computer then, SKIP this step.

USB Logo

Step 2: Download and extract Sony Xperia Firmware (ROM) on your computer. After extracting the firmware, you will be able to see similar file:

xperia firmware

Step 3: Download and install Sony Mobile Flasher on your computer. If you have already downloaded and Installed the Sony Mobile Flasher, then SKIP this step.

flashtool install

Step 4: Once Sony Mobile Flasher is installed, Open It (C:drive > FlashTool).

flashtool open

Step 5: Once Sony Mobile Flasher is launched, you will be able to see similar screen:

sony mobile flasher androxyde Sony Xperia Firmware

Step 6: Now, Click on Flash Button to continue.

sony mobile flasher flash button

Step 7: Now, you will able to see the Bootmode Chooser dialog box. Select Flashmode and Click on OK to continue.

sony mobile flasher flashmode

Step 8: Now, Click on the Load button and locate the Xperia Firmware (ftf file).

sony mobile flasher locate

sony mobile flasher firmware select

Step 9: Now, Select the loaded firmware.

select firmware xperia flashtool

Step 10: Now, Click on Flash Button to begin the Flashing process.

sony mobile flasher start flash

Step 11: Now, Turn OFF your Sony Xperia Device.

power off sony xperia

Step 12: Now, Press and Hold Volume Down button and Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.

Connect mobile to computer

Step 13: Once, your device is successfully connected to the computer, then you will be able to see Added message in Sony Mobile Flasher tool.

device added xperia mobile flasher

Step 14: Now, Flashing will begin automatically and may takes 5-10 minutes to complete.

sony xperia flashing

Step 15: Once Flashing process is completed, disconnect your device from the computer and Turn it ON.

Keep in Mind:

[*] Data Loss Process: Flashing Stock Firmware using the Sony Mobile Flasher tool will delete your personal data from the device. So, take a backup of your personal data before following the above tutorial.

[*] Sony Xperia Stock Firmware: If you are looking for the original firmware for your device then head over to Download Sony Xperia Stock Firmware for all devices page.

[*] Sony Xperia USB Driver: If you are looking for the original USB Driver for your device then head over to Download Sony Xperia USB Driver for all devices page.

[*] Credits: Sony Mobile Flasher Tool is created by androxyde (developer). So, full credits goes to him for creating the application.

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