How to Flash Sony Xperia Firmware

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Updated on September 6, 2021

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

Requirements: Flashing or installing the Stock Firmware on the device will wipe the data and the settings from the device. Therefore, we recommend you take a backup of your data from the device before using the tool.

How to install .ftf Firmware on Xperia Devices

  1. Download and install Sony Xperia USB Driver on the computer. If in case Xperia USB drivers are already installed on the computer, then SKIP this step).
  2. USB Logo
  3. Download and extract Sony Xperia Firmware (ROM) on the computer. After extracting the firmware, you will be able to see the following files:
  4. Sony Xperia Firmware
  5. Download and install Sony Mobile Flasher on the computer. If you have already Installed the Sony Mobile Flasher, then SKIP the step.
  6. Xperia Flash Tool Setup
  7. Once Sony Mobile Flasher is installed, Launch It from the Start Menu or through the C:\FlashTool folder.
  8. Xperia Mobile Flasher Open
  9. Once Sony Mobile Flasher is launched, you will be able to see following screen:
  10. Sony Mobile Flasher
  11. Click on Flash Button.
  12. Sony Mobile Flasher Flash Button
  13. Now, you will able to see the Bootmode Chooser dialog box. Select Flashmode and Click on the OK button.
  14. Sony Mobile Flasher FlashMode
  15. Click on the Load button and Locate the Xperia Firmware Folder (in which .ftf file is present).
  16. Sony Mobile Flasher Locate Sony Mobile Flasher Firmware Folder Select
  17. Select the Version of the loaded firmware using the DropDown Button:
  18. Select Firmware Xperia FlashTool
  19. Click on the Flash button to begin the Flashing process.
  20. Sony Mobile Flasher Start Flasher
  21. Turn OFF your Sony Xperia Device.
  22. Power Off Sony Xperia
  23. Press and Hold Volume Down button and Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
  24. Connect mobile to computer
  25. Once the device is successfully connected to the computer, you will be able to see Added message in the Tool.
  26. Device Added Xperia Mobile Flasher
  27. Now, Flashing will begin automatically and may take 5-10 minutes to complete.
  28. Sony Xperia Flashing
  29. Once the Flashing process is completed, disconnect the device from the computer and Turn it ON.
  30. Sony Mobile Flasher Success

    Congratulations! You just learned to flash or install .ftf Stock Firmware (ROM) on any Sony Xperia Smartphone and Tablet in the World.

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[*] Data Loss Process: Flashing the Stock Firmware using the Sony Mobile Flasher tool will delete/wipe your data from the device. Therefore, we recommend you to take a backup of your data before following the tutorial above.

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

[*] Credits: Sony Mobile Flasher Tool is created and distributed by androxyde (developer). So, full credit goes to him for sharing the application for free.

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