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[Tutorial] Flash Sony Xperia STOCK ROM Using FlashTool

How To Flash Sony Xperia Stock ROM Via FlashTool

Sony Xperia Stock ROM is essential if you wanted your Android Phone to fix, since Android given advanced users to have a root accessed in order for them to flash custom ROM or install tweaks or use apps that required root privileges, some issues is listed below.

  • Bootloop
  • Soft Brick
  • Hard Brick
  • Restore Original Firmware or Stock ROM

So we will give you a complete step by step instruction’s to flash  Sony Xperia Stock ROM (ftf firmware) using the tools below.

  1. PC or Laptop
  2. Xperia Device
  3. USB Connector
  4. Stock ROM or Firmware
  5. USB Driver of Sony Xperia

Requirements or Pre-requisites

Well before we start doing the flash guide you need to download all the files needed before we proceed on flashing and some important things to remember.

  1. Make sure that your Android Phone Battery had at least 50% or 60% capacity before doing the process to avoid any flash interruption.
  2. Presence of mind 🙂
  3. Read carefully the steps and if you have doubt just leave a comment or contact us.

Download Important Files Needed

  1. Sony Xperia USB Driver fo PC or Laptop. Download Here
  2. Sony Xperia FlashTool. Download Here
  3. Sony Xperia Stock ROM or Firmware that you download

Steps by Step Guide to Flash Sony Xperia Stock ROM or Firmware

download usb driver Sony Xperia

  • Step 1: Download and install Sony Xperia Driver on your computer. If in case Sony Xperia driver is already installed on your computer then SKIP this step.

Sony Xperia Extracted

  • Step 2: Download and extract Sony Xperia Firmware on your computer. After extracting you will be able to see similar file (with .ftf extension)

Flashtool installation

  • Step 3: Download and install Sony Xperia Flashtool on your computer (if you already have the FlashTool, then there is no need to download it again).

Open FlashTool

  • Step 4: Once Sony Xperia Flashtool is installed, Open it from C:Drive > Flashtool.

Flash Tool Running

  • Step 5: Once Sony Xperia Flashtool is launched, you will be able to see the following screen.

Sony Mobile Flasher

  • Step 6: Now, click on the Flash Button.

Sony Xperia Flasher Mode

  • Step 7: Now, you will be able to see the Bootmode Chooser menu. Select Flashboot option and click on OK button.

Sony Xperia FlashTool Locate Sony Xperia Firmware Location

  • Step 8: Now, load the downloaded xperia firmware (.ftf) in the flashtool. By clicking on the Load Button.

Selected Sony Xperia Firmware

  • Step 9: Now, Select the loaded Firmware.

Xperia Firmware Start Flash

  • Step 10: Now, Click on the Flash button to begin the flashing process.
  • Step 11: Now, Power off your Xperia Device.

Sony Xperia Connect Device

  • Step 13: Once the device is successfully connected to the computer then you will be able to see the added message in Xperia Flashtool.
  • Step 14: Now, flashing will begin and will take 5-10 minutes to complete.
  • Step 15: Once flashing process is completed, disconnect your device from the computer and Turn it On.

Keep in Mind:
[*] Data Loss Process: Flashing the stock firmware is always a data loss process. So, always take a backup of your personal data before flashing the stock firmware.
[*] Sony Xperia Firmware: If you are looking for the original firmware for your device then head over to Download Sony Stock Firmware for all devices page.
[*] Sony Xperia Driver: If you are looking for the original USB Driver for your device then head over to Download Sony USB Driver for all devices page.
[*] Credits: Xperia FlashTool was created by Androxyde. So, full credits goes to them for creating the Application for free.