How to Update Sony Ericson Xperia Play with ICS Android 4.0.3 Firmware

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In this article, I have present you how to update Sony Ericson Xperia Play with ICS Android 4.0.3 firmware. Once you update your Sony Ericson Xperia Play device with this firmware, you will get a pre-rooted with Superuser and Busybox installed unit, included with ICS bootanimation, deodexed ROM, libs for baseband compatibility and a added Trebuchet launcher.

So, guys if you want to enjoy its full features then update your device with this firmware. We have guide you at below for that. So, let’s start.

Update Sony Ericson Xperia Play with ICS Android 4.0.3 Firmware

Disclaimer: Best Android Blog should not be held responsible for any damages that might occur to your device while following this rooting procedure. So, do everything at your own risk.

Pre requisites:

  • First backup your datas completely with the help of Nandroid backup without fail.
  • Then charge your device battery fully. Minimum 60% is recommend from our side so that you could avoid the device getting switched off during the middle of the update process.
  • Then Enable the USB Debugging mode in your device by following the path Menu > Settings> Application > Development.

USB Debugging

  • And also disable all the antivirus suites so that it won’t interfere with the updating process.
  • Next make sure you have installed the CWM Recovery in your Xperia Play. If not so, then install that first.
  • Once you followed all the aforementioned steps, then you are good to proceed so, follow the further steps.

Procedure:

  • Once you downloaded connect your Sony Ericson Xperia Play device to the computer via USB Cable.
  • Then copy the downloaded file into the root directory of your SD Card.
  • Then disconnect your phone to the computer and boot it in the Clockworkmod Recovery.
  • Once you are in Clockworkmod Recovery make a Nandroid Backup (just incase if you not yet do). To do this from the main menu select Backup and Restore > Nandroid Backup.
  • Then go back to the main menu and select “Wipe data/factory reset” and “Wipe cache partition”.
  • Next, go back to main menu and select the option of Install zip from sd cardChoose  zip from sd card> then choose DooMLoRD-PLAY-GSM-ICS-4.0.3-ROM-LEAKED-v01.zip to start updating your phone to Ice Cream Sandwich Firmware.
  • Finally, after a successful update go back to the main menu and select  Reboot System Now.

That’s it. You’ve done. Congrats!

About Sarvesh Darak

Sarvesh Darak is a blogger, an online marketer, a social media specialist and an Android Lover. At Best Android Blog, he writes Android news & tutorials for Android Rooting. He is the tech head and ensures that the blog keeps running at good pace. He also looks after all the SEO and promotion work. He’s from Surat, India and keep contributing regularly at the blog.

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