Monday, January 9, 2012

Install Or Flash Leaked Ice Cream Sandwich ROM To Sony Xperia Play

As always a happy news comes from XDA forum developer, this time you can install a leaked Ice Cream Sandwich ROM to your Sony Xperia Play, then taste its sweetness but of course with several limitations within. But hey, it is still a good news for those who want to work and play with this ROM.

As I mentioned concerning limitations mean that few bugs will exist and few areas of your device will not work either, like camera , unable to save GSM Data APN, there are number of apps are failed to get root access.

But it is understandable for alpha release of ROM comes with issues but a future update is expected to squash them all for good.

Leaked ICS ROM To Sony Xperia PLay
But you will get these features as equal gifts offered by this leaked ROM:
  • Prerooted with superuser and busybox installed
  • included ICS bootanimation
  • deodexed ROM
  • included libs for baseband compatibility (will only work on -64 baseband, the once from .62 firmware)
  • added Trebuchet launcher (CM9 ICS 4.0.3 one)
  • And more!
However if you see yourself can live without of those mentioned "not work" areas, you can proceed to root this ROOM to your device and palate your skill in flashing activity, started from now by installing this leaked ICS ROM to your Xperia Play.

Remember: follow the steps at your own risk, nobody will be held responsible for any data loss, damages or bricked to your device during or after the process.

Step 1: Download the zip update ROM file and store it to your SDCARD.
Step 2: Download DooMkernel.
Step 3: Flash the kernel using the following command:
fastboot flash boot boot.img
Step 4: And reboot your device via fastboot with this command:
fastboot reboot
Step 5: You device will reboot then show my kernel logo.
Step 6: Repeatedly press BACK button when you see the blue LED lights appears.
Step 7: Now you are in the my modded recovery.
Step 8: Flash the ROMs -- you downloaded from step 1-- this will take about a two or three minute.
Step 9:  Again reboot your device, now it will be rebooting into Ice Cream Sandwich!
Step 10: Be patient, since it is its first time rebooting with ICS, thus takes time, eat something then!

Congratulation everything is done!

If you followed the above steps accordingly then a leaked Ice Cream Sandwich ROM is installed to your Sony Xperia Play.

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Via: XDA Forum.


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