Sony Xperia TIPO smartphone can be rooted now and boot loader can be unlocked. All those who wanted to unlock the boot loader can use this detailed procedure. And once your device is rooted you can install custom ROM firmwares, which include Ice Cream Sandwich and the latest jelly Bean 4.1 and you can download all apps which need root access. Unfortunately, there is no news for official Jelly Bean update for this device, but you can install unofficial Jelly Bean custom ROM’s after rooting. Below the detailed guide will help you to root your Sony Xperia TIPO. So for this at first you need to charge your mobile upto 50% and all firewall tools/antivirus turned off because these tools can interrupt the process of rooting.
This procedure is only for Sony Xperia TIPO ST21i and don’t try this procedure with any other device. This procedure is risky for you so don’t attempt anything if you don’t know completely. If any damage occurs we are not responsible for that.
How to root Sony Xperia Tipo Android Smartphone
Step 1- This procedure will wipe all your data so backup all your important data on tablet, such as SMS, contacts, APN settings. SMS with the help of “SMS Backup and Restore app”. Then Backup your contacts by using Sync with Gmail app. To backup your phone logs use “Call log and restore app”. Then take Backup of your APN settings, for this go to Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names and note down.
Step 2- Turn on USB debugging before going to the process of rooting. You can do it by going through the path ‘Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging’.
Step 3- Then download the Xperia TIPO Rooting Package on your PC and then extract it into a specific folder.
Step 4- Now connect your Xperia Tipo device to the computer with the help of USB cable which is provided in the box.
Step 5- Now go to that extracted package folder and open “RunMe.bat” executable file.
Step 6- Once it is opened you will see four options Like 1. Xperia T, 2. Tablet S, 3. LT26. LT22 etc, 4. Other, you have to select by entering the number “4” and press enter to follow the onscreen instructions.
Step 7- Once the device is rooted successfully you will get the prompt in your Sony Xperia Tipo smartphone. You can also check whether your device is rooted or root by the root checker app available in Google play store.