Sunday, February 14, 2016

Installing TWRP 3.0.x on Sony Xperia S LT26i (nozomi)

The all new TWRP 3.0.0-0 has been pushed to Sony Xperia S (nozomi). This build of TWRP contains a whole lot of changes: completely new theme, language translation, ability to flash some partition images, etc.

To flash this version of TWRP on your device, follow instructions below:

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Step 1: Download TWRP 3.0 below

Step 2: Copy downloaded TWRP to the root of your sdcard and rename to 'twrp.img'

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Step 3: (Via terminal emulator app) run the following commands
dd if=/sdcard/twrp.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p11

(Via Command Prompt on PC) Connect device to PC and input the following commands:
adb devices
adb shell
dd if=/sdcard/twrp.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p11
Step 4: Done!

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Alternatively, the .img file can be flashed if your device is already running TWRP 2.8.4 and higher.

  • Download TWRP from above link and copy to device sdcard
  • Reboot to recovery 
  • Tap Install and select Images
  • Navigate to where you placed the .img TWRP file and select it
  • Choose recovery then swipe to flash.
  • Done.

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