Saturday, December 29, 2012

Installing Unofficial CyanogenMod9.1 by FreeXperia on SONY Xperia U | UPDATED 23/01/13

Unlocked Bootloader user Only
CyanogenMod is a free, community built distribution of Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) which greatly extends the capabilities of your phone

#include <std_disclaimer.h>
* Your warranty is now void.
* I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
* thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
* do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
* before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if
* you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.

Friday, December 28, 2012

[MOD] Sony Mobile Bravia Engine 2

An evolution of Mobile BRAVIA Engine delivering an ever better viewing experience by adding a new real-time contrast optimisation and improving sharpness enhancement on top of high quality colour management and noise reduction.


  1. Rooted
  2. Installed stock ICS ROM/ICS Stock based ROM
  3. CWM
  4. Root Explorer

Monday, December 17, 2012

[MOD] On-Screen Button+How to Disable Hardware Button


  • Installed Stock ICS Firmware
  • ROOTED Xperia U

How to add ON-SCREEN button?

1. Open the Root Explorer App
2. Go to system
3. Mount Sys

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Xperia U Bloatware Can Be Deleted


  1. Root Explorer Installed on your device
  2. Your Device Must Be ROOTED 
  3. Do Backup first :)
  4. Do with YOUR own RISK

How to??
  1. Go to system/app directory
  2. Delete the apps!, here is the list:

How To UnlockBL on Xperia U? (Official Way)


This procedure will wipe the /data partition of your phone, so you will loose all ur stored data, settings. SDCARD will NOT BE WIPED!!!

DRM keys WILL be lost forever

[ before we begin unlocking bootloader ]
  • get the IMEI code for ur device: type *#06# in phone dialer to find it out, note only the digits (no dashes)
  • download the fastboot package with usb drivers (alternate drivers if the ones in package dont work)
  • make sure u have a windows PC with USB cable to connect the phone
  • power down ur phone and keeping the Volume Up button pressed connect the USB cable to PC this will trigger FASTBOOT mode and windows will start driver installation, extract the above package and point the driver install to that location (usb_driver) folder
  • once drivers are installed just disconnect cable and power on device