Flashtool v0.9.0.0

To install the Flashtool, follow the steps below:

  1. Unpack the tar.7z package
  2. Check that libusb-1.0 is installed. On 64bits system, both 64bit and 32bit should be installed.
  3. Add these rules to /etc/udev :

    SUBSYSTEM==”usb”, ACTION==”add”, SYSFS{idVendor}==”0fce”, SYSFS{idProduct}==”*”, MODE=”0777″

  4. Apply the latest update (each update is cumulative)
    Updates will not be functionnal if full is not installed
Full install :
Linux Edition – v0.9.0.0 (MD5 : C9EFD33B78C7CAAD52272A162CCB9DCF)


Flashtool v0.9.0.0

Flashing firmware with FlashTool

(Optional) Install PC Companion.

  1. Download and install FlashTool.
  2. Power on smartphone.
  3. Move firmware file (ftf) to “firmwares” directory of FlashTool.
  4. Run X10FlashTool.exe
  5. Click button Flash and then OK.
  6. Select firmware and click OK.
  7. Wait until appear pop-up window with further instructions for smartphone.
  8. Connect smartphone to computer in S1Boot Download mode (hold button VOLUME DOWN and connect USB cable). LED green.
  9. Wait for flashing ends.
  10. PROFIT!


List of Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro firmwares:

Flashing firmware with FlashTool