How to Update Sony Xperia Tipo with CM10 Jelly Bean ROM

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Jelly Bean for Sony Xperia Tipo is now available from CyanogenMod developers. The official ROM from CyanogenMod has named as CM10 Android 4.1. You can upgrade your phone to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System by installing this custom ROM. After installing the rom you can find your phone has upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean version in About phone option under settings menu.

The Sony Xperia Tipo Android smartphone has comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) as a default Operating System. Still there is no official Jelly Bean update is available from Sony mobile support website. The phone has comes with 3.2 Mega Pixel primary camera. And comes with 3.2 inch TFT touch screen which supports 320 x 480 Pixels. The phone also having a 2.5 GB internal Memory and having 512 MB RAM. The phone is the one of the best android phone in its price range. The phone has also good one, compared with other mobiles which having 800 MHz Qualcomm Scorpion processor.

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  • We are not responsible for any damages that may happened due to using this ROM. If any problem happens that related to installing, we will help you to solve it.
  • Use this guide at your own risk. We shall not have any liability or responsibility for whatever happens to you and your device by using the instructions in this guide.
  • The instructions provided in this tutorial for educational purpose only. There is no guarantee that these steps will work for your device.
  • The steps given in this tutorial is only to use with Sony Xperia Tipo and the model number ST21i. Applying this guide to any other device or any other model may produce many problems.
  • Read and Understand the whole tutorial first, before going to perform the steps.

Pre Requirements:

  • We recommend you to take a backup of the data in your phone. After installing the ROM, all the files and data will be deleted. Then you can restore the important files and data.
  • SMS – How to Backup Messages
  • Contacts – Sync with Gmail App
  • Videos, Images, Songs and Other Files – Copy to internal / External SD card or System
  • APN Settings – Take Manual Note from “Settings > Wireless & Networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  • Then maintain minimum 60% charge in your phone’s battery. This will help you to don’t get switched of your phone.
  • And disable any antivirus and firewalls too.

How to install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean CM10 ROM on Sony Xperia Tipo:

  • Download the ROM – 146.45 MB – Here
  • After the download finished, transfer the downloaded file to your SD card.
  • Then open the recovery mode.
  • After that, you can see some options in the page. You can also use Volume keys to navigate the options.
  • And move on to wipe option and Wipe data. And also do wipe dalvik cache.
  • After that choose, “Select zip from SD card” and then choose the downloaded file that moved to SD card from PC or Laptop.
  • Wait for the process to complete.
  • Then you must flash Gapps in the same method that mentioned above. Because the Google apps does not installed on the rom.
  • Note: First boot always take some long time to move on to home screen. It will install the updates on the first boot.

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Do share in comment section in case you face any errors or met any problems in firmware update process. In future, we will update installing Custom ROM’s on your Sony Xperia Tipo. So, stay updated. Now you have successfully learned how to install Cyanogen Mod CM10 Jelly Bean Custom ROM on Sony Xperia Tipo.

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  • adi

    Then you must flash Gapps in the same method that mentioned above?
    what is that ?
    sorry i am new to this custom rom stuff …

    • Gapps means, Google Apps. It includes Play store, Google Maps, and much more. It definitely needed for your phone. Just download the Gapps for your phone with the help of Google.

  • adi

    nevermind the zip is nt getting installed says corupted…it flashes sm message sk17i device …. and then aborted … ill wait for the actual release

  • BSK

    I find this guide really incomplete….. I how to to recovery mode…. I how to flash Gmail apps..

  • Then open the recovery mode.????
    how to open recovery mode in tipo.
    Kindly help me..

    • syed kareem

      1st u have to unlock your boot loader, root your tipo and after all that install CWM to your tipo then you can go in recovery mode by switch off your fone when sony logo appear press – volume down key then your tipo will be in recovery mode with blue light

  • it’s work?
    How to use (backup) ROM original when is the problem happens ..
    Please Help me.

  • if i install ur rom then wil i get updates nd services from sony????
    my cel is xperia tipo dual.
    plz help me!! m nw to this .

    • syed kareem

      no! u wont get any update offically coz u have void your warranty in this is custom unofficial rom so it void your warranty,,,, but it is better than official ICS rom.. i have flashed my tipo to cm10

      • charan

        can u pls help me to download cm10 rom link can u

  • patel ashish

    i think i have made mistake in installing cm10 on sony tipo . now it doesnot starting up what i should do…? pls help me ….

  • david

    where can i see the recovery mode???
    I’m using a sony xperia tipo…

    • syed kareem

      1st u have to unlock your boot loader, root your tipo and after all that install CWM to your tipo then you can go in recovery mode by switch off your fone when sony logo appear press – volume down key then your tipo will be in recovery mode with blue light

  • david

    please response ASAP…. please….

  • Ravi Sampath

    brozzz don’t get this risk :S i’m still using ics 😀 working as a charm

  • prakash

    Unable to download cm10 rom link got error 404..

  • i dont know how to download jelly bean i have xperia tipo plz help me…….

  • Tanneeru Raju

    recovery mode: try it with volumekey and power key afterswitching of ur mobile.. and i think u guys need to install clock work mod recovery.. so dat if u install d rom in dat recovery it wont be aborted.. the custom recovery will obviously abort the illegeal updates

  • disqus_EJtVlrFg94

    The download link is not working -.-

  • looks like i put wrong mod in sdcard and im stuck with only the CWM on my phone. Any rescue from this situation? how do i transfer new ROM into sdcard?

  • Art Def

    Successfully updated.
    Thanks for post!..

    • Dhruv Sangvikar

      do you have a locked boot loader or an unlocked one?

    • charan

      pls tel me the rom download link

  • mouse

    i updated my phone and now it asks for a pin but i didnt have one before did this happen to anyone else?

  • victorem

    it works in tipo st21a (no dual sim)?

  • Ñïk Ñïk?ìl

    wheres the download link

  • charan

    can anybody tell me the download link for cm10 rom pls ….
    i search it but icant find it ..pls help mee