Root Sony Xperia Neo MT15i, Neo V MT11i 4.0.4 ICS 4.1.A.0.562 Firmware

Root Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo MT15i and Xperia Neo V MT11i phone android 4.0.4 ICS 4.1.A.0.562 firmware possible with just one click. This method may not work on the Gingerbread ROM, but you can test it. You don’t need to unlock the bootloader. Moreover, this method developed for the Xperia Arc handsets, but it works all the 2011 series devices.
After root completed, you will receive SU binary, SuperUser, busyBox. This method developed by the XDA forum members “rasgula” and “DooMLoRD“. 
Like other tutorials, we need a windows computer and install android debugging bridge driver (adb) driver. If you’re not sure you have that driver, can follow “easiest way to install adb drivers” tutorial for that.

 Warning! 

Rooting android devices void its warranty. If your device bricked or damaged by following this tutorial, i can’t claim its damages.

Requirements. 

  • Backup and restore your internal memory. (This method doesn’t wipe anything).
  • Charge the device minimum 60%.
  • Install the adb driver (guide in here).
  • Enable USB debugging (Settings>Developer options>USB debugging).
  • Change the screen time out to 10 or 15 minutes (Settings>Display).
  • Enable Unknown sources (Settings>Security).



Downloads. 

  • Rooting toolkit in here. (Work on all Xperia 2011 devices)




How to Root Xperia Neo and Neo V Android 4.0.4 ICS 4.1.A.0.562 firmware.

  • Extract downloaded files to the “C” partition in your computer (OS installed partition).
  • Exit Sony PC companion and Update service application in your PC. Make sure that no other applications use adb server commands. For instance if your open flashtool, close them.
  • Connect your phone to the PC via USB cable. 
  • Make sure that USB debugging and unknown source options are enabled.
  • If the driver installation starts wait until it’s completed. If PC companion installation promote skip it. 
  • Open the extracted root tool kit folder. Double click “rootme.bat” file.
  • Now windows command promptes open. Type any key on your PC keyboard to begin the root.
  • Follow the on screen instructions.
  • Now your phone reboots several times. When it is display “All done” close the windows CMD window and disconnect phone form the PC.
  • This toolkit flash older busybox, so after root job completed go to play store and install “busybox installer” and update it.



[via:XDA forum]


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