Sony XPERIA C3 – Android 5.1.1 – 19.4.A.0.182

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Sony XPERIA C3 is new stylish smartphone in Sony Mobile portfolio for 2014. It has very large 5,5 inch HD display, 2500 mAh battery and 5 megapixel front camera with flash for selfie. Below you can find the latest firmware for the phone.




First of all one important thing – before you start to do anything with your phone, do the backup of your personal data. It is only for your safety in case that something goes wrong or any mistake happens. In that case you can use the backup to restore the data and try to do everything once again. Each tutorial has been done many times to verify its propriety, so just read carefully all instructions and continue step by step. The major part of every file has been created by myself and every file has been tested on the corresponding phone. All referenced files are determined for Sony XPERIA C3. So, what can you expect in terms of mentioned manuals / tutorials?





It is following š guidelines showing HOW TO:
1. install firmware for Sony XPERIA C3
a) Android 5.1.1 (for Sony XPERIA C3 D2533 it is currently the 19.4.A.0.182 firmware)
b) Android 5.0.2 (for Sony XPERIA C3 D2533 it is currently the 19.3.A.0.472 firmware)
c) Android 4.4.4 (for Sony XPERIA C3 D2533 it is currently the 19.2.1.A.0.72 firmware)
2. unlock the bootloader (in case you want to install the custom kernels with recovery menu and much more)
3. relock bootloader on your phone




1. install firmware for Sony XPERIA C3
a) download and install latest Flashtool
b) download OS for your Sony XPERIA C3 (you can choose from list below)
b1) Android 5.1.1 (mirror Mega) for Sony XPERIA C3
b2) Android 5.0.2 (mirror Mega) for Sony XPERIA C3
b3) Android 4.4.2 (mirror Mega) for Sony XPERIA C3
c) open the XPERIA Flashtool, click on flash and choose downloaded firmware, than click ok. Important – if you do not want to delete any data of your phone, just uncheck flashing userdata.sin file. All data will remain in your phone, but sometimes it can cause additional troubles. So it is better (and I recommend that) to do the backup of your personal data, than proceed with clean instalation and then restore your personal data.
d) turn off your phone and when Flashtool shows pop up window, connect phone to PC with holding volume down button
e) after few minutes all is done and your phone gets the new firmware

 

2. how to unlock your bootloader
a) download and install latest Flashtool
b) start Flashtool and click on BLU button on the top
c) turn off your phone and when Flashtool shows pop up window, connect phone to PC with holding volume down button
d) click on get unlock key button, it will switch you to Sony Mobile website, here complete all boxes
e) copy IMEI form Flashtool to Sony Mobile site, than you will get unlock code to your mailbox
f) copy unlock key to Flashtool window and than click unlock
g) connect phone with holding volume up button when Flashtool shows pop up window
h) wait to unlock finish

3. how to relock your bootloader
a) download and install latest Flashtool
b) start Flashtool and click on BLU button on the top
c) turn off your phone and when Flashtool shows pop up window, connect phone to PC with holding volume down button
d) just click on relock button and your bootloader is locked for now