How to Use FlashTool to Flash Sony Xperia Stock Rom

These are the steps for flashing or installing the Sony Xperia Stock ROM (.ftf firmware) with the Xperia Flash Tool.

Caution: Using the Xperia Flash Tool to flash or install firmware will erase all data from the device. As a result, we recommend that you create a backup of your data before using the program.

On Xperia devices, install.ftf Firmware (ROM).

  • Install the Sony Xperia USB Driver on your PC. If you already have Xperia Drivers installed, you may skip this step.
    USB Icon
  • On the computer, download and extract Sony Xperia Firmware. After extracting the firmware, you should be able to obtain the following files (with the.ftf extension):
    Firmware for Sony Xperia
  • Install the Sony Xperia Flash Tool on your PC. If you already have the Xperia Flash Tool installed, you may skip this step.
  • After installing the Sony Xperia Flash Tool, launch it from the Desktop Shortcut or the Start Menu. You may also use the C:Flashtool folder to start the Flash Tool.
    Sony Mobile Flasher is now available.
  • When you run Sony Xperia Flashtool, you will see the following screen:
    Sony Portable Flasher
  • Select the Flash Button.
    Flash Button for Sony Mobile Flasher
  • You should now be able to view the Bootmode. Select Dialog Box. Select the Flashboot option and press the OK button.
    FlashMode Sony Mobile Flasher
  • Click the Browse Button to put the downloaded Xperia Firmware (.ftf) into the flashtool.
    Find Sony Mobile Flasher
  • Find and open the Firmware Folder:
  • Once the Firmware has been loaded into the Flash Tool, use the dropdown button to select the Firmware version.
    Sony Portable Flasher Choose a Firmware Version
  • To begin the flashing procedure, check all of the checkboxes in the Wipe section and click the Flash button:
  • Start Flash Sony Mobile Flasher
  • Turn off the Xperia device > Hold the Volume Down button while connecting the handset to the PC with the USB cord.
    Connect your mobile computer.
  • After properly connecting the device to the computer, flashing will begin and take 5-10 minutes to finish.
    Flashing Sony Mobile Flasher
  • When the flashing is finished, remove your device from the computer and switch it on.

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[*] Caution: Using the following method to flash or install firmware may delete the device’s data. As a result, we recommend that you create a backup of your data before proceeding with the lesson above.

[*] Sony Xperia Firmware: To obtain the original firmware for your smartphone, go to the Download Sony Stock Firmware page.

[*] Sony Xperia Driver: If you need the original USB Driver for your device, go to the Download Sony USB Driver page.

[*] Credits: Androxyde designed and released Xperia FlashTool. As a result, he deserves full credit for freely releasing the Application.