Sony Xperia SL How to root, Download formware, How to hard reset and USB Debug

Sony Xperia SL How to root, Download formware, How to hard reset and USB Debug Sony Xperia SL

In this article you will learn all about Sony Xperia SLHow to root, about a full reset, errors in which are stored as contacts in the phone book, as well as where to buy inexpensive accessories and more.

Root for Android

What is the root

This superuser in the operating system. They provide full access to the system directory, you can change the system configs, move applications to the memory card, remove system applications, manage system services and processes.

Before starting work:

  • Prepare MicroUSB cable (preferably the original);
  • Turn on USB Debugging

How to enable USB debugging

Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset
Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset

USB debugging is used for all sorts of technical work, to control the phone via ADB tool to get root access and much more.

To enable USB debugging make the following steps:

You 100% will approach one of these options. It all depends on your version of Android operating system.

  1. menu -> settings; Development -> Debugging by USB;
  2. menu -> settings; For developers -> Debugging by USB;
  3. menu -> settings;apps -> design -> Debugging USB (Android 2.2 — 3.0);
  4. menu -> settings; Yet —gt; Developer Settings -> Debugging by USB;
  5. menu -> settings; System -> About Smartphone / About tablet -> build number and click on the menu item 7 — 10 times, then go to -gt settings; For developers -> Debugging USB (option for the latest versions of Android);

If you have shell MIUI:

  1. menu -> settings; About phone-> MIUI version and press 7 — 10 times, then return to the menu -gt settings; Additionally -> For developers -> Debugging via USB.

Instructions how to root Sony Xperia SL

 

With Rootkhp Pro 1.8 – 1.9

Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset
Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset
  • Download the program for Root rights RootKHP Pro 1.9 or later from the official site rootkhp.pro
    If you have the program check for updates by pressing "Update program" and download the latest version.
  • Connect the smartphone to the PC via cable
  • Run Rootkhp Pro
  • Push button Root
  • After 10 minutes, a message that is received Root
    Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset

Video on how to use Rookthp Pro

Through Kingo Root

  • Download Kingo Root program to your computer from the site kingoapp.com
  • Install and run the program
  • Connect the device to your computer via the microUSB cable
  • Wait until Kingo device sees
Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset
Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset
 
 
 
  • Click Root button (at the bottom in the middle)
  • Wait for the closure process, and the device is rebooted

Video how to work with the program Kingo

Through root Genius

Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset
Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset
  • Download the Root Genius program sjroot.com
  • Wait for your device definition program
  • press "root it" and start the process
Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset
After the process is complete, restart your smartphone and check the device for root access by watching video.

Video by checking for root access

During our experiment failed to root through the program:

  • Framaroot
  • Vroot
  • Towelroot

Why Sony Xperia SL is not turned on, turned off, or hangs

The mass of options, below you will see the problems and solutions to them:

  1. The battery is discharged to 0%, the phone rarely use and remove the battery:
    Remove the battery if you do not use the phone for weeks. regularly discharge the battery to near 0, and fully charged, do not use the device at temperatures below -10 and above 50 degrees, so it will last longer than you;
  2. If the charger connector of your device is damaged:
    Try to charge the battery of another charger if the charging is successful, it means that the first charger connector is damaged;
  3. Failure in the software:
    Do a hard reset Hard Reset / Wipe Data. See the article table of contents;
  4. Spills on the device chips:
    If your phone was floating in the water, place it for a moment in 100% alcohol, then remove and allow to dry;
  5. Telephone suffered blows on the asphalt, tiles, used as a bottle opener:
    Take the phone to a service center or buy a new one.

From what can not be switched on and hang your phone. Video.

How to Make a Hard Reset and reset to factory settings

Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset

What Hard Reset / Wipe data – This full reset all your settings to the factory (rigid reboot). Before performing this action is recommended to save your important files and contacts to removable media or downloaded to the cloud.

List of the best cloud storage for backup data:

  • Dropbox
  • Mail Cloud
  • google Disk
  • yandex Disk
  • Icloud
  • One Drive
  • Mediafire
  • Gavitex
  • Box
  • Amazon Web Services

Resetting to factory settings

The fastest option:

Go to the Settings section -> Backup and Reset — Reset.
This option will help only those who know the password / PIN / unlock and those whose protection is not available or is not installed.

The process for 2:

  1. Turn off the machine, or remove the battery back and insert if it does not turn off;
  2. Simultaneously press and hold the power button and the volume up, then you get into the Recovery menu;
  3. Release the power button after the logo appears on the screen, but hold the button to increase the volume;
  4. You’ve come to Android Recovery menu. Move on the menu is made with the volume, the power button confirms the selection buttons;
  5. select item «Wipe data / factory reset» – clear information;
  6. Confirm your intentions by selecting Yes – delete all user data;
  7. Through over again and you will be taken to the Recovery menu a few seconds the cleaning process;
  8. Now select in menu Reboot system now  ;
  9. Once you have done all the hard reset your passwords, pin codes, unlock and reset the system restored to factory condition.

Engineering codes for Android Sony Xperia SL

Full list service engineering codes can be found here. Part of code information was taken from there.

How to learn IMEI

IMEI – the unique identification number of your mobile device, sewn by the manufacturer. Available on any phone, no matter what operating system on it.

To display the IMEI on the screen, type the command: * # 06 # and you will see your unique identification number.

Android errors

Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset

It is not enough free memory

How to get rid of this problem? You need to put the root access on your mobile device, then you can move any application to the memory card or delete unnecessary system applications.

Or you can do a full factory reset (Hard Reset / Wipe Data) instruction is, in this article.

Where are contacts android and how to get them? In what folder?

Smartphones and tablets have become one with the person, if lose your phone – you lose important information, which should be the restoration of the time, and the time – money. Is not it better to prevent the loss of contacts phonebook on Android? We tell you how.

If you want to copy phone book contacts from Android to your PC, here’s a path to the file:

Directory /data/data/com.android.providers.contacts/databases/ , All Android phonebook stored in the file contacts.db , depending on the version of Android it can be a file contacts2.db. The file is a SQLite database.
To copy or read a file, you must have root privileges on the Sony Xperia SL.

How to open file contacts.db

These programs are easy to find.

  • SQLite Database Browser
  • SQLite Viewer 1.9.6.5 – Plugin for Total Commander

Instructions for all versions of Android:

  • 2.3.3 — 2.3.7 Gingerbread
  • 4.0.3 — 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 4.1.x — 4.3 Jelly Bean
  • 4.4 KitKat
  • 5.0 Lollipop
  • 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 7.0 — 7.1 Nougat
  • 8.0 Oreo

Download the firmware Android 5.0, Lollipop, 6.1 Marshmallow, 7.0 Nougat, 8.0 Oreo

Update the firmware of your mobile device.

  1. Android 5.0 Lollipop
  2. Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  3. Android 7.0 Nougat
  4. Android 8.0 O (OREO)

To install the firmware do:

  1. Download the firmware file and a special program
  2. Launch the program
  3. Select the required version of the firmware
  4. Read the readme.txt and obey all instructions from the archive

How to unlock pattern key on Android

Option 1: to make Hard Reset / Wipe Data Recovery through the menu (see the table of contents of the article).

Option 2: Try to use the program Gaigunlock Pro on the PC to automatically unlock:

Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset
  1. USB Debugging should be enabled.
  2. To automatically unlock, connect the mobile device to the computer via a cable.
  3. Click the Unlock Pattern and wait for the process to complete
Sony Xperia SL Root rights, firmware, Hard Reset

The program is available on the official website gaigunlock.pro

Where to buy a case and other accessories are inexpensive to mail delivery

Buy accessories for your mobile device directly from China here.

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