It’s been quite some time since the Xperia Mini Pro SK17i has been shining in the market. Being proud owner of the same, you might be in love with all of its features, right? Oh! So you like all the hardware features but not the Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS that it runs? If this is so, then you will be pleased to know that I am up with the solution to your problem. I am here with guide to teach you about how to update Xperia Mini Pro SK17i to MIUI 5 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean custom ROM.
If you have ever gone through the task of rooting and custom ROM installation, then only proceed ahead. Though the process mentioned ahead is quite simple to follow, but still, if this is your first time with rooting and custom ROM installation, then better stop here. If you still want to read the process and apply it, then do it at your own risk. We shall not be held responsible for any damage that occur to your device.
- Take the backup of entire data. Though this is optional, but all out of you who have ever done rooting before, must be familiar with its importance.
- Make sure that the battery is charged for 85 percent at least.
- Enable the USB Debugging Mode in your device. For this, navigate to Menu > Settings > Applications > Development and then check the ‘USB Debugging’ there.
- Make sure that you have all necessary USB Drivers installed on your PC/Laptop.
Update Xperia Mini Pro SK17i to MIUI 5 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean custom ROM
- First of all, you need to download MIUI 5 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean custom ROM for your Sony Xperia Mini Pro SK17i. Download it from here.
- Download Google Apps package from here.
- Transfer both of these files to the SD card of your phone via USB cable.
- Start your Xperia Mini Pro SK17i in Recovery Mode by pressing and holding Volume down and power buttons simultaneously.
- Navigate to “install zip from SD card” >> “choose zip from sdcard”.
- In the available options, you can use the Volume Up and Down buttons for navigation. In the options look for the ROM that you downloaded in the first step.
- Select this file by using Power button. Now you need to confirm the selection by selecting ‘Yes’ on the next screen. The installation will begin.
- Since the installation may take few minutes, so please, be patient.
- Install the Google Apps package by following the same procedure.
- Select the option “+++++Go Back+++++” and then “reboot system now”.
- Your device will restart now.
That’s all. You have successfully updated Xperia Mini Pro SK17i to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with MIUI 5 Custom ROM. Enjoy the same!! Facing any problem? Use the comment box to get help from us.