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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is a flagship mobile from Sony Ericsson running the Android 2.3.3. It has got 32GB internal memory, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 4.0-inch touch screen and Rachael User Interface. The camera is 8.1 mega-pixel and supports HD video recording, face detection and auto-focus. Below are the steps to root your Sony Ericsson Xperia X10.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

How To Root Xperia X10

The tool used for rooting Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is DooMLoRD’s FlashTool (version 0.2.9.1), which can be downloaded from here

  • At first enable Unknown Sources(Menu -> Settings -> Applications -> Unknown Sources) & USB debugging (Menu -> Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB Debugging) on your  Xperia X10.
  • Power down the device.
  • Then start FlashTool by double-clicking X10Flashtool.exe in the folder where you extracted the files. After that press the ‘Flash’ button on the top left.
  • In Flashtool select aZuZu_Kernel_Downgrade and make sure that under Firmware Content, ‘loader.sin’ is highlighted.
  • Then hold the ‘Back’ button on the handset while plugging in the USB cable and make sure that your handset is powered off.
  • Follow Flashtool instructions, when done leave Flashtool running.
  • After that remove the USB cable.
  • Power on the device and as soon you feel the vibration, re-connect your phone via USB cable.
  • Wait till you see any information in Flashtool. Once that has been completed press the Root button.
  • After rooting the phone will reboot itself. Once you see that X10 is connected, disconnect your device and take the battery out for 30 seconds.
  • Now you need to upgrade the kernel, so press ‘Flash’ button on the top left of the Flashtool  and select aZuZu_Kernel_UpGrade.
  •  The message to connect your device will come again, then connect your X10 to the pc via USB cable making sure that the phone is powered off.
  • You can remove the USB cable and power on your X10 when the Flashtool completes the flashing process.
  • If you connect your Xperia X10 to Flashtool again you’ll understand that your device has been successfully rooted.

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