Sony Xperia U rooting

Discussion in 'Android' started by ShawnTRods, Sep 7, 2012.

  1. ShawnTRods
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    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Alright, so I got myself a Xperia U since my insurance claim got declined and my contract is still a few more months to go.

    I got gingerbread (2.3) on the Xperia U, and they keep advertising that 4.0 will be "out soon".. nothing from that yet.

    I hate the slowness of this phone.. apps keep freezing and crashing :/

    What can be done?
    This is my first android phone and I have no clue whatsoever about rooting or anything lol.
    I dont want to lose my contacts :P
     
  2. Clarky

    Clarky Don't you know who I think I am?

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    cannot say much about rooting it but if you did your contacts are safe as they save to your google account anyway
     
  3. jrk190

    jrk190 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    They said the same about the Play, then they said it's not going to happen. You could try unlocking the bootloader and using a custom kernel/rom.
     
  4. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    XDA Fourms is the #1 place for finding guides to root your Android phone.
     
  5. ShawnTRods
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    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Cant find any Sony section in the XDA forum
     
  6. Joe88

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    http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=1515