Live with Walkman WT19 is designed for music lover. The phone comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread out of the box and can be upgraded Android 4.0.4 ICS officially. However Android 4.0 ICS look little old now and we all know how reluctant Sony is when updating firmware concern. However, that won’t going to stop you enjoying latest Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean right on your Live with Walkman smartphone by installing CM10 custom ROM. However, you have to wait for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for now. The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean based CM10 ROM released under FreeXperia project. This CM10 build is based on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and comes with many custom tweaks and features.
Here, you should note this CM10 ROM for Live with Walkman is under development and may have bugs and issues. All issues will be fixed as the development progress.
- HDMI (if applicable)
- Front Camera (if applicable)
This tutorial is only for Live with Walkman. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.
Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.
SMS & Call Log – Use SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & Settings – Use Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Phones]
- You already have USB Driver Installed for Live with Walkman in your PC. [USB Driver].
- Bootloader is unlocked. [Go to –> unlockbootloader.sonymobile.com]
- Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide].
- ClockworkMod Recovery Installed [Guide].
- Make sure ADB is installed. [Guide] [Required to flash CM10 kernel]
If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to move in the next page of this guide where we compile an easy to follow step-by-step guide on how to install Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean based CM10 custom ROM on Live with Walkman.
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