CM10 Android 4.1 ROM Available for Sony Xperia J [Tutorial]

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By IBTimes Staff Reporter | December 15, 2012 4:42 PM EST

Sony announced its new range of Xperia smartphones in August at the IFA 2012 trade show in Berlin. Among the smartphones, the Xperia J which is a mid-range device, features a 1GHz Qualcomm processor and comes in black, gold, white and pink. The Xperia J has now received the CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) ROM, courtesy FreeXperia Project (FXP).

The Xperia J comes with a 4in display which has a decent FWVGA resolution (480 x 854), in addition to a Gorilla Glass to protect the screen. It features a five megapixel rear-facing camera featuring auto-focus and LED flash.

Those looking to install this ROM on Xperia J may have a look at this guide, but IBTimes UK will not be held responsible for any damage to the device during installation.

Pre-requisites:

  •          Backup all important data and ensure the device has minimum 60 percent battery charge
  •          Remove anti-virus tools if installed
  •          Enable USB debugging

To install CM10 Jelly Bean ROM on Sony Xperia J:

  •         Download the ROM zip file from here
  •         Copy the zip file to the root folder of the device's SD card and boot it into recovery mode
  •         In the recovery mode, use volume buttons to scroll
  •         Make a Nandroid backup in recovery mode
  •         Choose Wipe > Wipe Data and perform Dalvik Cache wiping if you do not want to experience Low on memory issues
  •          Navigate through the interface and choose Select Zip from SD Card and then select the zip file
  •          After update is applied, flash the Gapps and go back to choose Reboot

CM10 Jelly Bean ROM should now be installed and running on Sony Xperia J
[Information Courtesy: Hack My Android]

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