Friday, 20 July 2012

How to Root Ericsson Xperia Live Walkman WT19i – Tutorial

Having Sony Ericsson Xperia Live Walkman WT 19i smartphone? Then we will be checking out on how you can root the device easily with the help of simple instructions. Please note that before rooting the phone, you need to ensure that the boot loader is unlocked as this process will only work on the boot loader unlocked phones. The biggest advantage of rooting the device is that after rooting, you can make use of the apps which need root access and also you can customize the phone the way you want it by making use of custom ROM firmwares.

Rooting Information: 

Please note that this procedure will be voiding the warranty of your Sony Ericsson Xperia Live Walkman WT 19i and the only way you can revoke the root access by again re applying the official factory firmware and also you need to lock the boot loader which if possible we will be coming out with a detailed tutorial upon request in the comments section.


Developer should not be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.

Over a period of this article we will be checking out on what are the list of pre requisites followed by which you need to follow a detailed tutorial in the next page. This rooting process will only work on the firmware version 4.0.2.A.0.58 version and not on any other version. Ensure that you are not on the network locked device. If your device is on the latest 4.0.2.A.0.62 version then you will have to downgrade the firmware and then proceed with the instructions to root the same.

Tutorial to Root Sony Ericsson Xperia Live Walkman WT 19i:
  • First up you will have to Download the Flash toolFirmware WT19i_4.0.2.A.0.58Doom lord rooting kitCWM Recovery image from here to your computer.
  • Unzip the Flash tool and install the same in your computer. Up next, unzip the firmware package to get the .ftf file. Place the extracted .ftf file in the path “C:/Drive > flashtool > firmwares>” and ensure that no other files are there in the above mentioned path. Open the Flash tool in your computer.
  • In the flash tool, click on the “File option” and then select “flash mode” on the left side in the opened flash tool to click on Ok and enable the options which are mentioned below as you need to enable Wipe User Data and Wipe Cache. Once completed, you need to click on “Ok” to start he process of update and once its updated the device will restart.
  • Power off your device and after that is done you need to press 3 keys simultaneously: volume down, home and power button. When you do this, the green LED should glow up. Flash the firmware with flashing tool.
  • You now need to extract Doomlord root kit and then you need to Run the “runme.bat” executable file in your pc and ensure that you have connected the phone to your computer. Now, you need to ensure that the “Superuser” app is installed and updated with the latest scripts in your phone.
  • Now, up next from the “Settings > About Phone” you can update with the OTA (Over The Air) update in your phone. Ensure that you are not installing / updating the update from the PC Companion.
  • After you are done with updating you must unzip CWM install and run the second file script: wt19i.install-cmw2.cmd.Check USB debugging and also set the screen time out as 10 minutes. So, that’s it you have now successfully rooted the device.
Note: At any point of time just in case if the process of rooting process gets stopped due to any reason, all you need to do is restart the process from the start by re inserting the battery.


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