Custom ROM for Xperia Mini Pro SK17i on .62 Firmware

Hybrom V15 Custom ROM for Xperia Mini Pro SK17i

Do you own a Sony Xperia Mini Pro? If yes, then you will be able to take advantage of the Hybrom V15 custom ROM for Xperia Mini Pro SK17i. For rooting the Xperia Mini pro you can use this link:

Lately, we have been hearing a lot about Hybrom V15. What is it? Well, Hybrom V15 is a beautiful custom ROM that is loaded with many useful features. The credit for this goes to developer Bbooff who is quite active on XDA forum. This new ROM is amazing and the reason why it should be installed it improves the device performance and gives it a very good potential.

Features of Hybrom custom ROM for Xperia Mini Pro SK17i

•Root privileges

•4.0.2.A.0.62 Firmware i.e. Android 2.3.4

•Go Launcher

•Busy Box

•Sony Sketch Font

•Reboot in fast mode and cwm

•Tweaks that include a good management of memory

•Tweaks for good scrolling

•ICS swipe notification

•ICS transition animation

•Cleaning script

•Touchscreen script

•SMS compression

•Most of the bugs are detected and fixed

•Many improvements added

•Updated apps

•And many more

 How to install custom ROM Hybrom on Xperia Mini Pro SK17i

Disclaimer: The procedure as given here may damage your handset if you do not follow the steps properly. We would appreciate that you should take this up only if you have technical knowledge and you know at least what you are doing. Kindly add Hybrom to the device at your own risk. We are not responsible for any damage caused to your device.

The first and the foremost thing you are required to do is, download HYBROM V15 FOR Xperia Mini pro you can download it here:

It is important to note that you must unlock the bootloader of your Sony Ericsson phone before you take up any of the procedures given below. Along with this you need to install ClockworkMod recovery and custom kernel.

You can unlock the bootloader officially through the above link and here is how you can install ClockworkMod recovery for SK17i.

 Install ClockworkMod recovery for SK17i

1.Download ClockworkMod

2.Install ADB drivers

3.Run install-cmw2.cmd (Do not run install-cmw1.cmd)

4.Enable USB Debugging on device. (Settings->Application->Development->check USB debugging)

5.Connect the phone to PC with the USB cable.

6.Now just follow the instructions on the screen.

Procedure for installation of custom Rom on SK17i

1.Copy the zip file which we downloaded initially to the SD card.

2.Now reboot the phone into ClockworkMod.

3.After that make a full data wipe-factory reset

4.Also wipe cache and Dalvik cache.

5.Now you can install zip from sd card

6.Just wait for sometime so that installation can get completed

7.Reboot now. ( Keep in mind that first reboot after installation might take a while and so you must have patience. Screen may get black)

8.Reboot again.

You must go through the notes as given below so that if you have any doubts in relation to the procedure then that can be cleared.

Note 1: Changing Kernel will let you to overclock the CPU and you can run it at almost double the speed. Keep in mind that this speeds up the system, but drains the battery too fast.

Note 2: Hybrom does not have a boot image. When it is installed without unlocking the bootloader, the CWM recovery causes a few issues. This can be resolved only with an unlocked bootloader. The procedure to unlock Sony Ericsson bootloader officially is given earlier by us.

Note 3: Keep in mind that ClockworkMod already comes with custom Kernel.

We expect that installing custom ROM on your Xperia Mini pro SK17i would now become very simple for you with the above guidelines. Kindly share with us if you have any doubts.




  1. scott swinden says:

    man this rom change thing is crap iv tried everything that is written here followed all the instructions and the phone refused to start.. everything here was false for me

  2. scott swinden says:

    i tried this rom again it just hangs on boot only shows sonyericsson and thats it what wront with it its been an hour and its still booting

  3. …stuck at the Sony Ericsson logo for half an hour now….

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