Root Xperia Mini Pro on 4.0.2.A.62 Firmware

Root Xperia Mini Pro on .62 without Unlocking Bootloader

Do you own Sony Xperia Mini Pro? If yes, then you are the lucky fellow as these Android Smart Phones are really quite smart and have super features. Your Xperia Mini Pro device might be having 4.0.2.A.62 Firmware. Are you planning to root Xperia Mini Pro on 4.0.2.A.62 Firmware? If yes, then we have given the step by step method in the tutorial below. You can go through the same. Rooting your Android device will help you remove useless apps, load certain important apps that need rooting and also that will be helpful in bloatware removal.

Positives of Rooting

 With the rooting procedure, you will get access to the system files that are basically useful in customizing the ROM so that you can use several apps that demand administrative or privileged system access.

Post rooting you can also delete the system level apps that are there in the phone by default. You will be able to modify the operating system as well.

Negatives of Rooting

Rooting your Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro voids its warranty and a risk of bricking it if something goes wrong in between the process. Thus you should do so at your own risk.

Disclaimer: Before moving towards the tutorial to root Xperia Mini Pro it would be better to read this disclaimer carefully. The procedure of rooting involves a few risks and thus we recommend that you must do it at your own risk. Only if you have enough idea about technical things, go ahead. Androidust will not be responsible for anything that happens with your phone. It is also important to note that rooting an Android phone makes the warranty void.

Procedure to Root Xperia Mini Pro on .62 Firmware(without unlocking bootloader)

  1. The very first thing you are expected to do is take complete back up of the phone. This is because if there is some damage or data loss then you can rely on the back up that you have taken.
  2. Keep the Android phone charged to the extent of 70 percent.
  3. You must now downgrade using Wotanserver to 4.0.2.A.0.58.
  4. Use Root_Unroot_1.5 to root the phone.
  5. You will be able to find OTA update to 4.0.2.A.62.
  6. Once you update the phone, you will have the Xperia Mini Pro with the new firmware.

It is important to note that even after this you won’t lose DRM and Track ID. This is because here we have not unlocked the bootloader. If we unlock the bootloader then we may lose the same.

We have also received news that an ICS update is on the way for Xperia Mini Pro. This is surely good news for the Xperia Mini Pro users. We would also bring the ICS update procedure soon and the rooting procedure for the same, So, just stay tuned.

We hope that you liked the above tutorial. Kindly let us know your feedback here. We would love to share your responses. If you have any doubts, you can ask us. We will help you to solve the issue.

Root Xperia Mini Pro on 4.0.2.A.62 Firmware


  1. Hi vino.. this is aarif… I’ve got Xperia mini pro 2 months ago.. I like to root my phone. build no is 4.0.2.A.0.58 gingerbread. not yet upgrade to ics. I don’t know how to root my phone currently because whether should I root after upgrading to ics or can I upgrade to ics after rooting my phone. kindly assist me on this. thank you.

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