How to Root Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean

In this article we will tell you how to root Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean. Here’s the complete procedure.

Sony Xperia S is one of the best phones launched by Sony. It Contains 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon Dual-core processor with 1 GB RAM, Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread, 12MP Rear and 1.3MP Front camera, and many more exciting features.

Rooting is a procedure to get the privileged control in Android subsystem. It is performed in order to overcome the limitations that are being implemented by the hardware manufacturers and carriers, so that they can access all of the settings that a normal user can’t, can run the apps that asks for admin permissions, or to alter some system applications.

So, here we will tell you how to root Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean.


Before starting with the procedure, please read disclaimer, pre-requisite & other important notes.


By rooting and installing a 3rd party custom ROM the warranty of your mobile will be voided. We are not responsible if anything wrong happens in between the process. And just to be sure we would like to tell you that this article is only for Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean, so don’t try it on any other mobile or if you want to then try it on your own risk.


  1. Your mobile must be at least 70-80% charged.
  2. Enable the USB debugging mode (“Settings” -> “Manage Applications” -> “Development” -> “USB Debugging”)
  3. Make sure that you’ve backed up all of the necessary data.
  4. And last but not the least install drivers that you got with your Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean.

So, let’s begin with rooting your Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean.

Steps to be followed to root Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean are:

Step 1:

First download Xperia S Rooting Firmware or else you can download Xperia S 67 Firmware.

Step 2:

Once it is done, just switch off your Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean in order to enter Fast Boot recovery mode on your Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean.

Step 3:

Now, just hold volume up key and plug in the USB cable in order to enter into the Fast Boot recovery mode.

Step 4:

Now, just open command prompt inside your PC and then type in the following command: fastboot flash system_xps_prerooted_63fw.img”.

Step 5:

If the above command does not work for you then type in this command: “fastboot flash system_xps_prerooted_67fw.img”.

Step 6:

Now, whenever the rooting process will get completed, your Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean will restart by itself.

Now your Sony Xperia S Jelly bean is rooted & you can check Super app installed on your mobile & if you need to verify, download the Root checker application to verify it yourself.

That’s all. You’ve successfully rooted your Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean.

Hope this article about how to root Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean helped you.



Prashant Sharma

Prashant Sharma is a Delhi based Entrepreneur who spent most of his college days polishing his marketing skills and went for his first business venture at 19. Having tasted failure in his entrepreneurial debut, he turned a Tech-enthusiast, specializing in web technologies later. Join him on Google Plus

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