How To Update Neo V MT11i / MT11a to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean CM10 Custom Firmware

It doesn’t looks like Sony is going to roll any software updates, forget Jelly Bean not even ICS updates.But now you can install an custom ROM on your device which is based on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean.Most of you will be well knowing or have heard about CyanogenMod 10 which is an Jelly Bean based ROM and you can very easily install Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean CM10 Custom ROM on your Xperia Neo V MT11i / MT11a.



In this tutorial we will guide you through how to update your Xperia Neo V MT11i / MT11a to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean CM10 Custom Firmware.But before the tutorial we should let you know some warnings and pre-requisites.


Disclaimer – All the tools, mods,firmwares or ROMs etc. mentioned below belong to their respective developers or owners.In any case while following the tutorial you do something wrong,miss a step or what soever, we or the developers or owners are not liable or responsible to any damage or brick of your device in any case. We are not forcing you to attempt this tutorial, its all your wish.


What’s must before proceeding forward to tutorial  

Download USB Drivers – 

Download the latest USB drivers, so that you can connect the phone to the computer from here –

Android USB Drivers 

It’s always advisable to be on a safer side before trying anything on your device, so please create a backup of your devices data.So that you don’t loose your contact,messages or files.

Full Backup Guide – 

Do make sure to check battery status –  Check Your Battery Percentage

USB debugging is enabled on your device –  Enable USB Debugging Feature

I hope every warning and instruction mentioned above has been taken into care, now let’s proceed to next page.

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  • Andi

    Possible to return to 4.0 if the update will not successfully?

    And there will be a slow down the phone after update? I think that for this system need more powerful phones.