Update Sony Xperia Mini Pro SK17i/SK17a Jelly Bean 4.1.2 Paranoidandroid Custom ROM

Sony has released its Jelly Bean firmware update list with high end devices to get Jelly Bean share some Sony devices are going to miss the jackpot.Never mind, the android developers never let us down.So, we bring here a great Custom ROM based on jelly bean 4.1.2 for Sony Xperia Mini Pro SK17i/SK17a.Android 4.1.2 has been ported to Sony Xperia Mini Pro SK17i/SK17a and Sony Xperia Mini ST15i/ST15a with many changes in UI and upgraded features.With this rom you can take a good taste taste of 4.1.2 version. So, you can install 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Paranoidandroid ROM with our step by step tutorial but before that would like to tell you that this is an custom ROM not any manufacturer official firmware, its the Paranoidandroid ROM, so please do make sure your device is rooted.

Some feature of rom –

  • Added 720p video recording
  • Enabled USB Mass Storage
  • Added governors and io schedulers
  • Under clock and Under Volt options available in kernel
  • PDroid Manager

In this tutorial we will guide you through how to update your Sony Xperia Mini Pro SK17i/SK17a with Paranoidandroid Jelly Bean 4.2.1 Custom ROM.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 vickyz.com 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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  • Sadiq

    i finally did it on sk17i.. its working and looks amazing than working with the older one..

  • Lucas

    Nice post. I have already get ready to install. I have CM 10 unofficial and I liked halo feature in Paranoid. But is still have one essencial point not explained in the tutorial : Is it stable? If is not stable list the working and not working funcionalities.

  • http://miguelmaia.tumblr.com/ Miguel Maia

    does this need unlocked bootloader?

  • Mario

    There is no ClockworkMod recovery for the SK17i, how do I install it manually? Thanks

  • Kumar Godavarthi

    no use i did as per the tutorial but my device is not getting start even i got stuck in loading of sony icon only please help me