Firmware Change/Update SONY Xperia T3 D5106

How Update / Change / Repair Firmware in SONY Xperia T3 D5106 phones?

Necessary Tools and Drivers

  1. Sony PC Companion with Drivers
  2. FlashTool

Install Necessary Tools

  1. Start by installing Sony PC Companion with Drivers
  2. Unpack and Install FlashTool, then find x10flasher.jar which is in C:\FlashTool folder and replace it with the file from the unpacked archive.
  • Windows 10 users should go to c:\Windows\inf  and search for the file "wpdmtp.inf" press right button on it and select INSTALL. 

WARNING !
Changing firmware in phone will erase all of your data.
All described operations you are doing at your own risk.
If want save your data do backup before start.
Battery must be at least 60% if not you will kill phone completly.

Change/ Repair/ Update Firmware in Sony Xperia phones

1. First of all, we need to find out exact phone model that we've got. 

  • This can be done by entering IMEI number on IMEI.infoIMEI.info Sony phone check
  • also, you can find it in Xperia T3 D5106  phone menu as shown below

  • or from the label which can be found next to the phone sim/memory card slot.

2. Turn on FlashTool(depent on windows system 32/64bit use file Flashtool or Flashtool64)sony flashtool screen
3. Go to XperiFirm,

sony flashtool xperiafirm icon

xperiafirm screen v1

4. Select SONY Xperia T3 D5106 model,xperiafirm model select

5. Now choose exact  Xperia T3 D5106  model from step No. 1.xperiafirm model exacly select

6. Select firmware by country that you need
(unbranded firmware you can recognize by name CUSTOMIZED_CE1 or CUSTOMIZED_SG they come with all language packages from around the world)xperiafirm model customization select

7. Download firmware by pressing firmware version button.

xperiafirm model firmware download

xperiafirm model firmware download v2

xperiafirm model firmware download v3


8. After download is finished close XperiaFirm, now FlashTool will ask you if you want to add downloaded firmware to database just click YES button to confirm.sony flashtool ask if add new firmware to database
9. Next press lightning button, flashtool sony arrow to lighting

10. Select Flashmode and confirm with OK button.

flashtool sony arrow to flashmode and ok

flashtool sony arrow to flashmode and ok


11. Select SONY Xperia T3 D5106  phone model and model number of your phone, firmware customization and firmware version the one you've downloaded in step No. 7. 

flashtool sony arrow to model select

flashtool sony arrow to exacly model

flashtool sony arrow to customization select

flashtool sony arrow to firmware version

12. Next check userdatacust-reset everything else must be unchecked.
flashtool sony arrow to check option to correct flash
13. When you're ready press Flash button.flashtool sony arrow to flash button

14. Connect turned off Xperia T3 D5106  phone to USB cable with pressed volume down button.
15. Release volume down button when you see "Device connected in flash mode" information in FlashTool windows log.The flash process starts, now just wait until process end.

flashtool sony flash process log

flashtool sony flash process log

flashtool sony flash process log

flashtool sony flash process log with success


16. After all disconnect Xperia T3 D5106  phone from the USB cable. Turn it on with the power button and leave it on a flat surface until phone turns on completely
(this is very important otherwise the phone will not complete the first start and you will see error message on the phone screen).
17. Congratulations your flash process ended successfully. Now you can enjoy your SONY Xperia T3 D5106 with new firmware.