Sony Ericsson Experia Neo V is a powerful phone and by rooting it, you can further extend the power of your device since it will give you freedom to customize your device in new ways. Once you have rooted you Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V, you will be able to install not only certain apps that need root access, but flash various custom ROMs too.
Though the procedure given below is tested, yet we do not overrule its risky side. Do it on your own risk. Droidviews will not be responsible for any damage done to your device. Rooting your phone will void manufacturer’s warranty and might also make your device unusable. The method given here works only if you have a Windows PC.
Well, if you have read our disclaimer and you still want to proceed, please follow first our preparatory actions.
Let’s now move on to our rooting adventure. Just follow the steps below and soon your Xperia Neo V will be rooted.
cd/ cd/androidsdk/tools fastboot devices (you must see the SN of your device) fastboot boot recoveryNeo.img fastboot reboot
To verify whether you have successfully rooted your phone, download a free app called ‘Root Checker Basic‘ from the Android Market and run it. You can also check for the presence of the ‘Super User’ app among the list of installed apps on your device.
If you want to flash a custom ROM on your Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V, as most people do after rooting their device, you will have to enter the Recovery Mode. To do this, turn off your device, then turn it on. Now just as you see the Sony Ericsson logo on the bootscreen, press the Volume Down button again and again continuously.
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