Sony Xperia 1

INSTALLATION GUIDE

Sony xperia 1

  • Model : J9110, J8170
  • CPU : Snapdragon 855
  • GSM band : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • WCDMA band : 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • LTE band: 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100)

Supported system version (Build number)

J9110

J8170

Preparation

There are a couple things have to prepare before starting installation process, please follow the guide step by step

  1. ADB and Fastboot
      • adb and fastboot is the tools to unlock bootloader and install custom recovery. Download here and extract it on PC.
  2. Team Win Recovery Project custom recovery (TWRP)
      • TWRP is the custom recovery that use for install Azenqos firmware and root. Download here
  3. Azenqos kernel
      • This is the custom kernel that required to make the phone able to run Azenqos applications. Download the kernel file that match for devices model and software version from the link in supported version number above then copy to the phone.

Unlock bootloader

Mostly new android phone bootloader is locked, follow the instruction below step by step to unlock it before start installations process


Install firmware

To make sure the Azenqos apps run properly on the devices, use the compatible firmware version that mention in the spec above. If the device already run the supported version, this step can be skipped

STOCK FIRMWARE

J9110

J8170

NOTE: Download newflasher here extract and copy newflasher.exe (for windows) or newflasher.x64 (for linux) to firmware folder

  1. Download the firmware file
  2. Extract the file
  3. Download newflasher and copy it to the firmware folder
  4. Power off the devices and boot it to flashmode by hold volume down while connect the device to PC (The L.E.D indicate color is green)
  5. Run newflasher.exe
  6. Type n when it ask to backup
  7. Wait until it done
  8. Disconnect the devices and power it on


Install Azenqos firmware

  1. Download TWRP for Xperia 1 from the link in preparation step
  2. Power off the device then boot it to fastboot mode by hold volume up button while connecting the device to PC
  3. Open Command prompt on PC
    • Make sure adb/fastboot is installed on the PC or follow Install adb/fastboot on PC instructions
  4. Type the following command to install TWRP
    • fastboot flash boot <folder/to/twrp.img>

change <folder/to/twrp.img> to full twrp file path

  1. Disconnect the device from PC and hold power + volume down buttons to boot to TWRP mode (Some devices took 5 minutes to boot, please wait)
  2. When the phone boot to TWRP
    • Select keep read-only options
    • Go to Wipe --> format data --> type yes wait until finished and go back to the first page
    • Copy Azenqos firmware file on PC to the phone
  3. On the devices, go to Install --> select Azenqos firmware file --> slide to install and wait until it say DONE
  4. Go to Wipe --> format data --> type yes wait until finished and select reboot system
  5. Finish the setup and the phone is ready to install Azenqos application

Install Azenqos application

  1. Go to www.azenqos.com/beta
  2. Download AzenqosMobile-releaseXXXXXX_vXXX.apk
  3. Install it on the phone
  4. Open Azenqos apps and activate the license
  5. Azenqos is ready to use