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Old December 2nd, 2012, 05:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys, My phone is currently on android 2.1 but I would like to update it to android 4.2 (jellybean) how do I do it? I am awesome with computers... this not so much, haha. Cheers guys, Dan

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Old December 10th, 2012, 02:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You're pretty ambitious lol. I have to say, X8 doesn't support Jelly Bean on stock kernel. me myself own X8, and I have Gingerbread on it, and I haven't unlocked my bootloader. keep in mind that installing other kernel requires an unlocked bootloader.

those thread can help you:
[NEW SuperOneClick] Root, Install & Use xRecovery on Xperia X8
[ROM v028b] GingerDX v28b 2.3 by Doixanh
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Thanks very much for the reply & the links. I was under the impression upgrading a phones OS was like a computer & you could just update to the latest no matter the device?
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these are custom ROMs. in this case, each custom ROM is customized for a particular device so you will need to look for the specific ROM for your X8 like the links given above.
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