A new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware with build version 9.2.A.1.131 has leaked for Sony Xperia TX bearing model number LT29i.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware leaked for the Xperia TX..

The leaked Jelly Bean build build has been shared by the EXR team at XDA, who has developed a custom ROM featuring the leaked Android 4.3 (9.2.A.1.131) for Xperia TX.

ROM features

ROM name

[EXR][TX|LT29i|ROM][4.3]Sony Xperia JellyBean 9.2.A.1.131 (leak version)

Android Version- 4.3 Jelly Bean 9.2.A.1.131

Available Model- Xperia TX LT29i

ROM maker- EXRMN-Ming, LNHJ

Release time-2014-01-11

Android 4.3
Android 4.3 with base firmware 9.2.A.1.131 leaked for Xperia TX..

Those who have installed the Android 4.3 ROM have reported that the custom build is smooth and has no bugs. Also, it integrate Xperia Z1 Camera and many more. But the bootloader of the device should be unlocked to install the ROM. Head over to the development thread to learn more about the firmware leak.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (9.2.A.1.131) can be installed on Xperia TX via EXR ROM..

Those who wish to experience Android 4.3 ahead of its official release using the custom ROM featuring leaked firmware may follow our step-by-step guide.

IBTimes UK reminds its readers that it will not be held liable for any damage to the device. Users are also advised to verify that their devices meet following requirements.

Pre-requisites

1) As the tutorial might wipe out all data of the phone, create a backup. If the device is having any custom recoveries such as CWM/TWRP then backup data using the same.

2) If the Android phone powers off due to lack of battery while the installation process, it could damage the device. Therefore, the Xperia TX should have charge above 80% battery charge.

3) The bootloader of the phone should be unlocked.

4) The device should have a custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP.

5) The Android 4.3 ROM works onlywith Xperia TX LT29i. As applying this to any other variant might brick the device, verify the model number of Xperia TX by navigating to Settings>> About device>> Model number.

Download ROM

Download Android 4.3 (9.2.A.1.131) EXR ROM for Xperia TX and copy the zip file to a separate folder on the phone

Download link: EXR.MN-Ming.TX.9.2.A.1.131.zip

Steps to install Android 4.3 (9.2.A.1.131) on Xperia TX via EXR ROM /using CWM recovery

Step-1: Boot the phone into recovery mode. First switch off the device and wait for about 5-10 seconds until the device completely goes off. Switch it on again when you see phone's LED notification light turn pink (or changes to any other colour). Press either Volume Up or Volume Down button for a couple of times to make the phone boot into recovery mode

Note: In recovery mode use Volume buttons to navigate up and down between options and use Power button to select an option.

Step-2: Make a Nandroid backup from recovery. This is optional but very important in case something goes wrong then you can restore to current status easily. To do so navigate to Backup and Restore>> Backup

Step-3: Perform a fill clean-up of the device (This will delete all apps and their settings and game progress)

Select Wipe data/Factory reset, then select Yes on the next screen to confirm factory reset

Select Wipe Cache Partition then select Yes on the next screen to confirm wiping cache

Step-4: Select Install zip>> Choose zip from sdcard (or external sdcard where the file is saved). Now browse to the location where the Android 4.3 zip is copied. Select it and confirm installation

Step-5: When the installation process is completed, return to the main recovery menu and select reboot system now to reboot the phone

Note: If the device is stuck in bootloop or stuck at logo while rebooting, perform a factory reset (Step-3) and it will be fine.

Steps to install Android 4.3 (9.2.A.1.131) on Xperia TX via EXR ROM /using TWRP recovery

Step-1: Boot the phone into recovery mode. Power off the phone and wait for about 5-10 second until the device is completely switched off. Switch it back again when you see phone's LED notification light turn Pink (or changes to any other colour). Keep pressing either Volume Up or Volume Down button for a couple of times to make the phone boot into recovery mode

Note: In recovery mode use Volume buttons to navigate up and down between options and use Power button to select an option.

Step-2: Make a Nandroid backup from recovery. This is optional but very important in case something goes wrong then you can restore to current status easily. To do so navigate to Backup >> and select all checkboxes and swipe on the Swipe option to confirm option at the bottom of the screen to confirm backup

Step-3: Perform a Factory Reset (This will delete all apps and their settings and game progress)

Tap on Wipe>> then at the bottom of the screen do a swipe on the Swipe to factory reset option

Step-4: Tap on Install>> browse to the location where the ROM file is saved and tap on the file. Now at the bottom of the screen do a swipe on the Swipe to confirm flash option to begin installation

Step-5: Once the installation process is completed, go back to the main menu of recovery and tap on Reboot >> then tap on System to reboot the phone

After the Xperia TX boots up successfully, it should be updated with EXR ROM featuring Android 4.3 Jelly Bean leaked firmware.

Note: If the device is stuck in bootloop or stuck at logo while rebooting, perform a factory reset (Step-3) and it will be fine.

[Source: Android Soul]