Sony Xperia T
Sony Xperia T

Sony's Xperia T (LT30p) can be updated to the new Paranoid Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) custom ROM. The custom ROM is built using CyanogenMod 10 (CM10). It allows the device to run on hybrid mode with the smartphone and tablet user interface.

IBTimes UK reminds users to proceed at their own risk. The ROM is compatible only with the Xperia T (LT30p) model.


  • Ensure the device is rooted and has CWM recovery installed
  • Make a Nandroid backup
  • Ensure the device has at least 80 percent battery charge

To install Paranoid Android 4.1.2 ROM on Sony Xperia T:

  • Download CM10.1 Android 4.2.1 ROM and Google Apps to the PC
  • Connect and mount the device USB memory on PC via USB cable
  • Copy the downloaded files to the SD card, while make sure the files are not placed in the root folder
  • Turn the device off and unplug from USB cable. Enter the device in Recovery mode (to do so, turn the device on while pressing the Volume Down repeatedly)
  • In CWM recovery, perform a full data wipe and scroll down to Flash Zip from SD Card
  • Press the Power button once again and select Choose Zip from SD Card
  • Navigate to the ROM zip file and choose it using the Power button. Confirm the installation and installation should now begin
  • Repeat this step to install Google Apps as well
  • Go to +++++Go Back option and reboot the device by choosing Reboot System Now. The device will now boot and it might take about 5 minutes to boot

The Xperia T (LT30P) should now be running Paranoid Android 4.1.2 custom ROM. To verify, browse to Settings > About phone

[Source: Team Android]