How to Install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on Xperia X10 With CyanogenMod 10

by Ahmed Murtaza on December 9, 2012

This time it is the Sony Xperia X10 to rejoice it’s ever waiting taste buds and prepare to taste the Jelly Bean 4.1 which will be powered by the famous Custom ROM  - CyanogenMod 10. However, this CM 10 build is still not fully stable there are a few issues which are reported, in simple, it is a Beta built which will soon become a fully stable ROM based on Jelly Bean 4.1. But otherwise, a bunch of other plethora of features which are included in the Jelly Bean 4.1 are working perfect on this ROM which is based on Jelly Bean 4.1 for Xperia X10.

So for all the Sony Xperia X10 users, you guys can now get Jelly Bean 4.1 on your Xperia X10 right away by reading a scanty and simple bit-by-bit guide below. But there are a few things which should be duly noted, discover them after a small hop -

Disclaimer: We ( are not responsible for any harm which may occur to your device if you do not follow the guide correctly.

Things To Remember

  • You must have a Rooted Xperia X10 with CWM Recovery Installed on it
  • Make sure you backup your important stuff such as SMS, Call Logs and Contacts as you will be wiping out the data
  • I would also highly recommend you to perform a NanDroid Backup so you can return to your Xperia X10′s previous state whenever you want as a couple of features might not work

How to Get Jelly Bean 4.1 on Xperia X10 via CM 10

Step 1 - Download Jelly Bean 4.1 Custom ROM for Xperia X 10 and Google Apps for CM 10 on your PC

Step 2 - Connect your device to PC via USB Cable.

Step 3 - Copy Jelly Bean 4.1 zip and Google Apps zip file to the root of your SD Card

Step 4 - Disconnect Your Phone from your PC

Step 5 - Turn Off your Phone

Step 6 - Boot into CWM recovery by pressing and holding Volume Up + Volume Down and Home button.

Step 7 – Wipe the Data by selecting Wipe data/factory reset

Step 8 - Now go to >flash zip from SD card>choose zip from sdcard and now select the Jelly Bean 4.2 Custom ROM zip file you downloaded

Step 9 - Once done, now Repeat the Previous step by going to  >flash zip from SD card>choose zip from sdcard but this time select Google Apps zip file

Step 10 - Done? Go to> ”+++++Go Back++++++” and ”Reboot System Now”

And there you have it right after the reboot – Jelly Bean 4.1 on you Xperia X10.



  • ThIgEr3dS

    rom dnt need any kernel?

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