Xperia Sola How to update to Android 4.0.4 ICS Custom ROM

The most recent Android 4.0.4 ICS based on MIUI ROM is presented for SONY Xperia Sola Android phone. This updated MIUI custom ROM is named as x MIUI that holds previous all MIUI features and works as CM9 custom ROM.  This x MIUI custom ROM has been packaged to do best role on your Xperia Sola device. Keep in mind that it is unofficial ROM and neither Google nor Sony has released it.


The x MIUI custom ROM is only for Xperia Sola. Don’t attempt it on any other Xperia Android device. In addition, we will not be liable for any damage to your Xperia Sola device due to following tips provided in this page. We recommend you to start the custom ROM installation process at your own risk.


  • At first, backup all data of Xperia Sola android phone to the memory card otherwise it can miss during installation process. These data like SMS/MMS, Contacts, media files (movie, music and photo), Phone settings, Account data, essential apps and etc should be backed up.
  • Confirm that your Xperia Sola phone is fully charged, otherwise the phone may be dead or power off due to low battery power.
  • Download and install Xperia USB driver on your computer. Link
  • Make sure that you have turned on USB Debugging mode on your Xperia phone, otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile.
  • Before starting the process of custom ROM installation, your Xperia phone should be rooted installed to ClockworkMod Recovery.
xperia sola android phone


How to install Android 4.0.4 ICS supported xMIUI ROM on Xperia Sola

Step 1

Before starting something, firstly you need to download both required zip files to your computer from below given download link.  Note – Don’t extract to it.

Android 4.0.4 xMIUI For Xperia Sola 

Google Apps

Step 2

Now you have to transfer both downloaded zip files to the memory card of Xperia Sola phone. To do it, connect both devices (computer and Xperia sola phone with USB cable and browse the USB mass storage on the computer screen. After copying both zip files successfully to the memory card, disconnect the USB cable and power off the Xperia sola phone.

Step 3

At this step, you have to boot your Xperia phone into recovery mode. To do it, reboot the phone and press volume down button for some seconds until it will appear with recovery mode screen. In recovery mode screen, both volume buttons are used to navigate any option while Power button is used to select.

Step 4

Now you have to do Nandroid backup process of your on hand installed ROM so that you can restore all previous data and settings after updating to new ROM. To do it, select Backup and Restore option. Now select Backup option another time on the next screen.  Return to main recovery mode screen after finishing the Nandroid backup process.

Step 5

Next, you have to do data wiping task. To do it, select wipe data/factory reset option from main recovery mode screen. After that, select Yes option on the next screen to authenticate your procedure.  After doing data wiping task in little minutes, return to CWM recovery mode main screen.  Here, select wipe cache partition optionFrom next screen, select Wipe Dalvik Cache under advance option to do Dalvik cache wiping action.

Step 6

Now select install zip from sdcard option from main recovery mode screenAfter that select choose zip from sdcard option from next screen.  Now, you should find the xMIUI_1.0_Sola zip file that you have transferred before in step 2 and select it by pressing Power button. On the next screen, you need to select Yes—Install ………………zip option in order to verify it. Thus, the process of xMIUI ROM installation will start.


As soon as the xMIUI ROM installation process finishes, repeat the Step 6 process. But, you have to select the Google apps zip file (find it in step 2) from the memory card with the purpose to install the Google apps package.

While the installation process is finished, return to the main recovery mode menu and select reboot system now option to restart the Xperia Sola phoneNow it will take approximately 5 minutes to load home screen of just installed Android 4.0.4 ICS ROM x MIUI ROM on your Xperia Sola phone.

That it! Android 4.0.4 ICS version supported custom ROM titled “xMIUI” is now installed and working on your Xperia sola phone smoothly

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