How to Install CM10 Jelly Bean ROM on Sony Xperia Tipo

CyanogenMod is a very glowing name in the field of custom ROMs and Firmwares installation. These guys have developed high-end, bugs free custom ROMs for almost every Android device. The list contains the name of Sony Xperia Tipo as well. CM10 Jelly Bean ROM is now out for this incredible Android smartphone. In case you are interested in installing this, then just follow the step-by-step guide written ahead.


The custom ROMs and firmwares the best ways to enhance experience with Android device. The installation is also simple, but only for those who are experienced in it. If you are that, then feel free to follow the below guide. If you are not, then let me warn you that the installation process may result in data loss. There is possibility of even bigger loss as well. So, continue with this article at your own risk.


  • As I said, data loss's possibility is there with custom ROMs installation. So, better take backup first. Download apps from Google Play that helps in taking backup. Or, do it manually.
  • Charge the battery. Up to which mark? Well, 80 percent at least.
  • You need to have USB tools of your Sony's device. Then only you can connect it to PC via USB cable. Head over to the official website of Sony to download USB tools for your device.
  • This guide is specifically for Sony Xperia Tipo only.
  • As you need to download ROM and other files, so, make sure to have Internet with you.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on your device. For this, you need to head over to 'Settings' section of your Android device.

Process to Install CM10 Jelly Bean ROM on Sony Xperia Tipo

  • The first step in this process to install CM10 Jelly Bean ROM on Sony Xperia Tipo, is to download the ROM file. You can download this ROM file from here.
  • Copy this downloaded file. Connect your device to the PC. Paste the file to SD card of your phone.
  • Turn off your Sony Xperia Tipo and disconnect it from the PC.
  • Boot it into the recovery mode. What? To make this happen, just press Volume Down + Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together for a while.
  • Navigate to the Install Zip from SD card and then select Choose Zip from SD card. Here select the ROM file that you downloaded at the very first step of this process.
  • Once the installation is done, just select Reboot System Now. Yeah, that lies at the main recovery menu.
  • The installation process won't take more than just a few minutes to complete.
  • Your device will restart now.

That's all. You are done with the process to install CM10 Jelly Bean ROM on Sony Xperia Tipo. I hope you found this tutorial very simple-to-follow. Is there anything I can help you with?If yes, then let's discuss that in the comment box.

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