Useful key combinations
Recovery mode key
Volume down + Power key
To enter Flash mode, make sure your phone is turned off and press and hold the Flash key Volume down when you connect your phone to the computer.
To enter Fastboot mode, make sure your phone is turned off and press and hold the Fastboot key Volume up* when you connect your phone to the computer.
* For the following devices the Fastboot key is:
- Live with Walkman - Menu
- Xperia arc - Menu
- Xperia arc S - Menu
- Xperia neo - Menu
- Xperia neo V - Menu
- Xperia pro - Menu
- Xperia PLAY - Search
After you have flashed the latest Sony software version with the Sony Flash tool, your device is capable of booting a recovery image by pressing a key. To use the recovery mode the device must be turned off and you must hold the key Volume down while you press the Power key.
Note: The recovery image is built automatically with the AOSP code. The phone has to be disconnected from the USB cable
See where to find the keys on the Xperia Touch.
- Power key
- Volume keys