Unlock boot loader

Unlocking the boot loader allows you to put a custom ROM on your Sony Xperia™ smartphone, depending on your carrier, your market, and the original configuration of your phone. We have made a service available for advanced developers, which will provide you with a code that allows you to unlock the boot loader (not applicable for all phone models and operators). Learn more here!


Open SmartWatch Project

Find information on how to create and flash alternative firmware to SmartWatch.

Flash tool

Flash tool for Xperia™ devices

The flash tool for Xperia™ devices lets you flash standard Sony software on an Xperia™ device with an unlocked bootloader (please note that only a limited number of Xperia™ models and  and software versions are available). Learn how to download, install and use the tool here.  Beta version!

Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow

Check out the latest Sony-tagged developer questions on Stack Overflow.


Other Sony developer services

Sony has a great pool of resources for you to use. Learn more about their offerings here, including how to develop for the Google TV platform.