Backup Sony Xperia Phones | Download TA Backup Tool

Before porting to a new custom ROM, every developer suggests to backup existing ROM or atleast backup the important files. So how do you backup your phone? For Sony, there is a new TA backup tool available and here is this guide check out on how to backup Sony Xperia Phones data.

Backup Sony Xperia Phones: backup xperia phone

Backup Sony Xperia Phones

Here is the tool named as TA Backup or TA Dumper tool for Xperia Phones. It’s the best tool/utility for cross-device development for Sony Android phones.

It works on all Xperia phones running dirty cow OS and sadly doesn’t work for Nougat updated devices.


  • Make sure that proper ADB drivers are installed.
  • You will have to run backupTA.cmd on your Windows computer. If you have Linux based PC, then run into your root directory.
  • It will be saved as TA-ModelNumber-Serial-Timestamp.img in the directory.

Restoring Instructions

In order to restore backupTA to your device, just follow the process mentioned below –

  • First you will have to unlock bootloaders.
  • Now flash TWRP recovery.
  • Boot your device into recovery model.
  • Use dd command to flash TA image.
  • Power off the phone.
  • Flash stock system, fotakernel and kernel using flashtool.

List of Supported Phones

  • Sony Xperia XZ
  • Sony Xperia X Compact
  • Sony Xperia XA
  • Sony Xperia X Performance
  • Sony Xperia XA Ultra
  • Sony Xperia X
  • Sony Xperia C5
  • Sony Xperia M4 Aqua
  • Sony Xperia C5
  • Sony Xperia E5
  • Sony Xperia Z5
  • Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z3
  • Sony Xperia Z2
  • Sony Xperia ZL
  • Sony Xperia Z1

Download TA Backup v2

Source : XDA

This post was last modified on May 30, 2018 10:58 AM

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