A simple tutorial to root any Android device of Sony like Xperia Z (series), Xperia L, Xperia Tipo, Xperia E (series), Xperia Miro, Xperia C (series), Xperia T (series), Xperia U, Xperia GO, Xperia M (series) etc. You can root both there single and dual sim variants.
What is Android rooting ?
Rooting is the process of allowing users of smartphones, tablets and other devices running the Android operating system to attain privileged control over various Android’s subsystems.
Root is just a user with elevated permissions, who can do anything to any file or folder in the system. It will allow the user to access the entire operating system. The user is able to customize anything on Android device. User can run more apps, overclock or underclock the processor, replace the firmware etc.
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What are risks of rooting Android phone ?
- Voiding your warranty
- Bricking your phone
- Security risks
Note: If your phone gets bricked we are not responsible. And you should have minimum 60% battery in your device.
You should have a working data connection.
Steps to root your Xepria:
- First download the PC companion .exe file (Size-30MB) on your computer. Link to download the PC companion is here.
- Follow the instructions. Run and install the application.
- Now in PC, download the Kingo Android Root setup .exe file (Size-18MB). Link to download the file is here. ( If link doesn’t work, search in Google)
- Run and install the application.
- Now connect your Sony Xperia device to PC using USB cable (Use original USB cable). Make sure you have enabled USB debugging on your device. To enable USB debugging, go to settings > Developer options > Right check on USB debugging. (In Android > 4.4 Develeper options are hidden, to unhide them go to setting > About phone > Build number. Continuously tap on Build number to unhide developer options)
- It will download and install directories/library files.
- After 100% completion, it will recognise your device and prompt you to root your device. Tap on Root.
- It will take a while to root. Do not disconnect your device. After 100% completion a message pops up saying “Root succeeded”.
- Disconnect USB, reboot your device and look for app called Superuser.
- Your device is rooted.
I hope you were able to root your xperia device. Please give your feedback in comment section below. And feel free to ask us if you any query or problem.