How to: Root Sony Xperia ZR

Xperia ZR is another great smartphone by Sony, it features the same specifications like the Xperia Z. If you are looking how you can root your Sony Xperia ZR then in this tutorial we will show you an easy way to root Xperia ZR on the latest firmware Android KitKat 4.4.2.

If you are on the older software you can update it from the over-the-air update, So we should get started and show you how you can root Xperia ZR.


Follow the easy steps below to root your Xperia ZR.

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1 – Download VRoot tool and install it on your computer. (This tool is in chinese language but easy to use)

2 – Turn on USB Debugging, on your phone.
3 – Open VRoot then connect your phone to the computer.
4 – Press the green button in the bottom of the VRoot tool.
5 – Finish the root, your phone will restart by itself, complete restart, unplug the phone and close VRoot.
6 – Done and enjoy the rooted Xperia ZR.


Xperia ZR rooted using chinese root tool, the superuser app installed on your phone is also Chinese language.What you have to do is:

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1 – Go to Google Play Store and download the application SuperSU.

2-Open SuperSU and click Allow from the chinese superuser app. (button on right side).
3 – Binary Update on SuperSU.
4 – Download the application and install Titanium Backup Pro.
5 – Open Titanium Backup Pro and look for chinese Superuser app (not SuperSU)
6 – Freeze the superuser app.
7 – Done.

You have successfully rooted your Sony Xperia ZR. If you have any type of questions then leave a comment below.


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