Sony recently launched Xperia M which comes with a 4 inch capacitive touch screen and a 5 megapixel camera. This handset is powered by a 1 GHz Dual core processor and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The Sony smartphones are much liked due to their initiative interface but if you want to get full advantage of the interface, then you must root the device. Rooting the device also gives you the permission to get full access to your smartphone and remove the apps which require the administrator’s permission.
The Framaroot tool has been released by Alephzain who is a senior and well known member at XDA developer’s forum to root the Sony Xperia M. With this tool Sony Xperia M can be rooted with the Gandalf exploit. You can follow the procedure below to root Sony Xperia M C1904 / 1905 with Framaroot. This is one of the easiest and simplest ways to root the Sony Xperia M. After rooting you can install various custom rom’s and also you can install various types of system apps which need root access.
Step 1: You should fully backup your Android device before rooting it. Backup all your SMS,Backup/Export Contacts, Backup APN settings. You can take help from our article on Tutorial for creating backup of Android device without root access.
Step 2: You should Backup all apps on your device, unrooted users can follow this method procedure to backup apps. If you have already rooted your device then use Titanium to Backup and restore apps and cache data.
Step 3: You should enable USB debugging on your device, to activate USB Debug go to “Settings>Developer options” and check the USB debug option box. Problem enabling USB Debugging you can follow article on How to enable USB debugging on Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread.
Step 4: There should be 50% or more amount of battery juice on your device. To know how much charge your device is having you can use our tutorial on how to get battery percentage on Status bar.
Step 5: You should disable security apps and programs like Antivirus and Firewall on your Android device as they may interrupt the procedure.
Before you proceed, please download the essentials given below.
How to Root Sony Xperia M C1904 / 1905 with Framaroot tool
Step 1. Connect your device to the computer with the help of suitable USB cable and transfer the downloaded file to your handset. Now in your device, go to the folder where you have placed the file and open it to install.
Step 2. After installing the Framaroot app, select GANDALF Exploit from the list which is used to root the device. Selecting any other exploit can cause permanent issues to the device, so be careful.
Step 3. On selecting the exploit, the device would be rooted and a confirmation message will be displayed – “Success, Superuser and SU binary installed!”
Step 4. When these files are successfully installed, reboot the device and it will a longer time because the installed files will root the device.
Step 5. When the rooting procedure is completed, Sony Xperia M will boot automatically and it is successfully rooted.
Now you have successfully rooted your Sony Xperia M C1904 / 1905 with Framaroot APK.