Root Sony Xperia Z1 [Android: How to]

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You can now easily root Sony Xperia Z1 easily using this tutorial. We have summed up an entire tutorial below on how to root the Sony Xperia Z. Rooting of an Android device will void its warranty, but many Android geeks are ready to accept whatever comes their way as it helps in many ways. One can install root apps, mods and many aftermarket firmwares. So before, proceeding further you must understand that this tutorial works only on the Sony Xperia Z1.

As you proceed further, we will be guiding you with the entire process on how to root the Sony Xperia Z1 running on stock firmware. But, you should follow the pre-requisites section essentially so that you are on the safer side always.

Sony Xperia Z1- How to Root Sony Xperia Z1

Warning: We or the developer will not hold any responsibility if anything happens to your device. So, think accordingly and then proceed.


Measures to take before Rooting your device:

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.

Assuring that you have followed all the above mentioned steps, you can proceed further. If there is something which worries you, let us know we are always here for you.

Download V-Root-Zip Package or 360-Root either of them from here to your computer. Extract the downloaded file into a folder onto your desktop.

How to Root Sony Xperia Z1

Step 1: First of all, from the folder where you extracted the downloaded file open up the “.exe” file to begin the rooting procedure.

Step 2: Next, follow all the instructions carefully to root your device successfully.

Step 3: Finally, when your device has been rooted successfully, you can download the “Root Checker” app from here on your device to ensure the root access.

Hurray! You’ve successfully rooted your Sony Xperia Z1. Feel free to share with is if you have any questions, we are here for you always.

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