Folks you must be familiar with the waterproof Sony Flagship Xperia Z running Android 4.1.2. You might be pleased to know that a root is available for this cellphone and all you need to do is follow this tutorial to get there successfully.

Xperia Z

What you will need:

  1. Please download the USB drivers for the phone and install them onto your computer; Click Here
  2. Make sure you have the USB debugging mode enabled on your phone before you connect it to the computer. To enable please hit menu-settings-applications-development options and ensure USB debugging mode is checked
  3. Please ensure that ADB is installed on the device; Click Here
  4. You might want to back up you data
  5. Ensure that you have at least 50% battery before you being with the process of rooting
  6. This method of rooting will not work on any other device

Follow the steps ahead to root the Sony Xperia Z. The method works for locked and unlocked bootloaders both:

  1. Download the file Root_with_Restore_by_Bin4ry_v30; Click Here
  2. Extract the file that you just downloaded
  3. Make sure that mass storage is turned off and then connect your device with the computer
  4. Navigate to the location where you extracted the downloaded file and double click ‘RunMe.bat’ file
  5. On the following screen please choose Mode 3
  6. Follow the simple instructions on the screen and you should be able to achieve root access

Once you are done, it does not matter whether your bootloader was locked or unlocked, the process will work in both cases and you will achieve root. If you need to check whether you successfully rooted your device, all you need to do is head over to the market and download an application that requires root. The most popular one at those is Titanium Backup. Download the application and run it. It should ask for root permissions. Grant the permissions and see if it runs. If so, you have the phone rooted, if not, you might want to go through the guide all over again.

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