Install TWRP recovery on Sony Xperia Z2
Sony Xperia Z2 is latest smartphone form the Sony Mobile powered with the the latest android 4.4.2 kitkat OS and has some awesome feature and specs like 5.2-inch Full HD TRILUMINOS Display with Live Colour LED and X-Reality for Mobile, Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad Core 2.3 GHz Processor and 3 GB RAM, scratch Resistant Glass and a High level of Waterproofing etc. Today in this guide we’ll show you how you can Flash the TWRP recovery on Sony Xperia Z2 with the help of one click installer. To get started all you have to first unlock the boot loader of the Z2 and follow the below mention guide on your device.
Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.
CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the Sony Xperia Z2 android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.
PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.
2. INSTALL SONY DRIVERS
You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.
3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.
4. CHARGE YOU ANDROID
If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
HOW TO ROOT GALAXY NOTE 10.1
Step 1. Unlock the bootloader of Z2. Read here how to do that.
Step 2. Download the one click TWRP installer zip file here and extract the folder on your desktop.
Step 3. Now connect your Z2 to PC with the help of USB cable and if a pop-up screen shows up on phone asking you to Allow USB debugging for the computer, make sure you tick the checkbox and tap OK.
Step 4. Now you device is successfully connected with the pc. Open the TWRP Recovery Folder on the desktop, the same folder that you downloaded on Step 2. Double-click/Run the ’1-click-TWRP-recovery-installer.bat’ file and follow the simple on-screen instructions like ‘Press any key to continue..’ to install TWRP recovery on your Sony Xperia Z2.
Note: In case the script gets stuck on < waiting for device > message for more than a minute or so, that means you don’t have proper drivers installed on your computer for your Sony Phone. Install the drivers again form the above mention link in PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS section.
Step 5. Follow all the onscreen instruction one by pone and wait for few minutes to install the TWRP recovery on your phone.
That’s all, enjoy! Now the TWRP recovery is installed on your Sony Xperia Z2