How to Root Sony Xperia Z3 in Easy Steps

Recently we showed you, how you you can easily install the TWRP recovery on the Sony Xperia Z3. Once the TWRP recovery is installed you can do lots of other task son your phone like take nandroid backup install mods and get the root access with Chainfire’s flashable SuperSU method. Today in this guide we’ll show you how you can get the root access on the Sony Xperia Z3 androdi samrtphone with Chainfire method.

What’s root?
Rooting simply means having root access on your phone. To know more about the rooting benefits and why to root check out our article here.With root access, you’d be able to take backup of your device with app-data and try various Xposed modules and customize or phone easily.

Root Sony Xperia Z3


Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the 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.


This guide is only for the Sony Xperia Z3 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.


Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.


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.


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.


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.



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.



Step 1. To get started you have to install the TWRP recovery on your Z3. Check out the instructions here.

Step 2. Download the SuperSu Zip here.

Step 3. Now copy the Zip file on your phone SD card.

Step 4. Boot your Z3 in recovery mode. To do this Switch off your Xperia Z3 first, Switch it back on and the time when you see your phone’s LED notification light turn Pink! (or any other color) — start pressing either the Volume UP or Volume Down key a couple of times to make your phone boot into recovery mode.

Step 5. Once your phone in recovery mode, Tap on Install » browse to the location where you saved the supersu zip files and tap on it.

Step 6. Now at the bottom of the screen, do a swipe on the Swipe to confirm flash option to begin flashing.

Step 7. This will start the flashing process on your phone and take some time to finish.

Step 8. Go back to the main menu of recovery and tap on Reboot » then, tap on System to reboot your phone.

That’s it!. Now your Sony Xperia Z3 is rooted.

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  • Paul Sara Jose

    What about Z3 Dual 6633 ?

  • Dindo Antonio Gujelde III

    I followed these steps.. and my Z3 keeps looping on the bootscreen. 🙁