Are you Sony Xperia Z1 and Z1 Compact android mobile use and looking for the easiest and simplest way to root your device. Yes you can do this easily with the help XDA developer munjeni tool called Newroot Z1. The application is available for both PC and Linus users. Once your phone is rooted you can completely backup phone data which is not possible on un-rooted devices and also install custom ROM on your phone.
Below is the brief process on how to get root easily on Xperia Z1 and Z1 Compact,. But before following the below mention guide do take the backup of your device and read all the instruction very carefully to complete the process successfully.
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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 Z1 and Z1 Compact 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.
BACKUP ANDROID APPS, SMS, CONTACTS, CALL LOGS, & BOOKMARKS
BACKUP ANDROID DEVICE WITH THESE FREE APPS
BACKUP AND RESTORE WHATSAPP MESSAGES
2. INSTALL SONY XPERIA 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.
ROOT SONY XPERIA Z1 AND Z1 COMPACT
Step 1. Download the Newroot.zip file here and extract the folder on your desktop.
Step 2. Now connect your phone to the PC with the help of USB cable and Run Newsroot.exe as administrator.
Step 3. Select Check this to root your phone and click on proceed. See the screenshot below:-
Step 4. A pop-up will come up on your phone. Allow it. Let it do its thing.
Step 5. Wait till it finishes the process and reboots your device automatically.
That’s it. Now your phone is rooted and you can enjoy the benefits of rooting on your phone.
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