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How to root Sony Xperia Z on Android Jelly Bean [Guide]

XperiaZ(black) [1]The Sony Xperia Z is a beast of a smartphone, but all that power can be wasted if you don’t have root access. Having root on your device can help you accomplish some very cool things, and with this guide’s help, you’ll be using exciting root apps in no time at all.

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide. Root your device at your own risk. Rooting may void your warranty.


This root guide is for the Sony Xperia Z running Jelly Bean and firmwares 10.1.D.0.31710.1.D.0.32210.1.A.1.350 (but may work with other firmwares). It is specifically for model C6603. After following this guide, do not update to any OTA release from Sony, as this guide isn’t confirmed to work.

Before We Begin

Before you can root, do the following:

How To Root Sony Xperia Z

To root Sony Xperia Z, do the following:

The following is a video showing you how the rooting process, for anyone that is confused:


Enjoy a rooted Xperia Z running Android Jelly Bean.

[via xda-developers [5]]