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How to root Sony Xperia Z1 on Android Jelly Bean [Guide]

sony-xperia-z1-white-front-sny-z1 [1]Get ready to root your already powerful Sony Xperia Z1, Sony’s flagship smartphone, with the famous 20.7 megapixel camera. Just read on to find how you can get your brand new Sony Xperia Z1 rooted.

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 guide will help you to root your Sony Xperia Z1 running on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). The following guide does use a Chinese application; but you needn’t worry about that, since the language doesn’t really matter here. Proceed at your own risk.

Before We Begin

First of all, make sure you are ready with the following:

How To Root Sony Xperia Z1


Enjoy your rooted Sony Xperia Z1. Now you can do things such as installing custom recoveries like CWM, block ads [7] or deny apps Internet access [8].

[Image Courtesy: krabappel2548 [9], via XDA [10]]