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How to root Sony Xperia Z1 Compact on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean [Guide]

Sony-Xperia-Z1-Compact [1]Have a Sony Xperia Z1 Compact that you want to get a little more out of? This guide will teach you exactly how you can root your device! In no time at all you’ll have root access on your Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, which will open the door to endless possibilities.

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.

Requirements

This root guide is for the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact running Android 4.3. is specifically for the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact.

Take note this will wipe all your files and data on your phone. Proceed at your own risk.

You will need a micro USB cable.

Before We Begin

Download and install the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact USB drivers [2] to your Windows PC.

In order for this root guide to be successful, your bootloader must be unlocked. As this is a very complex process that may void your warranty, we recommend going to this link [3] on Sony’s website, following the steps to unlock your bootloader and returning to this guide to finish the process.

Installing Custom CWM Recovery

How To Root Device

Done!

Conclusion

Enjoy a rooted Sony Xperia Z1 Compact.

[via howtodroid [6]]