How to root the Sony Xperia Z1

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If you own the much celebrated phone the Sony Xperia Z1 [check comprehensive review here] here is the drill to get your phone rooted and get all the fanciful root only apps on your smartphone. With rooting your phone, you can get more customization on your phone with additional new features and latest apps.

Before getting to the method of rooting, it is important to know that once the phone is rooted its warranty will get void. However with an unrooting procedure, you can get the phone in its normal condition and get the warranty back. You will be able to perform the root on your Windows computer.

Here are a few steps to get the Xperia Z1 rooted:

  • Download the vroot file here (download link is in the second post) and place it on your desktop.
  • Open the executable file by a double click and get the program installed on your PC.
  • After installation, launch it from your Desktop.
  • Plug in your device to the PC.

Sony Xperia Z1 root view

  • Hit the root button and get it done!
  • After this you will get a confirmation message once it’s completed. Your Xperia Z1 is now rooted.

1 COMMENT

  1. Hi!

    You state “However with an unrooting procedure, you can get the phone in its normal condition and get the warranty back.”
    How is this done??

    Thank you!

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