May 21, 2019

How to root sony Xperia Z 4.4.2 kitkat 10.5.A.0.230 android Smartphones?

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Sony updated its devices like Sony Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, and Tablet Z to Kitkat 4.4.2 and people got excited about it. Kitkat was highly overrated ROM and most of the people wants to upgrade to Kitkat even if they lost the root on their device. For the people who couldn’t update to Kitkat normally due to various reasons, got chance to update to Kitkat, thanks to the people at But unfortunately root is lost, and many of the people are searching ways to root their devices. Now I present you some ways to get your root your Kitkat.

Only go ahead and do the rooting if you know what you are up to. In the beginning I am going to show you the way that is hard and then the other way that I used to root my phone and is easy. Hard way is shown by the Recognized XDA Developer – DoomLord, and most people trust the tutorial including myself. Simple way is also by Recognized Developer – geohot and I tired it and it worked so again I trust him too.

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Method 1

First I will show you the hard way. It looks bit terrifying but go on with the tutorial and you will be able to root your smartphone.

Step 1
Flash DooMLoRD’s advanced stock kernel.

Step 2
Flash a SuperSU zip.

Yep people, I can’t be more specific than that. Hope you will figure it out. I have not tired it but you can give a try. But why not try the simple way, who wants to try the hard way and waste the time.

Method 2

There are couple of issue with the ways that I am going to show you. While personally I can conform you that it worked on my device Locked bootloader Sony Xperia Z Kitkat 4.4.2 model C6603 10.5.A.0.230 and one of my friend conformed it worked on Locked bootloader Xperia Z C6630 10.5.A.0.230, I can’t conform on any of the other devices. I don’t take any responsibility if any thing bad happens to your devices.

Before you begin let me make this clear. This method has not bricked any phone till now, so you don’t have to worry too much. This method will not delete anything from your device, however always make a good habit making your backup.

Step 1

Download the Towelroot android app and copy it your smartphone. On your device you may want to go to Settings>Security and check on Allow installation of apps from unknown sources.

Step 2

Install the downloaded app. Use any File Manager app to navigate to your memory and just tap on it to install it.

Step 3

After installing the app, open it.

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You will see the screen above. Now just click on make it ra 1 n. It will restart your device after 15 second and after you reboot your devices will have root access. After the reboot you may want to check your root access, if it works or not. Download any root checker app from Play Store and install it and check if you have root access.

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Hope it helps you, Please Give us feedback, if it worked in your phone if in any case you used this method. So Easy Method and everyone can do this, not more than installing the app and tapping once on the screen.

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I'm an Engineer and have Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and information technology. Right now I am working as a software developer in Germany. All in all I love programming and I am a tech geek.