Z1 is sequel of the famous Z series and hence the successor of the same named device (z) which was launched two years ago in September month and since then became one of the reasons to keep company alive! Well we are not here to talk about all that but the device did came with some nice touch of SONY as it gave 5 inches of display to the users along with super clear display of 1080 * 1920 resolution which was not at all delicate as it was shatter proof glass rather than the gorilla series! On heading further deeper into this beauty!
We have Qualcomm made MSM8974 chipset of Snapdragon 800 and also sporting with it the Adreno 330 and has quad-core Krait 400 to clock at 2.2 GHz. The memory of our Z1 is of no doubt as 2GB ram won’t let your device lag in any of that heavy apps along with 16GB to store all your loved things inside it! One thing which has made SONY pioneer in the field is the camera provided in its devices and here also it is no surprise as 20Mp to the back and 2MP to front snapper you get awesome quality to shoot memories!
NOTE: THIS TUTORIAL IS FOR THE Z1 DEVICE WHICHHAS LOLLIPOP VERSION 5.0.2
Why is it needed to root Z1 now?
Well you have purchased new or you are tired of using this phone since years and everyone in this world needs little excitement in their life, so rooting is the key to that excitement.
As after rooting our device we will be enjoying many and many features like ROM’s and rooted applications.
And if you are a pro then you can tweak it to the maximum extent it can withhold!
PRE ROOT REQUIREMENTS:
- So as we know rooting is not a small thing, it is easy but not to be taken for granted so let’s first take proper backup of all the data which is important and only then proceed.
- Now that it is safe we have to juice up our Z1 which means we have to charge it up with 80% of battery before doing anything.
- Now in our device’s settings page we need to enable the installation of app fro, unknown sources which is needed as we will be installing an app which is not on play store.
Now that requirements are well followed, we will proceed to ROOTING!
Steps root SONY Xperia Z1
Step 1: Now we need to download and then install the king root application which is actually the main core part of our rooting and for this only we enabled the option stated above.
(Note install the latest version)
Step 2: Now that our app is installed your app drawer will have a blue flash icon for this app.
Step 3: When you open it you will see a grey screen where it will be written that root access is unavailable which means it is showing the current root status of your device.
Step 4: Now when you see your screen as above stated then click on start root or root now button which will be appearing at the bottom of your Z1 in blue colour.
Step 5: When you click it the rooting process will be started by the app on your device and it will end in max 3 minutes.
Step 6: When the rooting ends and if successful you will see a circle inside which a tick is appearing in green colour with root successful text written below it.
Step 7: At this point your device will be perfectly rooted and then for safety and smooth working you need to once re start your device.
Step 8 : After your device is restarted properly you can download 360 security or any root checker app to confirm the root status.
We do hope that this easy to use tutorial has got your Z1 successful root authentication and if not then we are surely here to help you anytime!