How To Install CWM Or TWRP Custom Recovery On Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Bringing larger than life entertainment to the palm of your hand, the Xperia Z Ultra is Sony’s answer to all your recreational needs. Incorporating the world’s largest display screen on the slimmest of bodies, this smartphone is sure to be neighbour’s envy and owner’s pride.

With single GSM microSIM support, the smartphone runs on the Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system which is fast and simple apart from bringing nifty features like NFC compatibility, bundled notifications, better camera application, easier messaging apart from a fully customizable lock screen and a smoother overall experience.

Supporting the OS is the powerful 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad Core processor backed by 2 GB RAM. Multitasking is a breeze; open multiple apps and perform everyday tasks with ease and a smoothness that is easy to get used to. The cores are asynchronous which ensures that battery is not wasted and you get power when you actually need it. The Adreno 330 graphics lets you enjoy an immersive gaming experience.A massive 6.4 inch TFT capacitive TRILUMINOUS display with X-Reality for mobile and full HD resolution that ensures that you see images in rich, natural colors. With a massive 342 pixels per inch and without any jagged edges.The phone sports an 8 megapixel primary camera with a 2 megapixel secondary camera and is capable of full HD video recording as well.With amazing battery backup of 16 hours on 3G networks, the phone is powered by a 3050 mAh battery to support the beautiful display. The battery STAMINA mode is also engineered to save power when the phone is in standby. And the internal memory of 16 GB can be expanded up to 64 GB with a microSD card.


How To Install CWM Or TWRP Custom Recovery On Sony Xperia Z Ultra

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1. Before You Begin:

  1. Working for Sony Xperia Z Ultra 510 & 493 LTE Firmwares with Unlocked Bootloader
  2. Windows-based computer or laptop
  3. Download Sony Xperia Z Ultra USB driver for Windows and install in your computer.
  4. Skip this step if you have installed the Sony Companion.
  5. Enable USB Debugging on your device.
  6. Make sure your phone is charged to 60% 80% to avoid battery blackout and interruption during this tutorial.
  7. We recommend you make a backup on your data and media files before the tutorial.

2. Download Required Files:

  1. Kernel For Sony Xperia Z Ultra
  2. Fastboot+ADB(20926)

3. How To Install CWM Or TWRP Custom Recovery On Sony Xperia Z Ultra

  1. Unlock Bootloader of your device first.
  2. Download & Extract the Fastboot folder from the Fastboot+ADB zip file at your desktop.
  3. Download the Kernel file (adv-stock-v4.img) and copy it to the Fastboot>Win32 folder.
  4. Turn Off your device completely.
  5. Enter into fastboot mode by connecting your device to PC with USB cable while pressing Volume Up button.
  6. Now open the Folder Fastboot>Win32 and Press & Hold Shift key and press right click of mouse and select open command window here.
  7. CMD window will appear on the desktop.
  8. Type fastboot flash boot adv-stock-v4.img to flash the kernel in your device.
  9. After the process complete turn off your device (Press & Hold Power Button)
  10. CWM & TWRP recoveries are installed in your device…Use Power+Volume Up button for CWM and Power + Volume Down For TWRP.

3 Responses

  1. ramli

    hye…i still cannot understand how to root my xperiz z ultra…
    ok now,
    1. what should i install to my device?
    2. what should i install to my pc?

    • Sourya Kharb

      Download,Extract files and install drivers in Windows Based PC
      After setting all this turn off ur device and boot into Fastboot mode
      and connect it with PC…
      Now follow the instructions from step 6 of How To Install Recovery section


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