How To Root Sony Xperia Z2 with Easiest Method

In this article you will learn How To Root Sony Xperia Z2 with easiest method and step by step instructions from us. In our last article we talked about How To Install CWM Custom Recovery On Sony Xperia Z2. Sony Xperia Z2 is successor of Sony Xperia Z1. If you are not satisfied with the performance of your device and want to try some Custom ROMs on your device. Than you need to Root your device first and also have to flash Custom Recovery on it. Xperia Z2 is packed with latest hardware like Snapdragon 801 chipset with 2.3 GHz quad-core CPU and Adreno 330 GPU for super fast performance andd gaming. Xperia Z2 has 20.7 MP rear camera like his elder brother Xperia Z1 with LED flash and 4K video recording support. The device come with 5.2-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) display. Xperia Z2 is water resistant and dust proof also. The device come with 16 GB on internal storage with 3 GB RAM and external SD card slot.

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Warnings:

Below are some warning statements that you must be knowing before preparing to Root or Install Custom Rom in your Sony Xperia Z2  Android Smartphone:

  • Rooting/Installing Custom ROM is not an authorized process hence you’ll be losing all your warranty benefits over your Sony Xperia Z2 after Rooting/Installing it.
  • There are certain risks of damaging your Android Smartphone while Rooting/Installing Custom ROM in it. Hence, it is recommended that you proceed at your own risk and we are not to be held responsible even if your Smartphone gets damaged during or after completing the Rooting/Custom ROM installation process.
  • You might not receive any future official software or firmware updates after rooting and installing Custom ROM in your Sony Xperia Z2.

Some Benefits Of Rooting & Flashing Custom Recovery :

  • Free up storage space by removing apps and services that were preinstalled by your carrier/manufacturer from your device.
  • Increase battery life (apps that might have been running constantly can be removed).
  • Increase performance with Tweaks & Mods available for device.
  • Update to a new version of Android with Custom ROMs.
  • You can flash Tons of Custom ROMs after rooting and flashing Custom Recovery for better performance and looks.

Before You Begin:

  • This method is for Sony Xperia Z2 D6502/D6503 only.
  • Make sure CWM Custom Recovery is installed in your device. Click Here from installation method.
  • You device must be charged at least 50%.
  • Enable USB Debugging in your Xperia Z2. Click Here for our guide on enabling USB Debugging.
  • Please backup all your important data first.

Download Required Files:

  • SuperSU (UPDATE-SuperSU-v1.xx.zip) (1.1 MB)

How To Root Sony Xperia Z2:

  • Download SuperSU zip file in your device.
  • Boot your device in Recovery Mode.Turn Off your device, Switch it back on and the time when you see your phone’s LED notification light turn Pink! (or any other color) — start pressing either the Volume UP or Volume Down key a couple of times to make your phone boot into recovery mode.
  • Create a Nandroid Backup from recovery (If anything goes wrong you can restore you device easily). To create a Nandroid Backup select Backup And Restore in Recovery and than Backup.
  • Now select Install zip » Choose zip from sdcard (or external sdcard, you know where your files are) » browse to the location where you saved the file and select the UPDATE-SuperSU-v1.xx.zip.
  • After flashing of SuperSU zip file reboot your device (Go back to main menu of recovery and select reboot system now.

That’s It!! Your device is successfully rooted now..

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