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How To Root Sony Xperia Z3 running Android 5.1.1

By Hammad Rafique / April 15, 2016

In my very recent post I discussed How to Root Sony Xperia Z3, but that was for Android 5.0.2. However, today, I’ll be guiding you to root the same Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone, but this time for Android 5.1.1.

Root Sony Xperia Z3

Once again, you should only apply this rooting method to Sony Xperia Z3. Testing it out on other smartphone brands could get the SD card dead or it may hard brick your precious device. The author or website will not be responsible for it.

Make sure that you follow each step carefully, and download the Root file available only in this article.

After rooting your Xperia Z3, you’ll enjoy a better performance, fast speed, enhanced battery life and access to all apps without any ads. It’s like turning your simple Xperia Z3 into Ultra Sony Xperia Z3 J.

Prerequisites

Before we proceed, make sure that you back up all the data in your mobile.

You also need to download Sony Xperia Z3 USB drivers and install them to your computer. This will allow you to connect your device with PC.

Quick Check: Because the process takes time, you may run out of battery. Make sure that your smartphone has at least 60% battery in it. Also enable the USB Debugging Mode. Without this feature enabled you won’t be able to start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.

Important: The rooting process is not an official operation and will void the warranty of your smartphone.

Check marked all the perquisites? Let’s get hooked up with the method!

Guide to Root Sony Xperia Z3 on Android 5.1.1

1: Download the SuperSU Package from HERE on your computer. Don’t unzip it!

2: Connect your smartphone with your PC and transfer the SuperSU file to your smartphone.

3: Remove the USB cable and turn off your device.

4: Enter into recovery mode.

5: In the recovery mode, select, “wipe data factory reset”, “wipe cache partition”, and “wipe dalvik cache”.

6: Choose zip from SD card option from the main menu of recovery mode.

7: Finally choose the root exploit and resume the flashing process.

8: That’s all. Reboot your smartphone and enjoy full access to its samurai features.

If you are facing any issues please let us know in comments. We’ll be glad to help you out. Hope you like the guide.

About the author

Hammad Rafique

I just love to help people by teaching them solutions of difficult things. To fulfil this promise I have chosen blogging platform.

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