How to quickly root Sony Xperia Tablet Z

July 31, 20130 Comments

Sony Xperia Tablet Z owners can now root their device with this one click root solution that can be easily applied to your device and the whole process should not take more than few minutes. This root procedure can work on both locked and unlocked bootloader devices. Hence you need not worry about unlocking the bootloader of your Xperia Tablet Z.

But before we go ahead with the rooting, make sure you understand all the risks involved in rooting and the pre-requisites for successfully rooting your Xperia Tablet Z.

  • Backup all the data as the operation involved might result in loss of data and might need to recover all the data like the contacts and all. So, take a detailed backup of all your data.
  • Then enable the USB debugging option on your phone by going to “Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging”.
  • Also make sure you have enough battery charge for the process to complete without any interruptions. Maintain about 60-70% of your battery.
  • As the update process will require that you root your device, you are bound to lose your warranty as the rooting process is unofficial. But you can always get back by flashing the stock Android firmware.
  • Keep in mind that this guide is for advanced Android users for particularly Xperia Tablet Z and we should not be blamed for any loss of data or in case you brick your device while trying to update it.

How to easily Root Sony Xperia Tablet Z

  1. First download the root file from here and save the file to your pc.
  2. Then, extract / unzip the package.
  3. Now connect your tablet to your pc via a usb cable.
  4. Now from the extracted folder, run the “runme_win.bat” executable file.
  5. Then follow the on-screen instructions and press on any key for starting the root process.
  6. Wait till the process of rooting is completed.
  7. Once done, your tablet will reboot by itself.
  8. Now you can disconnect you device from the pc.
  9. Reboot and check it your device is rooted properly or not. If not, repeat the process again.

Congratulations for having your Sony Xperia Tablet rooted. You can now install a custom ROM, or perform a custom recovery and many more things which wouldn’t have been possible before rooting the device. Cheers!!

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