Sony Xperia Z2 was released in March 2014. It has a 5.2″ IPS LCD display, with a resolution of 1920×1080. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, with 3GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a microSD slot. The Z2 has a 20.7MP camera, with 4K video recording at 60 frames/second. All this is powered by a 3200mAh battery.
Rooting the device will further boost the performance of this phone. You can remove the unwanted bloat that comes along with the phone, make easy backups of apps and data, remove the annoying ads, flash ROMs, install mods and do lots of other stuff. A detailed tutorial on how to root the Xperia Z2 is given below.
Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. The writer cannot be held responsible for any bricked or unusable devices. Even though the chances of your Smartphone getting bricked are negligible, the owner of the device must take full responsibility of it!
- This tutorial is only for Xperia Z2 D6502/D6503 on stock firmware
Pre-requisites and Backing up your Xperia Z2:
- Make a Backup of the SMSs, Call logs and Contacts using the Super Backup App
- Make a Backup of the data on your phone
- Enable USB debugging on your device
- Make sure the device has at least 60% charging
- Backup WhatsApp messages on Android Smartphone and Email
- Sony Xperia Z2 drivers installed on the computer
- Xperia Z2 bootloader unlocked
- CWM recovery installed
- SuperSU zip file
Steps to Root Xperia Z2:
- Create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
- Download the SuperSU zip file and place it on the SD card of the phone.
- Switch off the phone and boot the phone into Recovery mode.
- Wipe the cache and the dalvik cache.
- Now go to “Install zip” and then “Select zip”. Choose the file downloaded in step 2.
- After the process is complete, reboot the phone.