[How to] Root Xperia Z Ultra running on Android 5.0.2

Sony Xperia Z Ultra has a 6.4″ full HD display. The device is powered by a quad core 2.2GHz Qualcomm processor, Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB RAM and LTE connectivity. It is IP58 certified, meaning it is dust and water proof, and water resistant to 1 meter or 30 minutes. It features an 8MP camera, 16GB of internal storage and it runs on a large 3050mAh battery.

Sony Xperia Z Ultra has received the official Android 5.0.2 update. If you are Android on 5.0.2 and want to root Z Ultra, then a pre-rooted stock ROM is available. Follow the guide below if you need root access on Z Ultra.

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[How to] Root Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Sony Xperia Z Ultra is Sony’s very own phablet. Even though the phablet was only recently released, XDA developer has managed to gain root access for this device. Senior XDA member m3dd0g has created and released a pre-rooted firmware file. There are various benefits of rooting.

In this tutorial we will see how to achieve root access on the Sony Xperia Z Ultra. Before rooting, it is necessary that the bootloader is unlocked and any custom recovery is installed on the device. We have already seen how to install CWM and TWRP recovery on Sony Xperia Z Ultra. Now lets begin with the rooting process. Rooting the phone will void warranty. So proceed very carefully.

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