How to Root Sony Xperia Z1 Easily and Safely

Oct 14, 2021 • Filed to: All Solutions to Make iOS&Android Run Sm • Proven solutions


There is no doubt that Sony Xperia Z1 a fabulous handset. It has many functions which can easily dazzle its users and watchers. But human nature is that we want something more. Yes, it's rooting that can supercharge your Sony Xperia Z1.

So you may now want to know how to root Sony Xperia Z1! Well, don't worry as we are now talking about this matter. So read on and learn how to root Xperia Z1.

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Part 1: Why we want to root Xperia Z1

Now we will tell you why we want to root Xperia Z1. Many reasons are there to do it. Here are some of the reasons for rooting Sony Xperia Z1 -

  1. It opens room for the ultimate control of Xperia Z1 (In fact, for any Android device).
  2. You could run more apps after rooting.
  3. It enables backup and restoration of the complete system.
  4. Custom ROMs can be installed after rooting.
  5. Rooting is a storage booster for Sony Xperia Z1.

Indeed, all these benefits are doable on any Android device if you root it. 

Part 2: What to remember before rooting

Before knowing about how to root Sony Xperia Z1, let's learn some things to do before rooting your device.

  1. Before you go for rooting your device, you should charge it full or at least 60% because rooting may need hours of time. If there's any interruption during the rooting process due to little or no charging on the battery, then your device may be damaged.
  2. Backing up the existing data on Xperia Z1 is a precaution against losing data. So before rooting, you must take a complete backup of your Sony Xperia Z1.
  3. Learning is the best way to do anything properly. So study on rooting before rooting. The thing that you are doing right now is for rooting your device, it's really a great practice.
  4. Disable the existing firewall or antivirus that's running on your PC because it may likely to interrupt rooting process. 
  5. It's good to choose a specific rooting method before you go for rooting as there are many ways of rooting. So the simplest one should be chosen.
  6. As you are learning how to how to root Xperia Z1 now, you should install all the necessary programs beforehand.
  7. With the learning about how to root Sony Xperia Z1 compact or Z1, you should also learn the un rooting as well. Learning this reversal process will help you avoid many problems during rooting. 

So you must pay attention to these matters before you intend to root your device. Follow these and be risk-free while rooting. 

Part 3: One Click to Root Xperia Z1 with Android Root

Now we will show a nice one-click installer called Dr.Fone - Android Root. It supports to root more than 7000 kinds of devices within a few minutes. So learn how to root Sony Xperia Z1 using this tool.

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The Steps to Root Sony Xperia Z1 with Android Root

1. First of all, download and install Wondershare Dr.Fone on your PC.

2. Now launch the tool on your PC and click on "More Tools".

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3. It will show 4 options from there, press on "Android Root". 

4. Now enable the USB debugging mode on your PC and connect your Sony Xperia Z1 with your PC using a USB cable. The tool will automatically detect your device.

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5. The detection will usually take a few minutes and once it's recognized, you'll see a Start Now button. You will have to hit the button. *Here we've showed a picture using Samsung, but for your case, it will show Sony Xperia Z1. 

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6. Now you will see the next screen where there is a button "Root Now". Your task is to just hit the button and the software will automatically root your device.

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7. After the rooting process is over, you'll see a message stating "Phone rooted". 

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So these are the easy (probably the easiest) steps to root your Sony Xperia Z1. You should use Dr.Fone - Android Root to root your Sony Xperia Z1 or any Android device. The steps are really fast and simple. 

Part 4: Root Xperia Z1 with Kingoroot

Just now we have showed a robust tool for rooting and again we will show you how to root Xperia Z1 using another software named Kingoroot. So learn the steps now.

Root Sony Xperia Z1 Compact or Z1 with Kingoroot

To root your device with Kingoroot, you will have to follow the given steps carefully -

1. Firstly, download and install Kingoroot on your PC. 

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2. Now launch the software on your PC and enable the USB debugging mode. 

3. Connect your Sony Xperia Z1 with a USB cable. Kingoroot will recognize your device and automatically download all the necessary drivers for rooting. So you should keep the internet on while doing this process.

root sony xperia z1 with kingoapp

4. After the download is complete, you will see a button named "ROOT". You will have to press on the button. 

root sony xperia z1 with kingoapp

5. It will start rooting. You will see the progress in percentage. Don't do any interruption this time unless you see the rooting is complete. 

root sony xperia z1 with kingoapp

6. If the rooting is successful, you will see a message "ROOT SUCCEED" on a new window. 

Success, your rooting is done. You can be generous by donating them now by hitting the "DONATE" button. However, you must not unplug anything until the rooting process completes itself. 

Here we have mentioned many things regarding rooting such the reasons and pre-requisites along with introducing and using two tools. We hope that using these tools, you can easily do the job of rooting of your Sony Xperia Z1 or Z1 Compact within a very short time. Wish you all the best.

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