THIS WORKS ON BOTH LOCKED & UNLOCKED BOOTLOADERS!
THIS IS ONLY FOR THE XPERIA Z (C6602/3) FW 10.3.1.A.2.67!
DO NOT USE IT ON ANY OTHER VARIANT/FIRMWARE!
- Download the three files from below
- open FlashTool and flash the XperiaZ_C660X_KernelOnly_10.3.A.0.423_Generic_NL.f tf - 7.12 MB file, this is JUST the kernel of an older firmware which was rootable
- now once flashing is done reboot device and connect to PC in usb debuggin mode
- CLOSE FLASHTOOL <<< VVVIMP STEP
- extract the file DooMLoRD_Easy-Rooting-Toolkit_v18_perf-event-exploit.zip to root directory on c:\
- execute runme_ file corresponding to your OS on desktop PC, this will execute a SPECIAL version of my easy rooting toolkit <<< VVVIMP STEP
- the above step is crucial! if you use any older version of the toolkit then IT WILL NOT WORK!
- after rooting is over the device will restart
- you can verify if device is rooted by checking for SuperSU app (it is the newest version)
- once thats done now power down device and open FlashTool again
- now flash :
XperiaZ_C660X_KernelOnly_10.3.1.A.2.67.ftf - 7.17 MB
file to get back to the true kernel for the firmware you were currently on
- thats it after flashing is done just disconnect and power on device and enjoy rooted phone!