How to Root Sony Xperia Z1 ( C6902 / C6903 / C6906 / C6943 ) 4.4.4 KitKat Build [14.4.A.0.157]


Sony released a new update for Xperia Z1 Build 14.4.A.0.157 with some bug fixes aand here is the tutorial to root the latest firmware :D . This tutorial is only for Build 14.4.A.0.157 , will work on all models of Xperia Z1 i.e C6902, C6903, C6909, C6943 :)

To Root any older Build version of Xperia Z1 CLICK HERE

Disclaimer : I am not responsible if you brick your phone or if u make any other damage to your phone

So Lets Start :
1. First make sure you are running KitKat 4.4.4 Build 14.4.A.0.157. Go to Settings > About to verify this. The below screenshot is of C6902 but the method will work on all models of Z1 running Build
14.4.A.0.157.

2. Download and install Flashtool from here - http://www.flashtool.net/downloads.php

3. Download these three files ( See this screenshot first - http://i.imgur.com/DgoqOIA.png )
4. Copy C690X_14.4.A.0.108_KernelOnly.ftf and  C690X_14.4.A.0.157_KernelOnly.ftf  to C:\Flashtool\firmwares

5. Run Flashtool and Flash C690X_14.4.A.0.108_KernelOnly.ftf ( See the screenshots below ) Press Volume down button and connect your phone to connect in Flash Mode.






6. Close Flashtool ( DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP ) 

7. Boot your device , and Connect Your Device to PC with USB Debugging Mode On , go to Settings > Developer Options to enable it. Also Enable Unknown Sources. Go to Settings > Security and check Unknown sources.

8. Extract rootkitXperia_20140719.zip and execute install.bat , the rooting process will start and your device will reboot ( For more instructions on this step refer this - http://www.waledacdroid.com/2014/11/how-to-root-sony-xperia-z1-c6902-c6903.html

9. Now Power Off your phone and Flash the C690X_14.4.A.0.157_KernelOnly.ftf using Flashtool. Press Volume Down button and connect your phone to PC to connect in Flashmode.


10. Wait for flashing to finish , disconnect your phone from PC and boot your phone.

THATS IT YOUR PHONE IS NOW ROOTED.
 
Note : This method works on both locked and unlocked bootloader devices!!! 
 
If you have any problems feel free to comment :)  
 

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10 November 2014 at 20:05 delete

Open SuperSu > Settings > Full unroot or Flash Stock FTF using Flashtool

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12 November 2014 at 08:31 delete

is that working on build 14.4.A.0.108?

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12 November 2014 at 10:28 delete

So easy and quick Thank you very much

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12 November 2014 at 12:58 delete

for 14.4.A.0.108 - http://www.waledacdroid.com/2014/11/how-to-root-sony-xperia-z1-c6902-c6903.html

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12 November 2014 at 15:58 delete

Not working for me. The .108 Kernel flash is my problem. It does not matter how much I try, but my Z1 keeps being in .157 Kernel. Any idea why? Thanks

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12 November 2014 at 16:19 delete

I stuck run the rootkit
"I have client like hooker"

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12 November 2014 at 20:26 delete

follow the steps properly first flash the C690X_14.4.A.0.108_KernelOnly.ftf file using flashtool , and check the output in flashtool whether it is showing as successful , post the screenshot if any error , then i can help u out

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12 November 2014 at 20:27 delete

did u first flash the C690X_14.4.A.0.108_KernelOnly.ftf file?? first flash C690X_14.4.A.0.108_KernelOnly.ftf using flashtool , then run exit Flashtool and run the rootkit , read the steps carefully :)

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15 November 2014 at 12:06 delete

when rooting its says my adb is out of date, so I can't root my phone, I'm using Sony Xperia Z1, somehow I allready updates the drivers to the latest version, which came along with Sony PCC.. plz help

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15 November 2014 at 20:06 delete

Using this method can I unlock booterloder

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15 November 2014 at 21:55 delete

This is just rooting tutorial , for unlocking the bootloader - http://developer.sonymobile.com/unlockbootloader/

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15 November 2014 at 21:57 delete

while running the exploit , exit flashtool , sony pcc , bluestacks or any other such application

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15 November 2014 at 21:57 delete

which one? all the links are working fine

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16 November 2014 at 06:12 delete

It seems doesn't work on windows 8.1 platform

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16 November 2014 at 06:29 delete

Will it wipe out data?
locked bootloader

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16 November 2014 at 22:53 delete

install proper adb and flashtool drivers on windows 8.1 then only it will work

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18 November 2014 at 06:31 delete

Why the files didn't show up in firmware selector?

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22 November 2014 at 14:34 delete

is it possible with Kernel 3.4.0-pref-gaee6e5a

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22 November 2014 at 23:29 delete

Just check the build number it should be 14.4.A.0.157

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22 November 2014 at 23:29 delete

Copy C690X_14.4.A.0.108_KernelOnly.ftf and C690X_14.4.A.0.157_KernelOnly.ftf to C:\Flashtool\firmwares

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23 November 2014 at 14:45 delete

I get the flashtool error: Processing of loader.sin finished with errors.
After that the flashing gets aborted.

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23 November 2014 at 21:22 delete

I was unable to follow your description. After flashing the .108 kernel the Z1 compact was rebooted and started perfectly, but the screen stayed black. Therfore I was unable to go to the settings to enable the USB debugging etc. I have tried to flash with a full .108 firmware (still the same black screen). Only after reflashing with .157 I was able to return to a system showing screen content, but of course with the lost root....
Any idea?

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25 November 2014 at 23:35 delete

Use the ftf files of z1 compact , Link - http://forum.xda-developers.com/sony-xperia-z1-compact/general/guide-root-14-4-0-157-t2936586/

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26 November 2014 at 02:00 delete

I did everything as you explained but it did not work. neither SuperSU or Superuser see the mobile as rooted. I have an Z1 c6903 with 14.4.A.0.157 any ideas?

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27 November 2014 at 01:03 delete

That makes sense!!!
I was so dump.
Unfortunately the z1c kernels are not available at the moment.

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28 November 2014 at 00:02 delete

What do you mean with "press the back button" cause Z1 doesnt have buttons, just display...

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28 November 2014 at 02:15 delete

Why .ftf files are in fact .exe? Can you upload zip with .ftf files? I don't trust these executables. Just look here https://www.virustotal.com/pl/file/cbdec841eadf6e1bfaadb829d2e12418fb5794def1c279cd4aaa916f005d1990/analysis/1417120918/

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28 November 2014 at 10:21 delete

The files does not show up on my firmware selector either. I have copied the files to the c:\flashtool\firmwares folder, but it does not show up. It only shows " X10 V1 BLRelock " Why is this? I have removed the files, copied them over again, I have restarted my computer. everything. Still does not show up. What to do?

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28 November 2014 at 11:40 delete

Root was successful, however after root I'm unable to download anything from play store...please help....

I have cleared cache, data n even uninstalled updates of playstore....removed Google account n added it again still no go....
In playstore it shows downloading but nothing downloads...

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29 November 2014 at 03:46 delete

i couldn't flash it to 14.4.a.0.108. Help me pls. Tryed 10 times.

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29 November 2014 at 11:59 delete

U must have downloaded the wrong file. The files are in ftf only not exe.
See the screenshot - http://prntscr.com/5ba1e0

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29 November 2014 at 12:03 delete

Volume Down button , already mentioned in the post

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29 November 2014 at 12:05 delete

14.4.A.0.108 FTF -- http://fs2.filegir.com/jima/D550X_14.4.A.0.108_KernelOnly.ftf

14.4.A.0.157 FTF -- http://fs2.filegir.com/jima/D550X_14.4.A.0.157_KernelOnly.ftf

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29 November 2014 at 12:07 delete

Copy C690X_14.4.A.0.108_KernelOnly.ftf and C690X_14.4.A.0.157_KernelOnly.ftf to C:\Flashtool\firmwares

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1 December 2014 at 01:04 delete

I have copied C690X_14.4.A.0.108_KernelOnly.ftf and C690X_14.4.A.0.157_KernelOnly.ftf to C:\Flashtool\firmwares , but still nothing shows up in the flashtool program.

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1 December 2014 at 06:25 delete

is there any one click method on rooting my xperia z1 with this build number?

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1 December 2014 at 11:58 delete

Which OS? , run Flashtool with administrator privilege

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2 December 2014 at 02:30 delete

should I delete my information? and could I do the upgrade already installed taking root? help please!!!!

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3 December 2014 at 06:01 delete

can u help me sir. i cant download flashtool s1. torrent isu. cn anyways i cn get normal download. tq. :)

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3 December 2014 at 14:50 delete

i copy kernel file to firmware folder but i can not see them in flash tool. how can i flash them to phone? please help me...thanks

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3 December 2014 at 15:47 delete

I did everything u said but when it comes to pressing back button and then connect the phone again is not happening please help me out thanks

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4 December 2014 at 17:07 delete

AMAZING!... I've tried twice, following thoroughly the procedure.... AND getting positive results at every stage (debug mode, flashtool on flashmode, install.bat runs well untill the end, drivers ok AND both 108 & 157 firmwares flashed ok).... And at the end. ROOT Checker app says I have'nt ROOT ACCESS!!!

How could this happend???

Note: I am using Z1C6903 14.4.A.0.157, android 4.4.4. Windows 8.1, administrator

Any idea pls???????????????????????????

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5 December 2014 at 09:55 delete

We have done eveything correct. we are now 4 people that has been commenting this problem. Using windows 7, starting flashtool with privilegs, we have copied all the right files to the firmware folder, but it still does not show up in flashtool.

Please help us because you are not giving any answer. I have been waiting for a week now

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5 December 2014 at 11:13 delete

Did u download the ftf files correctly ??? see the screenshot - http://prntscr.com/5ba1e0

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5 December 2014 at 11:14 delete

This is the only method for locked bootloaders

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5 December 2014 at 11:16 delete

you have to Press the Volume down button , when it says back button , read the posts properly

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5 December 2014 at 16:19 delete

Flashed the Kernel .108 and then booted the device...connected the device (usb debugging enabled and unknown sources checked).....but install.bat shows the error : more than one device and emulator

What to do buddy...I'm helpless...Please help!!!

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5 December 2014 at 20:58 delete

After flashing .108 exit flashtool , sony pc companion , bluestacks or any other such android program running , and then execute install.bat :)

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6 December 2014 at 01:30 delete

how long does the flashing take?

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6 December 2014 at 10:56 delete

Nothing works!!!!.... The phone Just dnt get rooted, at the end of the procedure.. :-(

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7 December 2014 at 11:36 delete

Never rooted the phone before.
Can i follow this methods then?

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7 December 2014 at 22:33 delete

do i need to charge my phone to 50%

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7 December 2014 at 23:03 delete

yes -_- such questions much wow

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7 December 2014 at 23:19 delete

does flashing wipe any data???

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8 December 2014 at 21:03 delete

Do you have a direct link for the kernels 108 and 157? The black download button does not show up for me..!

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8 December 2014 at 21:40 delete

See this - http://i.imgur.com/DgoqOIA.png

BTW Direct Links :
http://fs1.d-h.st/download/00147/4sF/C690X_14.4.A.0.108_KernelOnly.ftf

http://fs1.d-h.st/download/00147/ZqC/C690X_14.4.A.0.157_KernelOnly.ftf

http://fs1.d-h.st/download/00147/vsj/rootkitXperia_20140719.zip

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10 December 2014 at 11:47 delete

yehey! I made it for the 2nd time...thanks Sir, Is there any link or thread that says on how to install CWM or custom ROMS? here's my email add catalinaching730@gmail.com thanks again

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11 December 2014 at 22:02 delete

I believe you have same problem as me. You do not need go through the whole process to get the problem.

Just try to flash the firmware version .108. Then start you phone and check the firmware version. You will see that it is still the version .157 despite successfull flashing.

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11 December 2014 at 23:06 delete

Hello again,

i solve my problem. Maybe it can help you, too.
Please be sure that your USB connection mode is set to MSC and NOT TO MTP.

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14 December 2014 at 11:06 delete

i flashed 14.4.A.0.108 5 rimes with proper adb drivers installed still when my power on the phone and check the firmware it still shows 14.4.A.0.157 .please help

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14 December 2014 at 19:10 delete

it will show .157 only , just proceed and follow the steps

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14 December 2014 at 19:44 delete

http://www.waledacdroid.com/2014/12/how-to-install-dual-recovery-twrp-and.html

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16 December 2014 at 21:51 delete

IMPORTANT

After rooting cam app can not write data on the SD card. I get the message "not possible to save".

Do anyone know how to fix it?

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17 December 2014 at 00:38 delete

Whenever I try this process, after flashing the phone the first time, when I turn on the phone the screen remains off. Please help I would like to have my phone rooted with the latest software update.

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17 December 2014 at 07:48 delete

Sir, is there anyway to unlock bootloader without losing DRM keys? I'm using Xperia Z1 too...

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20 December 2014 at 20:34 delete

Hi my phone is c6903 , I copy kernels , and install and run Flashtool.
I turned off my phone , When I press the switch down and I plug the cable to device , Flashtool an error that the driver is not installed , but i install it from in the drivers folder of Flashtool.
I have what I do.
Please help me ...

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22 December 2014 at 04:44 delete

Hi there, i have done every single step, very carefully and step by step, everything is fine, but i cant turn on my phone, it remains off. (it is fully charged)
+ a white flash is lighting up every 10s ~ on top of the phone
Help!

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23 December 2014 at 23:48 delete

PLEASE HELP I TRIED THIS METHOD WITH MY SONY XPERIA Z1 COMPACT BUT AFTER STEP 6 DISCONNECTING FROM FLASH TOOL MY PHONE SCREEN WONT TURN ON. THE LED LIGHT IS BLINKING AND THE PC DETECTS THE PHONE INTERNAL STORAGE BUT THE SCREEN WONT TURN ON. ITS LIKE ITS DEAD. WHAT DO I DO PLEASE HELP!!!

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26 December 2014 at 10:28 delete

yes I will post a tutorial soon :)

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27 December 2014 at 21:22 delete

eh b0ss,
when I try to flash my C903 to -xxxxx0.8, it doesn't work. I've tried it in debug, regular varied options in both 32 and 64 but versions of the app. Wat do, fam?

Also, you nerds talking about a dead phone? Plug it into the magnetic charger the phone came with. Fixed my phone right up.

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28 December 2014 at 12:42 delete

will i still Get Updates from company ??

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28 December 2014 at 19:46 delete

It should also be mentioned that the error apparently lies with incorrect drivers for my device. However, device manager and the companion program claim that they are the correct drivers. When attempting to install from flashtool's directory (the common drivers amongst xperia + the Z1 driver sets) the installs fail.

Needless to say, this is busting my buffers something fierce.

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29 December 2014 at 14:09 delete

will it erase my data(means i need to reinstall all my apps and lost all my picture...etc)

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29 December 2014 at 22:22 delete

Flash update failed for me even though I followed your instructions for download and Flashtool EXACTLY to the letter. After flashing 14.4.A.0.108, my build number remained at 14.4.A.0.157. I even tried changing USB connection mode to MCP, but this made no difference.

This is the Flashtool completion log:

29/034/2014 15:34:27 - INFO - Flashtool Version 0.9.18.4 built on 12-05-2014 22:00:00
29/034/2014 15:34:27 - INFO - Executing search strategies to find proxy selector
29/034/2014 15:34:28 - INFO - No proxy found for IE. Trying next one
29/034/2014 15:34:28 - INFO - Proxy found for firefox
29/034/2014 15:34:28 - INFO - Syncing devices from github
29/034/2014 15:34:28 - INFO - Scanning devices folder for changes.
29/034/2014 15:34:39 - INFO - Pulling changes from github.
29/034/2014 15:34:40 - INFO - Devices sync finished.
29/034/2014 15:34:45 - INFO - Device disconnected
29/035/2014 15:35:18 - INFO - Selected Bundle for Sony Xperia Z1 (C6902). FW release : 14.4.A.0.108. Customization : KernelOnly
29/035/2014 15:35:18 - INFO - Preparing files for flashing
29/035/2014 15:35:18 - INFO - Please connect your device into flashmode.
29/035/2014 15:35:36 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
29/035/2014 15:35:36 - INFO - Opening device for R/W
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - Reading device information
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - Phone ready for flashmode operations.
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - Current device : C6903 - BH908RZU06 - 1276-0875_R5C - 1272-6084_14.4.A.0.108 - EURO-LTE_14.4.A.0.157
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - Start Flashing
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - Processing loader.sin
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - Checking header
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - Flashing data
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - Processing of loader.sin finished.
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - Loader : S1_Root_6732 - Version : LOADER_RELEASE_MSM8974_28_AID_4 / Boot version : S1_Boot_MSM8974_Rhine1.2_LA1.04_19 / Bootloader status : ROOTED
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - No bootdelivery to send
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - Processing rpm.sin
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - Checking header
29/035/2014 15:35:37 - INFO - Flashing data
29/035/2014 15:35:38 - INFO - Processing of rpm.sin finished.
29/035/2014 15:35:38 - INFO - Processing kernel.sin
29/035/2014 15:35:38 - INFO - Checking header
29/035/2014 15:35:38 - INFO - Flashing data
29/035/2014 15:35:39 - INFO - Processing of kernel.sin finished.
29/035/2014 15:35:39 - INFO - Ending flash session
29/035/2014 15:35:39 - INFO - Flashing finished.
29/035/2014 15:35:39 - INFO - Please unplug and start your phone
29/035/2014 15:35:39 - INFO - For flashtool, Unknown Sources and Debugging must be checked in phone settings
29/035/2014 15:35:39 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode

Any ideas please?

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30 December 2014 at 14:54 delete

no , it wont erase anything if u follow everything properly and dont mess up

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30 December 2014 at 14:56 delete

The build number will not change , just proceed after flashing the .108 kernel

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1 January 2015 at 17:13 delete

Thanks It works and i get root
have one more Question please
Sony Said That z1 Will Get Android 5
when it released and i setup it, will this remove root access ??

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4 January 2015 at 06:58 delete

Does it work with rooted older FW?

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7 January 2015 at 08:27 delete

Press the volume up while the phone is turn off or still on?

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7 January 2015 at 11:29 delete

Turn off and press volume down , not vol up

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7 January 2015 at 14:19 delete

Hi! Should there be a different file in 'firmware', ir I have C6903? I always have the same error:

07/037/2015 09:37:38 - INFO - Checking header
07/037/2015 09:37:38 - ERROR - Processing of loader.sin finished with errors.
07/037/2015 09:37:38 - INFO - Ending flash session
07/037/2015 09:37:38 - ERROR -
07/037/2015 09:37:38 - ERROR - Error flashing. Aborted
07/037/2015 09:37:39 - ERROR - Drivers need to be installed for connected device.
07/037/2015 09:37:39 - ERROR - You can find them in the drivers folder of Flashtool.

THX in advance...

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8 January 2015 at 06:56 delete

After flashing kernel 108 my phone got black screen. Phone worked, ADB was enabled so I can use Android Remote Control to backup my data and use Sony Companion to repair. Tried three times, flashed both kernels cause the same effect. Have anyone else expirienced this?

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8 January 2015 at 21:11 delete

This was driving me nuts as well. Turns out that Driver Signature Enforcement was turned on in Windows which was auto-rejecting the drivers as they were being installed. I disabled it and then it installed properly. The procedure to disable Driver Signature Enforcement is different for different versions of Winblows... Google is your friend...

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18 January 2015 at 03:40 delete

What do you mean by "then execute install.bat" m i supos to delete it?

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19 January 2015 at 20:40 delete

lol in computer terminology execute means u run the program or the file

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20 January 2015 at 01:06 delete

it doesnt work for c6903 model ! where can i get the ftf files for this model?

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22 January 2015 at 22:00 delete

When doing the Step 5 about flashing C690X_14.4.A.0.108_KernelOnly.ftf. Press the volume down while the phon is off or on?? Thanks

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23 January 2015 at 05:14 delete

what do I need to do..flashing .108 firmware.
"23/042/2015 06:42:05 - INFO - Selected Bundle for Sony Xperia Z1 (C6902). FW release : 14.4.A.0.108. Customization : KernelOnly
23/042/2015 06:42:05 - INFO - Preparing files for flashing
23/042/2015 06:42:05 - INFO - Please connect your device into flashmode.
23/042/2015 06:42:26 - INFO - Opening device for R/W
23/042/2015 06:42:27 - INFO - Start Flashing
23/042/2015 06:42:27 - INFO - Processing loader.sin
23/042/2015 06:42:27 - INFO - Checking header
23/042/2015 06:42:27 - ERROR - Processing of loader.sin finished with errors.
23/042/2015 06:42:27 - INFO - Ending flash session
23/042/2015 06:42:27 - ERROR -
23/042/2015 06:42:27 - ERROR - Error flashing. Aborted
23/042/2015 06:42:27 - ERROR - Drivers need to be installed for connected device.
23/042/2015 06:42:27 - ERROR - You can find them in the drivers folder of Flashtool."

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27 January 2015 at 13:12 delete

Will this work with an encrypted C6903 on 14.4.A.0.157? I hope it doesn't involve turning off my encryption or a factory reset :-)

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2 February 2015 at 08:16 delete

thanks...nice tuto..its worked...i got stuck at 'daemon started successfully' but then found the solution

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2 February 2015 at 16:15 delete

02/052/2015 15:52:27 - INFO - Flashtool Version 0.9.18.4 built on 12-05-2014 22:00:00
02/052/2015 15:52:27 - INFO - Executing search strategies to find proxy selector
02/052/2015 15:52:27 - INFO - No proxy found for IE. Trying next one
02/052/2015 15:52:27 - INFO - Strategy firefox failed trying next one : No Firefox installation found
02/052/2015 15:52:27 - INFO - No proxy found for java. Trying next one
02/052/2015 15:52:27 - INFO - Syncing devices from github
02/052/2015 15:52:28 - INFO - Scanning devices folder for changes.
02/052/2015 15:52:35 - INFO - Pulling changes from github.
02/052/2015 15:52:36 - INFO - Devices sync finished.
02/052/2015 15:52:40 - INFO - Device disconnected
02/058/2015 15:58:25 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
02/058/2015 15:58:53 - INFO - Device disconnected
02/059/2015 15:59:07 - INFO - Selected Bundle for Sony Xperia Z1 (C6902). FW release : 14.4.A.0.108. Customization : KernelOnly
02/059/2015 15:59:07 - INFO - Preparing files for flashing
02/059/2015 15:59:07 - INFO - Please connect your device into flashmode.
02/059/2015 15:59:14 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
02/059/2015 15:59:15 - INFO - Opening device for R/W
02/059/2015 15:59:15 - INFO - Reading device information
02/059/2015 15:59:15 - INFO - Unable to read from phone after having opened it.
02/059/2015 15:59:15 - INFO - trying to continue anyway
02/059/2015 15:59:15 - INFO - Start Flashing
02/059/2015 15:59:15 - INFO - Processing loader.sin
02/059/2015 15:59:15 - INFO - Checking header
02/059/2015 15:59:15 - ERROR - Processing of loader.sin finished with errors.
02/059/2015 15:59:15 - INFO - Ending flash session
02/059/2015 15:59:15 - ERROR - Error in processHeader : 1 : Incorrect function.
02/059/2015 15:59:15 - ERROR - Error flashing. Aborted
02/059/2015 15:59:16 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
02/059/2015 15:59:48 - INFO - Device disconnected

Error in processHeader : 1 : Incorrect function.

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2 February 2015 at 19:18 delete

Hi , contact me on fb - https://www.facebook.com/Waledac
I need more info to be able to help :)

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11 February 2015 at 01:03 delete

please help

10/012/2015 21:12:11 - INFO - Flashtool Version 0.9.18.4 built on 12-05-2014 22:00:00
10/012/2015 21:12:11 - INFO - Executing search strategies to find proxy selector
10/012/2015 21:12:12 - INFO - No proxy found for IE. Trying next one
10/012/2015 21:12:12 - INFO - Strategy firefox failed trying next one : No Firefox installation found
10/012/2015 21:12:12 - INFO - No proxy found for java. Trying next one
10/012/2015 21:12:12 - INFO - Syncing devices from github
10/012/2015 21:12:14 - INFO - Scanning devices folder for changes.
10/012/2015 21:12:46 - INFO - Pulling changes from github.
10/012/2015 21:12:50 - INFO - Devices sync finished.
10/012/2015 21:12:55 - INFO - Device disconnected
10/013/2015 21:13:26 - INFO - Selected Bundle for Sony Xperia Z1 (C6902). FW release : 14.4.A.0.108. Customization : KernelOnly
10/013/2015 21:13:26 - INFO - Preparing files for flashing
10/013/2015 21:13:26 - INFO - Please connect your device into flashmode.
10/015/2015 21:15:26 - INFO - Opening device for R/W
10/015/2015 21:15:26 - INFO - Start Flashing
10/015/2015 21:15:26 - INFO - Processing loader.sin
10/015/2015 21:15:26 - INFO - Checking header
10/015/2015 21:15:26 - ERROR - Processing of loader.sin finished with errors.
10/015/2015 21:15:26 - INFO - Ending flash session
10/015/2015 21:15:26 - ERROR -
10/015/2015 21:15:26 - ERROR - Error flashing. Aborted
10/015/2015 21:15:27 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
10/015/2015 21:15:51 - INFO - Device disconnected
10/024/2015 21:24:05 - INFO - Selected Bundle for Sony Xperia Z1 (C6902). FW release : 14.4.A.0.108. Customization : KernelOnly
10/024/2015 21:24:05 - INFO - Preparing files for flashing
10/024/2015 21:24:05 - INFO - Please connect your device into flashmode.
10/024/2015 21:24:13 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
10/024/2015 21:24:14 - INFO - Opening device for R/W
10/024/2015 21:24:14 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
10/024/2015 21:24:14 - INFO - Start Flashing
10/024/2015 21:24:14 - INFO - Processing loader.sin
10/024/2015 21:24:14 - INFO - Checking header
10/024/2015 21:24:14 - ERROR - Processing of loader.sin finished with errors.
10/024/2015 21:24:14 - INFO - Ending flash session
10/024/2015 21:24:14 - ERROR -
10/024/2015 21:24:14 - ERROR - Error flashing. Aborted
10/024/2015 21:24:14 - INFO - Device connected in flash mode
10/025/2015 21:25:14 - INFO - Device disconnected

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12 February 2015 at 07:48 delete

hi, flashtool just stop in 20% , i've waiting for an hour an nothing, is in the same % , how I proceed?
thanks

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18 February 2015 at 21:39 delete

I've rooted it successfully
(14.4.A.0.157)
Now can you tell me how to flash a custom recovery on to it?

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20 February 2015 at 07:34 delete

thanks for this easy steps but how to change the usb connection mode from MTP to MSC?

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22 February 2015 at 21:07 delete

files broken, contents already changed, doesn't contain any ftf files,
please help

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22 February 2015 at 22:19 delete

Having issues downloading the 3 files.
pls can you upload it on other sites pls..
it keeps on prompting me to download .exe files.
Thanks

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22 February 2015 at 23:16 delete

See this image - http://i.imgur.com/fC1gVjG.png , u click on wrong download button and u get exe file

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22 February 2015 at 23:16 delete

See this image - http://i.imgur.com/fC1gVjG.png , u click on wrong download button and u get exe file

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22 February 2015 at 23:17 delete

In Settings > Xperia Connectivity

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23 February 2015 at 22:57 delete

I downloaded all the neccesary files and added it to flashtool folder but when i open flashtool, press volume down and then insert my usb cable,this is what i still get.
http://i.imgur.com/g4kEKJm.jpg .
i can boot on flashmode.
Pls help

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24 February 2015 at 02:19 delete

My phone doesn't boot on flashmode... I hold d volume down and insert d cable but it doesn't.pls help

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24 February 2015 at 09:07 delete

How to unroot ? kindly guide step by step.

Thanks

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25 February 2015 at 02:32 delete

help me please
http://shrani.si/f/j/Rb/2mdf9sXZ/brez-naslova.png

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25 February 2015 at 20:30 delete

still waiting pls.....
My phone doesnt boot to flash mode.
help

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26 February 2015 at 09:27 delete

so do it as it says , whats the problem

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26 February 2015 at 09:28 delete

which os u are on , install flashtool drivers from C:\Flashtool\drivers

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2 March 2015 at 09:22 delete

I execute the root kit then install.bat but it keeps on saying 'adb' is not recognized blabla

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2 March 2015 at 12:14 delete

u dont have adb drivers installed then , which OS u are using ?

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8 March 2015 at 09:31 delete

Hi Waledac,

I flashed the 108 build and the phone's screen died. I cannot see what's going on the phone. I know that it's on, because Flashtool recognizes it, when I plug it in. Is there a way to flash it back? Hard boot it? Recover it? :-/

Thanks.

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8 March 2015 at 20:56 delete

The link http://fs1.d-h.st/download/00147/ZqC/C690X_14.4.A.0.157_KernelOnly.ftf doesn't working.

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14 March 2015 at 17:14 delete

it says please move c:flashtool/firmwares content to c:users/xxxx/.flashtool/firmwares what i have to do?

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18 March 2015 at 22:16 delete

neither of the 3 links are working

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19 March 2015 at 17:50 delete

Flashtool is not working..
Its showing a note
please move c:/flashtool/firmwares content to c:/user/dell/.flashtool/firmwares....
I did many time but its not working....i also reinstalled flashtool many times...plz help

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20 March 2015 at 04:55 delete

if I root lose the DRM keys? works Day dream?, câmera save photos in sd card? works in c6943, thanks and sorry for english

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21 March 2015 at 13:26 delete

no u wont loose ur drm keys or anything less

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21 March 2015 at 13:28 delete

move ur files to the specified folder then it will work for sure , and run flashtool as administrator

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27 March 2015 at 13:37 delete

I have the same problem. After flashing the .108 Kernel according the manual the build_number does not changed. Have you any idea?
The flash tool does not show any error.
Thanks

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27 March 2015 at 21:02 delete

The build number will not change , just proceed ahead

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12 April 2015 at 19:04 delete

Rooted with your steps. Thanks. Should I install custom recovery after this root?Could you please tell me which one is the correct recovery I should flash. (14.4.A.0.157 firmware)...thanks a lot

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13 April 2015 at 09:50 delete

http://www.waledacdroid.com/2014/12/how-to-install-dual-recovery-twrp-and.html

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15 April 2015 at 07:50 delete

I need reinstall all the aplications and contacts after use that metod?

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15 April 2015 at 11:57 delete

no u wont loose any data using this method :)

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16 April 2015 at 20:39 delete

14.5.A.0.242 how to root this version???

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16 April 2015 at 20:54 delete

either install pre rooted zip or u should have unlocked bootloader to root , currently there is no method to clean root on locked bootloader

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20 April 2015 at 12:14 delete

sir any working link post plzzzzzzzzzzz

thanxxxxxxxx in advance

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20 April 2015 at 16:55 delete

can i upgrade my android to 5 after this root methode?

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22 April 2015 at 15:04 delete

when you go on the download page, i saw 2 download buttons. i pushed the 2nd one and it seems to have worked. i did have same prob to start with

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5 May 2015 at 06:52 delete

HI Mate,

Can you post a file for build .133, ive been waiting for an OTA update for .157 for about 6 months but it doesnt look like Telstra are doing it.

i can send you files if u need.

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5 May 2015 at 11:32 delete

hi , you can manually update your phone to lollipop ( www.waledacdroid.com/2015/04/how-to-download-sony-xperia-mobile.html )

If u still want to root .133 ,first send a screenshot of settings>about

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8 May 2015 at 02:25 delete

hi i do this on 4.4.4 (xperia z1 c6906 ) i have now xposed installed and i want to install lollipop. i can do it directly whit root or i need to unroot it? i can upgrade whit pc companion? is needed to disable xposed? thanks and sorry for my english

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14 May 2015 at 12:41 delete

a tv continua pegando depois do root

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25 October 2015 at 19:07 delete

I have xperia z1 l39h from China, the problem is that google store doesn't work in my phone, can you help me pelase to solve this problem, i want to flash my phone..

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9 August 2016 at 07:44 delete

How about if am already in version of .157??? Do i still have to do the step 1 up to 6 ? Or i can run already the rootkit ? And root it ? Or i need to follow all the steps ?

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