Root A Sony Xperia TX LT29i
Sony’s mid-range Android powered device, the Xperia TX, runs on Android 4.0 ICS out of the box. Sony has recently released an update for the Xperia TX to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean that is based on build number 9.2.A.0.295. The update has some UI changes as well as bug fixes and performance enhancements.
While the update in general is a good thing, updating your Xperia TX to this firmware means you will need to root your phone again if you want to go beyond the boundaries and test what this Android update can do for your phone.
Here we give you a guide on how to root your Xperia TX updated to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean based on build number 9.2.A.0.295.
Before we begin, let’s have a quick rundown of the advantages of rooting your device:
- You get complete access over data which would otherwise remain locked by manufacturers.
- You will be able to remove factory restrictions.
- You will be able to make changes to internal systems as well as the operating system.
- You can install different applications that can enhance your devices performance.
- You will be able to remove built-in apps and programs.
- You can upgrade your device’s battery life.
- You can install apps which need root access.
Prepare your phone:
- This guide is only for Sony Xperia TX LT29i.
- Check your device model by going to Settings -> About device.
- The root instruction in this guide only for TX LT29i running 9.2.A.0.295 firmware.
- Check your firmware version by going to Settings -> About device..
- The battery has at least over 60 percent charge so power doesn’t run out during the flashing process.
- You’ve backed everything up.
- Back up you sms messages, call logs, contacts
- Back up important media content by copying to a PC
- If you device is rooted, use Titanium Backup for your apps and data.
- If you have a custom recovery installed, such as CWM or TWRP, use it to back your current system.
Note: The methods needed to flash custom recoveries, roms and to root your phone can result in bricking your device. Rooting your device will also void the warranty and it will no longer be eligible for free device services from manufacturers or warranty providers. Be responsible and keep these in mind before you decide to proceed on your own responsibility. In case a mishap occurs, we or the device manufacturers should never be held responsible.
Root Xperia TX Running Latest Android 4.3 9.2.A.0.295 Firmware:
- Install CWM recovery first.
- Downloadzip file. SuperSU
- Place downloadedzip file on phone’s SDcard.
- Boot the phone into CWM recovery.
- Turn off device
- Turn back on.
- When you see the Pink LED, press Volume Up Key rapidly.
- You will see the CWM recovery interface shortly.
- In CWM,select “Install Zip > Choose Zip from SDcard > Select zip > Yes”.
- zipfile will flash. When flashing is complete, reboot device.
- Go to your app drawer and find SuperSu. You can also try installing Root Checker app from the Play Store to check you’ve rooted the device sucessfully.
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