How-To: Root The Sony Xperia Z1 C6902/C6903/C6906/C6943 14.4.A.0.108 Firmware [Locked Bootloader]

Root The Sony Xperia Z1

If you are an Android enthusiast who’s updated their Sony Xperia Z1 to the latest Android 4.4.4. KitKat firmware, you’re probably looking to get back your root access.

In this guide, we’re going to show you how to root Sony Xperia Z1 C6902, C6903, C6906 and C6943 running latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat firmware based on the build number 14.4.A.0.108. Follow along.

First, make sure of the following:

  1. Your device is a Sony Xperia Z1 C6902, C6903, C6906 and C6943 running 14.4.A.0.108 firmware.
  2. You have installed Sony’s USB drivers.
  3. Your battery is charged to at least over 60 percent. This will prevent power issues during rooting process.
  4. USB debugging mode has been enabled in the device. Try one of the two methods:
    • Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging mode
    • Settings > About Device, in About Device you will see the Build Number. Tap the Build Number 7 times.
  5. You have an OEM data cable to establish a connection between the device and a PC.
  6. Allow “Unknown Sources” on the device by doing the following:
    • Go to Settings
    • Settings>Security> Unknown Sources> Tick.

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 Sony Sony Xperia Z1 running 14.4.A.0.108 Firmware [Bootloader Locked]:

  1. Download EasyRoot file here
  2. Extract file to get install.bat file.
  3. Connect Xperia Z1 to PC now.
  4. Run install.bat file.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions. Root the device.

Install busybox

  1. Go to the Google Play Store on your device.
  2. Search for the “Busybox Installter”.
  3. Once you have found it, install.
  4. Run the Busybox installer and proceed with installation.


Is the device properly rooted or not?

  1. Go to the Google Play Store on your device.
  2. Find and install the “Root Checker” here
  3. Open the Root Checker.
  4. Tap on the option “Verify Root”.
  5. You will be asked for SuperSu rights, “Grant” it.
  6. You should now see Root Access Verified Now.

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