How to root Sony Xperia M2 / Dual

Hexamob | Alberto Mulas 04/10/2014

How to root Sony Xperia M2 / Dual


1. Install the necessary USB drivers for Xperia M2 on the computer.

2. Enable USB Debugging mode on your phone. To do this go to Settings > Developer Options.

3. Make sure that the phone is unlocked and your Bootloader is too.

4. Verify to have the phone charged 80% of the battery (at least).

5. Verify that the Fastboot utility and stock firmware is already installed on the phone.

6, Download the following files available through “Download sources” at the end of this article: Advance Stock Kernel with Recovery v01 (FW: and Chainfire’s SuperSU v1.94.

7. Save the file Advance Stock Kernel with Recovery v01 on the folder that contains the fastboot binary as boot.img, to make this tutorial easier.

8. Reboot the device into fastboot.

9. Boot the device in home screen and when you see the Sony logo and the LED lights up in pink/amber/orange hold the Volume Down button to enter into Recovery mode.

10. Flash img file using the following fastboot command: fastboot flash boot boot.img.

11. After the kernel has been flashed via fastboot, Copy SuperSU file you downloaded to the SD card in the phone.

12. Reboot your phone into Recovery mode and flash SuperSU

13. Now reboot your device in Recovery in Android OS and access to SuperSU apps, it will means that the phone has been successfully rooted.

If you are looking for other rooting methods, visit our section called “How to root: Root your Android phone tablet. What is root?” where you can find all the rooting methods for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices including the latest and most popular of the moment: LG G PRO 2Samsung Galaxy S5HTC One Plus M8Xiaomi MI3Nokia X / X+ / XLSony Xperia ZRHuawei Ascend P6, etc.


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Download sources

Advance Stock Kernel with Recovery v01 (FW: Chainfire’s SuperSU v1.94 DOWNLOAD DRIVERS

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