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By constantinexx, Member on 7th February 2014, 01:01 AM
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hi there lately i heared about thousands of bricked xperia z1 c6903 while being rooted so
iam on android 4.3 14.a.0.290 and i want a guranteed method to root what should i do
please help
 
 
7th February 2014, 04:02 AM |#2  
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hi there lately i heared about thousands of bricked xperia z1 c6903 while being rooted so
iam on android 4.3 14.a.0.290 and i want a guranteed method to root what should i do
please help

Hi there, what i did was unlocking the bootloader. As long as you do it carefully and follow instructions, dont skip any, it should be fine.

Firstly backup your data and stuff.
Next, flash .159 ftf, link here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2469191
Then root it with vroot.
After that backup your TA, link here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...8&highlight=ta
Then go to sony's website and unlock your bootloader. Warning: your warranty will be voided.
After that flash supersu or a pre rooted rom. Lots of those on XDA.

If you need any help PM me. Just be careful

hit thanks if i helped

other guides:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2439328
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2574764
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7th February 2014, 09:12 AM |#3  
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hi there lately i heared about thousands of bricked xperia z1 c6903 while being rooted so
iam on android 4.3 14.a.0.290 and i want a guranteed method to root what should i do
please help

Actually the problem was fixed, if you see the threads now there is wrote How NOT brick your phone.
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7th February 2014, 11:56 AM |#4  
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Not thousand, but only hundreds of reported bricks. Not many
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