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By Stirlin, Senior Member on 14th February 2014, 08:46 AM
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Hi all,

Just updated to Sony's latest offering .266 and, obviously, lost ROOT access.

Has anyone any info on how to re-root? I am on a locked bootloader and cannot unlock it.

Please advise? I have lost all of my custom settings and cannot change until I have root access.
 
 
14th February 2014, 09:02 AM |#2  
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Originally Posted by Stirlin

Hi all,

Just updated to Sony's latest offering .266 and, obviously, lost ROOT access.

Has anyone any info on how to re-root? I am on a locked bootloader and cannot unlock it.

Please advise? I have lost all of my custom settings and cannot change until I have root access.


There's no root method for locked bootloader for 4.3 as for now. Or you can try the root method by sir @jancsessz tho you'll need to downgrade it back to 4.1.2. Didn't work for me tho but worth a try

Here's the link http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2646904
14th February 2014, 10:09 AM |#3  
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There's no root method for locked bootloader for 4.3 as for now. Or you can try the root method by sir @jancsessz tho you'll need to downgrade it back to 4.1.2. Didn't work for me tho but worth a try

Here's the link http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2646904

I saw that, but it requires root access/CWM first which I dont have...
14th February 2014, 10:22 AM |#4  
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I saw that, but it requires root access/CWM first which I dont have...

Soo first you'd want to downgrade to 4.1.2 which can be easily done using flashtool

And then use Doomlord's method. This one is for .245 and .254
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2405933

When you've done rooting you'll need CWM. Not sure about the original thread but here's the download link
http://d-h.st/Las
Extract and run the install.bat after rooting and you'll get both root access and CWM

Then follow the tutorial from earlier to update to 4.3 and voila!
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It is a new update. Why are we so unpatience? Let the developers work on this!
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Originally Posted by Stirlin

Hi all,

Just updated to Sony's latest offering .266 and, obviously, lost ROOT access.

Has anyone any info on how to re-root? I am on a locked bootloader and cannot unlock it.

Please advise? I have lost all of my custom settings and cannot change until I have root access.

Be patient my friend it just went out.Doomlord and the other developers will be working like crazy to root the new firmware and in about 3 days you are going to run 4.3 rooted
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