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Hey guys. After updating to 4.3 android I have to root my device again. But there is only hard way to do this. I have to unlock bootloader (I don't want to do this, what if I brick my phone up?) then do other hard things.

And I don't know. Should I do this, or wait for easy root method, like we had for 4.1? Also I heard that new firmware 12.1.A.1.195 is going to come out, after I update to that firmware I will have to root again, right?

So please give me suggestions, and if it's better to root, which one is safest way to unlock BL and then root the device

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if u have doubt that rooting can damage ur phone use unlockroot pro it easily root and unroot ur phone I have used it more than 5 times ,secondly u don't need unlocked bootloader for rooting
 
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if u have doubt that rooting can damage ur phone use unlockroot pro it easily root and unroot ur phone I have used it more than 5 times ,secondly u don't need unlocked bootloader for rooting
Can you give me link?
 
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if u have doubt that rooting can damage ur phone use unlockroot pro it easily root and unroot ur phone I have used it more than 5 times ,secondly u don't need unlocked bootloader for rooting
I didn't know Unlockroot ever worked on Xperia SP... Did you test it ?

@bero1608 : Just search on google "unlockroot" and take the first link, but i'm not sure it will work on this device...
 
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I didn't know Unlockroot ever worked on Xperia SP... Did you test it ?

@bero1608 : Just search on google "unlockroot" and take the first link, but i'm not sure it will work on this device...
Nope it doesn't work on SP

I think its for old phones, like Xperia X10 and so on, which had android 2.0, 2.3.....
 
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Nope it doesn't work on SP

I think its for old phones, like Xperia X10 and so on, which had android 2.0, 2.3.....
There is a way to root without unlocking bootloader, but you'll have to flash a rom for it which will delete all userdata from your device
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@bero1608 : Anyway, you don't have to unlock your bootloader to root on 4.3 ! You can follow this thread . I'm on this rom, and everything is fine, and I am root
 
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That's why I don't want to do that...

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I have to downgrade to .254 then root then .257 then blahblahblahblahblah and .266 I can't do that I can't risk @DooMLoRD save me, release easy root

I think I will wait for new firmware which comes out mid-march, so I wont need to re-root again and again.........

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