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I was just looking at how to root the Z2, and I noticed that to root it, you first have to unlock the bootloader and install a custom recovery, but unlocking the bootloader removes TA keys, so you first have to back them up, but backing them up requires root access. Am I missing something here or is it impossible to keep your TA keys to root?
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Xperia Z2 (CM11 nightlies)
Xperia Z2 Tablet (CM11 nightlies)
LG G Watch (Gohma 1.0)
Xperia Play 4G (CM11 nightlies)
Nokia X (Stock, Rooted)
Ouya (CM 11 nightlies)
 
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I was just looking at how to root the Z2, and I noticed that to root it, you first have to unlock the bootloader and install a custom recovery, but unlocking the bootloader removes TA keys, so you first have to back them up, but backing them up requires root access. Am I missing something here or is it impossible to keep your TA keys to root?
may be possible down the track but not possible now and highly unlikely in the near future
 
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may be possible down the track but not possible now and highly unlikely in the near future
So...why can other sony devices root without unlocking the bootloader?
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Xperia Z2 (CM11 nightlies)
Xperia Z2 Tablet (CM11 nightlies)
LG G Watch (Gohma 1.0)
Xperia Play 4G (CM11 nightlies)
Nokia X (Stock, Rooted)
Ouya (CM 11 nightlies)
 
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So...why can other sony devices root without unlocking the bootloader?
root exploits. doomlord is currently trying to finding an exploit in the firmware so we can back up ta keys
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root exploits. doomlord is currently trying to finding an exploit in the firmware so we can back up ta keys
Ah thanks for that
Current devices:

Xperia Z2 (CM11 nightlies)
Xperia Z2 Tablet (CM11 nightlies)
LG G Watch (Gohma 1.0)
Xperia Play 4G (CM11 nightlies)
Nokia X (Stock, Rooted)
Ouya (CM 11 nightlies)
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