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Default A couple of rooting questions

I have a couple questions to ask about rooting this device.

I have a UK model with unlockable boot loader. Everything stock on the device.

1. Is there a root out yet that doesn't require unlocking the boot loader?

2. Can I root without voiding my warranty?

3. Can I easily unroot and leave no indication of it being rooted, to make a warranty claim if ever needed?

4. Do mobile banking apps still not work on rooted devices?

5. Does rooting slow down your device?

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1. Yes there is a full root thread on the Original Development forums for the Z2

2. No, your warrenty will void with root however removing and flashing a stock FTF it will restore your warrenty as your Z2 no longer contains modified content

3. You can unroot via the app and there will be noticable changes unless you used root to modify but then you can flash a stock firmware

4. They should. Very few apps actualy check for root

5. Rooting does not slow your device


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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2775411

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Thank you


Also is there a tweaksbox/Xposed style app for the Z2?

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Almost all Xperia 4.4 xposed/modkits/etc work for any Xperia with 4.4 KK aka Z2 with 4.4

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So I can root without unlocking boot loader, and then just unroot to restore warrenty if/when needed?

I have looked through some threads and a little confused about if the phone has to be downgraded to root? The build number ends in .402, so can I root easily?

Thanks again, I do appreciate you taking the time to help me

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Yes you can root without unlocked boooader as of posting this
You can restore warrenty by removing root

I think you can stay on 402 to root, not sure, look at doomlords thread in original development

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