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Need help with rooting updated Xperia M Dual

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By alexatopper, Junior Member on 17th May 2014, 05:45 AM
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Hello Everyone,

I just recently updated my Xperia M Dual to 4.3 using PC Companion , but now I want to root my phone since I want to use link2sd to free up some space in the internal memory. I was checking out this thread http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2529561 but I think its for 4.2.2 so can someone help me with a tutorial on how to root my device and use link2sd.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.
 
 
17th May 2014, 06:30 AM |#2  
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Bro u have to either unlock your bootloader or downgrade ur xperia, only then u will be able to root your xmd.

For Locked Bootloader and Unlocked too - http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2709911

For Just Unlocked Bootloader- http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2696259

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17th May 2014, 10:19 AM |#3  
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Go here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2709911

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25th May 2014, 03:39 AM |#4  
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RE:
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Originally Posted by alexatopper

Hello Everyone,

I just recently updated my Xperia M Dual to 4.3 using PC Companion , but now I want to root my phone since I want to use link2sd to free up some space in the internal memory. I was checking out this thread http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2529561 but I think its for 4.2.2 so can someone help me with a tutorial on how to root my device and use link2sd.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

I had a tough time following a few root methods on here for my M Dual device, but what helped me just gain root was:

1. Flash CWM recovery via Flashtool (fastboot mode : select kernel to flash)
2. Reboot into recovery, perform backup of current system just to be safe to SD card.
3. Download Stock ROM with root & matching Radio (go here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2703161) following the directions on that post.

This will at least gain you root access.

Hope this helps!
11th July 2014, 05:38 PM |#5  
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You can root with:

POOT: This app is a one click root app. No computer needed

Framaroot:
Framaroot is a oneclick root app . No computer needed
This is the most popular one!

Z4Root: Z4Root is an oneclick root app . No computer needed

Towelroot: Towelroot is an oneclick root app. No computer needed

Baidu: No information

Vroot: No information

Gingerbreak: This app can root almost all gingerbread devices

Downloads:

Poot - Download the app >>here<<

Framaroot - Download the app inside this XDA Thread - >> CLICK HERE <<

Z4ROOT - Download the app inside this XDA Thread - >> CLICK HERE <<

Towelroot - Download the app inside this XDA Thread - >> CLICK HERE <<

Baidu ROOT - Download the app >> HERE <<

vROOT - Download the app >> HERE <<


Gingerbreak - Download the app inside this XDA Thread - >> CLICK HERE <<

Flash a SU ZIP - Download the ZIP >> HERE << and flash it on your unlocked bootloader phone !

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@DanielBink, at the moment only Nicki Root and Towel Root works in 4.3 update, or, if you have unlocked bootloader, flashing SuperSU through recovery. Everything else will fail...
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@mbc07 ah okay
Can you give me the link to "nicki root" .
How does "nicki root" root work?
With computer or is it an one click root app?
Tell me
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