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This thread may look like another massive how to root your device by downgrading and bla bla bla..... But I have found a new app/solution that will help you root your device!

What to do:
1: Go to this thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2783157 And download the application called TowelRoot.
2: Install the app and open it and press the button.
3: Phone will reboot within 15 seconds.
4: When rebooted your phone has root. To be sure you can download the app RootChecker from Play store

From here you have 2 ways to install a proper SuperUser app:
1: Install a custom recovery see: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2649923
2: Download the SU from here: http://download.chainfire.eu/447/Sup...SU-v1.99r4.zip
3: Flash it via recovery

Or
1: Download the SU .zip (see above)
2: Put it on SD card and unzip it
3: Install the SU app and update the binaries Normal

From now on you have full root so you can install a custom recovery and run apps that need root.

Proof can be found here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=4616

FAQ:

Q: Will this work on my C5302 or C5306
A: Yes

Q: Do I lose my warranty
A: No, depends on the way the service center handels this. So to be sure you can reflash the stock rom to fully remove root (or unroot via SU app)

Q: Will this work on any ftf
A: Yes, it will work on all ftf with a kernel that has been build before 3 june (see towelroot thread)

Q: SOS my phone is bootlooping!
A: Flash Remount Reboot Fix http://forum.xda-developers.com/xper...t-fix-t2317432
My Device:
Phone: Sony Xperia SP
Model: C5303
Firmware: 12.1.A.1.205 Android 4.3.x
Bootloaderstatus: Locked
Rootstatus: Enabled
SuperUserpatch: Installed


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Hi, good method!!!

but I have a question, if I root my phone I lose the garanty?

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Hi. @mrjraider is it compatible with 205 Indian c5302 model sp?

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I've tried it on 205 UK EE and confirm it's working

Wysłane z mojego C5303 przy użyciu Tapatalka
 
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Hi, good method!!!

but I have a question, if I root my phone I lose the garanty?

Sorry for bad English
No only when you unlock the bootloader.

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Hi. @mrjraider is it compatible with 205 Indian c5302 model sp?

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Yes should work

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I've tried it on 205 UK EE and confirm it's working

Wysłane z mojego C5303 przy użyciu Tapatalka
Great
My Device:
Phone: Sony Xperia SP
Model: C5303
Firmware: 12.1.A.1.205 Android 4.3.x
Bootloaderstatus: Locked
Rootstatus: Enabled
SuperUserpatch: Installed


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Works 201.great
 
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It works on .205 Generic Americas C5306



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I saw the news on Android Police, and I couldn't believe it, so I came here to check it, and yes, my customized ES 205 rooted in a minute.
 
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Hi,


This thread may look like another massive how to root your device by downgrading and bla bla bla..... But I have found a new app/solution that will help you root your device!

Steps:
1: Go to this thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2783157
Download the application called TowelRoot.

2: Install and run the application!
Just to be sure: Download RootChecker and test!

Because there is no official SU app we need to install it

3: Install a Recovery
Install it like normal

4: Download SU from here: http://download.chainfire.eu/447/Sup...SU-v1.99r4.zip

5: Flash it using the recovery

And enjoy Root!


This easy method takes 5 minutes max!

!! It will only work on kernels that are build before 3 june!

So our 201 and I bet the 205 build will work too!

Proof can be found here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=4616
No you dont need recovery to flash SuperSU just put this http://download.chainfire.eu/447/Sup...SU-v1.99r4.zip in your SD find the apk install it , open it choose normal on pop up message box, unistall towelroot app and voila perfect rooted phone.
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No you dont need recovery to flash SuperSU just put this http://download.chainfire.eu/447/Sup...SU-v1.99r4.zip in your SD find the apk install it , open it choose normal on pop up message box, unistall towelroot app and voila perfect rooted phone.
My eyes died twice today

Anyways, works on C5302 .205 USA generic

And yeah u don't need to install recovery neither flash SU in recovery
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