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[Q] xperia z 4.4.2 root

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Default [Q] xperia z 4.4.2 root

i was just wondering as to how long it would take for root to be available for the xperia z with and then later without unlocked bootloaders. i know its been hard to root the xperia z on 4.3 without unlocking the bootloader, but will kitkat be any easier?
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NO ! dude. for 4.3 and 4.4, you can only flash back to the 2.67 ,root using Doomlord's method, and flash to rooted 4.4 ROM
Actually, it's very easy to do this step by step.
Use the search button please
sorry for my bad English

current phone: sony xperia z (rooted, unlocking bootlorder)
ROM: (smooth as water)
Kernel: firekernel-yuga_v0.3.1beta (awesome kernel from dragonn)
Mod: Viper4Android (awesome audio mod)

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download Towelroot apk from (click on lamda symbole to dnload apk)

download supersu from playstore and open. it will ask to install binary, click yes and then click normal install.

this app can root 4.4.2 as well as 4.3.

sorry for my bad english.
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If you want a noob\quick way to root so use kingo root for pc, just plug your device to pc ur pc and click ROOT and BOOM! You finished
Notice 1 : you'll need internet on ur pc

Notice 2 : its work only with 4.2.2 NOT 4.3 or 4.4.2
Running ROOTED and DEODEXED with DUAL RECOVERY stock 4.4.2 KitKat
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Use towelroot from Geohot (Just like Narry84 said).
it works for 4.3. (I can confirmed, it works for me)
and then install SuperSU from PayStore

that's it
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