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27th August 2014, 10:00 PM   |  #1  
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Hey fellas !
I have a few questions about rooting.

1. How can I root my Xperia Z2 and keep the Bootloader Locked ?
2. If the Bootloader is locked, do I still receive OTA Updates from Sony ?
3. Will rooting erase data from the phone ?
4. Does rooting, while keeping the Bootloader locked, affect warranty ?

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//Solved
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27th August 2014, 10:18 PM   |  #2  
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1. Towel root
2. Yes
3. No
4. Potentially, although if bootloader is still locked unrooting is trivial and leaves no evidence.
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27th August 2014, 10:33 PM   |  #3  
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Thank you

// Installed TowelRoot, it did not work.
Phone did not reboot, but root not installed.
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27th August 2014, 11:15 PM   |  #4  
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I had to run it twice before it worked for me
27th August 2014, 11:33 PM   |  #5  
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Well, I ran it more than 3 times.
28th August 2014, 01:31 AM   |  #6  
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Quote:
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Well, I ran it more than 3 times.

Ok, I used the basic instructions on this thread and it's worked for me on both original .402 FW and .314 UK unbranded, have a look and see if your missing any steps if not give me a pm.
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Try Easyroot as well if Towel Root is failing.
That's how I rooted whilst keeping my bootloader locked.

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