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Tutorials for Sony branded smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches.

Xperia Z3v: How to Root

A new method to root some Xperia devices was released recently and today’s tutorial shows how to root the Xperia Z3v, Verizon’s variant of the Z3.

How to Root the Sony Xperia Z3

Now that we have talked about the bootloader and the custom recovery, let’s talk about how to root the Sony Xperia Z3. Just like the custom recovery, this will work on every D66XX Z3 variant.

How to Root the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

We’ve talked about unlocking the bootloader and installing a custom recovery for this device lately. So, today I’m going to go through a step by step guide on how you can gain root access to your Sony Xperia Z3 Compact(D58XX).

How to Fastboot the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

If you are interested in tinkering with your Xperia Z3 Compact then one of the things you will need to learn is how to get into Fastboot. Today I will walk you through the steps and show you exactly how you can fastboot your Sony Xperia Z3 Compact.

How to Install an Xperia Z3 Custom Recovery

In continuing with the Xperia Z3 theme this week, today I’m going to show you how to install an Xperia Z3 Custom Recovery. Specifically, this will get the CWM custom recovery on all D66XX variants of the Sony Xperia Z3.

How to Fastboot the Sony Xperia Z3

When I was preparing a walk-through about how to install a custom recovery on the Xperia Z3, I noticed that getting your device into Fastboot mode was a requirement. Since this isn’t straight forward for a lot of people, I decided to write up a very quick tutorial on how to Fastboot your Xperia Z3.

How to Unlock the Xperia Z3 Bootloader

Sony says that openness is important to them and this is why they have made it incredibly easy to unlock the bootloader of their Android smartphones. Today I will walk you through the short step by step process about how to unlock the bootloader of your brand new Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone.

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