Root Sony Xperia Z5 on Marshmallow

By | July 19, 2016

Sony Xperia Z5 is the last smartphone of Sony’s flagship Xperia Z series.It comes with great specs like the top in line Snapdragon 810 chipset with 3 GB ram for better multitasking and hardcore gaming.Xperia Z5 has 1080p 5.2 inches Triluminos display with X-Reality Engine.Like the other Xperia Z series smartphone, it is IP68 certified for dust proof and water resistant.For taking pictures and recording videos Xperia Z5 has 23 MP camera at back and 5.1 MP camera at front.

Root Sony Xperia Z5 on Marshmallow

If you want to root your Xperia Z5 then you are at right page.Rooting your smartphone gives you more control on your device.There are many apps that require root access to do some task.So follow the given guide to root your Xperia Z5.

WARNING – Rooting your smartphone will void its warranty.We are not responsible if your device gets damaged during the rooting procedure.Make sure your device has at least 50-60 percent battery backup.


  1. Minimal ADB and Fastboot Setup
  3. twrp-3.0.2-0-E6653-20160504.img

How to root Sony Xperia Z5

  1. You need to unlock the bootloader of your Xperia Z5.
  2. Install Minimal ADB and Fastboot Setup into your computer.
  3. Extract the AndroPlusKernal zip file and get the boot.img file.
  4. Enable USB Debugging by going to Settings>>Developer options and tick USB Debugging.
  5. Connect your smartphone to your computer.
  6. Move twrp-3.0.2-0-E6653-20160504.img , and boot.img file into the folder where you setup Minimal ADB and Fastboot.
  7. Open the folder where you setup Minimal AND and Fastboot.
  8. Press Shift and Right-click on blank space in the folder and select Open command window here to open ADB and Fastboot prompt.
  9. Enter “adb reboot bootloader” to boot your smartphone into bootloader mode.
  10. When your device boots up into bootloader mode enter “fastboot flash boot boot.img” to flash kernel file.
  11. Now boot your device into TWRP recovery mode by entering “fastboot boot twrp-3.0.2-0-E6653-20160504.img”.
  12. TWRP is not working so your phone boot into the black screen but you can connect to it using ADB.
  13. Wait for 2 minutes.
  14. Mout the system partition by typing “adb shell mount /dev/block/platform/soc.0/by-name/system /system”.
  15. Mout the user data by typing “adb shell mount /dev/block/platform/soc.0/by-name/userdata /data”.
  16. Now enter “adb push /data/media/0/” to push SuperSu files.
  17. Enter “adb shell twrp install /data/media/0/” to flash file.
  18. Finally enter “adb shell rm /data/media/0/” into command prompt.
  19. Reboot your device by typing “adb reboot”.
That’s it your Xperia Z5 is rooted.

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