How to Root Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact Manually

Sony unveiled the Xperia XZ2 Compact, after the introduction of the Sony Xperia XZ2. The smartphone featured a 5.2-inch display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by a Hexa-Core Samsung Exynos 7872 14nm processor running on Android 8.1 Oreo OS. Xperia XZ2 Compact comes with a 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, and its expandable up to 256GB with the aid of an microSD. See more details about Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact Here.


In this post, we will be looking at how you can root your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact device manually. To begin, make sure you backup your contents, files, media, and apps so as not to lose them after rooting and do well to charge your device up 70% or more. After doing this, follow the steps below.

1) Open your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact and go to Settings. Then go to Developer Mood and turn on the USB debugging option. Do this by Go to Settings > About Phone > Build Number tap 6 times on it to unlock Developer mood. 

2) Now turn off your device and connect it to the laptop/PC.

3) And then download Minimal ADB & Fastboot tool and SuperSU file to your PC.

4) After downloading, go to the next step by moving the SuperSU file into the internal memory of your device.

5) Now open the Minimal ADB & Fastboot tool.


6) On the command window, use this command ‘adb reboot recovery’.


7) And you see the recovery screen.

8) Go to recovery menu > Install. Locate the SuperSU zip file.

9) Swipe right to start installing the SuperSU zip file.

10) Once finished, reboot your device.

I hope the process above helps. Please note that we are note responsible for any damage this may cause to your device. Also you should know that rooting your device may void the warranty.

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