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How to Root Sony Xperia M2 (Single-Sim) on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

Here is the good news for owners of Sony Xperia M2 (Single-Sim) that they can easily root their device running on official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Well, the device falls under mid-range series sporting a 4.8 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen, powered by 1.20GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, Adreno 305 graphics system, 1GB RAM, 8MP primary camera and with 8GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB).


If you are ready to discover some new features on your Sony Xperia M2 then you must root your device to get administrative privileges and further, you can change system files without any hassle. Today, I will guide you through the complete process on how to root Sony Xperia M2 (Single-Sim). However, before you go for rooting process, you need to install Custom Recovery on your device. So, first, we will see the procedure to install Custom Recovery on the device and then go for rooting.

Things To Be Checked First

  • The device battery must be charged up to 80% to avoid undesired errors.
  • Make sure you have enabled “USB Debugging” from Menu > Settings > Developer options > USB Debugging (Check Box).
  • Never follow this guide with locked bootloader. You have to compulsorily unlocked the device bootloader.
  • Don’t forget to take a complete backup of your important data and apps too.
  • Be ready with your Computer System and original USB data cable.
  • Ensure that you have installed proper USB Drivers on your Computer.

Files to Download

How To Install CWM Touch Recovery on Sony Xperia M2

Step 1: Download all the above files on your Computer desktop.

Step 2: Extract the “” file in C: drive.

Step 3: Place the “Kernel File (boot. img)” into the extracted “Fastboot” folder.

Step 4: Navigate to “Fastboot” folder and hold the “Shift key” and do the “Right Click” anywhere in the white screen to open sub-menu. Then select the option “Open command window here” to open command prompt window in the current directory.

Step 5: Now, connect your device in the “Fastboot” mode to your PC.

Step 6: Flash the “Kernel file” to your device using the following command in the open command prompt window.

fastboot flash boot boot.img

Step 7: The flashing process will take only a few seconds, after that, type the following command in the command prompt to reboot your device.

That’s it! Now, your device owns CWM Recovery.

How To Root Sony Xperia M2 (Single-Sim)

Step 8: Copy the downloaded “SuperSu” file it to your device’s root folder.

Step 9: Turn off your device.

Step 10: Now, boot your device in to Recovery mode.

Step 11: From the CWM Recovery, choose “install zip” > “choose zip from SD card” > and then select the “SuperSU” file copied to your device.

Step 12: Go back to the CWM main screen and reboot the device. That’s it, now you have got the root access on your Sony Xperia M2.

Finally, this is the stage, where you can customize your device as per the need. In case, If you need any help you can ask us in the comments section.


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