Root Sony Xperia XA Ultra and Install TWRP | Guide

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23 May 2020

A detailed step by step guide to root Sony Xperia XA Ultra and install TWRP recovery. Sony Xperia XA Ultra comes with 6-inch Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) display. It is perfect selfie phone having a 16MP front camera. One of the best rear camera with 21 MP and hybrid autofocus for capturing best shots. Sony Xperia XA Ultra has MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 octa-core which is packed with 3GB of Ram and 16GB of storage which is expandable up to 256GB with a microSD card. It has 2700 mAh which lasts for a day or less. Today, we shall see how to root Sony Xperia XA Ultra and install TWRP Recovery on it.

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Guide to Install TWRP Recovery on Sony Xperia XA Ultra

Prerequisites

  1. Guide to completely backup your device
  2. Download latest USB driver for your device
  3. Guide to enable Developer Options and USB Debugging
  4. Download and Install ADB and Fastboot

Necessary Downloads

Follow the below steps carefully:

Step 1. Download and Extract adb-fastboot-tool-2016.zip Folder. The name will adb-fastboot-tool-2016.

Step 2. Download and rename TWRP Recovery .img to recovery.img

Step 3. Download and rename the downloaded Boot .img to boot.img

Step 4. Move the recovery.img and boot.img to adb-fastboot-tool-2016 folder.

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Step 5. Now Connect your phone to PC. Open abd and fastboot tool folder.

Hold Shift + Right click and select Open Command Window here

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Step 6. To boot your device into Fastboot mode

Type this Command > adb reboot bootloader

Step 7. To flash boot.img

Type this Command > fastboot flash boot boot.img

Step 8. To Install TWRP Recovery

Type this Command > fastboot flash recovery.img

Step 9. Unplug your phone from PC. Boot Your Phone Into Fastboot Mode By

Holding Power off button + Volume up button 3-4 sec.

Step 10. Now Navigate to Recovery option it will boot your device into TWRP Recovery mode. Swipe right to allow modifications. This step is very important. If you miss this, your device will bootloop upon restart!

Step 11. Go back to Recovery Menu > Wipe > Click Format data > Reboot

Congratulations! TWRP Recovery has been successfully installed on your Sony Xperia XA dual.

Note : If you don’t follow Step 10 your device will get boot looped.

Steps to Root Sony Xperia XA Ultra

Step 1. Download Magiskmanager.apk and install.

Step 2. Download Magisk.zip and copy to the external memory card (MicroSD card).

Step 3. Power off your phone and boot into Fastboot mode by holding Power off button + Volume up button for 3-4 sec

Step 4. Now boot into Recovery mode by selecting Recovery option from Fastboot mode.

Step 5. Once you are in Recovery mode, click Install > Browse and Select Magisk.zip from SD card > Swipe to Confirm flash > Reboot

Congratulations! Your device Sony Xperia XA Ultra has been Rooted successfully.

If you have any doubts with any of the steps above, please stop a comment below and we’ll look into it!

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