Sony shows how to unlock your Xperia bootloader in step-by-step video

by XB on 16th December 2014

in Tips & Tricks, Videos


Guide to unlock Xperia bootloaderIf you have ever considered unlocking the bootloader for your Sony Xperia device but have been a bit tentative, then you may want to check out the video below. Sony has created a step-by-step video that shows how you can unlock the Xperia bootloader. Unlocking the bootloader allows you to root your device as well as loading custom ROMs. Do note that unlocking the bootloader will void your warranty. Check out the video below.

Via Sony Developer World.

Thanks Armaan, Ingus and Martin!

  • Nils Westhoff

    If they would just not remove the DRM keys… I can live with losing warranty, but effectively crippling my device because I want to run certain apps is just bonkers…

  • Ritwij

    Sorry bro, not interested in degrading the camera quality of my phone!

  • mountain

    Sony shows how to void your Xperia warranty in step-by-step video

  • yuckLEAK

    Hey guys! XPERIA Z4 TABLET ULTRA is epic!!!

  • Xyor

    And fake

  • OMG

    crazy specs

  • Naszier Fareez

    yeah, sony dont want waste their resource for fix their faulty device

  • Naszier Fareez

    WHY suddenly??

  • Ritwij

    HDMI input. LOL!

  • Revan Sadiva

    just can say “wow”
    xperia ultraman
    still hope waiting Xperia sl (2015) IMO

  • jdevora

    There are steps in xda to backup your DRM keys, this way you can lock up the loader later on without loosing anything.

  • Dickson

    SONY XPERIA Z4
    DIMENSION 147, 5mm x 74, 5mm x 7.1mm
    WEIGHT : 140 Gram 
    SCREEN : 5, 4inch IPS LCD Digitizer Touchscreen Capacitive, 16M Colour, 550ppi
    DISPLAY : TRILUMINOS Display , X-Reality Engine for mobile picture engine, Bravia Engine 3 for mobile picture engine , and Live Color LED+PROTECTION : Shatterproof , Shockproof, and Scratch Resistant . And Dragontrail Front Glass and New Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Back Glass 
    DESIGN : Solid One Piece , Stainless Frame, Tempered Glass, OmniBalance , Anti Shutter Film, Shutter Camera.
    CAMERA : Rear Camera 21 MP with LED Flash and Front Camera 5, 2 MP with LED FLASH (PROSelfie) EXMOR RS for mobile, CMOS Image Sensor , BIONZ X for image processing sensor , Exmor R For Mobile ( Selfie ), Sony G Lens , Wider Angle Lens 23mm, ISO 15000, Sony APCS Sensor ( Active Pixel Colour Sampling ) Clear Image Zoom 2x, Slow Motion Capture, Fast Auto Focus , Fast Capture, Image Plane Phase Detection AF,Smile Detection, Smile Shutter, Face Detection, Auto Focus, Digital Image Stabilization, HDR, Super HDR, BSI , FSI, Continous Image, 4K Video Recording , Burst Mode, Perfect Camera / Photo2K and 4K Camera , PhotoLight and Night, Season Mode,Geo-Tagging, Sweep Panorama, Self-Timer, Self-Portrait, Anti Shake, Touch Focus, Touc Capture, White Balance, Red Eye Reduction, Object Tracking, Image Stabiliser, Video Light, Video Sharing, Photo Sharing, Edit Photo, Natural Colour Photo, Panoramic, and SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode, Motion Capture , Scenes, Continuos Video, Low Light

    CPU/Processor = 3.0GHz Chipset Qualcomnn 810 snapdragon krait 450

     MUSIC : StereoSpeaker, StereoSound, Bass, BoomSound, S-Force Surround, Dual Front Speaker, DSEE HX, Hi-Ress, ClearAudio+, S-Master Digital Amplifier , Auto Sound, Digital Noise Cancelling, Instrument Sound , and 100% Sound Quality.
    MEMORY ROM 32GB
    RAM 4GB
    MEMORY STORAGE 256 GB
     BATTERY 3500mAh Li-Ion
    Video Playback 12 hours
    Music Playback 145

    Feature Wifi Calling, Fingerprint Scanner , Smart Feature from SAMSUNG, Faster Test, Download Booster/Faster Download , ULTRA STAMINA MODE, Infared Red / Remote , Documents, Sylus pen for XPERIA Z4 andXperia Z4 Ultra not Z4 Compact , Science for XPERIA ( School ) , Xperia Dual Wifi, Xperia Smart Drive, IR Blaster, Pedometer , Lifelog Update, Xperia All App Update , and Google App Update / Android App-Software Update ( Android 5.2 /5.3 ), New Camera App, Camera App Update, New Xperia App, Dual Wifi , Dual Bluetooth, EXTREME DISPLAY ( X-REALITY, BRAVIA

  • Sean

    Yeah right, 6 GB Ram. Either this is wrong, or the version should read Z14 Ultra

  • Sean

    Santa Clause is responsible for wishing lists :)

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  • User2080

    aka “How to Lose Your Warranty”

  • RootKITSony

    Yeah just remember Bakcup TA and you be fine.

  • Ado Kanashii

    yeah.. and say GOODBYE to ps4 remoteplay with this “bootloader open” DRM keys gone forevaa!!

  • Hasan Aleadani

    everything is possible except the lens, battery and RAM and it may be thinner

  • Hasan Aleadani

    YEAH :))

  • The Flash

    You’re right, but Nils’ point is that you can’t keep your phone rooted and still have the epic low light photos, or things like X-Reality..

  • Nils Westhoff

    Except that you need to root to backup the TA partition… And it so happens to be root requires an unlocked bootloader (for now) on the Z3 which in turn destroys the TA partition before you can even back it up.

  • yuckLEAK

    Noooo no no it’s real (^-^)

  • hahahhahaha no.

  • krystoff

    that only happens with 4.3 – devices… not with 4.4

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  • Ritwij
  • me

    Only thing sony showed this week is how they are racists thanks to GOP…
    Their advertising campaigns always been too white unlike other brands. Straight racist company, I’m done with them for real.

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