Root Sony Xperia L1

How To Root Sony Xperia L1 Android Smartphone

Root Sony Xperia L1 : Sony Xperia L1, which comes with 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display powered by 1.45 GHz Quad-core processor along with 2 GB RAM and the device runs on Android V 7.0 (Nougat) operating system. In this post we are sharing tutorial for rooting Sony Xperia L1 smartphone. We have managed to share a brief tutorial to root Sony Xperia L1 smartphone here.

You can be able to root Sony Xperia L1 smartphone by using the following rooting tutorial given here and get the ability to install custom ROM firmware’s, custom recoveries, remove pre-installed system applications, etc.

WARNING: Rooting your Sony Xperia L1 smartphone will void your device warranty, and you won’t be able to claim it until you unroot your device. So, think well about it before getting started with the rooting procedure.


1) First, take a complete backup of your personal data on your smartphone. This step is for safety purpose.

2) Then, make sure that your device has at least 50% to 60% of battery backup, as the rooting process is always a time-consuming one and if your device gets switched off in the middle of the rooting process due to lack of battery backup, it will get bricked.

3) Next, enable the USB Debugging Mode in your smartphone by following this path: Settings ->Developer Options -> USB Debugging. If you can’t see the developer options in your device Settings, then enable it by following this path: Settings -> About Phone (tap on the Build Number for 5-7 times to enable it).

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4) Now, Download Sony Xperia L1 USB driver and install it on your computer. By doing this, you will be able to connect your smartphone to the computer.

After finishing all these prerequisites, you can move forward to the rooting tutorial given below.

How to Root Sony Xperia L1

1) To get started, Download kingo root for windows and install it on your computer. Once the installation is completed, launch its window.


  • Double click the desktop icon of Kingo Android Root and launch it.

After launching Kingo Android Root, you will see its interface as shown below.

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  1. Plug your Android device into your computer via USB cable.

If your device driver is not installed on your Computer, Kingoroot will install it for you automatically. Make sure you get Internet connection so that the device driver can be downloaded. If you are using Windows 8, you may need to change some settings first. When running Kingo Android Root on Windows 8, the issue you may most likely encounter is driver installation looping.

How to disable driver signature verification in Windows 8 when running Kingo Android Root?

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  1. Enable USB Debugging mode on your Android device.

USB Debugging mode enabled is a necessary step of Android rooting process.

How to enable USB Debugging mode?

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INPORTANT: Pay attention to your device screen for a prompt window. Tick “Always allow from this computer“. If you don’t, you will probably get yourself an OFFLINE DEVICE.

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  1. Read notifications carefully before rooting your device.

Android rooting is a modification process to the original system, in which the limitations are removed and full-access is allowed and thus resulting in the ability to alter or replace system applications and settings, run specialized apps and even facilitate the removal and replacement of the device’s operating system with a custom one. Rooting your device will immediately void your warranty…

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  1. Click “ROOT” to root your device.

Kingo Android Root will employ multiple exploits on your device, which will probably take a couple of minutes. In the rooting process, your device may be rebooted several times. Do not be panic, it is perfectly normal. And once it begins, please DO NOT touch, move, unplug or perform any operation on your device.

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  • Root succeeded.

Hopefully your device is well supported and successfully rooted by Kingo. Until your device reboots itself, do not operate.

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  1. Check the root status of your device.

Normally, you will find an app named “SuperUser” installed on your device after successful rooting.

So this is the complete guide to Root Android Phone with KingoRoot. Please like our facebook or twitter pages for more similar or future updates.

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