Rooting procedure for Xperia Z2 is available now. So, In this guide, I’ll be showing you how to root Xperia Z2 Marshmallow 6.0.1 Build 23.5.A.0.575. There are two variants available for Xperia Z2; one is D6502, and another one is D6503. D6502 is a 3G model and D6503 is a 4G/LTE model.
This rooting procedure was released a few weeks back, but only for the D6503 model. I’m using the Indian variant, which is D6502. This is the first released Marshmallow firmware for Sony Xperia models. Build 23.5.A.0.575 is the latest firmware of this smartphone, but the rooting procedure is not released yet for the D6502 model.
The same rooting method is applicable to the model to gain the root access. If you have a rooted phone, then it can only be possible to get the root privilege on the latest build. You need to check how to Root Xperia Z2/Z3 Lollipop 5.0.2 Build 23.1.A.1.28. After that, you could be able to test the latest one.
Root Xperia Z2 Marshmallow 6.0.1 Build 23.5.A.0.570
Before going to the procedure, make sure that your D6503 or D6502 is rooted in the earlier version and recovery is installed on it. There is a problem in this pre-rooted zip file. After flashing it, you’ll face a boot loop issue on your phone. So, in order to overcome from this problem, you need to flash two files one after another.
Flashable Pre-Rooted files for D6503 Build 23.5.A.0.575
- Download: Flashable zip for D6503 (1.6 GB)
- Download: BootLoopFix (53 MB)
Flashable Pre-Rooted files for D6502 Build 23.5.A.0.570
After completing the download process, follow the below procedure.
Procedure to Root Xperia Z2 on Build 23.5.A.0.575
1) Place the pre-rooted zip file and Boot Loop Fix on your phone’s memory card.
2) Reboot into TWRP recovery (Recommended).
3) First, choose the downloaded Flashable zip file and flash it and then flash the BootLoopFix zip file.
4) Once done Wipe Cache and Dalvik cache and Reboot your phone.
This is the procedure to root Xperia Z2 Marshmallow 6.0.1 Build 23.5.A.0.575. If you are a beginner and need the complete tutorial, then follow our previous article.
The boot loop caused due to a network error and your phone doesn’t detect any network. So, you need to flash the BootLoopFix before restarting your phone.