How To Root Sony Xperia X10/Arc/Arc S/Play/Ray/Neo/Mini/Mini Pro/Pro/Active

Rooting xperia devices is now very easy with Easy Rooting Toolkit , this kit is made by xda forum member doomlord and Revolutionary Team.

It is very easy rooting method for xperia devices yet , it works both for locked boot loaders and unlocked boot loaders xperia phones.

Process is very simple , just download rooting toolkit and run a file , connect your phone and let it finish its job.

This script will:

  1. Root your device using latest zergRush exploit (16 Nov)
  2. install Busybox (1.18.4)
  3. install SU files (binary: 3.0.3 and apk: 3.0.6)

Download Xperia 2011 Easy Rooting Toolkit

Note: This method is not working for 4.0.2.A.0.62 firmware

Before rooting your Xperia phone make sure you have :

  • installed adb drivers for ur device, download from here
  • enable "UNKNOWN SOURCES"from (Menu>Settings>Applications)
      homesettingssettings application
  • enable "USB DEBUGGING" from (Menu>Settings>Applications>Development

    homesettingssettings applicationsettings application developement

  • [OPTIONAL] increase screen timeout to 10 minutes
  • connect USB cable to PHONE and then connect to PC
  • skip "PC Companion Software" prompt on device

How to Root Xperia phone with easy rooting toolkit



  1. First Extract rooting kit to desktop Or any safe place
  2. Run “runme.bat” by double clicking on it

  3. After running it you will see a command prompt like this

  4. Now connect your phone to pc and skip pc companion prompt on device
  5. After successful connection , Press any key to start rooting process .
    It will take few seconds to root your phone. During this process don’t close command prompt or don’t disconnect your phone
  6. When rooting process will complete it will automatically reboot your phone , and you will see “ALL DONE!!” message. Now you can press any key to close it

Congratulations you have successfully rooted your xperia phone , now you can enjoy your phone’s full potential.

Don’t forget to read this post : benefits of rooting android phone

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  1. Ivanthedal says:

    now i m gng to try it

  2. Ivanthedal says:

    thank you very much kuldeep,now i sucessfully root my xperia ray.thank you so much

  3. Chirole Onopka says:

    how do u install adb drivers to your device??? Its my first time and I’m really scared T_T Thank you!!!!

    • To Chirole and Others, Who are not able to install the drivers, first make sure your device is detected by Computer if not, install the Sony Suite. And then re-connect the phone. This will detect the drivers automatically.

  4. wtf? where “runme.bat” ???

  5. wtf? where “runme.bat” ???

  6. I have seen other posts, but they are older. Can these instructions be following if the “Unknown Sources” in not available to you under 2.1?

  7. tanks its works on my Xperia mini pro bought December 2011.

  8. I do it but failed. My friend told me my phone’s build number is 4.0.2.A.0.62 so i can not root by this tool.

  9. how to install adb driver? please reply!

  10. Nilkar777 says:

    How to install adb drivers on xperia x 10?

  11. very quickly, very helfull… with this tutorial, it’s almost impossible to fail a root. Thanks alot

  12. Are “rooting” and “unlocking a boot loader” – same things?
    And please explain how to install adb drivers.

  13. I update my xperia active to 4.0.2 a 0.62 and I can’t root for these method, there’s another way? please help

  14. Harshana Samararatne says:

    WoW it’s so simple and amazing. It took less than a minute for a the full process.
    Thankz Guys … really appreciate your work.

  15. Ivanthedal says:

    4.0.2.a.0.62 not supported friend what we can do?

  16. when my build number was 4.0.2.a.0.42 i was able to root my phone but after updating to 4.0.2.a.0.62 i cant root :(

  17. when my build number was 4.0.2.a.0.42 i was able to root my phone but after updating to 4.0.2.a.0.62 i cant root :(

  18. Almonlester says:

    all of the above methods sucks,nothing worked for me..thank god i found unlockroot.exe,just rooted my xperia play and my wife’s arc s..both of our handsets are running v2.3.4

  19. does this work with the latest firmware 4.0.2.a.0.62?

  20. Hi Kuldeep Singh,
    May I know is this applicable for Xperia ray with Android 2.3.4 too?

    • Sorry I’ve get your answer after reading through the comments down there.
      my phone’s build number is 4.0.2.A.0.62 too

  21. yardım et lo

  22. I have disconnected my phone once and now again i am trying to root no problem with that, is it?

  23. Jenielmartinez says:

    I hve android and plus I don’t get anything Help Me plz I wanna learn how to hack and make weps on dungeon defenders help mee p.zplzplz

  24. Heru Setiawan says:

    hello Mr Kuldeep Singh, i use Xperia Active.
    my phone build number is 4.1.B.0.431, whether work on this version?

  25. does this work on vs 4.0.4 4.1.b.0.587?

  26. same question as of kris !
    does it work with ics firmware .587 (XPERIA MINI PRO ) ??

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