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Please read this if you considering unlocking the boot loader or rooting your phone.

Important information

Please note that you may void the warranty of your phone and/or any warranty from your operator if you unlock the boot loader. You should only unlock the boot loader of your phone if you are an advanced user with good knowledge of the technology and risks involved.

For more information go here http://unlockbootloader.sonymobile.com/

Please also note

The Sony Xperia support team will not be able provide any support, related to unlocking the boot loader or rooting your phone.

We also recommend you to read the below blogposts.

http://developer.sonymobile.com/wp/2011/03/29/unlocking-the-boot-loader-in-the-new-xperia%e2%84%a2-smartphones/

http://developer.sonymobile.com/wp/2011/04/14/option-to-unlock-the-boot-loader-now-available-for-advanced-developers/

http://developer.sonymobile.com/wp/2011/09/28/sony-ericsson-supports-independent-developers/

Best regards
Sony Xperia support team

[Tutorial] How To Root Xperia XA2

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Sony,

if you are reading this, please pin this, its really easy to do and it will work on other 2028 xperias(if people use twrp for their phone)

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OK, so I dun goofed and installed xposed systemless. My dumb  is now dealing with a bootloop. Do you know a way out of it?

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Hi,

 

What about pictures after breaking the bootloader, do they look worse?

 

Good job mate

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all work fine untill  fastboot boot twrp-3.2.1-0-pioneer.img then i get always waiting for any devices

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Re: [Tutorial] How To Root Xperia XA2

Hi!
I guess your computer doesn't have fastboot drivers they are different from just phone drivers 
Search up a lil bit and you will be fine.

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Re: [Tutorial] How To Root Xperia XA2

Is there a known way of doing this without unlocking the bootloader as according to my model (H3113) Bootloader Unlock: No

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Re: [Tutorial] How To Root Xperia XA2

No, you need to have unlocked bootloader to root any sony phone (except older ones)

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I tryed to install lineage os on my sony xperia xa2.

when i make on ubuntu in root:

fastboot boot /home/wehrli/twrp-3.2.3-1-pioneer.img
downloading ‘boot.img’…
OKAY [ 2.209s]
booting…
FAILED (remote: Command not allowed)
finished. total time: 2.210s

 

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i dont get a prompt when doing adb devices 

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i just keep getting waiting for any device could you help