Sony Xperia Z3 D6653 and D6603 android mobile is root with this guide. After rooting your phone you can install custom ROM’s, Custom Recovery and Some other apps that need a root access. Some people don’t know about the meaning for rooting, here is it. It allows other files or data from third party to access the system files. This will give the function to do customization of user interface, some apps which also comes in Custom ROM to know more about root click here. Here is the guide to Root the Sony Xperia Z3 D6653 and D6603.

About Sony Xperia Z3:

procedure of rooting xperia z3

The Sony Xperia Z3 is Sony's next high-range device in the Xperia Z range. Stand out features include the new impressive camera, featuring a 20.7MP 1/2.3" imaging sensor, with a Sony G 25mm lens and maximum ISO of 128000 for low light conditions. It also supports Hi-Res audio with onboard amplification, noise cancelling and audio upscaling.

The Xperia Z3 runs on a 2.5Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 2600mAh battery. The 5.2" IPS LCD display has a 1080p resolution and utilises Sony's Triluminuous backlighting technology. The Xperia Z3 is also IP65 and IP68 compliant, meaning it's good for those dusty or wet environments. The exterior has all smooth curved edges, with a metallic frame and scratch resistant coating.

Warning Before rooting Sony Xperia Z3 D6653 and D6603:

  • We are not responsible for any damages that may happened due to using this guide to root your phone. If any problem that related to rooting instructions, we will help you to solve it.
  • Rooting is void your warranty of your phone.
  • Use this guide at your own risk. We shall not have any liability or responsibility for whatever happens to you and your device by using the instructions in this guide.
  • The instructions provided in this tutorial for educational purpose only. There is no guarantee that these steps will work for your device.
  • The steps given in this tutorial is only to use with Sony Xperia Z3 and the model number D6653 and D6603. Applying this guide to any other device or any other model may produce many problems.
  • Make sure you have stock FTF / kernel image to revert/recover from any disaster
  •  Read and Understand the whole tutorial first, before going to perform the steps.


Strictly for users with Z3 D6653/D6603/D6633 UNLOCKED BOOTLOADER ONLY

Steps to Root Sony Xperia Z3 D6653/D6603/D6633

  1. Make sure you have unlocked the bootloader.
  2. Download the SuperSU zip and Kernel Image from the link given in the end of post.
  3. Now place the downloaded files in the Desktop of your pc/laptop.
  4. Now connect your mobile to pc/laptop using USB Data Cable and Copy SuperSU package(downloaded files) to internal storage of your phone.
  5. Turn off the phone.Note = do not disconnect your phone from pc/laptop. 
  6. Boot into flashboot mode by holding vol up button with USB cable still
  7. connected.A Blue LED indicator will get on or glow.
  8. Now Execute fastboot command prompt : fastboot flash boot Example. fastboot flash boot bootZ3monxtest01.img
  9. After the completion of above step Reboot your phone and try entering into recovery mode by pressing vol up / vol down repetitively until booting into recovery.
  10. Now Flash SuperSU zip package,this is done by selecting the SuperSU zip which was formally placed in the internal storage of your phone and selecting install zip.
  11. The installation may take some time and after this your device will automatically get re-boot if it does not the manually re-boot it and if you face and Problem then check for the recovery bellow   .
  12. That's it your Device is rooted....

Recovering Device From any Disaster

Boot failure, etc.

1- Detach USB cable
2- Press power + vol up until 3 vibes
3- Run flashtools > flash stock kernel from stock FTF using standard procedures.


SuperSU zip - Click HERE

bootZ3monxtest01.img - 12.75 MB

bootZ3dualmonxtest01.img - 12.75 MB


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