In this tutorial we will show you how to root the Sony Xperia S (LT26i) with the firmware version 6.2.B.0.211 or 6.2.B.0.200. You dont need a Bootloader Unlock for this to work. Please remember to only use this tutorial if your phone runs the 10.1.1.A.1.317 or 10.1.1.A.1.317 Firmware (Kernel).

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Backup Tutorials

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Sony Xperia S Root Tutorial

Things we will need:

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Important Informations

  • Always use a USB-Port from the backside of your PC
  • Always use the original USB cable
  • Always use a fully charged device
  • Always Backup your Device first

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Mac
  • Linux

Sony Xperia S Root Tutorial How to Firmware 6.2.B.0.211 or 6.2.B.0.200

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  1. Download all the files under „Things you will need“
  2. Activate „USB Debugging“ under Menu -> Settings -> Applications -> Developement
  3. Active „Unknown Sources“ under Menu -> Settings -> Applications
  4. Connect your Sony Xperia S to your PC, on the device select charge only
  5. Extract the DoomLord Easy Rooting Toolkit v.17
  6. Start the RUNME-File for your Operating System (Windows uses .bat)
  7. A command window will appear with additional informations, to start rooting press any key
  8. After rooting is done your device will reboot and you will find the SuperUser-App on your Xperia S
  9. Your done rooting your Xperia S! Have fun!

Info for Mac-Users: To start the runme script open a terminal window and drag & drop the runme script into it.