How to Root Sony Xperia S LT26i with Kingo Root

How to Root Sony Xperia S LT26i with Kingo Root – Sony Xperia S LT26i is a smartphone released by leading electronics manufacturers from Japan, namely Sony in February 2012 after previously announced in January 2012. This smartphone possess a myriad of interesting features in it, ie starting from the camera, full HD, and its operating system technology that carries android. This phone is intended for upper middle segment.


This smartphone is designed with operating system Android OS, v2.3, powered by a 1.5GHz dual core processor, Adreno 220 GPU and 1GB of RAM, making this smartphone performance more stable and comfortable use. Sony LT26i Xperia S also has other advantages such as Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot. In addition, 4.3-inch screen size has a sharp quality full HD viewing on screen technology MultiTouch 16 million color TFT display which can detect as many as 10 finger touch and has a high resolution 720x1280px.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial on How to Root Sony Xperia S LT26i by using Kingo Root on windows PCSmartphone Clinics is not responsible for any gain or loss incurred as a result of following this guide. Root your device at your own risk.


  • Make sure your phone battery is charged to 70% or more
  • Enable USB Debugging, by open Settings > Developers Option > USB Debugging
    If Developers Option is hidden, go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (tap on it for 5-8 times)
  • Download and Install the Sony Xperia USB Driver on the PC
  • Download Kingo Root tool

How to Root Sony Xperia S LT26i with Kingo Root

  • Install and run Kingo app on your PC / Laptop.
  • Connect your Android device to your computer

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  • Once your smarthphone is connected successfully to the computer, Kingo Root will automatically detect your device.

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  • Click ROOT button, wait for the process and do not unplug the USB cable before the process is completed
  • After the Root process is completed, the Finish button will appear. Press the Finish button then your device will reboot automatically.

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  • If the SuperSU App exist on your Application Menu on your smartphone it means you’ve succesfully rooted your device.

see SuperSU app

For more details, please watch the following video:

Congratulation! Now your Sony Xperia S LT26i was rooted. You can verify that your Sony Xperia S LT26i is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the tutorial of How to Root Sony Xperia S LT26i with Kingo Root useful for you.

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