How to Root Sony Xperia Z5 E6603 E6633 E6653 E6683

How to Root Sony Xperia Z5 E6603 E6633 E6653 E6683 – The Xperia Z5 is a high-end smartphone in the Xperia series of Sony. It was presented on September 2, 2015, together with the Xperia Z5 Compact and the Xperia Z5 premium under the IFA as a successor to the Xperia Z3 +. The improvements compared to its predecessor come more in detail to light. For example, the frame has been redesigned and is now on the back “frosted glass” is used, which looks duller than the backs of the earlier Xperia-Z models.

In addition, now is the new camera sensor type Sony IMX 230, which is installed already in Xperia M5, used. This now has a resolution of 23 megapixels. The predecessors of the Xperia Z1 to Z3 Xperia + a 20.7-megapixel sensor is used and when a Xperia M5 with 21.5 megapixels. Furthermore, it relies on a hybrid auto focus, which is faster than the blink of a human eye at 0.03 seconds. According to first reports, the overheating problems of its predecessor have been resolved in connection with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial about how to Root Sony Xperia Z5 (E6603 E6633 E6653 E6683). Make sure that your Sony Xperia Z5 running on Android Lollipop. In this tutorial we use Widows computer. This method requires an unlocked bootloader. Root your device at your own risk.


  • Make sure your phone battery is charged to 70% or more
  • Make sure you install the Sony USB Driver on your PC, if you haven’t already.
  • Backup your device data
  • Enable USB Debugging, by open Settings > Developers Option > USB Debugging
    If Developers Option is hidden, go to Settings->About Phone > build number (tap on it for 5-8 times)
  • Download 15 seconds ADB Installer
  • Download Repacked Kernel ( z5_stock_fixed.img)
  • Download Recovery (recovery.img)
  • Download SuperSU

How to Root Sony Xperia Z5 E6603 E6633 E6653 E6683:

  • Make sure you’ve bootloader unlocked on your Xperia Z5.
  • Create a new folder name z5root and place all three files z5_stock_fixed.img, recovery.img & SuperSU in that folder
  • Disable your Anti-Virus on your PC and install ADB Installer
  • Open z5root folder and hold shift and right click on any empty white space inside the folder and select “Open command window here”
  • Make sure your device is connected on the pc and then copy+paste this command:
    • adb reboot bootloader
  • If your device asks for permission to “Allow USB debugging”, tap OK.
  • Flash Repacked Kernel using following Command:
    • fastboot flash boot z5_stock_fixed.img
  • Reboot your phone by following Command:
    • fastboot reboot
  • After it finishes, verify that it works as expected. Now, reboot your phone to bootloader again by following Command:
    • adb reboot bootloader
  • Now boot your Xperia Z5 with the partly broken twrp recovery.img file using the following command:
    • fastboot boot recovery.img
  • Your phone will boot into TWRP recovery but you may see it on a black screen, it’s ok. Now mount system and userdata partitions with following commands:
    • adb shell mount /dev/block/platform/soc.0/by-name/system /system
      adb shell mount /dev/block/platform/soc.0/by-name/userdata /data
  • Try again if you got the following error (below):
    • mount: mounting /dev/block/platform/soc.0/by-name/system on /system failed: No such file or directory
  • Once you’ve the system and userdata partitions mounted, issue the following commands to push SuperSU zip to your Z5 and install it:
    • adb push /data/media/0/
      adb shell twrp install /data/media/0/
      adb shell rm /data/media/0/
  • If it all works, just reboot with the command below:
    • adb reboot

For more details, please watch following video:

Congratulation! Now your Sony Xperia Z5 E6603 E6633 E6653 E6683 was rooted. You can verify that your Sony Xperia Z5 is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the article of How to Root Sony Xperia Z5 E6603 E6633 E6653 E6683 useful for you.

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