How to Root Sony Xperia Z5 Dual 5.1.1 Lollipop via KingoRoot Apk

Sony Xperia Z5 Dual smartphone was launched in September 2015. It comes with a 5.20-inch touchscreen display and 3GB of RAM as well as 32GB of internal storage. You can expand the internal storage up to 200GB via a microSD card. Sony Xperia Z5 Dual is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. The Sony Xperia Z5 Dual runs Android 5.1.1 and is powered by a 2900mAh non removable battery. It has its advantages such as looks good, good battery life, strong all-round performance, waterproof however the phone also has its shortcomings such as heat up quickly, pre-installed bloatware, slow camera and no burst mode.

If you want to uninstall the pre-installed bloatware you have to root your device. If you have no idea how to root your device here I highly recommend you try it via KingoRoot which has both PC and APK version and both versions are one click root tool.

Before you root you should check your Sony bootloader first. If you do not know how to check your Sony bootloader please follow the tutorial below.

  1. Open the dialer and enter *#*#7378423#*#* to access the service menu.
  2. Tap  Service info > Configuration
  3. If Bootloader unlock allowed says Yes, then you can unlock the Bootloader. If it says No, or if the status is missing, your device cannot be unlocked.

If you have no idea how to unlock Sony Bloatware you can follow the guidence about How to Unlock Sony Bootloader to help you.

After the bootloader of Sony is unlocked you can follow the tutorial about how to root Sony Xperia Z5 Dual via KingoRoot Apk

Root Sony Xperia Z5 Dual via KingoRoot Android

If you want to root your Sony Xperia Z5 Dual without connecting to your computer the mobile application would be the best option. Then you can follow the next tutorial directly.

  • Make your device powered on
  • At least battery level 50%
  • Make a full backup of your device in case of data loss
  • Internet connection(Wi-Fi or other strong internet connection suggested)
  • Enable install from "Unknown Sources" on your Sony Xperia Z5 Dual to allow KingoRoot app to install on your device.

If you are ready you can move forward:

  1. Free download KingoRoot.apk for your Sony Xperia Z5 Dual here.
  2. Root Android with KingoRoot apk, without connecting to PC

    The download will automatically be started. If there is a warn about KingoRoot.apk, click "OK" to proceed.

  3. Install KingoRoot apk on your Sony Xperia Z5 Dual device and launch it.
  4. If a prompt "Install blocked" appears stating that "For security, your phone is set to block installation of apps obtained from unknown sources" which means that installation from "Unknown Sources" is not enabled. Just follow the instructions you will be able to install apps from "Unknown Sources".

    Root any Android device with KingoRoot, the best one-click Android apk root tool.

  5. Click "One click root" and the rooting process will begin.
  6. KingoRoot is the best one click root tool for any android device. Just by clicking "One Click Root" at the bottom of the interface, rooting will start.

    Kingo Root Apk Main Interface

  7. Wait a few minutes the result (Succeeded or failed) will appear on the interface.
  8. Kingo Root Apk Rooting

  9. Root Succeed
  10. Kingo Root Apk Root Succeed

If root fails please try it several times because there are multiple scripts integrated in the app and try different scripts to increase the success rate.

Note After several trails if it still fails please click here: How to Root Android with KingoRoot (PC Version)