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How to root Sony Xperia U

Sony Xperia U

Four easy steps to root Sony Xperia U:

  1. Download One Click Root
  2. Connect your Sony Xperia U to the computer using your Micro-USB/USB cord
  3. Enable USB Debugging mode for your device
  4. Run One Click Root software than click ‘Root Now’

Ready to root your Sony Xperia U?

The Xperia U is part of Sony’s lower-end NXT series of smartphones along with the Xperia S and Xperia P models. It is the amalgamation of sleek, compact design and great features for quality-conscious users with a price-conscious mindset. It utilizes a decent 1 GHz dual-core processor with a RAM capacity of 512 MB and runs the Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread OS. The Xperia U sports a 3.5-inch High Definition Reality Display touch-screen powered by the fantastic mobile BRAVIA engine, offering a resolution of 854 x 480 and one of the highest pixel densities in any Android smartphone with a similar price tag. It offers great music and video access for media-savvy users via the Sony Entertainment Network.

Although the Sony Xperia U is an excellent economic Android smartphone, it lags quite a bit in terms of hardware power when compared with other high-end smartphones available in the market today, which is why developers are systematically phasing out the Xperia U with fewer and fewer updates. Because of hardware incompatibility, Sony is not offering any updates to the Android Jelly Bean 4.1 OS for the Xperia U. However, the option of rooting will allow you to navigate around these limitations in a smarter way and allow you to considerably improve your device’s longevity.

Thanks to One Click Root, rooting your Sony Xperia U smartphone is a single-step process of ultimate convenience that will give you unrestricted power over your Android device by giving you superuser permissions. Jazz up your Xperia U by using great assortment of custom ROMS and root-access apps that will make your Xperia U run with maximum efficiency. One Click Root is the only rooting solution that gives a 100% safety guarantee for your Android device against any kind of rooting- related malfunctions

You can simply use the ROM Manager app and download an alternative custom firmware build for the Android ICS and Jellybean OS versions to improve your smartphone’s performance. Couple this with a few essential root-only apps like SetCPU, Battery Defender and CacheMate in order to boost your processor speed, enhance battery life and free your Xperia U’s internal device memory.

Reinvent your Xperia U’s Android experience by rooting it with One Click Root – the easiest, quickest, and most reliable rooting solution available for all Android devices.

About the author

David Wise

An emerging tech evangelist and content connoisseur who currently owns a Nexus 5 smartphone.

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  1. Gustavo Berlim
    April 20, 2013 at 10:35 pm

    do I have to unlock bootloader first? it didn't work on my xperia u, with android 4.0.4 ics.

  2. Catalin Shadx
    April 18, 2013 at 3:17 pm

    thx :) goood.

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