How to Root Sony Ericcson Xperia Mini

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So are you looking to root your xperia mini? Well then you are the right place. Here is a tutorial that is go in to help you pretty easily and get you set up without any issues. So let us begin with rooting.

Before you Root Xperia Mini:

Before you begin and rush to root xperia mini in one click there are some things that you should be knowing, which are the basic things related to android rooting. You are expected to be knowing that what really are you going to do on the device. You should at least have an idea what android rooting really is and how it can affect your device and what changed it bring in. In case you already know about it and have been into rooting since a long time now, then of course you can skip this part of the tutorial without any second thought. But on the other hand if you are not well aware of it, then you should really invest some and have a little bit of look into it. You can read the brief paragraph below, as it will help you out to get the basic concepts in place for a start.


Android Rooting in the simplest of words is a method or process by which you gain the root access to the device, which in turn allows you to control your device better. It allows you to interfere in the core functioning of the device and perform performance tweaks on it. You can do many things and customizations when you root the device, which you definitely don’t get to do on a default android device. It more and less like running your windows pc on an administrator mow mode. In fact this very concept of android rooting is so long and big that we cannot discuss it all right here in this post, so if you wish to know more you can read this detailed post right here.
Of course as said above, you can perform many customizations and tweaks on the device which might increase the performance of the device and can prove to be advantageous to the device. To list a few tweaks that you can perform on the device, you could Custom ROMs, increase the RAM,  overclock processor, increase the internal memory, and also you could Play HD Games. And not only this, there are many more tweaks that can be done when you root an android device too. Also if you are looking to read more in detail about the advantages of rooting your android smartphone, you can head to this post here.

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As android rooting has many advantages, it does not imply that it won’t have any disadvantage. Android rooting has some disadvantages as well. Like the common one of them which many users also know about is, that. When you root an android device you tend to lose the warranty on the device that has been provided or given you by manufacturer. And not only this there are some other technical disadvantages of rooting your android phone too. If you want to read and know completely about the disadvantages of root in your android smartphone, then you can refer to this detailed post.

About this Tutorial:

In this tutorial we will root the device with the help of a runme.bat file. This file will execute the root sequence and root sony ericcson Xperia mini on its own. You would have to setup the drivers manually first and then this file will root the device. And then you have to run the file which will do the trick. Now this is not the easiest not the most tricky tutorial out there compared to others. But I find it easy as all you. Have to do is setup the ash drivers and then run the file. This method has been tried and tested on the device but still you need to proceed at your own risk as any harm caused to the device or any any issue with it, we would not be responsible for it.

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Pre Requisites:

You are also required to do some things before you begin with the tutorial to root xperia mini, and below is a list comprising of all this things. So have a look at them and get them in place before you begin with the tutorial.

  • You will need a laptop or a computer for this one click tutorial, and proper drivers for the device set up on it.
  • If you don’t have the drivers, you can download them from this place here.
  • The device should be properly charged before you begin with the tutorial as we do not want that it should interrupt in the middle of the procedure due to low power.
  • Though rooting does not delete any of the user data, but still it is advised that you backup all the important stuff on the device before you begin.
  • You can refer to the guides mentioned below.
  • Backup and restore Contacts
  • Backup and Restore SMS and WhatsApp Chats
  • Backup Apps for Unrooted Devices
  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode by navigating into the Developer Options.enable-usb-debugging-mode-xperia mini
  • If you do not see any Developer Options, go ahead and tap on the Build Number in the About Section 7 times.
  • Lastly, download the files, that is the root tool from the download section below.
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Before we begin with the rooting, we need you to download and extract the
File on the computer and note that before you use the download link given below you will have to first perform any. Of the mentioned things below.

Instructions to Root Sony Ericcson Xperia Mini:

  • Extract them to a suitable location.
  • Update the firmware of your phone to the latest available my checking for any official updates available.
  • Install the necessary drivers on your computer from this link.
  • Now head to the Settings on your phone and go to Developer Options.
  • There check the box next to USB Debugging.
  • Also enable Unknown Sources by going into Settings > Security.
  • Now connect your phone to the computer using a USB cable.
  • Go to the location where you extracts the files and click on the RunMe.bat file.
  • Then just follow the on screen instructions and your phone should be rooted.
  • You can download the Root Checker app from the Play Store to.

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So this is it, you have finally successfully rooted xperia mini one click easily and within minutes. It was as easy as that. Also note that if you got stuck at any one of the step then you can get to us in the form of comments below and we would try to get back to you as soon as possible.

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