How to Root Sony XPERIA M2 Dual D2302

Here is a post that will help you root XPERIA M2 Dual within a few click on the computer and easily in minutes, without having you to manually entering any commands or anything like that. So let’s begin already.

Before you Root XPERIA M2 Dual :

You should be having or knowing that what are you really doing to the device. You should at least have a basic knowledge that what really android rooting is and the things related to it. If you already know about it then you can skip this part of the tutorial and move onto the next one. But on the other hand if you really think that you have or need a to know about it more, then you should definitely invest some time in reading about it. You can refer to some the brief info written below explaining general things about it.

Android Rooting in general is referred to the process when you get the root access to the device shock in turn allows you to enhance and modify the functioning of the device. When you have the root access, you are able to control the device better than ever before. You are more like a super user of the device where you can control many system processes and the way your android device works. Of course these all things, you cannot do any android device by defaults. It lets you perform many tweaks and customizations on the device which any user simply cannot. This was just a brief info, and it is normal that you still want to read more bout rooting and so to do that, you can get to the detailed post explaining rooting android here.

Since android rooting allows. You to perform tweaks and customizations on the device, you can use it to your advantage. By that you can increase the performance of the device and what not. To list a few tweaks that can be performed, you could Play HD Games, overclock processor,increase the RAM, increase the internal memory, and also you could install Custom ROMs. And not only this there are many more tweaks out there that can be done and benefited from once you root your android. To browse those tweaks, see this list here. And if on the other hand you want to read about more advantages of rooting your android smartphone, read this post here.

Unfortunately android rooting has some of the disadvantages a well. The most common disadvantage of rooting is that you lose the warranty on the device. And then also not only this, there are many more disadvantages of rooting. You can refer to disadvantages of rooting if you wish to read and gather more knowledge about it.

Read: How to Unbrick your device

Pre Requisite:

Before you begin to root XPERIA M2 Dual , here are some things that you need to do. Below is a list of those things, so have them done before you proceed further.

  • First of all, enable the USB Debugging Mode on you device, by going into the Developer Options.enable-usb-debugging-mode
  • If Developer Options for your device aren’t activated yet, you can do that by tapping on the Build Number in the About Section of the device 7 times.
  • Get a computer or a laptop, as it is required and also proper drivers setup on it.
  • To download the drivers for your device, you can use this page.
  • Charge the device properly, to at least sixty percent so that it does not stop you in the middle and ask to plug in power.
  • Though rooting does not delete any of the user data, still you should backup all your important stuff on the device as a precautionary measure.
  • Refer to these guides to backup the data, if you do not know how to do it.
  • Backup and restore Contacts
  • Backup Apps for Unrooted Devices
  • Backup and Restore SMS and WhatsApp Chats
  • You also need to download the files from the download section below.


You are required to donwload the fiels from the download links below, as they are required for the procedure to root the xperia m2 dual, custom kernel and the root package.


  • First of all unlock the Bootloader of your Xperia M2 Dual, and that can be done by navigating to the official site of Sony.
  • After that unzip the downloaded custom kernel on the computer.
  • Boot the M2 Dual in the FastBoot Mode.
  • And connect the phone to the computer.
  • Now open Command Prompt, and type in the following command.( make sure to replace the ‘boot.img’ in the following with the custom kernel file name, which you downloaded to your computer.)
  • fastboot flash boot boot.img
  • After the kernel flashing is complete, type in the following command in the window.
  • fastboot reboot
  • Now place the root package on the phone memory, and note that this time, don’t unzip the fle package like you did with the custom kernel in second step.
  • Now reboot the Xperia m2 Dual in the recovery mode.
  • Select the option, ‘Choose .zip from SD card’.
  • Then select the Root Package file.
  • Wait till the flashing is complete, and then Reboot the Phone, after wiping the cache.

Read: Things to do after Rooting android device

You can verify and check the Root Access on the Xperia M2 Dual, with the help of the Root Checker Pro App.

This was it, you have rooted XPERIA M2 Dual and if you faced any errors in the middle of the procedure or any other issue like the download links not working, then you can get to us in the form of comments below and we will try to get back to you as soon as possible. So this is it, I guess this post helps you.

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