1. Alan Cormack's Avatar
    Hi, I tried to root my sony z last night, I down loaded the it to the computer, connected the phone by usb cable and the phone did say it was rooting, but this went on for about an hour and nothing much happened.
    Question, does the phone need a sim card in it?
    Should i switch off the wifi and data?
    I really need to root the phone tonight as i am away running and i need to use an app, Back county Navigator, all the maps (50gb) are on the memory card and with Kitkat i can not access the map info.
    Is it possible for some one to root my phone remotely? really need help please.

    cheers
    01-07-2015 10:50 AM
  2. srkmagnus's Avatar
    Unless the app needs to check your device then download software or hack to gain root, then no, you shouldn't need to be on data or have a sim card once you've downloaded all the necessary files.
    Alan Cormack likes this.
    01-07-2015 02:03 PM

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 01-23-2015, 08:37 AM
  2. What is rooting?
    By mikecomp93 in forum Samsung Galaxy S5
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 01-08-2015, 08:51 PM
  3. What's With the Jumping Android Central Page?
    By monicakm in forum Site Feedback & Help
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 01-08-2015, 04:52 AM
  4. How can I root an unknown Android tablet?
    By mar3y3 in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-07-2015, 04:23 PM
  5. Can an Android phone be track through imei without sim card ?
    By pacmanr7000 in forum Google Nexus 6
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-06-2015, 09:56 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD