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Sony Xperia phones have always been famous for their outstanding sound quality. Recently, the company has been coming up with better and advanced smartphones in order to compete its competitors. Last year Sony Xperia introduced their flagship device XA. It is a mid-range Android phone that specs of a high-end mobile phone.

The phone comes with a 5.0-inch display having a 720 x 1280 screen resolution. The phone is fast and efficient because of its 2 GB RAM. It comes with 16GB internal memory but you can add microSD slot of 256GB.You can also take some amazing picture with Xperia XA because of its 13 MP camera rear camera and 8 MP front camera. The phone comes with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and it can be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat Update.

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If you are a person who wants to install TWRP recovery on its phone, you have come to the right place. In this article, we are going to teach you how to install TWRP recovery on your phone and also, we will tell you how to root your Xperia XA. Once both these things are done, you can enjoy custom ROMs on your phone or other excellent features.

So, without wasting any more time, we suggest that we get straight to the point.

Pre-requisites

There are a couple of things that you need to install on your PC. We have listed them below.

  • You need to make a backup of your data because installing TWRP tends to wipe clean your phone.
  • Install Fastboot drivers along with ADB on your computer.
  • It is imperative that you download Sony Xperia XA USB drivers on your PC.
  • You need to make sure that the Developer Options are enabled on your phone. To do so, go to Settings, from there to About Phone and now tab on the build number multiple times to enable the option.
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  • Enable the debugging mode of your phone, for this we go to Setting, and then to Developer Options.
  • Ensure that your phone has a minimum battery of 60 percent because if your phone shuts down during the process it might cause some serious damage.

Downloads

Note: Rename the download file to recovery.img

How to Install TWRP and Root Xperia XA

  1. The first step is to copy the recovery.img file in the fastboot/ADB directory.
  2. Connect your phone to your computer through a USB cable.
  3. Head to the directory in which you have the ADB and Fastboot, on your computer. From there you have to open the Command prompt, you can do that by pressing the shift key and right clicking.
  4. Once done, enter the commands listed below in the same order as they are listed. After entering every command press enter.
  • adbreboot bootloader
  • fastboot flash recovery img
  • adb reboot recovery

How to install TWRP and Root your Phone

  1. The first thing that you have to do is copy the recovery.img file in the fastboot/ADB directory.
  2. Connect your phone to your computer through a USB cable.
  3. Head to the directory in which you have the ADB and Fastboot, on your computer. From there you have to open the Command prompt, you can do that by pressing the shift key and right clicking.
  4. Once done, enter the commands listed below in the same order as they are listed. After entering every command press enter.
  • adbreboot bootloader
  • fastboot flash recovery img
  • adb reboot recovery
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