• September 2019
 

How to Root Xperia 10 Plus and Install TWRP Recovery

 
 

Starting this year, Sony launched the Xperia 10 Plus flagship smartphone. If you looking for a guide to root Xperia 10 Plus and install TWRP custom recovery on it, then you are at the right place. Here in this article, we will guide you how to root Xperia 10 Plus and install TWRP recovery on it. Just follow the article completely. But first, take a look at Sony Xperia Specs and features.

How to Root Xperia 10 Plus and Install TWRP Recovery

The body dimensions of the Xperia 10 Plus are 167 x 73 x 8.3 mm and weighs 180 grams. It comes with a plastic body and the phone is available in both single SIM and dual SIM connectivity option. The phone features 6.5-inch IPS display panel that supports 1080 x 2520 pixels of resolutions and offers a 21:9 ratio aspect ratio. The display of the phone protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie operating system out of the box.

Sony Xperia 10 Plus powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm) processor on board along with Adreno 509 GPU. The phone comes with 4 GB and 6 GB of RAM variants along with 64 GB internal storage option. It featured with dual camera sensors on the backside along with LED flash. The rear cameras configuration are a 12-megapixel main wide camera with f/1.8 aperture, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 1.25µm and PDAF and 8-megapixel secondary telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture, 1/4″, 1.12µm, PDAF and 2x optical zoom. On the front side, there is an 8-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls.

 

The phone is packed with a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery inside the body and comes with Fast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 3.0) feature. The phone is available in Black, Navy, Silver, Gold color options. There is a fingerprint scanner placed on the side.

Let’s get back to the main topic, there are several advantages of rooting and installing TWRP Custom Recovery. Just follow the article step by step to install TWRP Recovery on Xperia 10 Plus and root it.

Advantages of TWRP Recovery

  • Flash Custom ROM on your device using TWRP.
  • Root and Unroot your device using TWRP Recovery flashable zip SuperSU.
  • Flash the image file on your device using TWRP Recovery.
  • You can underclock and overclock.
  • Easy to flash and use Xposed Modules on your device using TWRP.
  • Easy access to restore the Nandroid Backup.
  • You can install Magisk on your device.
  • Flash modding zip files to customize your phone.
  • Create and Restore Nandroid Backup using TWRP Recovery.
  • Remove all bloatware from your device using TWRP Recovery.
  • Perform clean Wipe, Cache, and Data in your device.

Advantages of Rooting

  • You can get access to all files on your device, even the files which present in the root directory of your device.
  • You can increase the performance of your device by overclocking.
  • By rooting you can increase battery life by underclocking your device.
  • You can uninstall Bloatware on your phone.
  • You can block Ads on any Android applications such as Youtube and other game-related applications.
  • By Rooting your device, you can View, Edit or Delete any system file inside the root directory.

Disclaimer

If anything happens to your device during this process or after this process, we will not responsible for. So. proceed at your own risk.

How to Root Xperia 10 Plus and Install TWRP Recovery

Prerequisites

  • Make sure you have installed ADB and Fastboot on your PC/Laptop for this procedure.
  • Make ake sure your phone’s bootloader is unlocked.
  • Before starting this procedure, make sure to take a full backup of your phone.
  • Make sure that your phone charged up to 60%.
  • This article works only for Xperia 10 Plus. Don’t try on other devices.
  • Make sure you have installed Xperia 10 Plus USB drivers on your PC/Laptop.
  • Enable Developer Options: Go to Settings>> About device. Tap 7 times on Build number to enable Developer options.
  • Enable OEM Unlock and USB debugging options: Settings>>Developer options

Download

Install TWRP Recovery on Xperia 10 Plus

  • Download the TWRP Recovery file from the download section and rename it to recovery.
  • Go to the ABD and Fastboot folder and run the command prompt by holding the Shift key and right-click on an empty space inside the folder.
  • Now click on the Open PowerShell window here.
  • Now, reboot your phone into Fastboot mode by press and hold the Volume Down + Power key together for a few seconds.
  • Now connect your phone to the Windows PC or Laptop via USB cable.
  • Now write the following command
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • again, write the following command to reboot your phone.
fastboot reboot

You have successfully installed TWRP Custom Recovery on Xperia 10 Plus smartphone.

Note – Don’t try to flash both Magisk and SuperSU on your phone. You need to root either with SuperSU or Magisk

Root Xperia 10 Plus using SuperSU

  • Download SuperSU zip file on your Windows PC or Laptop, download link mention in the download section.
  • Now transfer the SuperSU zip file into your phone’s root (internal) memory.
  • Now reboot your phone into TWRP recovery mode by pressing Volume Down and Power button together for few seconds. In case this is not taking you into TWRP Recovery Mode, then try Volume UP and Power Button. In some phone, you can access the recovery menu by this.
  • Once you inside TWRP recovery, tap on install and select superSU zip file.
  • Now swipe to confirm.
  • Now tap on reboot.

You have successfully root Xperia 10 Plus smartphone using SuperSU.

Root Xperia 10 Plus using Magisk

  • Download Magisk zip file on your Windows PC or Laptop, download link mention in the download section.
  • Now transfer the Magisk zip file into your phone’s root (internal) memory.
  • Now reboot your phone into TWRP recovery mode by pressing Volume Down and Power button together for few seconds. In case this is not taking you into TWRP Recovery Mode, then try Volume UP and Power Button. In some phone, you can access the recovery menu by this.
  • Once you inside TWRP recovery, tap on install and select Magisk zip file.
  • Now swipe to confirm.
  • Now tap on reboot.

That’s it, you have root Xperia 10 Plus smartphone successfully and install TWRP on it. If you face any problem or issue during the process, let us know in the comment section.

 

About the Author

This is Munendra Rathore, a tech enthusiast. I love keeping myself updated with the latest technologies, mainly smartphone and software. I also have a keen interest in Photography, Fitness, and Knowledge Sharing.

   
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