Root Xperia Z5 on any firmware with stock kernel patcher


In this guide you will be able to root Sony Xperia Z5 running on any firmware including Android 6.0 Marshmallow or Lollipop. The latest version of firmware updates are packed with multiple new features and improvements including improved security, the Android Marshmallow is update contain special security updates which do not allow to perform modifications in system files. On the other side improved security in latest firmware updates made it harder to get root access on it and that’s the reason we are posting this article for the Xperia Z5 to get root access on any latest firmware update running on their devices.

Thanks to Chainfire for releasing an awesome rooting procedure which directly install SuperSU on included root access on your Xperia Z5 without interfering/modifying the system files. Let me tell you one more thing about this rooting method, the Chainfire latest rooting method is still in beta stages and may not work on most of the devices. The process is very simple you just need to flash custom Kernel and the SuperSU zip file via recovery to get root aceess on Xperia Z5.

There are multiple benefits of root on your device including you can install Xposed Framework, install custom recovery to flash mods and Custom ROMs to enhance user experience. Just follow the guide as mentioned below in the step sequence.

How to Root Xperia Z5 on any latest firmware

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations which includes rooting. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.

Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)

Your phone battery should be charged minimum 60%

A working TWRP recovery must be installed.

Download these files:



Download SuperSU v2.66

Process to root Xperia Z5 on any firmware

Connect your device to PC and copy the and SuperSu on device storage

Reboot your device to recovery. (TWRP or CWM)

Flash the and then

Once done, simply reboot your device.

That’s it! You have successfully rooted Xperia Z5 on latest firmware. If you have any query, you are free to ask.

A Software Engineer who loves to hang around latest gadgets and writes his own experiences to get the best possible and accurate information.
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