How To Root And Install TWRP Recovery On Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

If you are Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact phone user and looking for Installing the TWRP Recovery in it, then this article will help you in Rooting your phone and installing the TWRP recovery.

After installing the TWRP Recovery, you canusing SuperSU orzip, also you can flash Custom ROM, mods, Custom Kernel etc on your phone. The TWRP Recovery comes with 3.1.1-0 version which has a Material Design,Support, and Encryption mode.

Now, let’s take a look at the advantages of TWRP Recovery.

Advantage Of TWRP Recovery

Before starting the guide, first look at the advantages of TWRP Recovery installed on your Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact.

  1. With the TWRP Recovery Installed on your device, you can easily root and unroot flashable zip SuperSU.
  2. You can flash moddingto customize your phone.
  3. You can flash the image file using TWRP Recovery.
  4. The TWRP Recovery allows you to underclock and overclock your phone.
  5. You can easily remove all bloatware using TWRP Recovery.


Before starting the actual unlock operation you first have to consider the prerequisites list down below:

  • Unlocking the Bootloader is considered as the complex process. For this, you need a computer or a notebook along with your phone and itscord.
  • Make your Sony Xperia XZ1 charge fully to 100% to avoid any technical error.
  • Take the full backup your phone, because this process may wipe your data.
  • Operations like rooting, unlocking bootloader and flashing are not recommended by the company. Doing these may void the Warranty of your phone.
  • Don’t use the below-given steps on any other smartphone or tablet.

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Steps To Install TWRP Recovery On Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

Now, let’s follow these simple steps for Installing the TWRP Recovery on your Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact.

Step 1: First, you have to Enable the Developer Options on your Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact. This is the hidden option and you have to enable it to allows bootloader unlocking. For this, go to the “Settings” and then head towards “About Phone” at the end of the settings menu. Now scroll down and tap the “Build number” option seven times rapidly. After this, you will see a message “Congratulations, you are now a developer!“.


Step 2: After enabling the Developers Mode, now go back to Settings. There you will see the Developers Option is now available. Now, tap on the Developer Option and enable the switch next to the “OEM unlocking” setting.

Step 3: Now, download the by clicking the link and Extract it on your PC.

Step 4: Once you have successfully extracted the ADB Fastboot tool, go to that extracted folder and Open Command Window by pressing Shift Key + RightClick.

Step 5: Now, connect your Phone to PC via USB cable.

Step 6: After connecting your phone, check whether your device is connected to Command window properly by typing the following command:

adb devices

Step 7: Now, you have to the phone into Bootloader. For doing this, type the following Command in the Command Prompt windows:

adb reboot bootloader

Step 8: After executing the above command, your device will boot into bootloader.  If it doesn’t boot, then please make sure your cable and USB drivers have been installed properly.

Step 9: Now, type the command given below in Command Prompt:

fastboot devices

This command will display all the connected devices. If your phone’s serial number shows up there, then you can proceed further.

Step 10: To flash the, Kerne, and boot img, type the following command:

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

Make one thing clear that the name of TWRP image, if you renamed it to recovery.img, then after the flash recovery, type recovery.img.

After execution of the command, if the command prompt shows the command like this then reboot your device. TWRP has successfully installed.

So, this is all for this article. Hope you have successfully installed the TWRP Recovery on On Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact. If you find any issue in the above-mentioned steps, you can contact us for the solution. If you want to suggest some easy method for rooting the Google Pixel phone, then please comment below.

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