HOW TO root Sony XPERIA Z3 and Z3 Compact with locked bootloader

Channel: XPERIA

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XDA - http://forum.xda-developers.com/crossdevice-dev/sony/giefroot-rooting-tool-cve-2014-4322-t3011598
1. flash firmware 23.0.A.2.93 or 23.0.A.2.98 to your phone via Flashtool
2. start your phone, enable developer settings, tick usb debugging and allow mock location
3. in security setting enable unknown sources and untick verify apps, than turn on Airplane mode
4. download giefroot V3 from XDA site to your computer and unpack it
5. connect your smartphone with your PC and double click install.bat
6. when phone prompt you with popup message, authorize usb debugging (tick always allow this computer)
7. wait about two minutes until application reboot your smartphone
8. thats all, your Sony XPERIA smartphone have root
9. when there is problem on the end after reboot, just repeat steps from step 5 (i was success on second try)