Sony Xperia Neo L is a good looking and quality Android smartphone with a 4.0-inch touchscreen display powered by a 1.0 GHz Scorpion processor along with 512MB RAM, and it runs on Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system. If you own this smartphone and looking for a way to root it, you are in the right place as I have given a tutorial to root Sony Xperia Neo L here.
You can be able to root the Sony Xperia Neo L smartphone by using the tutorial given here. Once you root your device, you will get the ability to install custom-made recoveries, custom ROM firmware, custom-built Android applications, etc.
WARNING: Rooting your Sony Xperia Neo L smartphone will null your device warranty, and you won’t be able to claim it until you unroot it. So, think well before processing the rooting procedure.
Step 1: Make sure that your device has at least 50% to 60% battery backup, as the rooting process is always a time-consuming one.
Step 2: Although this rooting procedure is not a data-loss process, it won’t hurt to have a backup of your personal data in your device. So, take a complete backup before getting started with the rooting tutorial.
Step 3: Next, download Sony Xperia Neo L USB Driver and install it on your computer. By doing this, you will be able to connect your device to your computer.
Step 4: Now, enable the USB Debugging Mode in your smartphone by following this path: Settings ->Developer Options -> USB Debugging. If you can’t see the developer options in Settings, enable it by following this path: Settings -> About Phone (tap on the Build Number for 5-7 times to enable it).
Once you have finished all these prerequisites, you can move on to the rooting tutorial given below.
Tutorial to Root Sony Xperia Neo L:
Step 1: To get started, download iRoot (formerly vRoot) and install the application on your computer. Once done, launch iRoot in your PC.
Step 2: Now, connect your smartphone to the computer using an original USB data cable. If you have installed the USB driver for your device on the computer correctly, then iRoot will identify your device.
Step 3: Next, click on the green “Root” button to begin the rooting process. Once the rooting process gets completed, your device will automatically reboot.
Step 4: Now, click the “complete” button and unplug your smartphone.
That’s it. Now, you have successfully finished rooting the Sony Xperia Neo L smartphone using the iRoot One-Click Rooting tool. For confirmation, install Root Checker for Android in your device and confirm your device’s root privileges.
If you own a smartphone or tablet other than Sony Xperia Neo L and would like to get rooting tutorials for the same, kindly visit our Rooting Tutorials page.
If you encounter any issues while following this tutorial, drop a comment below.