Root Xperia E1 D2005 & D2004 KitKat Phones

Sony has started rolling out Android 4.4.2 Kitkat update for Xperia E1 D2005 and D2004 entry level Smartphones. If you still haven’t updated your device to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat then go here and manually update Xperia E1 D2005 and D2004 to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware. Once updated you will lose root access on your device, so you need to root Xperia E1 D2005 and D2004 again. To do so, follow the below procedure and Root Xperia E1 D2005 and D2004.

Root Xperia E1 D2005 and D2004update Xperia E1 SS D2005, D2004 to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat 20.1.A.0.47

Pre Requisites:

  • Backup all of your data to a safe location, so that we can restore the data, if any data loss has occurred.
  • Make sure USB Debugging is enabled on your device.
  • Enable Unknown Sources Options on your device from the path Settings > Security > Unknown Sources.
  • Download and install USB Drivers suitable for your device from here.


We should not be held liable or responsible for any damage occurred to your Xperia E1 D2005, D2004 for not following the instructions properly. So understand the risk involved and proceed further at your own risk.

How to Root Xperia E1 D2005, D2004 on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat 20.1.A.0.47 firmware:

1. Download the Towelroot apk and from here to your PC.

2. Extract the and obtain the Superuser.apk file.

3. Copy both Towelroot.apk and Superuser.apk files to your device’s SD card.

4. Install the TowelRoot.apk file on your device.

5. Open it from the app drawer.

6. Click on “Make it ra1n”.

7. Now your device will reboot automatically.

8. Once rebooted, install the Superuser.apk file.

9. Open Superuser from the app drawer.

10. If it asks to update the SU binaries, then update them.

Now download the install Root Checker app and verify root access.

  • Cam

    Do i have to connect to the pc? Can’t I just download and extract and towelroot straight onto sd card?

    • You can download and extract the file directly onto your SD card, if you wish.

  • Cam

    Hey, thanks, didn’t need the pc or anything! Any idea where i could get some advice to unlock the boatloader so I can install custom recovery?

    • You can follow the procedure listed here to unlock the Bootloader of Sony Devices.

  • chris198326

    This worked very well, Thanks:-)

  • Rickster

    my phone keeps telling me that my phone isn’t supporting towelroot… why is that so??

  • zeko

    I have a Sony Xperia E1 (D2005) and towelroot ceeps telling me that the device is not supported. (I did everything what was on that list)

  • Sousa Filipe

    Need your help i have sony E1 d2005 and i try to root but itens Don tenho workshop my bootloader says no. Is it for that i can tenho root it. Thanks I hop you can help me

  • Sousa Filipe

    Sorry i have sony xperia E1 d2005 bootloader says no thats wy i can t make root, can you help me Thanks

    • Bhavin

      Make sure Bootloader is unlocked on your Xperia E1. Check here to unlock Bootloader on Sony Xperia smartphones.