How to Root Android

What is Rooting?

Android Rooting is nothing but elevating the level of access on Android.

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For those who are new to Android Rooting, it is nothing but elevating the level of access on Android. That means you will be edit everything on your Android device that you are not supposed to edit or restricted by your device manufacturer.

With the help of a rooted Android device, you can do amazing things that cannot be done otherwise. There are several reasons why to root Android device. You can take advantage of several apps that take advantage of root to provide amazing features and customization.

For eg: Xposed Framework can modify UI of your Android device, Greenify can freeze the selected apps to provide a performance boost and there are lots of other apps.

Let us know which are your favorite root apps?

Common Terms Used During Android Rooting Process

Get to know common rooting terms of Android!

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There are several common words and terms that we may refer further down in this article or in our rooting tutorials. So make sure that you have a clear idea about them so that we can proceed smoothly without any errors during the rooting procedure.

Bootloader - It is the base software of your android device which is responsible for booting up your phone OS, recoveries etc. Read Unlock HTC Bootloader or Unlock Sony Bootloader.

Recovery - It is also a basic software that can be used to backup, restore and flash partitions and OS on your android smartphone. Check out our special article on What is a custom recovery in Android?.

ADB & Fastboot - It is a command line tools which can be used to do various things to your device from your computer. It includes flashing ROM, installing APK, monitoring app activities and much more.

*There may be several other terms that we may use. If you don't know what they are then do let us know we will be glad to add those terms here. 😀

How to Root Android

One Stop Destination for All Android Rooting Tutorials!

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Unfortunately there is no common rooting method for every android device. Each android supports different rooting process which may be common or not for several other android devices in the market.

As complicated as it sounds but we think that it is very easy and we are going to guide you through this.

First of all we will cover all the rooting tools that are generally used to root android device and then we will move on to the device specific tutorials. so let's get started.

Note: Before diving right into the Android Rooting we will highly recommend you to download android USB drivers on your computer as well as completely backup android device in case something goes wrong.

How to Root Android without Computer?

Framaroot

Framaroot, often referred as one-click apk root tool is a small apk that is capable enough to root some android devices.

Find out more on How to Root Android with Framaroot?.

Towelroot

Towelroot, a considerable alternative to Framaroot was developed by Geohot for rooting the android devices which are not traditionally supported by Framaroot. Although it cannot root every android device but it is worth looking at.

Find out more on How to Root Android with Towelroot?

Kingo Root

Kingo Root is a great tool available for both Android as well as Windows. It can save you a lot of trouble as you can choose your preferable method. It is claimed by the developers that it is the fastest and most convenient way to root your android device.

Find out more on How to Root Android with Kingo Root?

Using Custom Recovery

If you already have flashed a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP then you can easily root your android device by following this guide on How to Root Android with Custom Recovery?

How to Root Android with Computer?

One Click Root

One Click Root is one of the smartest rooting tools available for windows. It can root almost all the major android devices with ease. There is a simple three step process which you will be guided on using the on-screen instructions on the software.

Find out more on How to Root Android with One Click Root?

Root Genius

Root Genius is a Windows software that can root your device in a single click. According to the official website it is capable of rooting more than 10000 android devices including smartphones and tablets. However some of the version of this software are only available in Chinese.

It is most popular for rooting the android devices running Android 4.4 Kitkat but can also root the newer android version with ease. Root Genius was developed by Shuame.

Find out more on How to Root Android using Root Genius?

Kingo Root

Kingo Root is a great tool available for both Android as well as Windows. It can save you a lot of trouble as you can choose your preferable method. It is claimed by the developers that it is the fastest and most convenient way to root your android device.

Find out more on How to Root Android with Kingo Root?

Vroot

Vroot is yet another rooting tool for android with wide variety of android devices.

Find out more on How to Root Android with Vroot?

MotoChopper

MotoChopper was orignally build to root Motorola devices but it has been noticed that it is capable of quite a lot of other devices. It is a one-click root method.

Find out more on How to Root Android with MotoChopper?

*There are several other rooting tools like Unlock Root, SuperOneClick, Bin4ry Rooting Tool, CF Auto Root but we have not discussed it here as they are not as efficient as the tools mentioned above.

*There are several chip set specific tutorials like for rooting mt6589 device and you can use these tutorials if you have same chip set on your android smartphone.

Device Specific Rooting Tutorials

  • Acer
  • ASUS
  • Celkon
  • Coolpad
  • Gionee
  • HTC
  • IBall
  • Intex
  • Karbonn
  • Lava
  • Lenovo
  • LG
  • Micromax
  • Motorola
  • Nokia
  • OnePlus
  • Oppo
  • Panasonic
  • QMobile
  • Samsung
  • Sony
  • Spice
  • Xiaomi
  • Xolo

Device

How-to Guide

Xolo Play T1000

Xolo Play T1000

Xolo Play T1000 is a budget 4.7-inch phone announced in July 2013 with 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, 8 MP Full HD rear camera, 2 MP front camera, etc.

You can root your Android device using Motochopper.​

Xolo Q1000

Xolo Q1000

Xolo Q1000 is a low-budget 5-inch phone announced in May 2013 with 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal storage, 8 MP Full HD rear camera, 2 MP front camera, etc.

You can root your device using MT6589 Rooting tool.​

Xolo Q800

Xolo Q800

Xolo Q800 is a low-budget 4.5-inch phone announced in February 2013 with 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal storage, 8 MP rear camera, 1 MP front camera, etc.

You can root your device using MT6589 Rooting tool.​

Xolo A500

Xolo A500

Xolo A500 is a low budget smartphone which is packed with 1 GHz Dual Core processor, 512 MB RAM, 5 MP rear camera, VGA front camera, 4 GB internal memory etc with Pre-installed Android 4.0 ICS.

  1. You have to root your android device Bin4ry Rooting Tools.
  2. After rooting download Recovery Image and Flash Recovery Image Using MobileUncle MTK Tools.

Xolo Q700/Q700i

Xolo Q700/Q700i

Xolo Q700i is a budget 4.5 inch phone announced in October 2013 with 1.2 GHz quad core processor, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal storage, 8 MP HD rear camera, 2 MP front camera and much more.

  1. First root your android device using Framaroot or MediaTek MT6589 Rooting Tools.
  2. After rooting download Recovery Image (CWM | TWRP | CTR)(any one)
  3. Then Flash Recovery Image using MobileUncle MTK Tools

Xolo A500s

Xolo A500s

Xolo A500s is a low budget 4 inch phone announced in August 2013 with 1.3 GHz dual core processor, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal storage, 5 MP HD rear camera, VGA front camera and much more.

  1. You can root your Android device using Framaroot.
  2. After rooting download Recovery Image and Flash Recovery Image using MobileUncle MTK Tools.

Xolo Q700s

Xolo Q700s

Xolo Q700s is budget 4.5 inch phone announced in January 2014 with 1.3 GHz quad core processor, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal storage, 8 MP Full HD rear camera, VGA front camera and much more.

You can root your android phone using Framaroot.​

Xolo Black

Xolo Black

Xolo Black is a 5.5 inch budget android smartphone packed with octa core snapdragon 615 processor, 2 GB RAM, dual rear camera (13MP + 2MP), 5MP front camera, 16GB internal storage, 3200mAh battery, Full HD display with corning gorilla glass 3 protection and much more.

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