Category Archives: Rooting

How to Root Nexus 5

Last month my Nexus 4 encountered the dead of red light issue, and Google sent me an Nexus 5 as an replacement. The first thing for me is to root it and restore all backup from cloud. Here are the steps. Read more »

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How to root Nexus 4 on Android 4.4.2

Today Google rolled out 4.4.2 to Nexus 4. It brings a few minor changes such as camera but kills root after upgrade. However we can easily root it back.

Required tools or files:

ADB+Fastboot+Driver
TWRP recovery
SuperSu 1.80 Read more »

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How to rooting ASUS Transformer Prime TF700T 4.2.1

Preparation

  • Go to setting, under system click on “Developer Options” and make sure you have checked the “USB debugging”. If you don’t have a “developer option”, click on “About Tablet” and where it says “Build Number”, click on it until it says “Congratulations now you are a developer”. It should about 5~10 times. After that you should be able to see the “Developer Options”.
  • Next, under “Personal” click the tab that says “Security” and enable “Unknown Sources”.
  • Once done with this, connect your tablet to you computer. Read more »
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How to root Sony Xperia P (ICS)

Method for ICS build number 6.1.B.0.544 and 6.1.B.0.559 update:

Rooting via Flashtool:
1. Download Flashtool 0.9.6.0 from Flashtool Homepage: http://androxyde.github.com/
2. Install it on your PC
3. Run the Flashtool and connect your phone (enable USB debugging first/turn on unknown sources)
4. Hit the Root button (second in row)
5. When you see “waiting for restore to finish” open your phone and run Backup&Restore app and restore RootMe.tar file.
6. Wait until Flashtool do the rest of work
7. Enjoy!

Thanks neoxx3m at XDA:http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1900172

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How to Root Samsung Galaxy Ace II

  1. Download this
  2. Connect your phone to the PC with the USB cable and open it up in the file manager. (You can then also backup all your stuff.)
  3. Right click RootPack.zip and choose extract here, then copy upd.zip to “Phone” on the file manager. Leave your phone connected to the PC via USB up to step #8 Read more »
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Unroot Galaxy S3 and get back to stock rom for warranty

Getting back to stock rom without rooting will be necessary for warranty :-)

Files needed:
1. PC Odin
(Check Attachment)

2. Your Firmware
Sammobile.com
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How to root Samsung Galaxy Mini

Per request by users, post a guide on rooting galaxy mini here. First download the attachment, and then follow steps:

  • make a folder on sd card name it root
  • put the downloaded zip file in there
  • turn off your phone and restart in recovery by pressing and holding home+power on button
  • install the .zip from sd card
  • reboot, done
  • the superuser is now avarible
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How to root LG Nitro HD

Required Downloads

Enabling Root Rights

  1. Enable USB Debugging and Unknown Sources.
  2. Unzip the zip file to the location of your choice.
  3. Run the file named “Root.bat”.
  4. Follow the instructions on in the CMD window.

Notes
Here is a list of the apps that I have found will brick your Nitro if removed:

  • AT&T Address Book
  • AT&T Navigator
  • Google Play Books*
  • Google Play Movies*
  • Google Play Music
  • Google Play Store/Market
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Root AT&T One X

After the disappointment that the US version of the HTC One X came with a dual-core Snapdragon processor instead of the quad-core Tegra 3 processor in the international variant, AT&T struck another blow by announcing that the bootloader on the One X on AT&T/Rogers won’t be unlock-able. Read more »

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How To Root Galaxy S3 Android 4.0.4 XXALE8

Sansung Galaxy S3 is a so exceiting andorid phone. Here is step by step Tutorial on how to Root Galaxy S3 Android 4.0.4 XXALE8 via Odin: Read more »

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