How To Root an Android Device

If you are looking to root your Android phone or tablet, then here is where you should start. Firstly, I’d suggest brushing up on some of the terminology here in our glossary and then also going here to learn a bit more about rooting. After you’ve checked those out, then you can come back here and we can get you started.

1. Firstly, head to our Android How To’s section, find your manufacturer and then find your device. After that, you’ll be presented with all the different procedures for that device. Look for the How To Root procedure and begin with that.

Android How To’s Section

2. Next, if you can’t find your device listed in our How To’s section about, then try out one of the universal rooting procedures. These work on a variety of devices (all though you might have to try a few different ones depending on your device) and also have failsafes that stop the process if your device is not supported. So, regardless of your device, head to our universal rooting procedures and try a few to see if they work on your device.

Universal Rooting Procedures

3. If after that, you still can’t find manage to root your device, please contact us and ask us to add the rooting procedure for your device and we’ll get to work on it ASAP.

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4. When you’re all done rooting your device, be sure to check out our How To Load a Custom ROM procedure to get the ultimate in modifying your Android device.

How To Load a Custom ROM

5. After you’ve done all of that, you should be rooted and running a custom ROM. To learn more things you can do with your device, head to the Android tips and tricks section and find out all the fun and exciting things you can now do.

 Android Tips and Tricks Section

  • Dominador Deocares

    Hi everyone. I got one for you guys. (Girls) 🙂 root huawei valiant. Who will be the first one? I know not I. Good luck

    • ace

      I’m also waiting for a root for this phone I’ve searched everywhere for a root and nothing had worked please someone help

  • Clifford Go

    I just bought a local phone here in the Philippines…..

    Here are the specs…

    Starmobile Diamond V7

    1.2GHz Quad-core Processor MediaTek

    PowerVR SGX544MP GPU

    1GB RAM

    4GB Internal Storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD Card

    5.7-inch IPS Capacitive Display, DragonTrail Glass

    720×1280 Resolution, 257 pixels per inch

    18.0-megapixels rear-facing camera with LED flash, autofocus and BSI

    8.0-megapixels front-facing camera with autofocus and BSI

    Dual SIM, Dual Standby WiFi, WiFI Hotspot, Bluetooth, 3G, GPS/aGPS

    Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

    2,600mAH Battery

    can you find a way to root it?

  • Michel Beloney

    Good morning, how can I root my Tecno D5 ? Thanks.

  • jaosn

    i have a samsung sch-I510 you dont have those on your list and it wont work with super one click

  • Sean Zocklein

    Im trying to root my droid maxx xt1080 v4.4.4. i havent had much luck and need heip 🙁
    Anyone who has rooted this device please help, thanks

  • mikus33

    I have a LG Intuition, and it keeps running demo mode.. (VZW) and its killing my battery and my data.. Need to root phone to remove apps.. can anyone help me.. desperately in need of help..

    • Find the device in our how to’s then use the how to root procedure listed there. Good luck!

  • Michael Alvarado

    I have a LG Intuition and it keeps running (VZW demo) how do I remove the apps.. Its killing my battery and data.. and not to mention its annoying.. can anyone help me root this device..