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 Root Almost Any Android Device With One-Click Toolkits

Root Almost Any Android Device With One-Click Toolkits

Rooting an Android smartphone or tablet has always been something that tech-savvy people do rather than people without much knowledge in that area. Same thing with jailbreaking an Apple device. But why is that really? Well, usually, when you want get root access to your Android device, you need to know what you are doing (at least it’s highly recommended), so that you don’t risk bricking your phone. But even if that happens, there are ways to fix a bricked device.

But since a rooted phone or tablet has a lot of great advantages, it’s worth going through the rooting process, even if you think you’re too much of a rookie to do that – that’s just not true. Trust me, there are ways that make rooting a phone or tablet so easy that even a toddler could do it. Okay, that’s not true but you get the idea.

There are various toolkits out there that do most of the work for you. With just a few clicks, you can unlock your bootloader and root your device. Although I always recommend to do it the proper way, toolkits are a good alternative for people who are new to rooting and are frightened to damage their device. But trust me, it’s actually not that hard to root Android devices such as the Google Nexus phones and tablets.

The toolkits below cover a wide range of Android devices. Check which one supports your smartphone or tablet and follow the instructions.

Nexus Root Toolkit by WugFresh

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  • Nexus 5
  • Nexus 7
  • Nexus 7 3G
  • Nexus 7 (2013)
  • Nexus 7 (2013) LTE
  • Nexus 10
  • Nexus 4
  • Galaxy Nexus
  • Nexus S
  • Nexus S 4G

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This toolkit is, as the name already implies, for Google Nexus devices. However, if you have a Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S or One, I recommend using KingoApp (see below) to root your device because it’s way easier to use.

Step 1: Installation

Download the toolkit directly at WugFresh’s website and install it. During the installation, it will ask you for your Nexus device and which Android Version it’s running on. You can check your current version in Settings > About phone > Android version. If you’re not sure, just select the last “Any Build” option. Now, you get instructions to turn on USB debugging on your device.

If the toolkit asks you to download a newer version of SuperSU, modified boot image or TWRP Recovery, simply hit OK. These files are needed to root your device. Once all downloads are finished you should see the same window as in the image above.

Step 2: Drivers

Click on “Full Driver Installation Guide – Automatic + Manual” and follow the instructions to install the necessary drivers. If you think you have them already installed, go directly to step 3 and check if they are configured properly.

Step 3: Root

Now, before you continue, I recommend that you backup all important files because one part of the rooting process (unlocking the bootloader) will wipe your device. The toolkit also offers a backup menu.

Once that’s done, unlock your bootloader by hitting Unlock and following the instructions. If your bootloader is already unlocked, skip this step. Just so you know, if it’s your first time rooting your device, you can assume that it’s locked.

Now it’s time to root your phone. Check “Custom Recovery” under “And also flash:” and then click the Root button to get the rooting instructions. Once the rooting process is finished, you’re done. Your device is now rooted!

KingoApp Toolkit

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Samsung Devices:

  • Samsung Galaxy S
  • Samsung Galaxy S2
  • Samsung Galaxy S2 (AT&T)
  • Samsung Galaxy S3
  • Verizon Galaxy S3
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3
  • Samsung Galaxy Mega (International and US variants)
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
  • Samsung Galaxy S Advance
  • Samsung Galaxy Captivate SGH-I879
  • Many other mid range devices

HTC Devices:

  • HTC One
  • HTC One X
  • HTC One V
  • HTC One S
  • HTC Wildfire
  • HTC Wildfire S
  • HTC Sensation
  • HTC Thunderbolt
  • HTC Rezound
  • HTC Magic
  • HTC Hero
  • HTC Legend
  • HTC Incredible
  • HTC Evo 4G
  • HTC Desire
  • HTC Desire HD
  • HTC Dream

LG Devices:

  • LG G2 (All variants)
  • LG Optimus Black
  • LG Optimus 2X
  • LG Optimus One
  • LG Optimus 3D
  • LG Optimus G2X
  • LG Optimus LTE
  • LG Optimus Pro
  • LG Optimus L3
  • LG Optimus Sol
  • LG Optimus Hub

Google Nexus Devices:

  • Nexus 4
  • Galaxy Nexus (GSM)
  • Nexus S
  • Nexus One

Sony Xperia Devices:

  • Sony Xperia Z Ultra
  • Sony Xperia ZL
  • Xperia Z
  • Sony Xperia E
  • Sony Xperia P
  • Sony Xperia TX
  • Sony Xperia Neo
  • Sony Xperia Arc
  • Sony Xperia Arc S
  • Sony Xperia Acro S

Motorola Devices:

  • Motorola Defy Me 525
  • Motorola Defy Me 525+

Huawei Devices:

  • Huawei A199
  • Huawei C8650
  • Huawei C8810
  • Huawei C8812
  • Huawei Huawei C8813
  • Huawei C8815
  • Many other models

Lenovo Devices:

  • Lenovo A60
  • Lenovo A60+
  • Lenovo A390
  • Lenovo A630
  • Lenovo A690
  • Lenovo A706
  • Lenovo A800
  • Lenovo A810
  • Lenovo A820
  • Lenovo A850
  • and K, P and S series

Micromax Devices:

  • Micromax A25
  • Micromax A50
  • Micromax  A90
  • Micromax Ninja
  • Micromax Viva
  • Micromax Canvas
  • and other devices

Acer Devices:

  • Acer Iconia Series
  • Acer  Liquid series

ASUS Devices:

  • ASUS Nexus 7 (2013)
  • ASUS Nexus 7
  • ASUS Transformer Pad TF300T
  • ASUS Transformer Pad TF300TG
  • ASUS Eee Pad Transformer
  • ASUS Transformer Prime
  • ASUS Memo Pad
  • ASUS Memo Pad Smart
  • ASUS Padfone 2
  • ASUS Padfone Infinity 2

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The KingoApp is an extremely easy-to-use rooting toolkit. Its clean interface and wide range of supported devices make it the best rooting toolkit I have seen so far. Seriously, rooting has never been that easy.

To HTC and Sony users: To use KingoApp you already need an unlocked bootloader. To do that, you can use KingoApp’s own bootloader unlock tool. It’s super easy and self-explanatory. Be aware that you will lose all your data if you unlock the bootloader. Make sure that all your important stuff is backed up.

KingoApp HTC Bootloader Unlock

KingoApp Sony Bootloader Unlock

Step 1: Installation and USB debugging

Download the KingoApp root toolkit here and install it. Once you start the toolkit you should see the following screen:

KingoApp

Now, turn on USB Debugging on your device. If you don’t know where to do that, simply click on “How to enable USB Deb….”. KingoApp thought of everything to make rooting your device a piece of cake.

Step 2: Rooting

Before you continue, make sure to have a backup of all your important data. The next step will wipe your device.

Everything backed up? Great. Connect your device with your computer and wait until KingoApp recognizes it. Now it’s getting super complicated: Click the Root button. That’s all. No joke! Just wait for the rooting process to finish and your good to go.

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Conclusion

Using one-click rooting toolkits is a quick and easy way to root your Android device. You don’t need to know all the rooting terms and save quite some time. The only major problem with toolkits is that you don’t see what they do exactly with your device. You simply click a button and that’s it. Usually, trusted toolkits don’t mess with your phone or tablet, so don’t worry, but if you want to have full control over the rooting process, you should check out XDA Developers. Type in your device model in the top bar’s search field to get all relevant information and guides you need to root.

Are you interested in more Android related guides?
Have a look at our Android knowledge database.

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Marc Knoll

Marc Knoll

Marc is an online marketer, avid blogger and technology enthusiast. His focus is on Android, tech and gadget reviews. He likes spending time travelling and reading all about what's going on in the tech world.
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7 thoughts on “Root Almost Any Android Device With One-Click Toolkits

marios the sadsays:

Need help I don’t have a computer I have a nextboox 7 android device quick I tried z4root vroot poot superuser frameroot and it didn’t root any help

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Try using One Click Root software try to download and scan your phone if its rootable very easy to use. Try at http://www.oneclickroot.com/download/ they have 24/7 Root Support for Your Android try it now and hope it works.

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NEED HELP I TRIED KINGO ROOT FARMAROOT VROOT BUT I AM UNABLE TO ROOT MY MICROMAX BOLT A069 PLEASE HELP ME AZHERAHMED14@GMAIL.COM

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Mandarsays:

Guys I rooted my Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro (K920) very successfully via Kingo Root. Its very simple and 100 % fantastic

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jake edwardssays:

The ee Kestrel or Huawei Ascend G6 4G cannot be rooted. Anyone have any ways to root it?

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rootmesays:

i use IROOT to root my android phones its work for all phones

i downlode it from the official site http://iroot.uphero.com/

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William M. Scottsays:

I’d rather root my phone with androidroot.. Than that one..

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