How To Root Any Android Device–Complete Guide

Rooted Android device (smartphone or tablet) allow you to access system files and folder that you can use for your own good. If rooted device comes with a SueperSU or Super User or SimpleSU app then you can even grant other apps to access your system files to achieve different task. There are many powerful apps that require root access, specially those apps that backup your data or help you to perform different system related task. A rooted device indeed offer you complete freedom of uses and complete control over your device.

Rooted device with custom recovery install even allow you to try custom ROMs, firmware, MODs and Themes. In this guide we will help you to root your device running Android OS.

To root your Android device we will use SuperOneClick utility. This utility can root almost any Android device. The tool designed to work on Windows system. Device specific tools are listed at the end of this post.

SuperOneClick Utility can root following devices:

Acer Liquid Metal, Dell Streak, HTC Magic (Sapphire) 32B, HTC Bee, HTC Droid Eris (HTC DesireC), T-Mobile Comet (Huawei Ideos U8150), LG Ally, LG Optimus 2x, LG Optimus V, Motorola Backflip, Motorola Charm, Motorola Cliq, Motorola Defy, Motorola Droid, Motorola Droid 2, Motorola Flipside, Motorola Flipout, Motorola Milestone, Motorola Milestone 2, Nexus One, Samsung Captivate, Samsung Galaxy 551 (GT-I5510), Samsung Galaxy Ace, Samsung Galaxy Portal/Spica I5700, Samsung Galaxy S 4G, Samsung Galaxy S I9000, Samsung Galaxy S SCH-I500, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Samsung Transform M920, Samsung Vibrant, Sony Ericsson Xperia E51i X8, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, Sprint Hero, Telus Fascinate and Toshiba Folio 100.

The above mentioned models are officially tested on SuperOneClick root method. However, several report confirm that the utility can root many more devices other than listed above. So, if your device isn’t listed above you can still try this tool.



Neither we nor the developer responsible if your device damaged after using this utility. Try this at your own risk.

Remember: Rooting your Android device void its warranty. You can get back warranty by following related unroot method or by installing stock firmware.

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How To Root Android Device Using SuperOneClick Tool

  1. First of all you should already have USB driver installed for your device in your computer. If not then Download drivers from our Android USB Drivers page.
  2. Now turned on USB Debugging mode. If you don’t know how to turn it one then read our How To Turn On USB Debugging Guide.
  3. Now connect your Android device (smartphone or tablet) with your computer. Here, make sure NOT to mount the SD card.
  4. Now, run SuperOneClick software. Click on Root button to start the rooting process. Be Patience!
  5. A confirmation massage will arrive on SuperOneClick window about rooting.

That it! Your Android device is rooted now. You can now install apps that ask root access. To install CWM Recovery, follow our Universal guide to install ClockworkMod Recovery in any Android device.

If you unable to root your device using this tool then the following tool can help you out:

  1. HTC Quick Root–One Click Root/Unroot Any HTC Device
  2. Motofail2Go: Root Razr M, Atrix HD, Photon Q, Razr I & Razr HD
  3. Download All-In-One Toolkit For HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE
  4. Download Kindle Fire Utility To Root, install CWM Recovery on Kindle Fire
  5. Download Root Toolkit For Samsung Galaxy S III
  6. WugFresh Nexus Root Toolkit–One Click Nexus Root / Unroot Software
  7. Download Samsung Galaxy S3 Snapdragon Toolkit V1.0
  8. Easy Rooting Toolkit–Root Xperia Series And Other Android Device
  9. Universal Gingerbread Root & Unroot Method For Samsung Galaxy
  10. Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Toolkit–Root, CWM, Backup, Flash To Stock and More

To unlock your device bootloader follow below links:

  1. HTC
  2. Sony Ericson
  3. Motorola
  4. Asus

*** SuperOneClick comes with Unroot button that’s help you to unroot your device if required. Apart from flashing stock firmware don’t use any unroot method other than what supplied with this tool else your device may malfunction or see permanent brick.

  • wenda

    problém u step 7 se to zasekne (program neodpovídá)

    • arafat21

      There is not step 7 in that rooting process.

      • donx24

        hahaahaha yeah there’s no step 7.

  • Cledeilson Silva

    Work on Galaxy Y Pro Duos (GP-B5512B)???

  • donx24

    is it works on Motorola Xoom MZ604 china, GAS_ASIA_UCAHUBLWFRTIRD_P011?

  • Rohan Maakan

    Can u tell me how much time will it take on S5570 to root the phone???

  • Isaac Rutledge

    How can I root my lg as740 without a windows computer?? Please help I’ve been wanting to root my phone for a while but my computer is backtrack :{ I dnt have windows on it anymore cause I was being a bumdass

    • arafat21

      Which OS you are using now? Unfortunately the tool work only on Windows system. If you are in Linux then try Wine application to run SuperOneCLick.

      • Isaac Rutledge

        I have tried that it won’t pull up…:{ I appreciate ur help though I’m trying to get windows back but its a big hastle

  • Isaac Rutledge

    I’ve been trying ginger break but when I get it downloaded it says unable to parse the package or something like that please help!!!!

    • arafat21

      Many reported that SuperOneClick work for them Download it from the link given in this page and follow the process. It should root your LG Axis LGAS740.

  • Yana

    How do I root my LG Venice?

  • brian

    hey how can i root my samsung galaxy 551????

    • arafat21

      You can root it using Super One Click. Follow “How To Root Android Device Using SuperOneClick Tool” part of this guide.

      • brian

        but where to download d superclickone app from……..????????/

        • brian

          i downloaded it but dat file doesn’t open in d pc……….

    • brian

      can i get ur number or sumthing because i need 2 get each and every step correct……………….

      • arafat21

        If you still need help then use the contact us form (the link is in bottom). We may help you on team viewer or in Gtalk.

        • brian

          Can you send me the link because I can’t find it the contack us link and please do it wit team viewer

  • brian

    how can i root my samsung galaxy 551?????

  • Jack_Daniels

    what about the zerg rush, hilarious lol :D

  • Christian Villanueva

    Does this work for the Lg Venice??