Android One devices were launched last month and the development for them have already begun. Previously we saw how to install CWM custom recovery on Android One devices. In this tutorial we will see how to root them. Rooting will give full fledged access of the device to the user. You can install apps that require root access, install various mods on your device, install custom ROMs and much more. Follow the guide given below to root Android One device.
Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. The writer cannot be held responsible for any bricked or unusable devices. Even though the chances of your Smartphone getting bricked are negligible, the owner of the device must take full responsibility of it!
Pre-requisites and Backing up your device:
- Make a Backup of the SMSs, Call logs and Contacts using the Super Backup App
- Make a Backup of the data on your phone
- Enable USB debugging on your device
- Make sure the device has at least 60% charging
- Backup WhatsApp messages on Android Smartphone and Email
- Drivers installed on the computer
- Android SDK installed on the computer
- ADB and Fastboot installed on the computer
- Bootloader unlocked
- Custom Recovery installed
- SuperSU zip file
- Make sure Android SDK, ADB and Fastboot files are present in the same folder.
- Download the SuperSU zip file.
- Reboot in recovery mode.
- Go to “Install zip” and then select “ADB sideload”.
- Connect the phone to the computer.
- Now open the command prompt in the folder created in step 1 and type the following command
- After a few seconds, the process will be successfully completed and your device will be rooted.