How to Root an Android Phone (With PC)
.Summary: This article lays out the most common way for users to root an Android phone on a PC.
Make sure you have met the following requirements:
- Device powered ON
- At least 50% battery level
- Internet connection necessary
- USB Cable (the original one recommended)
The Complete Guide to Root an Android Phone
Step 1: Download and install KingoRoot Android (PC version).
Step 2: Launch the software, and you will see the primary interface.
Step 3: Connect your phone to the computer with a USB cable.
Note: If the corresponding device driver hasn’t been installed on the computer, the software will automatically download and install it. Make sure the internet connection works appropriately; otherwise, the software can’t download the driver.
Step 4: Enable USB debugging mode on your phone
A prompt will pop up on your device; please tap “Always allow from this computer”
Note: Users who don’t know how to enable USB debugging mode can refer to the following guide:
Step 5: Click on ROOT to root.
The process should take a couple of minutes. During the rooting, it’s ordinary that the device may automatically reboot several times, and users should not perform any operation on the device.
Step 6: Root succeeded
The software will bring up a message showing that the rooting has succeeded. Don’t perform any operation before the device reboots itself.
Step 7: Check the root status of your phone.
On the device, users will see an APP, SuperUser, which means that the rooting has been successful.
For users who presently don’t have access to a PC, there is a more convenient way to root their phones: