Universal Androot is a new solution to Android rooting which allows you to root your Android phone with just one click. All you need is to install Universal Androot app and it will do the rest for you. With Universal Androot, you can root Google Nexus One, HTC Hero, HTC Magic, Motorola Milestone, Motorola Droid, Dell Streak and many other Android phones.
So, what are the benefits of rooting your device? First of all it gives you complete access to the files system of Android OS so that you can install apps which require root access and remove unwanted stock apps to save RAM. Moreover you can easily take screenshot of your device without installing the Android SDK and plugging your device to your computer.
At the moment Universal Androot cannot root some of the new Android smartphones like HTC Desire and Samsung Galaxy S but it can easily root the following Android phones with just one click.
»Google Nexus One (2.2)
»Google G1 (1.6)
»HTC Hero (2.1)
»HTC Magic (1.5) (Select Do not install Superuser)
»HTC Tattoo (1.6)
»Dell Streak (2.1)
»Motorola Milestone (2.1)
»Motorola XT800 (2.1)
»Motorola Droid (2.01/2.1/2.2 with FRG01B)
»Sony Ericsson X10 (1.6)
»Sony Ericsson X10 Mini (1.6)
»Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro (1.6)
»Acer Liquid (2.1)
»Acer beTouch E400 (2.1)
»Samsung Galaxy Beam
»Samsung galaxy 5 (gt-i5500)
»Vibo A688 (1.6)
»Lenovo Lephone (1.6)
»LG GT540 (1.6)
»Gigabyte GSmart G1305
»Google Nexus One (2.2 FRG33)
»Samsung i9000 / i6500U / i7500 / i5700
»Motorola ME600 / ME501 / MB300 / CLIQ XT
»Motorola 2.2 FRG22D
»HTC Desire / Legend / Wildfire (Soft Root)
»HTC EVO 4G / Aria
»SonyEricsson X10i R2BA020
Steps to Root Your Android Phone with Universal Androot App:
If you phone lies in the supported devices list, then follow the procedure below to root your phone with Universal Androot app.
- Go to Settings->Applications and check Unknown sources option.
- Open the following URL in your stock Android browser OR use the QR code below to download Universal Androot app to your phone.
- Once downloaded, click on the Install button to install the Universal Androot app.
- Once installed, click on the Root :) button to root your Android device.
- Thats it, now your Android phone has a root user access. Open Market app and install Terminal Emulator to enjoy full command over rooted OS directories and files.
The advantage of rooting through Universal Androot app is that it is totally reversible and there is no chance of bricking your device. You can add root widget on your home screen through which you can root and unroot your device with just one click as shown in the screenshot below.
Android security exploit which was used by Universal Androot app to root the above devices has been fixed in Android 2.2.1 update. So if you want to keep your rooted Android device, stay away from Android 2.2.1 software update. [via Blog.23Corner]Contact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback