1. Install ADB and Fastboot Drivers on your computer:
DB stands for “Android Debug Bridge”. ADB is essential to establish a connection between you android device/android emulator and PC. If you are a developer, or an android device owner, who wants to mess with his android then you will needADB & Fastboot installed on your PC. ADB and Fastboot drivers are essential to detect your device while it is connected to computer. Without these, you may find it difficult to root your device. If you do not know how to install ADB and Fastboot Drivers, Vist our Guide for this purpose.
How to Install ADB and Fastboot Drivers – TechGlen
2.Install essential USB Drivers:
After you have installed ADB and Fastboot drivers, connect your device to computer. It will download and install essential USB Drivers itself.
3.Battery must be charged over 50%:
Rooting process is very crucial. Any mistake can lead to a mishap. One of the most common mistakes is low battery. It poses a threat while rooting process is going on and phone shuts down due to low battery. Always remeber to keep your phone charged above 50% to avoid any such mishap.
4.Check your phone Model:
Always confirm that the guide you are following is for your device. You can learn about your device’s model name by navigating to Settings>About Phone. After you have confirmed your phone model, you can proceed further.
6.Backup all your important Data:
Normally, rooting process does not wipe out your data but to be on the safe side, it is advisable to backup your data so that you can recover it in case of data wipe. If you are using a SD Card, remove it before rooting and insert it again after rooting has been done. Backup all data on internal storage on your computer. Backup messages and contacts by using methods described above.
6.Be careful to use correct file for rooting:
Sometimes we have lots of files, having similar names put together in same folder. Accidently, we can use a wrong file which can result in bricking device. Therefore, it is advisable to put specific files for your device in a seprate folder. This way, you will not be mistaken.
7.Get Developer Options Enabled:
In android 4.2.2, developer options are hidden. Developer option are provided for development purposes like rooting itself. It is second-last tab but you may not find it yet. To activate Developer Options you need to navigate to Settings>About Phone. Tap build number about 7 times until you get a popup saying your are a developer.
8.Disable Firewall or Anti-Virus Programmes:
These files can interrup this process. That is why it is recommended to disable firewall/anti-virus before proceeding further.
9.Enable Unknown Sources:
This is very important for this rooting method to work. To do so, navigate to Settings>Security>Unknown Sources and tick it.