Will Verduzco · Sep 19, 2013 at 05:30 am

Framaroot Brings One-Click Root to Various Devices

For pretty much every device with a dedicated forum here on XDA, you’ll find all the tools and guides you could ever need to root your way into device freedom. Sure, some devices are a bit harder than others. But since the first step in device customization is achieving root, even the most locked down devices are eventually conquered.

However, there isn’t always a dedicated thread or forum for your device. Now, XDA Senior Member alephzain brings us an easy, one-click rooting app that should be able to root a large number of devices. The app works by allowing users to selectively apply previously created root exploits, depending on the device platform. Currently, there are methods supporting OMAP 3, Exynos 4, Qualcomm, various Mediatek platforms, and more.

Needless to say, if your device already has a section here with proven methods, we highly recommend that you stick with the tried and true. And for example if you have a Nexus device, you should be using fastboot oem unlock anyway, as they’re made for that. It is also very important to keep in mind that since various different root exploits are being used, your mileage may vary. Furthermore, if you’re trying this on an untested device, beware that your efforts may turn your expensive toy into a paperweight. In other words, proceed only if you can stand the thought of possibly losing your device.

If you’ve read the above risks and still want to give this a shot, head over to the original thread to get started.


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willverduzco is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Will Verduzco is the Portal Administrator for the XDA-Developers Portal. He has been addicted to mobile technology since the HTC Wizard. But starting with the Nexus One, his gadget love affair shifted to Google's little green robot. He is also a Johns Hopkins University graduate in neuroscience and is now currently studying to become a physician. View willverduzco's posts and articles here.
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