SuperOneClick Updated to 2.2–Now Features ZergRush Exploit!

SuperOneClick is a wonderful tool. With its help, millions of users (no embellishment—take a quick look at the download history) have been able to gain root access on hundreds of devices. In fact, only a few short weeks ago, we wrote about how it was used to crack open the newly released Amazon Kindle Fire.

Since SuperOneClick has been around for a while, you may be wondering why this update is worthy of front page news. Rather than a major feature set or UI change, it has undergone a significant revamp under the hood thanks to the incorporation of the ZergRush Exploit used in Revolutionary. Thanks to this change, XDA Recognized Developer CLShortFuse‘s creation should work perfectly on nearly any device (barring those with NAND locks) running Android 2.3.x or below.

Here’s a one-click root with almost all phones and all android versions. (including the i9000, Droid, Nexus One, etc)

YOU CAN ROOT ALMOST ALL ANDROID PHONES! 

After reading this, you’re probably itching to get started. A simple download from the application thread and a few clicks is all it takes. However, as with any root modification, be sure to read all the instructions before starting!

Do Everything with SuperOneClick for Android

XDA member CLShortFuse recently released a one stop shot kind of application to free your Android device from its chains. The app can do everything that you will ever need for several Android devices including root (partial or full depending on the device), will allow non-market apps to be installed, and even unroot your device if you ever need to take it in for warranty service or returns.

The dev points out that only partial root can be achieved for devices like the EVO, Desire, Aria, and others as they come NAND locked from manufacturer. In either case, the app will allow you to use either Windows, Linux Distros, and even Mac by installing an app before hand.

Here’s a one-click root that works with Froyo on our Captivates. It’s not just the Captivate. It works with almost all phones and all android versions. (including the i9000, Droid, Nexus One)

The program requires Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0+ or Mono v1.2.6+
Operations systems with native support:

You can find more information in the application thread.

Root for Sony Tablet S Now Available on a Fully Automated Windows Script

Rooting a device can be some sticky business. In some cases, it’s as easy as using one of the well known one click solutions, such as SuperOneClickRoot. Others, however, require some cunning such as manually patching files and using ADB.

Once root is established though, it’s work from the community that makes that root seem less imposing and easier to obtain for the less technically challenged. It is in that spirit that XDA Member Condi has taken a prior root method for the Sony Tablet S and turned it into a simple to use Windows script. The modifications made over the prior version of the root method include:

to eliminate problems like ‘com.pwn.me’ error etc.
timing is correct,
it goes fully automatic,
disabling mpt device automatically, and reenabling,
modded to work on 64 and 32bit systems,
(tested on winxp 32bit, win7 64bit).

The script is compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows and has been tested on Windows XP and Windows 7. Simply make sure the proper MTP driver is installed, download the script, run it and you’ll be seeing that Superuser prompt in no time flat. It doesn’t get too much more simple than that.

So for anyone who was waiting for an easier way to root their Sony Tablet S, you can find the download link and additional information in the original thread.

LY-F1 Tablet Has Been Rooted

Not many people know about the LY-F1 tablet. It’s an off brand tablet available for just over $100 available at PandaWill.

The spunky 1.2GHz tablet isn’t just cheap, but it seems as though there’s actually a small push in the direction of development. XDA Senior Member web_ninja has found a root method, utilizing the legendary SuperOneClick Root method and says that the method is working on a permanent basis. web_ninja has reported this in hopes that it’ll get a few developers interested in porting ClockworkMod Recovery and possibly releasing some ROMs to help the tablet perform up to par with today’s newer and more expensive models.

Additionally, web_ninja has been kind enough to upload the recovery files. They are in Chinese, so they are unreadable unless you happen to know the language, but web_ninja has personally tested them and confirmed them working. As per the norm, make sure you exercise extreme caution if toying around with your device as rooting always carries the inherent risk of bricking.

For more information, the download links, discussion, or if you’re a developer and what to help out on developing on the affordable tablet, check out the original thread.

New Tool – Fastboot flasher 2.5 simplifies the fastboot process

 

Did you get a new Android device for Christmas?  Roughly 3.7 million activations occurred on December 24-25 so it’s safe to assume a few of you did.  You’ve have used a tool such as SuperOneClick or HTC Super Tool to root and/or unlock your bootloader and allow custom ROMs – in the age of “easy rooting” it goes without saying flashing should be easy as well.

XDA user slayerXcore released a script (Windows only) that automates most of the commands used in fastboot and recovery.  He focused on designing a fast, small, and (most likely) universal script to handle these for you.  It is very easy to use and has worked on all 8 devices I’ve tested.  His “installation instructions” are found below, the bold words are MY emphasis, not his.

Extract it somewhere like your desktop, though anywhere will work.
when i say extract it i mean use extract all so you get my file structure do not move these files or it will break*

Run / double click FastbootFlasher.bat

You will be be greeted by my ReadMe!.txt file please read it as it gives you a disclaimer saying im not liable for anything you do to your device

Close the ReadME!.txt

I hope this tool helps those who aren’t familiar with fastboot or helps those who want a faster way of doing things.

One final note do not give it a file for another device or a non .img file it will flash it anyway no matter what file you drag and drop once you press enter it flashes what ever was dragged onto the script. Also do not drag a radio img when it asks for recovery or in revers, bad things will happen Wile they are fixable by using option 3 at the end and repeating the process I dont want anyone to mess up their deice making such a simple mistake.

You can find his thread here

 

Mr. ROOT Script Toolbox Helps Post-Root

So you just achieved root access thanks to the recently updated SuperOneClick method we recently covered. Now what do you do with your newly unchained device? Once you’ve downloaded some of the requisite root apps, a great next step is the script toolbox by XDA forum member xmc wildchild22.

The package includes several popular root and non-root tools that enable you to do things such as change your hostname, sign APKs, and much more. In the words of the developer, the included scripts are the following:

  • Entire Script Layout/ programming-XMC WILDCHILD22
  • ADB Setup-XMC WILDCHILD22
  • Custom ADB shell with Wildchild v1 tweaks-XMC WILDCHILD22
  • Signare v1.1 QUICK APK signer (I MEAN FAST -andyharney
  • AcPatcher Patches AC.ZIP-AChep
  • CHANGE HOSTNAME WITH HOSTNAME.SH- TERROR_1

It’s time to put on your hacking hats, folks! To get started, simply hit up the original thread on your Windows XP (or newer) PC!

Kindle Fire Cracked Wide Open–Let the Development Begin!

Given Amazon’s lax attitude towards device modification, we all knew this would happen sooner or later. However, many of us were reluctant to plunk down our hard earned cash on only the prospect of root access. Now, you may pick up the $199 dual core beast without reservation. Thanks to a little bit of .ini and .inf wizardry by XDA forum member death2all110, our fears have been allayed.

Root is achieved through the highly regarded SuperOneClick method. While the minor modifications make its title a bit of a misnomer, the process is still relatively painless. As always, however, exercise some caution to avoid ending up with a $200 paper weight.

So I was messing around with different one clicks since I got ADB going on my kindle fire and I was able to Successfully use SuperOneClick 2.2 to root my kindle fire!

I suppose you could say that death2all110 has officially started the fire. If you’re interested in achieving root on your fire, be sure to continue on to the original thread.

While there’s not too much an end-user can do with a rooted Fire at the moment, this opens the doors to all sorts of development for the device. Will the Fire become the next Nook Color? Given its dual core processor and gorgeous screen, we sure hope so! Personally, I’m hoping for a CyanogenMod 9 build of Ice Cream Sandwich. Let us know what you are looking forward to most in the comments section. These are exciting times, folks!

Newsplat with Caplat – 1 May – XDA TV

In today’s episode of Newsplat with Caplat on XDA TV, Sam talks about the recently surfaced update for Gingerbread, 2.3.4 and the features which come stocked with it and the fact some developers are extracting those features to save updating entirely; A transparent settings menu theme for the Galaxy Tab and a bunch of things for the T-Mobile G2x, including a Froyo 2.2 ROM which attempts to look as similar to Gingerbread as possible, a one click rooting method called SuperOneClick and a CWM release. Click on to see the episode! (more…)

Tutorial: How to Flash and Root Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830

Ok Galaxy owners, heres a great tip! XDA member hubix presents an interesting tutorial on how to upgrade and root your Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830. A full guide that will lead you through every step to successfully upgrade your device, including a list of the necessary files, preparing your phone, flashing and rooting, all explained on a very easy language and including all the necessary files.
Be sure to understand all instructions before proceeding and don´t forget to leave your feedback.

Originally posted by hubix
[TUTORIAL] How to flash and root Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830

Hey guys,
in this tutorial I will show you how to upgrade and root your Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830. This method is the simplest way to do it.
Shall not be liable for any resulting damage to your phone! Everything you do at your own risk!
You will need (most files are available below this post):
– PC with Windows XP SP2 or later
– .Net Framework 2.0 or later
– Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830
– USB to Micro-USB cable
– Samsung Kies
– ODIN 4.38
– SuperOneClick 1.9.1
– New firmware (You must be registered on this page and remember to select appropriate region

Continue to the tutorial thread.

LG Optimus V: Only Just Out, Already Rooted!

Although LG’s latest addition to the Optimus family and Virgin Mobile exclusive Optimus V is yet to have its own official home here at XDA, work in the Android Software Development section of the site has demonstrated that the device can easily be rooted – and within a week of its release!

The device is actually very similar to Sprint’s Optimus S, and is a variant of the Optimus One (whose section on the forums is located here). As a result, it isn’t a shock to learn that the Optimus V is also rootable using the SuperOneClick method.

LG announced last year that they would be rolling out Gingerbread updates for all Optimus One phones at some time in the future.

XDA member sublimewulf discoverer of the compatibility of the V with SuperOneClick, has created a thread with quick instructions on how to root your newly purchased LG and some useful modifications that let you get more out of it than Virgin Mobile had originally intended. The developer promises that he will soon release a line of stock ROMs for the device to remove much of the bloatware found within.

To learn how to root the Optimus V, read the developer’s thread.

Tutorial – Install Apps into SD Card for Samsung Galaxy i5500

Do you have a Samsung Galaxy 5 and want to install applications on your SD card? XDA member r2beta0 posted a great tutorial that will guide you to the full process. The developer made some research on how to achieve the easiest way to have apps installed on SD card for Android. The best part is that there is no need to even have a custom ROM to make it work. There is no program, app or update.zip, so you must follow all instructions to get it done. Please be sure you know what are you doing before starting and please leave feedback as an important way to thank the dev for the efforts.
You need your phone to be rooted.

Originally posted by r2beta0
TUTORIAL] Install applications into SD Card for Samsung Galaxy 5 (i5500)

DISCLAIMER: DO THIS AT YOUR OWN RISK. I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE IF YOU BRICK / RUIN YOUR PHONE IN ANY WAY.

Hi Everyone,

I have some good news for the owners of Samsung Galaxy 5 (i5500) Smartphones.
Doing some research on Google and reading about efforts from other people who could install applications on SD card on other android phones, I was able to develop a method to install application into SD card for the Galaxy 5. Better yet, you won’t even need a custom Rom.

Before I get into the specifcs let me state that the following steps are manual and no application is provided to automate the process, so advanced computer skill is required and some knowledge of unix/linux is a plus.

Here we go: PLEASE READ THE WHOLE THING BEFORE YOU START. I MAY HAVE OMMITED SOME COMMANDS OUT OF LACK OF ATTENTION.
1) You’ll need to root your phone. There is a lot of guides about this available, just google for it. I’ve used the SuperOneClick Root to do this.

You can find more information in the original thread.