How to Root Most Android Phones and Tablets with zergRush Exploit Toolkit

Get permission of Root of Android smartphones is very common but not always immediate and simple. Developers and users always looking for easy ways to get the root of the smartphone and second guides and you have several alternatives.

From XDA, comes a new method that seems to work with many devices and that way we have already proposed for the Xperia range but is effective on many different smartphones.

  • Go into settings – applications – development and activate the USB Debugging Mode
  • Also on the same page enabled the installation of unknown applications
  • Connect your phone to your PC and install any drivers that in and the PC Suite to recognize the device if you do not already have it installed
  • Download the package for the root: Forum XDA
  • Unplug the phone from the PC
  • Unpack the package
  • Connect the phone and cancel “PC Companion Software” prompt on device
  • Open the folder and click on the file RUNME.bat and wait for the instructions to follow.

This script will

  1. Root your device using latest zergRush exploit (10 Nov)
  2. Install Busybox (1.18.4)
  3. Install SU files (binary: 3.0.3 and apk: 3.0.6)

List of Supported Devices on which Script Tested Successfully

  • Sony Xperia X10 (GB firmware)
  • Sony Xperia Arc (.42 firmware)
  • Sony Xperia Arc S
  • Sony Xperia Play [R800i/R800x]
  • Sony Xperia Ray
  • Sony Xperia Neo
  • Sony Xperia Mini
  • Sony Xperia Mini Pro
  • Sony Xperia Pro
  • Sony Xperia Active
  • NTT Docomo Xperia ARCO SO-02C
  • Samsung Galaxy S2 [GT-9100/GT-9100P]
  • Samsung Galaxy S II for T-Mobile (SGH-T989)
  • Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T (SGH-I777), Skyrocket (SGH-i727)
  • Samsung Galaxy S II LTE Rogers Canada (SGH-I727R), Android version 2.3.5, Baseband version I727RUXKJ7
  • Samsung Galaxy S [i9000B] & [i9000 2.3.3 (PDA I9000BOJV8, Phone I9000XXJVO, CSC I9000GDTMJV7) and german T-Mobile branding]
  • Samsung Galaxy Mini GT-S5570 (GB only)
  • Samsung Galaxy W [i8150]
  • Samsung Galaxy Y
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab [P1000] (2.3.3 firmware), [P1000N]
  • Samsung Galaxy Note [N7000]
  • Samsung Galaxy Player YP-G70 2.3.5 (GINGERBREAD.XXKPF)
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace (2.3.3, 2.3.4 firmware)
  • Samsung Nexus S [i9023] (2.3.6)
  • Samsung Nexus S 4G 2.3.7
  • Samsung Galaxy Nexus S [i9020] (2.3.6)
  • Samsung Exhibit (SGH-T759)
  • Samsung Exhibit 4G (SGH-T759) (2.3.3) Build UVKE8
  • Motorola Milestone 3 [ME863 HK]
  • Motorola XT860, Bell XT860
  • Motorola Defy+
  • Motorola Droid X sys ver 4.5.605 w/ gingerbread
  • Motorola Droid X2 (2.3.4) Sys ver 1.3.380.MB870.Verizon.en.US Build 4.5.1A-DTN-150-30
  • Motorola XT883 (China Telecom)
  • Motorola XT862 (Verizon Droid3)
  • Motorola DROID RAZR
  • Nexus One (2.3.6 stock)
  • LG Revolution

If you have tested it on any other devices apart from mentioned above then let us know by commenting and help other readers too.

How to UnRoot

If you have Rooted Smartphone using above script then it is possible to UnRoot it as well using the same procedure with a change in the script. You can download the Unrooting script from this thread.

This script will:

  1. Unroot your device using special script
  2. Remove Busybox and associated symlinks
  3. Remove SU files and associated data


About the Author

Rohit Langde is Founder and Editor-in-chief of Blogsolute. Tech Blogger by Passion & Profession | Mechanical Engineer by Qualification | Introverted Geek by Choice

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  1. Mj says:

    I am looking such a nice Guide for a ZTE BLADE , Can you please let me know if you have some information on the ZTEBLADE Rooting and Unrooting ?

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