How to Root Your ZTE Blade -- Guide
In this thread, I'm going to provide you the step-by-step procedure of Rooting your ZTE Blade. Please make sure that you follow all the steps very strictly for ensuring that Rooting process goes smoothly.
Note: For your kind attention please, I wanna tell you that I'll not be responsible if anything happens to your device in the process of this firmware update which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions as mentioned in the article. So please only proceed at your own wish.
Let's start with a list of few pre requisites:
In the process of rooting, you may loose your phone's data. So please make sure you have made the back up of all your important files. You can back up the data by following the given steps:
Text Message -- Use SMS Backup & Restore appStep 2.
Contacts -- Sync with the Gmail application
Call Log -- Call Log and Restore
Pictures, Music, Videos, Files etc. -– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings –- Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
Now, make sure that your phone is charged at least 60% for making sure that it will not turn off between the rooting process.
Also download the ZTE Blade Drivers in your computer. Also make sure that the USB Debugging is enabled in your phone. It can be enabled from Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging
. Turn off your Antiviruses and Firewall tools as they may interrupt the rooting process.
Now, it's time to start the rooting process.
Install ADB on your computer. After it, download Super user Package and ARM5 Zip Package to your computer.
Unzip the ARM5 Zip package and then the Super User package to the same folder as that of ADB.
Run the following commands:
adb push rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin /data/local/tmp/
chmod 755 /data/local/tmp/rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin
Step 4. As soon as the process completes, run the given commands in the terminal.
Make sure that you're able to see ''#". If you see "$", then you need to repeat all the steps from Step 2.
After all of this, mention the following given commands in the terminal:
mount -o rw,remount /system
adb push su /system/xbin/
adb shell chmod 4755 /system/xbin/su
adb push Superuser.apk /system/app/
Congrats! Now you've successfully rooted your ZTE Blade. A long and painful process I know. So Give your phone and yourself a break and after that, Enjoy