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[APP] z4root - root android in one click from an app

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By RyanZA, Senior Member on 9th November 2010, 03:01 PM
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Having trouble rooting your phone? This might be just for you!

Credits

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Sebastian Krahmer's rageagainstthecage

What this does

It is an app you install (currently you must side load it, but it will be on the market once it's had some testing here on XDA), that has a single button that will root your device. Should work on ALL Android devices -- please leave a note if it works or doesn't work on your device.

How safe is this?

Should be 100% safe - nothing on disk is changed besides the root binaries, so if something goes wrong, simply rebooting the device should fix up any and all issues. Let me know if you find any bugs!



Changelog

V1.0.0 : Initial Release
V1.1.0 : Will now open the application settings page if USB debugging is not enabled.
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File Type: apk z4root.1.1.0.apk - [Click for QR Code] (915.9 KB, 290621 views)
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9th November 2010, 04:56 PM |#2  
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New version 1.1.0 uploaded with detection for USB debugging not being enabled.
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9th November 2010, 07:00 PM |#3  
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This looks really cool! But, is it just a shell root? Not a nand unlock?
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New version 1.1.0 uploaded with detection for USB debugging not being enabled.

It does not seem to work on my Archos 101 Internet tablet, it just reboots the device.

Edit: Busybox says it isn't rooted.
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9th November 2010, 11:52 PM |#5  
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Will this do a Full root on X10 Mini Pro? just as this tool is suppose to do? Unfortunately that tool keeps looping even if I tap usb debugging for hours...
So Root and Shell Root and Superuser and allow non-market apps (thought that was just a normal setting in Android..)?
10th November 2010, 01:33 AM |#6  
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awesome app, I just did this on Sony x10, although I can't confirm that it installed busybox. I loaded it from the market and it didn't detect it.

Install on busybox 1.17.1 worked good
10th November 2010, 02:46 AM |#7  
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Thanks.

It started the process and rebooted, but hadn't installed Busybox, so downloaded it from the Market and it confirms the phone is actually rooted. Good start but far from perfect.
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Does this work on the HTC Evo?
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10th November 2010, 05:24 PM |#9  
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Any1 tried on the dinc???
10th November 2010, 06:33 PM |#10  
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Just use in unrevoked HTC devices are harder to root

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Any1 tried on the dinc???



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