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Universal Androot – One Click Root for Android devices

Posted by techhackz-admin Wednesday, October 27, 2010


Universal Androot is an application which aims at providing a one click root solution for many different Android devices including the Nexus One, Samsung Galaxy S or the Dell Streak. Universal Androot is probably one of the easiest way to root your Android phone. Think of it as similar to unrevoked even so they support different Android devices, Universal Androot is still in beta but already offers great capabilities.

Universal Androot 1.6.2 beta 5 was released back in August and has the ability to root the following devices:

  • Google Nexus One (2.2)
  • Google G1 (1.6)
  • HTC Hero (2.1)
  • HTC Magic (1.5) (Select Do not install Superuser)
  • HTC Tattoo (1.6)
  • Dell Streak (2.1)
  • Motorola Milestone (2.1)
  • Motorola XT701
  • Motorola XT800 (2.1)
  • Motorola ME511
  • Motorola Charm
  • Motorola Droid (2.01/2.1/2.2 with FRG01B)
  • Sony Ericsson X10 (1.6)
  • Sony Ericsson X10 Mini (1.6)
  • Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro (1.6)
  • Acer Liquid (2.1)
  • Acer beTouch E400 (2.1)
  • Samsung Galaxy Beam
  • Samsung galaxy 5 (gt-i5500)
  • Vibo A688 (1.6)
  • Lenovo Lephone (1.6)
  • LG GT540 (1.6)
  • Gigabyte GSmart G1305

To download the Universal Androot APK file go to and install it on your device using ASTRO or any other file explorer.

Universal Androot is very easy to use, simply follow the instructions on your screen:


If you need any additional help, check out the step by step YouTube video below:

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