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Kingo Root App – Download Apk – Tutorial & Tips

How to Root your device with single click using Kingo Root

Kingo Root, There are many decent apps with which you can root your device with a single click either with your computer or through an app on your device. In this article I will guide you how to root your device with Kingo Root app on your device without the using PC.

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Note that rooting your device will void warranty and if not executed carefully may sometimes brick your device. We are not responsible for any kind of damages and proceed with caution.


Before starting the rooting process follow the basic steps mentioned here:

  • Backup your device. Backup your entire data to your pc. You can manually backup your device or there are many backup softwares available which will backup your device.
  • Enable ‘install apps from unknown sources’ in your device security settings.
  • Enable USB debugging mode which is available in developer options in your device settings. If you can’t find developer options on your device, go to settings, scroll down to bottom, tap on about phone, scroll down again and look for option ‘build number’. Tap on build number for about 7 times and this will enable developer options on your device.
  • Download any file manager available in Google Play Store. ES file explorer is the most popular file explorer and has very simple user interface. Download ES File Explorer from Play Store



Now after following these steps download Kingo Root app from HERE.

  1. Install Kingo Root app you have downloaded with the help of file explorer you have downloaded.
  2. Once installed, open the app and the app will check whether your device has root access or not. If you haven’t rooted your device in past, it will show as ‘no root’. Click on ‘one click root’ option and wait for the process to complete.
  3. It will take about 5 to 15 minutes to root your device depending on the device’s configuration and your internet connectivity. Make sure your internet connection is fast. Connect to a Wi-Fi or switch to 3G or LTE network.

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  1. After successfully completing the process you will get a message ‘Root Succeeded’. You don’t have any option to close or go back for this message pop up. Simply exit the app and close from multitasking.
  2. Now you can see three new apps on your device, Kingo Root app, Super User or Super SU app and Super battery app. Apart from Super User/SU app you can uninstall the other two apps.
  3. You can check for root access with any root checker app available in Google Play Store.


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Error #1 Root lost after rebooting the device

Fix: This will happen because your device’s bootloader is locked and the rooting process that was done by Kingo Root is a temporary root. To fix this error you need to unlock your boot loader. You can Google search about how to unlock bootloader of your respective device. Generally Sony, HTC and Motorola devices have locked bootloaders. Note that unlocking bootloader is a legal process or can be done officially.

Error #2 Rooting Failed with Kingo Root app

Fix: This will usually happen if your device has firmware version 5.1 or above or if you have locked bootloader. If you have higher android version you need to wait for the app to be updated which may support more devices.


Error #3 Google Play Store 491 error


  1. Remove your Google account from settings.
  2. Open the SuperSU app and scroll down to bottom and tap on ‘clean’. Then it will show you few options. Click on ‘Reinstall’. This will remove SuperSU app from your device.
  3. Reboot your device and add your Google account in your device settings.
  4. Install SuperSU from Google Play Store again.
  5. Open your file explorer and navigate to root folder of your device. To open the root folder, your file explorer should be able to access root folder and it must have super user access. For this you can download Root explorer app from Play Store or if you have downloaded ES File Explorer already, it can also access root folder, you just need to enable it in settings. So navigate to root folder and navigate to: data/dalvik cache/ and delete everything in the folder ‘dalvik cache’.
  6. Reboot the device again, don’t worry it will take some time to reboot your device because it is rebuilding the dalvik data again.
  7. Following these steps will fix the Google Play Store 491 error.

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Error #4 Root Failed! Connection Unstabitil (Yes it says ‘Unstabitil’ instead of Unstable).

FIX: This will happen if you have a poor internet connection. Make sure you are connected to stable internet connection, Wi-Fi or 3G or LTE networks.



  • Google Nexus 5
  • Google Nexus 4
  • Google Galaxy Nexus
  • Google Nexus S
  • Google Nexus One


  • HTC Wildfire
  • HTC Wildfire S
  • HTC 920 E
  • HTC Vision
  • HTC Thunderbolt
  • HTC Runnymede
  • HTC Primotd
  • HTC One S (S3)
  • HTC Mytouch 4G
  • HTC Incredible (G11)
  • HTC Hero
  • HTC Evo 3D CDMA
  • HTC Desire S
  • HTC Aria
  • HTC Amaze 4G
  • HTC Desire HD
  • HTC Droid Eris
  • HTC Evo Shift 4G
  • HTC Incredible 2
  • HTC Mytouch 3G
  • HTC One S
  • HTC Primotds
  • HTC Rhyme
  • HTC Tattoo
  • HTC Sensation
  • HTC Salsa
  • HTC Rezound
  • HTC Raider 4G
  • HTC One X
  • HTC One V
  • HTC One
  • HTC Mytouch 4G Slide
  • HTC Magic
  • HTC Legend
  • HTC Incredible
  • HTC Hero 200
  • HTC Evo 4G
  • HTC Evo 3D GSM
  • HTC Dream
  • HTC Desire Z
  • HTC Desire
  • HTC Chacha


  • LG Optimus 3D (P920)
  • LG Optimus Sol (E730)
  • LG Optimus 2X SU660
  • LG Optimus L5 II Dual E455
  • LG Optimus Vu 2
  • LG Optimus LTE SU640
  • LG Optimus L5 E615
  • LG Optimus Net (P690)
  • LG Optimus Hub (E510)
  • LG Optimus One (P500)
  • LG Optimus 2X (P990)
  • LG Optimus Pro (P660)
  • LG Optimus L3 (E400)
  • LG Optimus L3 (E405)
  • LG Optimus L9 P760
  • LG Optimus L5 E610
  • LG Optimus 3D max P720
  • LG Optimus LTE (LU6200)
  • LG Optimus G2X (P999)
  • LG Optimus Black (P970)



  • Huawei A199
  • Huawei C8650
  • Huawei C8810
  • Huawei C8812
  • Huawei C8812e
  • Huawei C8813
  • Huawei C8813D
  • Huawei C8813Q
  • Huawei C8815
  • Huawei C8825D
  • Huawei C8950D
  • Huawei G510
  • Huawei G520
  • Huawei G520 T10
  • Huawei G610C
  • Huawei HN3
  • Huawei MT1
  • Huawei P6 C00
  • Huawei P6 T00
  • Huawei P6 U06
  • Huawei T8620
  • Huawei T8830
  • Huawei T8830 Pro
  • Huawei T8833
  • Huawei T8951
  • Huawei U8833
  • Huawei U8860
  • Huawei U9508
  • Huawei Y210C
  • Huawei Y210S
  • Huawei Y300C
  • Huawei Y320T
  • Huawei Y500
  • Huawei U9200
  • Huawei U9200E
  • Huawei U9500


  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (N9006)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note (i9220)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note II (N7100)
  • Samsung i500
  • Samsung i535
  • Samsung i699
  • Samsung i777
  • Samsung i879
  • Samsung i939
  • Samsung i959
  • Samsung i9000
  • Samsung i9001
  • Samsung i9100
  • Samsung i9105
  • Samsung i9152
  • Samsung i9300
  • Samsung i9308
  • Samsung S5830
  • Samsung S5660
  • Samsung i9500
  • Samsung S7562
  • Samsung T959


  • Sony Xperia Z Ultra C6802
  • Sony C1504 Xperia E
  • Sony Xperia ZL C6502
  • Sony Xperia P (LT22i)
  • Sony Xperia Acro S (LT26w)
  • Sony Xperia TX (LT29i)
  • Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
  • Sony Xperia Z (L36h)
  • Sony Xperia Arc S (LT18i)
  • Sony Xperia Arc (LT15i)
  • Sony Xperia Neo (MT15i)


  • Lenovo A60
  • Lenovo A60+
  • Lenovo A390
  • Lenovo A630
  • Lenovo A690
  • Lenovo A706
  • Lenovo A800
  • Lenovo A820
  • Lenovo A830
  • Lenovo A850
  • Lenovo iDeaphone K860
  • Lenovo K800
  • Lenovo K900 New
  • Lenovo Lephone S560
  • Lenovo Lephone S880
  • Lenovo P700
  • Lenovo P700i
  • Lenovo P780
  • Lenovo S720
  • Lenovo S820
  • Lenovo S890


  • Micromax A25
  • Micromax A50 Ninja
  • Micromax Ninja A54
  • Micromax A57 Ninja 3.0
  • Micromax Viva A72
  • Micromax Viva A73
  • Micromax Viva A73
  • Micromax A87 Ninja 4.0
  • Micromax A88
  • Micromax Ninja A89
  • Micromax A90
  • Micromax A90s
  • Micromax Ninja A91
  • Micromax A111 Canvas Doodle
  • Micromax A115 Canvas 3D
  • Micromax Funbook Infinity P275


  • ASUS Nexus 7 2013
  • ASUS Nexus 7
  • ASUS Transformer Pad TF300T
  • ASUS Transformer Pad TF300TG
  • ASUS Eee Pad Transformer TF101
  • ASUS Transformer Prime TF201
  • ASUS Transformer Prime TF700T
  • Asus Memo Pad ME172V
  • ASUS MeMO Pad Smart ME301T
  • ASUS PadFone 2
  • Asus PadFone Infinity 2

Apart from these popular brands Kingo Root also supports several models from other manufacturers like Panasonic, DELL, LAVA, Spice, XOLO, Sony Ericsson, Alcatel etc. Please ensure that your firmware version is below 5.1 and proceed with rooting process.

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