Cydia, a third party application used to jailbreak an iPhone can now be used to root any Android device too. Saurik, the man who made Cydia has developed another application named Cydia Impactor which can root 99 per cent of all the Android devices.
Application was developed after the Security solutions company named Bluebox said that there exist a master key which can exploit all the Android devices.
What’s so special?
We know you might be thinking that what’s so special in this Cydia Impactor? Well, this application is special because it will automatically root your device and even if it fails to root it your device will not be harmed.
That’s not all, another plus point of this application is that if your Android device can’t be rooted with a given bug key then this software will automatically find another bug key for your device and root it, so it means all you need to do is connect your device to your system isn’t that amazing.
Why do we need a Universal Root Application?
The speed with which manufacturers are producing a new Android device, it becomes really difficult to remember each device’s rooting procedure as each one has different requirements and that’s why so many non tech people stay away from rooting as they fear it anything goes wrong they may end up bricking their device. Here this Cydia Impactor might come in handy.
As far as the system requirements is concerned you can use this application to root any Android device running Android Jelly Bean or higher. There is high possibility that you can use this application to root Google Glass too.
Cydia Impactor is available on all major operating systems such as Windows, Mac and Linux. You will need to download the software from the link below before you could root your Android device.
How to Root Your Android device?
Procedure to root your Android device with this Cydia Impactor is really simple and easy. Just follow the steps below. In addition to rooting you can Lock/unlock Boot loader, boot an image or even download AOKP for your device.
Extract the zip file which you downloaded above as per your system, and run the application.
After that you need to enable USB Debugging in your Android device for that go to Settings then to Developers Options where you will see USB Debugging option enable it.
In case you are running a Windows computer make sure that you have all the required USB drivers installed for your device. Alternately you can check drivers by clicking on USB option then on Driver Scan.
Now in drop down box make sure that you select # drop SuperSU su to /system/xbin/su from various options before clicking on the Start button. As soon as the process completes in your Android device tap on Play Store option and download SuperSU app.
And it’s done. Your Android device is rooted.
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