Padfone 2 is the latest device launched by ASUS and it offer excellent features and a highly modern and powerful hardware. The owners of this Android smartphone might be interested in obtaining Root permissions in order to modify, maintain, or install third-party applications and special modifications. Fortunately, the in order to root Padfone 2 all you have to do is download a small app and launch it from your Windows, Mac or Linux computer.
Necessary files in order to root Padfone 2
- Superboot r1
- Root program officially released by Asus (from drop down menu select Android, choose Utilities and download the zip file that contains the official Asus APK)
Root Padfone 2 by following below steps
In order to begin with rooting procedure follow steps below:
Step 1: First install APK file you downloaded from link above.
Step 2: Download the Superboot .zip file from above link and extract it to a new directory called “DeviceMondo” on your PC.
Step 3: Put your device in bootloader mode. In order to do that turn off your Padfone 2 and then turn it on while holding down the “Volume up” and “Power” buttons.
Step 4: Now while you Padfone 2 is in bootloader mode, depending on which operating system you have on your computer, follow below instruction:
- Windows – double-click “install-Superboot-windows.bat” file.
- Mac OS X – Open a terminal window to the directory where the file is downloaded and type: “chmod + x Superboot-mac.sh’ Followed by ‘. / install-Superboot-mac.sh“.
- Linux – Open a terminal window to the directory where the file is downloaded and type: “chmod + x Superboot-linux.sh’ Followed by ‘. / install-Superboot-linux.sh“.
If you have successively followed above steps you should have permissions to Root Padfone 2 and enjoy in new features.