The ZTE Blade Q is a budget Android smartphone released by Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE back in January this year. The ZTE Blade Q comes with a 4.5 inches display powered by a 1.3GHz dual-core processor and 1GB RAM. Having a price tag of just $100, the ZTE Blade Q is no doubt one of the most popular low-end Android smartphone available in the market. Like any other Android smartphones, you can root ZTE Blade Q rather easily as well. In the following tutorial, I will be guiding you guys on how to root ZTE Blade Q using Framaroot, a one-click-root Android app.
Disclaimer : During the process of rooting, there is always a risk for you to brick your Android device. So if you choose to root your device, you are doing it at your own risk! Your device warranty will also be voided after rooting.
Prerequisites before you begin rooting ZTE Blade Q
- Download the Framaroot apk to your PC.
- Make sure you have installed the necessary device driver on your PC.
- Make sure there is at least 50% battery left on your device.
- Go to Settings > Security > Make sure you have checked on the Unknown Sources checkbox.
- Back up the ZTE Blade Q smartphone.
Follow the steps below on how to root ZTE Blade Q
- Connect the ZTE Blade Q to your PC using an appropriate USB cable.
- Copy the Framaroot apk from your PC to your device’s SD card.
- Open the file explorer app ( if you don’t have one on your device, then you may want to download either Astro File Manager / ES File Explorer ) and install the Framaroot apk by tapping on its icon.
- Open the Framaroot app on your ZTE Blade Q.
- From the Framaroot app, select the Install Superuser option under the Select an action to execute after root section as shown above.
- In the following section, choose the Boromir exploit to root ZTE Blade Q.
- After a few seconds, a pop-up like the one above should appear on your screen.
- Reboot your smartphone.
- Congratulation! You’ve just rooted ZTE Blade Q!