Kingo Root is currently one of the most popular rooting apps for Android. While there are many tools available for rooting your phone, Kingo Root is most widely used because it’s well maintained and supports a huge number of devices. Another interesting thing about Kingo Root is that it is available both as a stand-alone Android app (APK) and a PC software. It needs an internet connection to root your Android as it uses an online database to find out the best way to root any certain device. Hence, it has a very high success rate. We must also mention that this 1-click rooting tool is absolutely free.
Features of KIngo Root
- Simple 1-click rooting. No hassle.
- Can root most of the device models.
- Simple, easy and very convenient Android app.
- Well maintained. Internet database is regularly updated.
- More powerful PC version available.
- Absolutely free of cost.
You can download the latest version of Kingo Root Android app from the following link:
The file size is only 1.7 MB.
Before installing Kingo Root APK you must enable installation from APK files in your device. Go to Settings of your phone and then inside Security you will see a checkbox titled Unknown sources. You should checkmark this box.
Now, if you have downloaded the APK on your PC, move the file to your Android phone. Use the phone’s file manager to browse to the file and tap on it to install. After installation, you will see Kingo Root icon in your app list.
How to Root with Kingo?
Before you root, make sure that:
- your phone should have at least 50% charge.
- The phone is connected to the internet via Wi-Fi. (Mobile internet will also do, but Wi-Fi is recommended.)
- All your personal data are backed up.
Run the Kingo Root app. The interface is real simple. There is actually just one button named “One Click Root”. Tap on this button. Kingo will connect with its server to find out the best way to root your specific device.
If the process is successful, Kingo will show a root success message. If rooting fails, try again. In fact, you should try several times because Kingo uses a number of different methods if the first attempt fails.
The PC version
The Kingo Root PC version is more powerful than the Android app and has an even higher success rate. You can download it from the link below:
Install this software on your PC. Make sure your PC has an active internet connection. In your phone, go to Developer options from Settings and enable USB debugging. Next, run Kingo Root in your PC and connect your phone to it via the USB cable. Your phone should have at least 50% charge. Kingo will detect your phone. (If you are asked about USB debugging in your phone, accept and select always allow). Now you can root your device with a single click from the software. Remember, your phone might reboot several times during the process. Do not interrupt or interact with your phone while the rooting process is going on.