Use Cydia Impactor To Root Any Android Mobile or Tablet

Cydia Impactor is a tool created by Saurik to root any Android device. Saurik is the developer/hacker/violinist responsible for the Cydia Jailbreak repository for iOS. He also released a new tool for the android tablets and mobile called Cydia Impactor. With the help of this tool android users can easily get the root access on their devices. Cydia Impactor is available for Windows, Linux as well as Mac. This tool will work on most the android device running on Android 4.1 or higher and also works on the Google TV and Google Glass. Today, In this guide we will show how you can use the Cydia Impactor rooting tool to root the smartphone and tablets.

Root Android With Cydia Imapctor

Disclaimer

Pre-requisites and Requirements

a) Before following the guide do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. Looking for more ways to get the Backup your android device click here. So in case if you lost some of your important data and files in the update or rooting process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file. Read also how to take the backup of WhatsApp messages and restore it.

b) Once the backup files are saved on your device or on your desktop, Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.

c) Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.

d) Download the Latest USB drivers on your PC and install it to start the update  process. You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide.

After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to root your device. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.

How you can use Cydia Impactor to root any Android device

Step 1. Download the Cydia Impactor from here. It’s available for Windows and Mac OS X.

Step 2. Now Extract the download folder on your desktop.

Step 3. Now connect your tablet or phone to the PC with USB cable.

Step 4. Open the downloaded folder and run the Cydia Impactor.

Step 5. Now run this command on the tool # drop SuperSU su to /system/xbin/su
and hit the Start button.

Cydia Impactor Rooting Tool

Step 6. Once done, download and install SuperSU from the Play Store

Enjoy Root access on your Android device. There are some other tool too which you can use on your android device to get the root access. Here are some of them Framaroot and Kingo.

  • gurrehmat

    Does this need an unlocked boot loader? Also will it factory rest the device?
    Nexus 4 KitKat stock