How to root any Android Device using Cydia Impactor

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Cydia Impactor is a Windows Application that allows you to root any Android Device in a Single Click. It is developed by Saurik (Developer who created Cydia for iOS devices). Here, we are going to guide you how to use Cydia Impactor Application to root any android device.

How to use Cydia Impactor to root any Android Device

Step 1: Enable USB Debugging on your Android Smartphone. To enable USB debugging, Open Settings > Developers Option > USB Debugging > Tick to Enable.

(Developers Option is hidden for Android 4.2.2 or above, to show this option Go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (Tap on it for 5-8 times).

USB Debugging on Samsung

Step 2: Download and extract Cydia Impactor on your computer. After extracting, you will be able to see the following files:

Cydia Impactor

Step 3: Now, Open Impactor.exe (you have extracted this file in step#2).

Open Cydia Impactor

Step 4: Once Cydia Impactor Application is launched, connect your Android device to the computer (with USB Debugging enabled).

Step 5: Now, to begin the rooting process click on the Start Button.

Cydia Impactor

Step 6: Now, Cydia Impactor will install SuperSU binary on your Android Device. Once, this process is completed, close the Cydia Impactor application and Disconnect your Android Device from the computer.

Step 7: Now, Restart your Android Device.

Restart Samsung Galaxy Smartphone

Step 8: Once your Android Device is restarted, Open Google Play Store. In PlayStore Search and Install SuperSU application (chainfire).

Download SuperSU Application from Play Store

Step 9: Now your Android Device is Rooted successfully. To check whether your phone is rooted correctly, open SuperSU application that you have installed from Play Store. If you are able to use it without any error then it means your device is rooted successfully.

SuperSU Installed and Launched

Optional: You can also verify your device is successfully rooted or not by Root Checker Application.

Keep in Mind:

[*] No data loss process: Your Android Phone Data like contacts, pictures, videos, music and etc will be not affected with this method.

[*] Warranty Void: Your Android Device Warranty may be Void after following the above tutorial.

[*] How to unroot: To unroot Open SuperSU > Settings > Full Unroot.

[*] Credits: Cydia Impactor Application is created by Saurik (Developer).

[*] If you have tried the above tool to root your Android device the please let us know if it works or not with your Device Model Name.

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