How to root Xolo A500

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These are the instructions to root Xolo A500 smartphone usingĀ motochopper tool on Windows Computer.

Requirements: Your Xolo A500 Smartphone should have at least 40 percent or above battery to perform the rooting process.

Root Xolo A500

Step 1: Download and extract Xolo A500 USB Driver on your Windows Computer.

USB Logo

Step 2: Enable USB Debugging mode on your Xolo A500 smartphone. To Enable USB Debugging: Settings > Development > USB Debugging (Tick to enable it).

(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).

Enable USB Debugging on Xolo A500

Step 3: Now connect your smartphone to the computer and install the USB drivers (locate to the extracted drivers in Step#1).

Step 4: Download and Extract motochopper tool on your Windows Computer. After Extracting you will be able to see the following files:

Motochopper files for Xolo A500

Step 5: Now, Open run.bat (you have extracted this file in step#4).

Open run.bat from Motochopper files

Step 6: Once Run.bat file is launched you will be able to see the following screen. Now, to begin the rooting process Press any Key from the keyboard.

Motochopper Launched for Xolo A500

Step 7: Once rooting process is completed you will be able to see the following screen with success message. Now, again Press any Key from the keyboard. This will exit the run.bat file and your Xolo A500 smartphone will restart automatically.

Xolo A500 Rooted with Motochopper

Step 8: Now your Xolo A500 is successfully rooted. To verify this, Open Applications Menu On your Smartphone and search for SuperSU app installed.

SuperSU Installed on Xolo A500

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

Points to remember:

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

[*] Warranty Void: Your Xolo A500 phone Warranty may be void after following the above tutorial.

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

[*] If you are looking for the Xolo Stock Rom (Original firmware) then head over Xolo Stock Roms.

[*] Credits: The Motochopper tool was provided by Dan Rosenberg (XDA Developer). So, full credits for the motochopper tool goes to him.

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5 Responses

  • Tried the steps…. drivers for usb didnt work fr me…as its showing failed to install android when i connect my mobile pls help….

  • motochopper is not detecting my phone. (XOLO A500) :-(
    I tried everything. I kept it switched off without battery, switch off with battery, Turned on.. everything. I also pressed volume up and down key while trying all these 3 possibilities. Nothing is happening. motochopper is stuck after “daemon started successfully”. Please help.

  • This dosen’t work!!

    My PC couldn’t find my Phone!!

    I have also installed the Intel android phone drivers properly!!!

    But no use of it!!

  • It stuck at ‘daemon started successfully’

    Please Help!!

  • I am also having the same problem..it’s dosen’t work..

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