This guide will show you how to root the Kyocera Hydro Life Android phone.
Disclaimer: Digital Endpoint is not responsible for rooting the Android device in any way. Before performing any of these steps make sure you back up your Android device completely.
Rooting is done entirely by you at your own risk.
What is needed to root the Kyocera Hydro Life?
In order to root the Kyocera Hydro Life you will need the following.
- The Kyocera Hydro Life you want to root in your hand.
- A PC.
Step 1 – Install the Android SDK on to your PC
Install the Android SDK and configure ADB. We give you steps on how to do this here.
Step 2 – Install USB drivers on to your PC for the Kyocera Hydro Life
In order for the device to be recognised when connected to your PC you must first download and install the Kyocera USB drivers for your PC which you can get from here.
After downloading, save the file, extract it and run the setup program to install the USB drivers.
Step 3 – Download the Kyocera Hydro Life rooting tool
To root the Kyocera Hydro Life you need to download and install Root Genius which you can get from here.
Download the rooting program and install it on to your PC.
Step 4 – Root the Kyocera Hydro Life
Now we are ready to root the Kyocera Hydro Life phone.
Run the rooting application you installed from step 3 and connect your Kyocera Hydro Life to your PC.
Wait for the rooting tool to recognise the device. Once it has been recognised click the Root Now button and wait for the process to complete and then reboot your device.
When the device has rebooted, on the device itself go to the Google Play Store and download and install SuperSU.
Restart the device again and you should now see the SuperSU icon as a newly installed application which means you have successfully rooted the Kyocera Hydro Life and you can successfully disconnect it from your PC.
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