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How to root the Pantech Vega Secret Note (A890L)

This guide will show you how to root the Pantech Vega Secret Note 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. These steps are correct at the time of writing but rooting is done at your own risk at your own responsibility and Digital Endpoint is not responsible in any way.

Please make sure your device model number matches the one listed before proceeding.

What is needed to root the Pantech Vega Secret Note?

In order to root the Pantech Vega Secret Note you will need the following.

  • The Pantech Vega Secret Note you wish to root
  • A PC

Step 1 – Download the USB drivers for your device

In order to root you must first download and install the USB drivers for your device which you can get from here. Download and then install them on to your PC and proceed to the next step.

Step 2 – Download Fastboot

Download Fastboot and save it to your PC. Save it to an easy to find location on your PC such as the desktop. You can get it from here. Once saved extract it to its own folder.

Step 3 – Download the custom recovery for your device

You must flash a custom recovery to the device in order to root it. You can get it from here.

Save the file to your desktop and extract it to its own folder. Once extracted copy the files to the same folder where you extracted ADB from step 2.

Make sure that the file matches the model number of your device before proceeding.

Step 4 – Put your device in Fastboot mode

The device needs to be put in to bootloader mode.

Make sure the device is powered off completely.

Hold Volume Up, Volume Down and Power together until the phone turns on and it should then be in Fastboot mode.

Step 5 – Install the custom recovery

Connect the device to your computer, and the device should be recognised thanks to the USB drivers you installed on to your PC from step 1.

On your PC, inside the folder where you have both Fastboot and the custom recovery run the RunFastboot.bat file.

The device will boot in to recovery mode.

On the device exit recovery mode and you will be asked if you want to root the device.

Tap Yes.

The device will then reboot and once this is done it will be rooted and you should see SuperSU installed as a new application.

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