How to root the Alcatel C1

This guide will show you how to root the Alcatel C1 Android phone.

Disclaimer: KnowIT 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 Alcatel C1?

In order to root the Alcatel C1 you will need the following.

  • The Alcatel 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 Alcatel C1

In order for the device to be recognised when connected to your PC you must first download and install the Alcatel 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 Alcatel C1 rooting tool

To root the Alcatel C1 you need to download and install Kingo root which you can get from here.

Download the rooting program and install it on to your PC.

Step 4 – Root the Alcatel C1

Now we are ready to root the Alcatel C1 phone.

Run the Kango rooting application you installed from step 3 and connect your Alcatel C1 to your PC.

Wait for the rooting tool to recognise the device. Once it has been recognised click the Root button and wait for the process to complete.

Once it has been completed successfully click Finish and then disconnect the Alcatel C1 from your PC.

Restart the device and you should now see the SuperSU icon as a newly installed application which means you have successfully rooted the Alcatel C1.

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