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How to root the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini 2

This guide will show you how to root the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini 2.

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.

What is needed to root the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini 2?

In order to root the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini 2 you will need the following:

  • The Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini 2 you wish to root in your hand.
  • Access to a PC.

Step 1 – Download and install Framaroot on to the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini 2

Rooting the phone is done using Framaroot which you can get from here. Save the file to your computer in an easy to find location on your PC

Step 2 – Copy Framaroot on to the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini 2

You now need to copy Framaroot on to the phone which is done as follows:

Connect the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini 2 to your PC

Copy the file you downloaded in step 1 on to the phone in an easy to find location such as the Downloads folder.

Step 3 – Root the phone

You can now install Framaroot on the phone and root it. This is done by doing the following:

Disconnect the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini 2 from your PC.

On the phone browse to the download folder and run Framaroot (you may need to install a file manager from the Play Store to do this; enable installation of unknown sources if asked).

Install Framaroot on to the phone.

Run Framaroot and tap Install Superuser

Tap Boromir or Faramir and wait for the rooting process to complete.

Reboot the device when asked.

When the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini 2 has rebooted look for the SuperSU icon which means that you have successfully rooted the phone.

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