How to root the Pantech Burst

This guide will show you how to root the Pantech Burst phone.


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.

What is needed to root the Pantech Burst?

In order to root the Pantech Burst you will need the following.

  • The Pantech Burst you wish to root
  • A PC

Step 1 – Set up the Android SDK environment on your PC

Before you can run the rooting tools on your PC you must first set up the Android development environment correctly.

We show you how to do that here.

Step 2 – Download the root file for the Pantech Burst

Download the root file for the phone from here. Save it to an easy to access location such as your desktop and then extract it.

Step 3 – Connect the Pantech Burst to your PC

To root the phone connect the Pantech Burst to your PC and make sure USB debugging is enabled.

Step 4 – Root the phone

With the Pantech Burst connected to your PC and recognised open up a command prompt window and do the following.

Type adb reboot bootloader and press Enter. The phone will reboot in bootloader mode.

Once the phone is in bootloader mode type fastboot boot prestoroot.img and press Enter.

Wait for the rooting process to finish.

Unplug the Pantech Burst from your PC when done.

Restart the phone. When it is done you will see the SuperSU icon which means that the phone has been successfully rooted.

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