How To Root Asus Transformer Prime Running Android 3.2.1 Honeycomb
There is no doubt that Asus Transformer Prime is the hottest Android tablet at the moment in the world markets and we are here with good news that the first quad core tablet has been rooted now. We are going to show you how to do so on your device.
Guys at Android Police, which is an Android based tech blog, posted an exclusive post which discussed the root method released by a developer named Justin Case and the site also provided the complete tutorial. Meanwhile, as we all know that there are no custom ROMs are available for Transformer Prime at the moment, so you can root your device to enjoy powerful root only apps including Titanium Backup, ProxyDroid etc. after you have successfully rooted your device. According to Android Police:
Transformer Prime – two words that we’ve heard quite a bit over the last week or so. Root – a word that we hear on a daily basis in the world of Android. What do you get when you put the two together? Transformer Prime root. That’s right — the TP has been rooted by none other than our good buddy Justin Case.
Just like before starting every tutorial, we advise you to keep a complete backup of all your imported files in case anything goes wrong, its better safe than sorry. Following are the steps showing you how to root the Asus Transformer Prime:
Step 1): First of all, you will have to set up ADB on your computer which you can do easily by following the provided link to Android Developers.
Step 2): Now you have to download the following files to carry on the process, direct links are given:
Step 3): Go to your device and enable USB debugging option by tapping into Settings > Applications > Development.
Step 4): After that, connect your Transformer Prime tablet with your Desktop PC using a USB cable.
Step 5): Now you will have to open command prompt and locate the ADB directory on your PC and type in the following commands (commands should be typed in one after another).
adb push nachoroot.bin /data/local/
adb shell chmod 777 /data/local/nachoroot.bin
adb shell /data/local/nachoroot.bin –stage1
Step 6): After that your device will boot and wait for it, now type:
adb shell /data/local/nachoroot.bin –stage2
Step 7): Now your device will boot again, and when it boots again, type the following command:
abd shell id
Step 8): After that, use the following commands:
adb push su /system/xbin/su
adb shell chown 0.0 /system/xbin/su
adb shell chmod 06755 /system/xbi/su
adb shell /data/local/nachoroot.bin –undo
Step 9): It was the last reboot and your tablet will boot normally this time. After doing so, all you need to do is just download and install SuperUser from Android Market on your device.
If you have followed all the steps correctly, you have successfully rooted your Asus Transformer Prime. And now you can use all those root only apps on your device.