This tutorial in rooting your Cherry Mobile Flare is meant to make the steps as simple and easy as possible that's why I also included a video showing you how I rooted my own unit. As always, make sure that you follow steps carefully and don't rush.
DISCLAIMER: Rooting can brick your phone and will also void its warranty. DO IT AT YOUR OWN RISK. I'm not responsible for any possible damage that may happen to your device.
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- Download to your computer this Root Tools zip file that contains PdaNet for Windows XP/Vista/7 and Root with Restore by Bin4ry
- Unzip the file after download
- For Windows 7/8/Vista, after unzipping, right click RunMe then click on Properties > click the Compatibility tab > check Compatibility and set it to Windows XP SP3 > Ok
- Enable USB debugging on your phone. Go to Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging.
- Don't connect your phone to the computer until you're told to do so.
- On your PC, double click on PdaNetZ350 and continue with the installation until you see a pop-up message like the one below.
- Select Others then click OK.
- A warning message will appear saying that "Windows can't verify the publisher of this driver software." Click on "Install this driver software anyway"
- PdaNet will now ask you to connect your device to the computer. Connect your phone to your computer via USB cable. Don't enable any modes like USB storage, etc.
- Let the driver installation complete then finish.
- On your PC again, double click on RunMe.
- A command prompt window will pop-up. Press 1 and hit the Enter.
NOTE: If you want to UNROOT your Cherry Mobile Flare, follow step 6 onward until you reach this point but instead of typing 1, type x then hit enter and follow the instructions after that.
- On your phone, tap “Restore my data”, this will reboot your phone, wait for your phone to be fully ready.
- On your computer, the command prompt will require you to press any key to continue.
- That's it! You've successfully rooted your Cherry Mobile Flare.
How to check if your phone is rooted:
- Install this Root Checker App to your phone. Download Here
- Run the app and tap on Check Now
- It should show the status of the phone.
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