How Root Dell Venue 8 7840 On Stock Android 5.1 Lollipop OS

Dell Venue 8 7840 is one of the great smartphones from the Dell. If you have got this beautiful tablet and are wondering how you could root it, then the guide below is all you need. Rooting is the process of gaining administrative rights on your Android device. It is like running programs as an administrator in Windows with full permissions. If you want to know more about the rooting read our complete tutorial of What is Rooting.  Follow our simple guide to root Dell Venue 8 7840.

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Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. Thetechhacker will not be responsible if your device gets damaged during the process.

Dell Venue 8 7840 Rooting Guide

Pre-Requisites

1.First backup all your contacts, call logs and SMS.

2.Enable USB debugging mode from Settings->Applications->Development->USB debugging in your device.

How Root Dell Venue 8 7840 On Stock Android 5.1 Lollipop OS

1. Download Flash Tool Lite and install on your computer.

2.Now download Droidboots.zip file and place on your Desktop.

3.Now connect the tablet to your Desktop and run Flash Tool Lite and load the Droidboots.zip file and click on “Start Flash”.

4.After successful Flashing reboot your device to take changes effect.

5.Now download SuperSU and Temporary Recovery files on your desktop.

6.Now run the program after connecting device to your computer.

7.Here a pop-up windows will appear, now type “Accept” to continue.

8.Now the Dell Venue 8 is automatically rebooted into recovery mode.

9.After completion choose Recovery from the Fastboot menu and enter Recovery Mode and select “flash zip from SD card” and press the Power button.

10.Here select root exploit to root and reboot your device.

11.Now run the Flash Tool once again and select the 2-510_droidboot.xml file and select “ok”.

12.Now also select the 3-510_firmware.xml file and in the end click “Start Flash”

13.After completion now again reboot your device.

For the confirmation check the SuperSU app in the device or install the Root Checker app.

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3 Comments
  1. Reply
    Ken Apr 25, 2016 at 4:56 pm

    How to install the Google Apps like Google Play Service, Play Store after root base on your step? Thanks

    • Reply
      Muhammed Swalih Apr 26, 2016 at 3:30 am

      Repeat the above step (The way you rooted the Device) for the Gapps zip file as well and install it on your tablet.

      After the installation completes, go to “+++++Go Back+++++”. and Reboot the Device.

  2. Reply
    DroidPile Jul 17, 2016 at 12:27 pm

    Thank you so much for the informative post.

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