Step by Step Rooting Instructions: for Huawei Ascend

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  1. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Well-Known Member

    you're at it! :p

    go to the first post, you can find what you seek there young grasshopper.

  2. klsmooth

    klsmooth New Member

    I must say I'm sure some of you guys and girls parents must be very proud of you, bcuz from what i see some of you need to be at MIT or NASA of you not already there. It q good feeling that there people like yourselfves useing this site and help people about technology you've learned and sharing, once again.
  3. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Well-Known Member

    lol, funny you say that.

    i'm a mensa member that cuts trees for a living... weird that i have a physical job but i hate desks and numbers and memos. plus i seem to be allergic to artificial light, i get stabby.
  4. Reddlocks10

    Reddlocks10 Well-Known Member

    I installed the Icarus ROM its well worth it!!!
  5. jrbrewington

    jrbrewington Member

    Thanks, I found the .apk somewhere on here, downloaded it and installed it. Worked fine from there. On a side note, I flashed the Icarus ROM and it works great! If you are having the "multi-text" message problem, Icarus seemed to fix it for me.
  6. JenniRose

    JenniRose Member

    okay, ive followed all the steps so far. right now tibu is backing up all of my apps. i have been wanting to do this for a while now but i just couldnt bring myself to take the chance with my phone. but i finally did it and when my fiance gets home, his phone is my next victim lol thanks to joser and jazz and kolio and everyone else that helps out so much on this forum. i lurk alot and this is how i found out how to operate my phone for the most part!! :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
  7. TUTU47

    TUTU47 New Member

    How do you remove the apps once you downloaded the root
  8. la sal

    la sal Well-Known Member

    You will need to install Titanium Backup from the Market. Do you want to uninstall or freeze the apps?
  9. Ascend

    Ascend New Member

    I want to make my Metropcs Huawei Ascend work much faster, and I've been on the computer for a while trying to find out what program to use. I think Z4ROOT is the right one, Not sure if it would help make my phone faster. Help me, install it, and if its not the right rooting program, please tell me which is and how I can get it to work on the Huawei Ascend. Thanks =D
  10. CRUMBsnatcher

    CRUMBsnatcher Well-Known Member

    Just install the app, go to it, click permanent root. It will do it's things, and then reboot, and you should be good to go.
  11. Swagg422

    Swagg422 Well-Known Member

    After you root if recommend getting overclock widget and asking around about settings. Also uninstall any task killer or task managers u have.

    Don't forget to read the tutorial on rooting.
  12. Ascend

    Ascend New Member

    download it on my computer? can you give me a link?
  13. Gmash

    Gmash Well-Known Member

    Read the thread on how to root. the link is on there. You can download it to your phone.
  14. la sal

    la sal Well-Known Member

  15. goombay5000

    goombay5000 New Member

    i cant find the z4root in my android market. was it deleted. thanks for whoever helps me.
  16. nuttmeg

    nuttmeg Well-Known Member

    make sure you have "usb debugging" check
  17. la sal

    la sal Well-Known Member

  18. milswanca

    milswanca Member

    Just joined forum today, but have been lurking for weeks. Whenever I search the internet for an answer to my Ascend questions, I always land right back here :p

    I'm new (and a little late) to this rooting trend, and I very much liked the idea of a one click root instead of following other instructions on other websites...I've seen around that z4root was available in the app market (back in Dec 2010), but I just checked and it's not. I also clicked the link to the xda site where the download is available but due to my lack of existence on their forums, I was denied access every time I clicked the link...I keep running around in circles trying to figure out a way to root my laggy Metro Ascend. I've been searching the internet to try to figure out a spftware upgrade for my phone, but I guess from reading, I should be expecting a text from Metro?

    *EDIT*: Just scrolled through a few posts and found that I should have been viewing from my mobile browser (already have Dolphin)
    Tried the website again with the z4root file and does the same thing, takes me to a user log-in (where I registered and then found out because I was a new user I could not download the file.)

    How the heck do I download this file?!?!

    Any tips?
  19. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Well-Known Member

    here ya go... on windows, right click, "save linked file as" directly dl/d it to your sd card in the main directory (with all the folders.)

    use file manager to install.

    Attached Files:

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  20. milswanca

    milswanca Member

    When Firefox tries to save it, it says my computer deemed it a "potential threat"....should i be worried?
  21. milswanca

    milswanca Member

    nevermind, it worked.
  22. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Well-Known Member


    they're gonna burn our villages and rape our androids!
  23. Reddlocks10

    Reddlocks10 Well-Known Member

    I have go launcher. I'm now rooted and running Icarus rom 1.1. I downloaded font changer and it tells me that I need to unlock the NAND. What is that and how do I unlock it? Should I hit re-root on the z4root?
  24. mkakemon

    mkakemon Active Member

    I need help, I have a rooted cricket ascend, I backed up, with Titanium, you tube, and then deleted it. Now I want to restore it, but I cannot, any info will help. Thank you.
  25. PlayfulGod

    PlayfulGod Well-Known Member Developer

    just reinstall it from the market.

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