How to Root Philips W536

Philips W536 has room for more. In this case, root access. The road to gaining this isn’t a long or difficult one. Help is offered by a tool used in our tutorial!

You’ll try something else for a change as far as your smartphone’s concerned. This something else is crucial if the device’s previous performance hasn’t been up to par. The tool that does its job on the phone is SRSRoot. It’s not an ordinary instrument. The SRSRoot is an app which comes prepared. The list of the things it delivers for your handset is quite generous. We’ll reveal everything on that after you get some info on this app.

The benefits of this procedure

The rooting tool works with many devices. Don’t worry if your phone’s OS is Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. This dedicated tool doesn’t delete a gadget’s operating system. It actually keeps it, no matter the default version. Released 2 years ago, your phone includes this CPU: dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9. The slow speed you’ve been experiencing till now will be a thing of the past. Your phone’s processor will surely move significantly faster. The SRSRoot is the sort of rooting tool which doesn’t bother your device with bloatware. The Philips W536 will also avoid security problems.Philips-W536

Your Philips W536 has a battery which will last more after the rooting. The app will make it very easy for you to personalize the phone. Different root-only apps, new features and admin / superuser permission are also list of rooting benefits. As are these: custom ROMs. To use a rooted phone, you need a Build ID. This is the version we settled upon: Philips_W536_1249_V09_RU. You absolutely can use another one. The app, which is fully powered by an SRS Server, accepts all kinds of Build IDs.

If you go with an update later, the root access will be gone. Another problem when upgrading a rooted device is this: its system partition ends up completely revoked. The phone will not be separated from its important data. The device’s internal / external SD cards aren’t in danger of sharing that fate.


Root access signifies the loss of your device’s existent warranty. Using a tutorial that says what to do to gain it back is very important.

Pre-requisites are now in order:

  • some USB drivers are a must for the laptop (they are to be downloaded from this website);
  • install these there, then have them launched, too;
  • your Philips W536 needs its battery to be charged;
  • performing backups is the next best thing to be performed for your handset’s well-being;
  • a full NANDroid backup must also be created;
  • no security program should be left enabled on the laptop, so make sure they are deactivated;
  • the phone’s security software need a deactivation as well;
  • USB Debugging, on the other hand, must be activated on the phone;
  • it’s Windows your laptop needs.

Step by step instructions

It is now crucial that steps are used for the procedure.

  1. Here we have this first action: download the freeware from this website on your laptop. To make things go easier, a download button’s been added on that page. You need to click on it and the download will be put into motion.
  2. Flash the SRSRoot and open it on the laptop; after that, go search, on the phone, for these: Menu and Settings. The moment they come up, you’ll be required to do this with the options: activate them.
  3. Once both are tapped, Unknown Sources will have to be found next. This is an option which comes under the Settings one.
  4. Enable it, then do the same for USB Debugging. This is essentially wanted of those of you who didn’t pay attention to our requirements.
  5. Once you’ve taken care of the above, time to connect stuff. Particularly, your Philips W536 to the laptop. Enabling a plugging between them is helped by the handset’s USB cable.
  6. A waiting period of a couple of minutes should follow this task. When your devices have finally entered the connection stage, you’ll be able to move on. This is done by tapping a certain option; this will soon start the rooting phase.
  7. The name of the option is Root Device (All Methods). The smartphone needs around 15 minutes until it can finalize the plugging. If stuff doesn’t go as intended, you have to make this happen: redo the steps from before (all of them).
  8. If you don’t land in trouble, though, you should allow your device to experience a rebooting. The preferred method is this one: tap Reboot System Now. The handset doesn’t take long with this.
  9. In a few minutes, it’ll have restarted. This is going to allow you to experience firsthand what a rooting signifies. The SRSRoot will, if needed, unroot the phone.

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Posted In How To - By Mihai Mateescu

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