How to Root Philips W626

If Philips W626 hasn’t come in contact with new things for a long while, it will do that very soon. The most popular weapon you have at your disposal is SRSRoot. It will root the device in no time at all.

In case you’re bent on trying novelties for your smartphone, you should install the tool above. With it on your handset, great things will follow. Some of them will even improve the device’s general performance. The SRSRoot is that kind of tool which costs zero to use. Among its many pros is the fact that you don’t have to own a particular gadget to use it. The app is ready to face as may products as you want to root with it. The various OS versions on them aren’t an issue, either; the freeware has a great relationships with all of them. That goes for this phone’s Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread, too. Powered by an SRS Server, the app doesn’t mind revoking a device’s root access.

The benefits of this procedure

The phone was unveiled 3 years ago. Its 800 MHz Cortex-A9 will benefit as well from the rooting. The processor is going to display faster speed. The new freeware needs this: a Build ID. You can choose ours if you don’t know which one to use: Philips_W626_1151_V12_CN. If you aren’t new to this, the app allows you to use another ID. Here’s a look at what the SRSRoot delivers. Besides root-only apps, your device will hold these: battery tweaks. The latter turn the battery life into a superior one. The rooting also means admin / superuser permission and then new features. Custom ROMs are afterwards joined by the following: customization tools. These will not appear on a rooted device: viruses and bloatware.Philips-W626

This will happen once the root access is established: the warranty will go away from your phone. A method of restoring it is described in a guide that’s dedicated to the Philips W626. Don’t go for a post which contains a different gadget. There is also the problem of upgrading the handset. If you want to get an update firmware on a rooted phone, its system partition and root access need to be affected. The latter is revoked and the former is erased. These are safe from a potential upgrade: major data and internal / external SD cards.


The rooting won’t go badly if you perform these pre-requisites first:

  • USB drivers compatible with your Philips W626 can be downloaded from this site on your notebook;
  • flash and launch them on it;
  • USB Debugging has to feature as turned on, so do that on your handset;
  • the phone’s data needs a backup;
  • there’s also a need for a full NANDroid backup;
  • Windows should be on the notebook;
  • both the phone’s and your notebook’s security programs must be deactivated;
  • it’s best to begin the rooting after the smartphone’s battery has been charged.

Step by step instructions

You can only begin the rooting if steps are performed. In particular, the ones below.

  1. The first action takes you to a site which has the SRSRoot. This page has a download button attached to it. You need to click on it so that the download of this app can begin.
  2. The tool will soon be on your laptop; it must be installed and launched on this. The phone’s Settings has to be enabled from the handset’s Menu.
  3. Next, find this option under the former one you just tapped: Unknown Sources. Attention needs to be given to USB Debugging next. But in case this option is already activated, do this: take your phone’s USB cord.
  4. Its use is essential to the rooting; with it, the notebook and your phone are connected to one another. Before moving on, we need this from you: wait a bit.
  5. As soon as the plugging is achieved between your products, it’ll be time to begin the smartphone’s rooting. This action is going to be performed after you enable Root Device (All Methods).
  6. [sc name=”banner-jos”]Let the procedure go on for around 15 minutes. If the rooting doesn’t finish in a quarter of an hour, you need to return to the previous steps first; then perform all of them once more.
  7. After doing as mentioned, your Philips W626 may enter a rebooting phase. This shall need the activation of a specific option. Which is called like this: Reboot System Now.

When the handset is done with the previous action, you’ll be left with a rooted product. That will mean access to the features previously mentioned. To get rid of them if you don’t want them anymore, you can rely on the same SRSRoot freeware!

Should the rooting present problems at some point, you have our comment box to turn to.