The Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF201 is a unique device as it can be a tablet when needed and could also turn into a netbook with the help of the keyboard dock.
Those users who own Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF201 and are looking for rooting methods for it can rely on this article. We have summed below simple steps to help you root your device. Rooting will give you added privileges so that you can install several apps which needs root access and even install custom ROM released at regular intervals.
Warning: Please proceed with this article at your own risk, neither we nor the developer will hold any responsibility if you damage or brick your device in the process of following this article.
Step 1: The methods and steps mentioned in this article should only be tried on Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF201.
Step 2: Ensure that there is at least 70% charge with your device, so that there will be no Power interruption during the process.
Step 3: You need to backup all essential data’s on your device, to assure that there will be no data loss during the process.
Step 4: Disable all Security programs like Firewall and Antivirus from your computer and uninstall the same from your device, as these security programs generally tend to interrupt the process.
Step 5: Enable USB Debugging in your Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF201
from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The option of USB Debugging should be ticked.
Download Sparky Root APK from here to your computer. Place the downloaded file onto the root directory of the device’s SD card.
How to Root Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF201:
Step 1: From your device, click on the Sparky Root APK file and then follow all the on-screen instructions you see.
Step 2: As soon as the installation process has completed, open the same in your tab and tap on the option of “Exploit” which will move and replace the files in the busybox.
Step 3: Next, open the Asus app backup toll and backup the apps in your device, return to this app of sparky root and then install the Superuser in the device.
Step 4: Now, tap on the option of “Cleanup” which will clean up all the temporary files and then you can revert the busy box file.
Step 5: Repeat the whole tutorial from the start just in case if the super user app is not installed.
Step 6: You can check whether the device is rooted or not from the app called “Root Checker”. It can be downloaded from the Google PLAY Store.
Congratulations! You’ve successfully rooted your Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF201. Do let us know if you have any queries while following this article, we’ll try to find solutions for the same.