How to root ZTE Blade – step by step guide

Rooting ZTE Blade

Root ZTE BladeDo you own the new Smartphone, ZTE Blade? If yes, then you have really taken a right decision. This phone is amazing as far as features and functions are concerned at its price range. If you want to push the limits of your ZTE Blade a bit further by rooting it, the we have got the best guide to root ZTE Blade in easy step by step procedure.

You should follow all the instructions aptly so that you get thru the process correctly. Rooting ZTE Blade will help you install the custom recovery images as well as the custom firmwares. This is something that many ZTE owners must be in search of. Even some of the official updates are curbed for the time being due to discontinuity of this cell phone. But with sheer guidance provided at you will be able to update your Smartphone.

Before rooting:

Before rooting, you have to take a backup of your personal stuffs like messages, contacts, Access point names and data in phone memory. You have got many apps at android market to backup these to you external SD card, so that you can restore them back if its lost in some case. It is important to keep in mind that when the rooting process is on, you will have to keep the ZTE Blade Smartphone charged to the extent of at least 60 percent so that in the middle of the phone rooting process there is no hindrance.

You will also have to enable the USB Debugging option as it will be useful to us.
For this go to: Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging is the path.

Before starting the rooting procedure, make sure that all the other suites and programs are closed so that nothing comes in between the rooting process.

After you have taken the back up of the data, we can now move on to the rooting process.

Rooting ZTE Blade Process

To root the ZTE Blade smartphone you will have to first install ADB (Android Debug Bridge) in your pc. You can get more info on ADB  here and how to install. Apart from these you need to download these 3 packages:


First Install the ZTE Blade device driver. Then Unzip both ZTE Blade device driver and the Super User package. They should be unzipped to the folder of ADB in the path of platform tools folder that exists in Android SDK Folder. Now connect you ZTE Blade to you system.

Now open the terminal on you system type in the commands as given below:

adb push rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin /data/local/tmp/

adb shell

chmod 755 /data/local/tmp/rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin


Now, After this you must run the commands as given below:


adb kill-server

adb start-server

adb shell

Note: When you do this, you should see # key. But if by chance you see $ key then repeat the 3 steps above again.

After you are done with this, follow the instructions and commands as given below:

mount -o rw,remount /system


adb push su /system/xbin/

adb shell chmod 4755 /system/xbin/su

adb push Superuser.apk /system/app/

Congratulations ! you have rooted your ZTE Blade successfully. Now enjoy all the benefits of your rooted smartphone. Do comment below if you find any issues while rooting or following the steps.

Disclaimer: This information has been produced with complete for increasing the simplicity of the procedure. But in case if some issues occur after the phone update then the site should not be held responsible for this. If at all you face any issues, you can contact us and we will help you sort out the same. It is also vital to keep in mind that when rooting is done the device warranty gets void. And this means that the warranty is not to be considered then.

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