How The Way To Root Huawei Ascend Y200 Android Phone – Having a mid-range smartphone is not always being shame because of its limited capabilities. In fact, by gaining root access on it you can unleash its true potential. Huawei Ascend Y200 U8655 is one of Android smartphone released back in 2012 and it has pretty decent specifications including Qualcomm MSM7225A Snapdragon, 800 MHz Cortex-A5 processor, 512MB RAM, Adreno 200 GPU to run and render Google Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) on its 3.5 inches (320×480 pixels) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 256K colors. See? It has Adreno 200 GPU (graphic processing unit) so it can still render some heavy demanding Android games. Some games and apps may also require root access to be able to use all its features.
In this page you’ll see few required steps you can follow to root Huawei Ascend Y200 phone easily:
- Make sure your phone has at least 75% battery power
- You better firstly create full backup of your phone
- This root method works on Windows
- Proceed with caution!
- PressByte has no responsibility if your phone is damaged
- Download the Root Pack here then extract it
- Download ADB Fastboot pack here and extract it to the same folder as Root Pack.
- Download Superuser pack here.
How To Root?
Connect your phone to your Windows computer then transfer the downloaded Superuser file to your phone. Place it in your phone’s root SD Card.
Once done, you can now disconnect / unplug your phone from your PC
And then, turn OFF your phone completely
Now reboot your phone into Fastboot mode by pressing and holding down the Volume DOWN + Power buttons together
Now connect / plugin your phone to your PC once again but this time is in Fastboot mode.
Now back to your PC, open Windows Explorer or My Computer then go to the folder where you extracted the Root Pack.
Find a file named “root_v5.2.bat” then double-click it to run it.
Next, all you have to do is simply to follow on-screen instruction.
Once done, at this point your phone should already have CWM Recovery installed.
Now you can disconnect / unplug your phone from your computer.
Go back to your phone, now you have to turn it OFF again then pull the battery out of it.
Once about few seconds, you can put the battery back into your phone.
Now reboot your phone into Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume UP + Power buttons together.
Once in Recovery Mode, select “install zip from sdcard” then “choose zip from sdcard”.
Select the Superuser file you copied earlier to your phone for flashing.
Sit tight and wait for CWM to flash the Superuser file into your phone. It should take about two minutes.
Once done, you can reboot your phone.
Congratulation, your phone is now rooted.
You can confirm it by installing “root checker” app from Google Play Store.
How To Unroot?
The steps below will bring back your Huawei Ascend Y200 to unrooted state. Once unrooted, your phone will run stock firmware (not rooted).
Download required stock firmware for Huawei Ascend Y200 here.
Now extract (unzip) that downloaded stock firmware file.
Connect your phone to PC once again.
dload folder that you extracted from the archive over to the root of your SD card.
Once transferred, you can disconnect your phone from PC.
Now turn OFF your phone
Finally press and hold the Volume UP + Volume DOWN + Power buttons all together.
Sit tight and wait for your phone to flash the stock firmware and install it.
Once done, reboot your phone.
That’s it. Your Huawei Ascend Y200 phone is now unrooted.