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One Click to Root Android 5.0 Lollipop with Any Phone and Tablet
2016-04-22 16:31:43 Posted by Amy Smith

How to root any Android 5.0 Lollipop Phone without PC?


Since February, 2016, Lollipop has finally taken the top spot from KitKat in the Android versions market share. In the list below, you can see the latest distribution of different Android platform versions. The data has been collected ending on April 4, 2016. About 35.8% of Android users enjoy their devices on Android 5.0 Lollipop platform. The question of how to root Android 5.0 Lollipop for a better performance may be asked extremely frequently. Here we will introduce the How-tos of rooting any devices on Android Lollipop.


Even there are few rooting tools compatible with Android 5.0 Lollipop, we have collected top alternatives which have comparably higher root success rate. Just check these tools to one click root your Android 5.0 with or without computer.


Still, KitKat is on the second place. And if you need to know how to root any KitKat 4.4, check the former info.


How to Root Android 5.0 Lollipop with Computer

Before I dive into the top ways to root your Android 5.0 Lollipop using computer, some preparations you should make at the very beginning.

A. Get a workable Windows computer in hand;

B. Provide a USB cable to connect your device to the PC;

C. Install a driver on your PC so that your device can be detected by the PC;

D. Enable the USB Debugging mode in the Developer Options;

E. Charge your device to at least 85%;

F. Back up the data and file which are in your device;

And then, choose the best Android rooting tool among them:


1. iRoot for PC

With its fast and safe performance, iRoot has been chosen by most Android users. No harm will do to your device if you prepare well. Also, just with one click, you can root your Android 5.0 Lollipop device with ease.


Download the iRoot for Windows PC version, and navigate to the following steps:

Here we will take LG G3 for example. Check the method on how to root Android 5.0 on LG G3:


Install and open iRoot on your PC -> Connect your LG G3 to PC and iRoot will detect your device automatically -> Click on “Root” after detecting LG G3-> Reboot your device after success


Plus, you can root your Android Lollipop without computer using iRoot APK version.


2. SRSRoot

SRSRoot has a better performance for Android 2.2 to 4.2. Also, it has improvement for the compatibility with Android 4.4 and up. If you want to try SRSRoot to root your Android 5.0 Lollipop with computer, download and donate for it before. Please try iRoot and then SRSRoot since iRoot is free and damage-free.

Simply download SRSRoot and activate it -> Choose from “Root Device with All Methods” and “Root Device with SmartRoot” -> Exit


During the process, you can try to unroot your device with one click on the interface.


How to Root Android 5.0 Lollipop without Computer

Top two ways to root any Android Lollipop without computer will be introduced here. I still recommend the Android version of iRoot for you to try. Besides, another app, Framaroot, is here for you to choose.


1. iRoot for Android

The Android version of iRoot allows you to root any of your Android Lollipop without computer. Simply open the website of iRoot on your Android phone or tablet. Download the apk file on your device. Then install and launch it. Or download the file on your PC and drag it to your device.


2. Framaroot

Framaroot has been frequently recommended by Android users for rooting device without computer. With one click, you can root Android 5.0 phone with ease. First, you need to install it on your device. If Android warns you about the security risk, say OK and enable Unknown sources to allow the installation.

Just check the usage: install and open Framaroot -> select one of the actions: Install SuperSU, Install Superuser, or Unroot -> Select the two former options and begin rooting.


All in all, you have to try these tools to root your Android 5.0 Lollipop with or without computer. The rooting success rate can be effected by your device, carrier, internet condition, or others. So you have to choose the one you like and try several times. It’s OK. These tools won’t cause any damage to your device. And if you want to get back the warranty of manufacturer after rooting, just unroot it with one click. Here iRoot is still highly recommended for you to have a shot.


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