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How to root Archos 50 Platinum [Guide]

archos-50-platinum [1]These are the steps to root Archos 50 Platinum devices using the one-click rooting application known to us as Framaroot.




  1. Download the Framaroot application from its home at the XDA Developers forum page here [2].
  2. You want todownload the file directly to the computer of your choice.
  3. Make sure you have the Unknown Sources option enabled on the Archos 50 Platinum device by pointing to the Menu > Settings > Security > Unknown Sources.
  4. Connect the Archos 50 Platinum to the computer using the USB cable.
  5. Copy the Framaroot APk file over from the desktop to the root of the SD card internal storage of your device. The root of the SD card means do not hide it in any of the sub folders.
  6. Unplug the Archos device from the computer once you know the Framaroot application is on the internal storage.
  7. Launch your favorite File manager from the Google Play Store if you don’t have one on your device already.
  8. Once you have installed the Framaroot APK using the File manager, launch the Framaroot app that is now available in your app drawer.
  9. Tap the Gandalf exploit option from the apps main page.
  10. Wait until Gandalf roots your device.
  11. Exit the application and reboot the Archos device manually as you would any other time you were rebooting the device.

Impressive; now you know how to root Archos 50 Platinum devices with just a single click. We refer to this as a one-click rooting tool for Android devices. The Framaroot application marks just one version of a one-click rooting app you can use for Android operating system. Often you don’t get to choose which one works for your device, since they all don’t work on every device.