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How to root Alcatel One Touch Pop C3 on Android 4.2.2 [Guide]

one-touch-pop-c3 [1]The Alcatel One Touch Pop C3 can be rooted easily using the Towelroot method. GeoHot is the guy behind the Towelroot app and you might remember that this aforesaid exploit made news right around the globe when it happened. It was probably better that didn’t happen for those who wanted to use it, since it only took Google a few weeks to roll out patches for the Towelroot exploit.

Here is everything you need to root Alcatel One Touch Pop C3 on Android 4.2.2 firmware:

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT ALCATEL ONE TOUCH POP C3 SMARTPHONES RUNNING Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

  1. Make sure you enable the Unknown Sources option from your Pop C3 Settings by tapping the Menu > Settings > Security > Unknown Sources.
  2. Point your web browser of choice to the http://Towelroot.com [2] homepage.
  3. Tap on the red Lambda symbol you can see from the middle of the page.
  4. Save the Towelroot file to your device.
  5. Swipe down the notification panel and hit the ‘download complete’ notification.
  6. Tap on the ‘install’ option.
  7. Swipe down the notification shade and hit the ‘installation compete’ notification.
  8. The app should open on your device — hit the button that says “Make it Ra1n!”.
  9. Soon your Pop C3 device will be rooted and you will get a message on the screen letting you know that you do not have to reboot the smartphone.
  10. Open the Google Play Store app and install the SuperSU app by Chainfire — this is important so do not skip the step.

There; that’s how to root Alcatel One Touch Pop C3 smartphones running the latest Android 4.2.2 software update. Those of you who did not get the guide working can also try the Framaroot [3] app. Just download the latest version of the Framaroot app and install it on your Pop C3 device like you would any other APK file and a File Manager. Once done, open the Framaroot app and hit the “Boromir” exploit option. You will find the Boromir exploit roots your device.