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How to root ASUS Transformer Pad TF300T, unlock bootloader, and install ClockworkMod Recovery [Guide]

So you have a brand new, shiny ASUS Transformer Pad TF300T and you want to root it. No worries, because this guide shows you exactly how to do that!

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide. Root your device at your own risk. Rooting your device may void your warranty. Unlocking the bootloader will void your warranty. Installing ClockworkMod Recovery may void your warranty.


This guide is specifically for TW, US, WW, CN versions of ASUS Transformer Pad TF300T running Ice Cream Sandwich or Jelly Bean. Proceed at your own risk.

Before We Begin

[1]To start with the process of rooting your ASUS Transformer Pad TF300T, make sure that you are ready with the following:

How To Root Asus Transformer Pad TF300T

Rooting ASUS Transformer Pad TF300T is a three step process: first you need to unlock your bootloader, then you need to flash ClockworkMod Recovery, then you need to flash the root file. So let’s begin.

To unlock the bootloader on your ASUS Transformer Pad TF300T, do the following:

Note: Unlocking the bootloader will wipe all data on your tablet; it is as if you do a factory reset. Proceed at your own risk. Unlocking bootloader voids your warranty.

Once your device has finished unlocking the bootloader, you now need to flash ClockworkMod Recovery. To flash ClockworkMod Recovery, do the following:

Once you are back at the home screen, you now have ClockworkMod Recovery installed on your TF300T; you can now root. To root, do the following:

Done! Once you download, install, and update SuperSu you officially have a rooted device!


Enjoy your rooted Asus Transformer Pad TF300T! Now you can do things such as managing app permissions, block ads [10] or deny apps Internet access [11].

[via XDA [12]]