Root Asus Eee Pad Transformer on Firmware

Sanjana February 15, 2012 0

Our very own Asus Eee Pad Transformer had recently received the much talked about ICS Android 4.0 update also known as Well now you can proceed to root your tablet on firmware. It is to be noted that rooting will void the warranty and the only way to reclaim back the lost warranty is by re-applying the default or stock firmware in your tab again. Users who haven’t yet updated their tab to this version of ICS Android 4.0 firmware won’t be able to apply this root.

asus eee pad transformer

We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. This update is applicable for Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablets. Do not apply it in any other variant of Asus Eee Pad Transformer or any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.


Backup all user data present in your tab since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Download Viper MOD Prime One Click Tool

Steps to Root Asus Eee PAD Transformer on Firmware:

Step-1: Download Viper MOD Prime One Click Tool for Windows or Linux systems respectively from the Must Have section to your computer and enable USB Debugging Mode from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging. Make sure that USB Debugging option is ticked.

enable usb debugging

Step-2: Extract the downloaded Viper Mod Prime tool to your computer and connect the tablet to the computer via original USB cable obtained at purchase time. Match the extracted files with the image given below and if a single file is found missing, check with the downloading or extraction of files.

asus eee pad update files

Step-3: Open the “Viper Mod Prime Time v4.1” tool from the extracted files to your computer. You will get to see a screen as shown below.

asus eee pad update

Press “1” and tap on “Enter” key to root your device and after the process completes the device will restart on its own. Else you have to manually restart the device to properly reconfigure the root access.

Step-4: Likewise you can also unroot the device by opening the executable file and following the on screen instructions. When the appropriate option is processed, press “6” and tap on “Enter” to exit. Now you can disconnect the phone from the computer.

If the device does not get rooted properly then re-apply the entire procedure again from the beginning. Thus you can easily root Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablet by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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