Toshiba Folio 100 tablet users seem to have just awakened their lucky charm as they can now root their tablets by following the rooting procedure covered in this article. Rooting is a technique by which third party applications or tools are permitted to access system files that are otherwise not possible without the device getting rooted.
By rooting your tablet you will be able to install other custom firmwares and also customize the tab according to your wish. The need for customization becomes obvious as the device comes embedded with 2.2 Froyo version and there is no confirmation as yet from the company regarding the dates about the updation of the tablet to gingerbread 2.3 firmware.
Rooting the tablet will void its warranty. We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the rooting procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. This rooting procedure is only applicable to Toshiba Folio 100 tablets so do not try it in any other devices as it may not be reversible and harm the device by blocking it.
Backup all user data present in your tablet since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.
Steps to Root Toshiba Folio 100 Tablet:
Step-1: Enable USB Debugging from the path ”Settings > Applications > Settings > USB Debugging”.
Download Toshiba Folio Rooting Tool from the Must Have section to your computer. Unzip it and place it on the desktop for easy accessibility. During the extraction process if prompted to enter a password give the password as Coveringandroid.com
Step-2: After extracting the file, you will come across a file named as Super One Click Root Tool that is the tool we would be using here to root the tablet. So without wasting any time proceed to Super One Click Application and open it in your computer.
Step-3: When you open the Super One Click Application, connect your device to the computer while keeping the Super One Click opened in your computer via the USB Cable obtained at purchase time.
Step-4: After connecting is done, click on “Root” tab to start the rooting process. When the rooting process will finish, you will see that the device has successfully rooted.
Thus you can successfully root your Toshiba Folio 100 tablet by following the above mentioned simple steps. If you face any problems while rooting this device then you ought to install the latest version of .Net framework and then proceed to root the device again from the beginning.