Posted April 17, 2012 by Sarabjeet Singh in Android Tips

Root Pantech Burst Phone and Pantech Element Tablet with Easy Tutorial

Pantech Burst is AT&T 4G LTE Network Android phone, which has been unveiled during CES 2012 this year. It runs on a 1.5GHz dual-core processor along with 1GB RAM and 16GB internal storage memory. This phone is not so much popular, and unpopular phones doesn’t get new Custom  ROMs usually, but Pantech Burst is lucky in this thing. But Rootzwiki has something to say to root this device. Developers Attnl, aIOMonster, and jcase has developed the method to root this device easily, for that they worked hard for many days.

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If Pantech Burst Androd Phone has been rooted, then how can Pantech Element can stay alone? It is also rooted, using the same exploit. The Element Tablet from Pantech is a durable tablet, which is waterproof including USB or earphone ports. It comes with range of pre-loaded apps, dual-cameras, responsive touch screen, 32GB internal memory and multi-tasking capability. The root process of both Pantech Burst Android Phone, and Patech Element Tablet is easy to perform. Please read requirements and instructions carefully for a successful rooting.

Disclaimer: Rooting your Pantech Device, either Burst or Element would void it’s warranty. This tutorial is meant more for educational purpose, and doesn’t offers any Guarantee or Warranty of any kind. If your device gets damaged, becomes non functional, or anything else happens to your device after using the steps in this tutorial, then we at TechClap.com or Developer should not be held responsible. You should try the steps at your own risk.

Pre Requisite

  • We recommend you to make backup of all the data in your Pantech Smartphone or Tablet. You can backup all Contacts, Important Files, Songs, or Videos to safeguard against any possible data loss after applying the procedure.
  • It is highly recommend to charge the device at minimum of 70%, to avoid the any problem while applying the process or rooting.
  • You should disable all Firewalls or Antivirus to aoid any hassle of conflict during the process.
  • Turn on the USB Debugging at path ‘Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging’.
  • Latest Pantech Drivers needed. Download Link (Pantech PC Suite)
  • The ADB should be installed and Fastboot should be working perfectly.

Assuming that you’ve followed everything mentioned above, now we can proceed to next section of Article, where we have summed up details on how you can Root your Pantech devices easily.

Steps to Root Pantech Burst Android Smartphone

Step 1: You need to Download file pressroot.img and save it to a location in your computer.

Step 2: Now you can browse through the PC, and visit the folder where file (Step 1) was downloaded.

Step 3: Now, connect the Pantech Burst device to your computer. After verifying the connection, open the command prompt, and type the commands:

  • adb reboot bootloader
    After running this command, you should wait until fastboot screen displays on the screen, then proceed and run next command.
  • fastboot boot prestoroot.img
    You should wait before Android OS fully boots up. Then run next command.
  • adb reboot

Step 4: Now install SuperUser from Play Store. You can get detailed instructions and support at Rootzwiki thread.

As Pantech Burst Phone has been rooted, now lets proceed to instructions to Root Pantech Element Tablet, if you are owner of this tablet. Thanks to attn1, roman220, for fetching the root methord from jcase’s and iomonster’s above method. Remember that your Tablet should have working ADB and Fastboot.

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Steps to Root Pantech Element Android Tablet

Step 1: Firstly, Download file ClockworkMod Recovery insecure boot image file. and save it to a folder in your computer.

Step 2: Now, just browse the PC, navigate to same folder where you had downloaded CWM with insecure boot image (from Step 1) and extract the folder. Then launch the command prompt (You can use key combination shift+right click>open command window here). For Windows 7 you need to be in original folder, once you done with this, run these commands one by one:

  • adb reboot bootloader
  • fastboot flash recovery cwm-
  • fasboot flash boot element-boot-insecure.img
  • fastboot reboot

Step 3: Now you can install Superuser app from Play Store, or optionally you can install the the flashable version which you can flash in CWM. That’s done, now you have your Pantech Element Tablet with ClockworkMod recovery installed.

If any problem persists during the process, to get further guidance, you can head over to the Rootzwiki thread for Pantech Element rooting.Root Pantech Burst Phone and Pantech Element Tablet with Easy Tutorial, 10.0 out of 10 based on 2 ratings

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Sarabjeet Singh

Real Android Freak and Gadget Lover, loves to try new ROMs on his own and his friend's phones. He is Assistant Editor of TechClap.com, and writes mostly about Android.