z4root is a system application, which can root your Android device with a single click of the button.


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Developer: RyanZA

Category: System

Latest version: 1.3.0

Total versions: 5

Submitted: 13 Oct 2014

Updated: 19 Nov 2014


z4root will root your device and enable you to supply system level access to applications that request it.

Initially the z4root app had only single button, which would root your device on click. Now there are two options: temporary root and permanent root. The new temporary root option works on 99% of available Android devices - no list yet of which specific devices are incompatible with the temporary root option.

Here is the list, created from user reports, of known compatible and incompatible devices for the permanent root option.

Compatible with permanent root option:

Samsung Galaxy S (All variants)
Sony X10
Xperia Mini
Droid 2
Galaxy Tab
Galaxy I5700
Galaxy 3 I5800
Droid X
Samsung Acclaim
Cricket Huawei Ascend
Motorola Cliq
Huawei 8120
Optimus T
Droid 1
Garmin Asus A50
Motorola Defy
LG Ally
Motorola Flipside
Motorola Milestone 2
Dell Streak
X10 Mini Pro
Smartq v7 android 2.1

Incompatible with permanent root option:

Desire (requires nand unlock)
Desire HD (requires nand unlock)
Magic (unknown)
Evo (requires nand unlock)
G2 (requires nand unlock)
Archos 70 (unknown)
myTouch 3G (unknown)
Droid Incredible

ATTENTION! Many antiviruses report that this program is infected. This is not the case and the false positive reports are caused due to the nature of this program. This is not a virus or trojan!


z4root 1.3.0 seem to be the latest available version. Below you can find file(s) assigned to this version:

Description/changelog of z4root 1.3.0:

Force unroot option, temporary root option.

Old versions

Below are the earlier versions of z4root.

z4root 1.2.2

Description/changelog of z4root 1.2.2:

Adverts added (can be permanently disabled with menu option). Hopeful fix for devices such as Moment (Did not work).


z4root 1.2.1

Description/changelog of z4root 1.2.1:

Back to /system/bin for support for some devices. Fix for QVGA devices.


z4root 1.2.0

Description/changelog of z4root 1.2.0:

Unroot support, fix for devices with small max file size such as I5700, binaries in xbin rather than bin.


z4root 1.1.0

Description/changelog of z4root 1.1.0:

Will now open the application settings page if USB debugging is not enabled.



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