The Acer Iconia Tab A500 is one of the most highly regarded among currently existing Honeycomb tablets. Since its debut, many eyes have been fixed on it. For the enthusiasts who could not resist buying it, the Iconia Tab A500 packs stock features whose limits the enthusiasts would like to stretch further. The first way to do that is to root the Acer Iconia Tab A500, and our friends from the XDA Developers site have managed to figure out just how.This article guides you through the steps in rooting the Acer Iconia Tab A500.
Disclaimer: ROOTING THE ACER ICONIA A500 WILL VOID YOUR WARRANTY. Android Authority disclaims all liability for any harm that may befall your device, including, but not limited to, bricked phones, voided manufacturer warranties, exploding batteries, etc.
adb push c:/*[path]*/Gingerbreak-v1.20.apk /data/local
c:/Users/user/Desktop/New Folder/Gingerbreak-v1.20.apk /data/local
Presto! You now have gained root access on your Acer Iconia Tab A500. Now, your next destination is flashing a good custom ROM to give your user experience a lift.
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yes you need to root. No it is not Presto. It is geeky
Um this guide won’t work on any of the a500 tablets that have honeycomb, this guide was valid 6 months ago.
I did the same steps you guidance but are not. it does not notice what just started waiting, I waited over an hour is not.
This cannot root a 3.2 device. Not yet… ;)
It has been stated that this will not work with Android 3.2.1. Could someone knomiwledgeable please point to procedure that will work with 3.2.1?
My antivirus program didn’t allow downloading GingerBreak.apk, claiming it was a virus.