Getting tired of your Toshiba Folio 100? Why not root it and unlock its full potential? Rooting your tablet will enable you to customize it by updating its OS, installing more applications and more.
Follow these simple steps to root your Toshiba Folio 100:
- Follow the official instructions for installing the Android SDK on your computer.
- If you’re on Windows, do the following after installing the Android SDK:
- Make sure you also download the USB Driver for Windows package through the Android SDK Manager. If you install the said package, you will see a folder called extras inside the Android SDK installation folder. Inside the extras folder, open the subfolders google > usb_driver. You will find a file named android_winusb.inf. Open this file in a text editor (e.g., Notepad).
- With android_winusb.inf open in your text editor, look for the section labeled
[Google.NTx86]. Insert the following lines after the very last line in that section:
%SingleAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_0955&PID_7000
%CompositeAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_0955&PID_7100&MI_01
- Locate the section labeled (if there’s any)
[Google.NTamd64] and insert the same lines as above into that section.
- Open a command prompt (Start > Run, type
cmd, and click OK). At the command prompt, type the following and press the Enter key afterward:
Reboot your computer
Download this file to your computer: Toshiba Folio Rooting Tool
Extract the files to a new folder on your computer using Winzip/Winrar.
Make sure USB Debugging of your tablet is enabled. Tap on Menu > Settings> Applications > Development. Make sure the “USB Debugging” option is checked.
Connect your tablet to your computer via USB data cable.
Double-click on SuperOneClick.exefrom the extracted folder to run the program.
echo 0x955 >> "%USERPROFILE%\.android\adb_usb.ini"
Click the Root button to the start the rooting process of your tablet.
(Post last updated April 16, 2012 by E.M.)