1. AC Question's Avatar
    Hello! I am trying to root my ZTE Sonata 2, and all third party user friendly apks and exes have failed me. I think this is because the phone came out fairly recently and there was a change in kernels in 2014(??)
    Anyway, I am now attempting to simply use android sdk commands via my pc, which all goes fairly well at first
    --sdk tools installed in c drive
    --correct drivers for zte handset
    --device connected w/usb debug mode
    --registers with "adb devices"
    The method I've seen is to start it in bootloader mode with "adb reboot bootloader" then enter "fastboot oem unlock," but my phone just reboots normally and "fastboot oem unlock" just returns with "waiting for device"
    Also, the device won't even show up with "fastboot devices"

    It's a ZTE Sonata 2 running Android 4.4.4 KitKat and a Windows 7 laptop

    I'm 100% a beginner with this stuff, so the problem might be really obvious, but I've had zero luck just searching around.
    09-12-2015 07:28 PM
  2. drfurry's Avatar
    dont suppose you figured out how to root your phone after all?
    01-20-2016 09:16 AM

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