Asus has already rolled out the Jelly bean update for the Asus Transformer TF700 users. As the rolled out update is official, the root access will be lost upon updating the device. But, the good news is that “hiemanshu” a senior XDA dev has released a method which can be used to root the Asus Transformer running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Your device should be unlocked and should be having ClockworkMod Recovery installed on it. The procedure is pretty easy if you fulfill all the requirements. Follow all the given steps carefully.
Warning and Disclaimer
This is all development stuff and in this tutorial we’ll be flashing the file in order to make it work on your device, rooting and flashing stuff voids the warranty of the mobile phone but the warranty can be always retained by flashing the Stock ROM.
- This tutorial is only applicable for the Asus Transformer TF700 device. Not recommended for network locked devices.
- Important: Backup the data stored on your device. Read: Android ADB Backup Guide.
- Backup SMS messages, call logs, apn settings, Whatsapp messages, along with the ROM and important data stored on your device.
- Fully charge the device to prevent it from shutting down in between.
How To Root Asus Transformer TF700 on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Step #1: Download the Transformer TF700 Rooting Package (filename: CWM-SuperSU-v0.96.zip).
Step #2: Connect your device to your computer and now transfer the downloaded file to the SD Card.
Step #3: Turn off your device and now boot into recovery mode. Press and Hold Volume Down + Power Button, a menu will appear. Just press the Volume UP button to continue booting to recovery.
Step #4: Select “install zip from SD Card” >> “choose zip from SD Card”. Now, locate the file that we had transferred on the device earlier. Wait for the installation to complete.
Step #5: After the installation of the ROM is complete, head back to the main recovery screen and select “reboot system now”.
That’s it. You’ve successfully rooted your Asus Transformer TF700 on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
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