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Huawei MediaPad is one of the first Tablets to run on Honeycomb. The 1.2 GHz dual core enables fast processing. It supports high speed wireless access of up to 84 Mbps and supports a number of network standards including LTE. Let us see how to root a Huawei MediaPad to increase it’s performance and make it unique.

Huawei Mediapad

Rooting Huawei MediaPad in Linux environment

  • At first download the latest ROM from Huawei official site…ctId=3779&tb=0

  • Then unzip it, you’ll have a folder “dload”
  • As the next step extract the file “system.img.ext4” from the Updated Zip
  • Copy the “system.img.ext4” into the Linux Environment
  • Mount the image file like the following

#mkdir /mnt/tmp
#mount -o loop system.img.ext4 /mnt/tmp

  • Put the “superuser” binary into the path /mnt/tmp/xbin

#cp su /mnt/tmp/xbin

  • Then assign the correct permission to the su binary

#chmod 6755 /mnt/tmp/xbin/su

  • Unmount the path and then copy the system.img.ext4 into the original

#umount /mnt/tmp

  • Put the “dload” folder into the root directory of a Micro-SD
  • At last power Up your mediapad, when it vibrates, press and hold Volume Down button next to power button until you see the Android icon, it will try to flash the ROM

After everything is completed, look for the Super User app from market

Rooting Huawei MediaPad in windows environment

  • Download the latest ROM from Huawei official site…ctId=3779&tb=0

  • Download a “system.img.ext4” file which already contain the su binary


  • Then replace “system.img.ext4” file in the from Huawei
  • Copy the “dload” folder into the root directionary of the micro-SD and the folder should contain “unlmt.cfg” and “”
  • Power off the mediapad and insert the micro-SD then power again
  • Then you should follow the screen and remove the micro-SD card when it finishes
  • Look for the SuperUser app from Android market. Now you have the latest ROM with root

via XDA Developers

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