!!! USE AT YOUR OWN RISK !!!
Your device must have
– An unlocked bootloader
– OEM unlock enabled (if present) in developer options
– Factory reset protection (if present) disabled
… and this package must be generated for the same device and a very similar
If any of these requirements are not met, flashing is likely to fail, your
data may be lost, and your device may fail to boot.
In case of issues, re-flashing the full stock firmware will usually resolve
any problems (aside from data loss). But be advise that there is always a
small chance your device may suffer an unrecoverable hard-brick.
If your device boot-loops even after re-flashing the full stock firmware,
go into recovery mode and perform a data erase factory reset. On newer
devices this is needed after a firmware re-flash.
!!! If you are currently not rooted, or you are rooted but your device’s !!!
!!! storage is encrypted, YOUR DATA MAY BE WIPED !!!
If you are not absolutely sure you want to continue, press Ctrl+C now
To flash the CF-Auto-Root package, press any key to continue, and in the
screen that comes up, press the AP button and find the image.tar.md5 file
in the image subdirectory of this package.
Put your device in download mode ( adb reboot download, or power it off and
hold volume down + home + power to turn it on again , followed by volume up
to continue ) and connect it via USB cable.
On your computer’s screen, the textbox should now show Added!!. Press the
Start button to start flashing, and wait approximately 10 minutes for
Android to boot back up.
The device may reboot several times in the process.