Kingo Root

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"Kingo[1]" includes a series of system debugging/root obtaining software for Android devices, including Kingo Android Root, Kingo APK Root and Kingo SuperUser. It is claimed to be designed to help Android users to Android root their devices. Kingo was initially released in 2013 and offers rooting methods for a large number of Android devices from different manufacturers including Jiace, Google, HTC, Sony, ZTE, Lenovo, etc.

The software is detected by many major virus engines as being malicious.[2]

Supported Android versions[edit]

  • Android 1.5 Cupcake
  • Android 1.6 Donut
  • Android 2.0 -2.1 Eclair
  • Android 2.2-2.2.3 Froyo
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • Android 3.0-3.2 Honeycomb
  • Android 4.0-4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Android 4.1-4.3 Jelly Bean
  • Android 4.4.2 KitKat
  • Android 5.0, 5.1 Lollipop
  • Android 6.0 - 6.1 Marshmallow
  • Android 7.0 - 7.1.1 Nougat


CNET gave Kingo Android Root 3.5 out of 5 stars.[3]

Aatif, in September 27, 2013, said that Kingo Android Root was a “well-designed, aesthetically pleasing application” in his review published on Redmond Pie.[4]

Digital trends commented that Kingo Android Root was "one of the easiest ways to root your Android device".[5]

Rick Broida, a CNET editor writes “Free Windows utility Kingo Android Root makes it a snap to take total control of just about any Android smartphone” in his review.[6] [7]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Official Website".
  2. ^
  3. ^ "Review from CNET".
  4. ^ is a True One-Click Root Solution for Various Android Devices".
  5. ^ "How to Root Your Android Phone".
  6. ^ "How to easily root an Android device".
  7. ^ "How to root Android 8.1.0 Lollipop Kingoroot Apk".