How To Root Google Chromecast



Chromecast is a digital media streaming adapter developed by Google. The device plays audio/video content on a high-definition television by streaming it from the web via WiFi. Users select the programming and control it from an app on a mobile device or from the Google Chrome web browser on a personal computer. The device was announced on July 24, 2013 and made available for purchase the same day for US$35. As of July 28, 2013, Chromecast is only available in the United States but will be released in other countries.

Today we will show you how to root Google Chromecast…BY EditAndroid

1. Before You Begin:

  1. Rooting can void warranty of your device.
  2. You need a USB OTG Cable and a USB Flash Drive with at least 128mb capacity.
  3. You need a Windows Based PC or Laptop.

2. Download Required Files:

  1. Exploit Package
  2. DD 0.5 (Zip File)

3. Rooting The Google Chromecast:

  1. Download and place both the archives on your Desktop.
  2. Extract files from both the archives over to your Desktop.
  3. Plug in your USB Flash Drive to your PC.
  4. Launch a Command Prompt Window on your Desktop. To do so, simply hold down the Shift button and right-click anywhere on your Desktop and choose Open command window here.
  5. Type in following command into the Command Prompt Window:dd if=gtvhacker-chromecast.bin of=/dev/sdX bs=1024
  6. Plug your USB Flash Drive into one end of the USB OTG cable.
  7. Plug the other end into your Google Chromecast device.
  8. Press and hold the button on the Chromecast while plugging-it to the Power cord.
  9. Your device will now do the rest of the job to gain root-access.
  10. Your Chromecast is rooted now…Congratulations! Your Google Chromecast has been successfully rooted and you’re all ready to enjoy the root love on your device!

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