Dell Streak 7 may have discontinued but at AndroidADVICES.COM we haven’t discontinued the support and will probably never end helping the users who have Streak 7 which has got one of the best hardware of the lot. So, on the similar lines, we are here to help you with which you can make the most out of your device. To customize and Android device, the first and foremost thing which is necessary is to root the device which we will check out in the due course of this article. So, once you root the device we will be coming out a beta version of ICE Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 version for your streak 7 in the form of custom ROM. Also, the biggest advantage of rooting is that you can even install many latest beta firmwares which we will be checking out in the coming days.
Disclaimer: At Android Advices, we have made sure in all respects that all the information regarding the firmware update is mentioned correctly in this article. We hold no responsibility in any manner just in case if any damage happens to your Dell Streak 7 Tablet which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions carefully.
Now, it’s time to proceed to follow all the list of essential pre requisites which you need to follow before proceeding to the procedure in the next page. Please note that it’s very important to follow these pre requisites so as to ensure that the device is rooted successfully and safely too.
Essential Pre Requisites:
- Backup all the data present in your Dell Streak 7 ONLY with the help of below mentioned tips. Please don’t backup the data using the PC Suites as after rooting it may or may not get detected in the phone.
Text messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Phone Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Pictures, Music, Videos, Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
Notes – Manually you need to note down or need to transfer to Evernote.
- Now, enable the USB Debugging in your device from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Device should be charged with at least of 60% of battery life so as to ensure that it doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of rooting process.
- Disable all the Security suites as well as Firewall tools in your computer. Apart from that you need to uninstall all the security suites in your Streak 7 as these tools tend to interrupt the process of firmware rooting.
Note: If you are on any of the custom firmwares or any of the beta firmwares then you need not follow this article as your device is already rooted.
So, assuming that you have followed all the instructions mentioned above, it’s time now to proceed to next page where we have summed the procedure to root.