Streak 7

How to Root Dell Streak 7 – One Click Tutorial

Streak 7 LogoDell 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.

Dell Streak 7 tablet

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.

USB Debugging

  • 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.

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  1. Stuart

    September 4, 2012 at 11:40 pm

    I continually get stuck on step #7 in the Superoneclick with the following error message:

    mount -o rw,remount /dev/APP /system > /data/local/tmp/output 2>&1

    export TEMPRANDOM=63780

    export PS1=END:$TEMPRANDOM;cat /data/local/tmp/output

    mount: Operation not permitted


  2. Ali

    September 2, 2012 at 5:57 am

    I don’t know about others but have been trying this since I got Streak 7, but as soon as I click Root button application just freezes on me. Is there any other way to root Dell Streak 7? Thanks

    • Pradeep Neela

      September 3, 2012 at 3:10 pm

      just check with the drivers

  3. BJ

    August 22, 2012 at 3:56 am

    Mine hangs on step #7. What update are you talking about “applying”?

  4. BJ

    August 22, 2012 at 3:54 am

    THis method doesn’t work on mt streak 7 running honeycomb. WHy not?

  5. DevilRebel117

    July 2, 2012 at 4:22 am

    Locks up after “Shell Rooting device…..Step #7”

    • Pradeep Neela

      July 2, 2012 at 12:19 pm

      yes you can apply the update

    • Robert

      July 26, 2012 at 12:33 am

      Yes, this locks up at Step #7 “WaitForDevice”. Has anyone figured this out?

  6. Steve

    May 3, 2012 at 8:57 am

    This doesn’t work at all. I’ve successfully rooted my cell phone with the same program, and it just completely freezes with the Dell Streak 7… Left it for 30 minutes and nothing happens.

  7. Kevin

    April 25, 2012 at 7:23 am

    I truly wish those posting directions such as this would be slightly more specific when it comes to what you need to do. Case in point: I follow the link to the super1click download and it shows the 2.3.3 version, so am I to presume I can’t use an earlier version, like v1.8? I spent over a week trying to get a non-corrupted version of v2.3.3 and just succeeded tonight. Also, all instructions I’ve seen assume your OS auto-magically recognizes your Streak-7. Well, mine did not (Win-7 x64) and the drivers I hunted for and eventually found from Dell did not work either.
    Look, most people know how to Google to find a potential resolution to their issue. You could do yourselves a huge favor and get tons more hits if you just included more options in your instructions that relate to different equipment and OS issues. Just a thought

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