How to Root Rockchip RK3288 Devices

As Rockchip RK3288 based tablets and TV boxes are slowly starting to reach end-users, it may be a good time to post instructions showing how to root your Android device. Geekbuying has just published a guide to root RK3288 tablets and media players. The instructions below require a PC or Virtual Machine running Windows XP/7/8, but hopefully instructions to root under Linux similar the ones for RK3066/RK3188 will surface soon.

  1. Install Rockchip USB drivers by downloading the latest DriverAssistant which adds support for Rockchip RK3288. Simply extract the files and click on DriverInstall.exe to complete the installation.
  2. Download the latest version of VRoot tools. and basically follow the same instructions as for Amlogic S802 root which I’ll summarize below.
  3. Make sure USB debugging is enabled in your device (Settings->Developer Options->USB Debug)
  4. Connect your RK3288 device to your PC via a USB cable. (OTG port)
  5. Start VRoot. It should detect your device automatically. Click on “Get root” or “Root again” to complete the process.
  6. Your device should then reboot, and you are done.

You can now run Root Checker app, or run another app that requires root access to confirm it’s working.

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I am checking rkchrome site every day
if rk finally release mali drivers with opencl support
but still nothing 🙁

but android firmware from geekbuying
/Geekbuying_RK3288 BETA__AP6330_20140721/firmware/Image/system/vendor/lib/egl
really has some opencl api
but it is 17MB library with some llvm inside
anybody know why?

Are they using llvm for opencl kernel compiling ?
They must use something 🙂


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Pedro Siqueira

Me Eu que ser um grande YouTube e preciso de ro

Julia De Brito
Julia De Brito

Vcs são otimos