How to ROOT iMito MX1

How to ROOT iMito MX1

Postby geekbuying » Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:09 pm

Thanks for deadhp1's instruction, i have followed and rooted the iMito MX1 sucessfully, here is the instruction:
I suggest you connect the iMito MX1 with your TV and your laptop together, so you can root it easily; we already tested to root iMito MX1 sucessfully with the following method:

Use the DC port to power on the iMito MX1, and use the OTG Port to connect your iMito MX1 with your laptop.

1) Download Moborobo and unrar into a folder.
download/file.php?id=17


2) Download TPSarky-VonDroid-Root.zip and unzip into a folder.
download/file.php?id=18

3) Install Moborobo and open it

4) Make sure USB Debugging is enabled on your iMito MX1 ( you should go to “setting” –”USB”–choose” connect to pc chooice” and then go to “Developer options”–open”USB debugging”choice)

5) Wait for Moborobo to see the device and install drivers. It will detect the device as iMito MX1.

6)Run TPSparkyRoot.bat and follow the on-screen instructions.Your iMito MX1 will reboot 3 times during this process.(please remember, after each reboot, you should choose “connect to pc” every time in the iMito MX1, if not, the root will be failed, that’s the reason why ask you to connect the iMito MX1 with TV and laptop together)When complete move on to the next step. (this root tool is based on the window n101 tablet, but please don’t worry,it can use on your tv stick, because they are the same chip)

7)Install SuperSU from Play Store.(If not installed in previous step)

8)Optional Install BusyBox from Play Store.

If all went well you should be rooted.
After rooted, you will see a app called” root explorer” in all of your apps, click that, you can manage all of the files and built-in apps, Please remember don’t delete any system apps, it will make your OS die. and if you are make sure some built-in app is useless, just open root explorer, choose ‘system” folder,and check” app” folder, then you will show all of the built-in app, remember to choose ” Mount R/O“ ,then you can choose the app you want to delete, click for a while (about 3-4 seconds), there will be a menu ask you to delete, copy or others, then you can do anything you want to do.
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Re: How to ROOT iMito MX1

Postby jeeceebee54 » Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:04 pm

Yessss, I try your root procedure and it works fine on my mx1.
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Re: How to ROOT iMito MX1

Postby geekbuying » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:57 am

jeeceebee54 wrote:Yessss, I try your root procedure and it works fine on my mx1.
Thanks


ha,glad to help, also there is new firmware release for MX1, you can check on our blog.

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Re: How to ROOT iMito MX1

Postby jeeceebee54 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:24 pm

geekbuying wrote:
jeeceebee54 wrote:Yessss, I try your root procedure and it works fine on my mx1.
Thanks


ha,glad to help, also there is new firmware release for MX1, you can check on our blog.

thanks

Yes i saw that but we the upgrade procedure doesn't work. I can't install the usb driver when my laptop detect the stick.
The laptop detect thevstick but the device name is "imito" and when i give manualy the correct path to the driver files, windows can't find a correct driver !
I try win7 and winXP
I think that you must give us other adapted drivers.
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Re: How to ROOT iMito MX1

Postby dreamb0x » Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:45 am

sorry i'm pretty new to all these.

so i just managed to upgrade my firmware. this seems like the next step..
question what is the benefit of rooting?

here's what i did again
1- installed moborobo
2- went to setting -> developer option -> enable usb debugging -> then exit
3- refreshed on moborobo but it showed this.

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what should i do?
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Re: How to ROOT iMito MX1

Postby gauzza » Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:18 pm

dreamb0x wrote:sorry i'm pretty new to all these.

so i just managed to upgrade my firmware. this seems like the next step..
question what is the benefit of rooting?

here's what i did again
1- installed moborobo
2- went to setting -> developer option -> enable usb debugging -> then exit
3- refreshed on moborobo but it showed this.

Image

what should i do?


I am getting the same results. I am using windows 7.
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Re: How to ROOT iMito MX1

Postby adamzski » Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:26 am

I get the same, can not connect.. Does everyone use winXP here? or maybe it is 64bit win7 the problem?
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Re: How to ROOT iMito MX1

Postby sineda » Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:11 am

dreamb0x wrote:sorry i'm pretty new to all these.

so i just managed to upgrade my firmware. this seems like the next step..
question what is the benefit of rooting?

here's what i did again
1- installed moborobo
2- went to setting -> developer option -> enable usb debugging -> then exit
3- refreshed on moborobo but it showed this.

Image

what should i do?


I've stumbled upon the same issue, but had resolved. Try the following to fix it:
1. Unplug the stick from the PC
2. Uninstall the MX1 driver from the Device Manager and restart the PC
3. Uninstall Moborobo if you've updated to the latest version and re-install the one attached to this thread (once launched - don't close it, in order to eliminate the update)
4. Plug the stick into a different USB port on your PC
4. Carefully follow the OP's instructions

Good luck! ;)
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Re: How to ROOT iMito MX1

Postby Hansi2000 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:47 am

I had the same problem (Win 7 (x64)- my solution: Start the Moborobo with a right click and then "start as administrator" - sorry I have a german system - but I think you understand me....
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Re: How to ROOT iMito MX1

Postby sanchomuzax » Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:47 pm

sineda wrote:I've stumbled upon the same issue, but had resolved. Try the following to fix it:
1. Unplug the stick from the PC
2. Uninstall the MX1 driver from the Device Manager and restart the PC
3. Uninstall Moborobo if you've updated to the latest version and re-install the one attached to this thread (once launched - don't close it, in order to eliminate the update)
4. Plug the stick into a different USB port on your PC
4. Carefully follow the OP's instructions

Good luck! ;)

So not good. This isn't the solution for it. :oops:
I can't root my MX1.

I can't do this because of Windows. It's a joke.
(Win7 32bit)

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