Ascend G500 Pro U8836D also known as Huawei Shine, is one of last years mid range Huawei smartphones. It features a dual core 1Ghz A9 MediaTek processor, 1GB RAM and 4.3inch IPS LCD 540 x 960 display. Phone itself looks really nice and similar to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Sad thing to notice is that Huawei wont likely upgrade this nice handset to Android JellyBean but custom ROM’s might emerge with time since large customer base has this phone.
On this guide you will find out How to Root Ascend G500 Pro in order to customize Android OS even more and prepare your device to flash custom ROM’s in future.
Alert!As always make sure that Rooting is about modifying the system files of your phone and there is always a risk doing so. HuaweiNews.com isn’t liable for any damages that might happen to your phone so proceed at your own risk. You might not be able to receive future OTA updates from Huawei if you root your device.
1. Make sure you have USB drivers installed on your PC
2. Enable USB debugging on your Ascend G500 Pro. To do that navigate to Settings->Developer Options->USB Debugging
3. Download this universal Root tool – http://dl.huaweinews.com/Tools/Root_with_Restore_by_Bin4ry_v31.zip
Extract the files you downloaded and put those in to a folder. Now connect your G500 Pro to your PC and then run Runme.bat file on the folder. When it asks you to select device type choose “Other” which is number 3. Let it do its job and after few moments your phone will prompt you to restore data and select “Restore My Data” and this will parse the Root exploit to your G500 Pro. It might take few minutes and if its successful your phone will restart.
Congratulations now your Ascend G500 Pro is rooted. You will find the SuperUser app on the menu.