Rooting a ZTE Maven?

Hello all,

I can't seem to find anything to root my ZTE Maven. Kingo root sends IMEI and s/n to some weird Chinese server, and most other rooting applications aren't compatible. I'm not brave enough to manually root it either.

Please help!

P.S. The only reason I want to root is to remove all of the stupid AT&T bloatware.

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Bump. Still can't find anything.

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There currently isn't any way to permanently root the AT&T version of the maven. There are a couple of developers involved at the xda forums, but the locked bootloader still is blocking a full root.

You can get temp root with kingo, but that's about it unfortunately.

For temp root take the following steps:

  • Step 1: Put your phone in FTM(Vol Down + Power) & run the latest kingoroot. Let it finish.
  • Step 2: reboot
  • Step 3: run kingoroot AGAIN & let it finish.
  • Step 4: uninstall kingoroot SU application.

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I followed all of your steps. Step 1 resulted in a successful root but after reboot i didn't see a SU app but i continued on nonetheless. Step 3 resulted in root failing. Was I supposed to put it in FTM mode again? I don't know if ill get a notification so can you contact me if you do reply: pmayson43@gmail.com

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Did anyone figure this out. It said I was rooted but when I do a check it says otherwise. Harmston44@hotmail.com

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I have a ZTE maven too. I have used KingRoot (not kingoroot) to root my phone. Hope it works for you!

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thats have brick my phone

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