We all know well that to install any ROM or non-market app first you need to root your Android device. Here’s guide to root your Huawei U880 IDEOS X5, remember rooting will void the warranty of device. If you’re interested follow below guide, but keep in mind that your device battery should be charged. Disable all system tools such as Samsung KIES, antivirus, firewall program, please make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure will wipe all data, you can use this app to backup and turn the USB Debugging on, to do so just tap Menu> Settings> Application> Development. Then, make sure that USB debugging is checked. USE drivers should be installed on PC to.
DISCLAIMER: The below method is bit risky and we will not be held responsible if you lose data or your device gets damaged in the following of this guide so please proceed at your own risk.
Step #1: Download Superboot from here to PC.
Step #6: Reboot the device into download mode by pressing and holding both the Volume keys. By doing this your phone’s screen become pink. Now connect your phone with your computer using USB cable which puts your phone into download mode.
Step #2: Plug the device to PC using USB cable.
Step #3: Just open the drive and you will find a folder named IMAGE and copy the downloaded boot.img file (1st step) to IMAGE folder..
Step #4: Disconnect the device from PC and reboot, boot.img file will automatically root your phone while booting. This small file made the rooting process simple and safe. After rooting you should Root Check app from Google Play to check root access. That’s it.