Towelroot APK Download For Android [**Latest Version]

Towelroot is one of/if not, the best Android Rooting Application available in the market today. Though there are many root apps that you can use to root Android phones, Towelroot is absolutely different from what other apps have to offer. Let’s dive deep and see how awesome the Towelroot App is and how you can Towelroot Android Phones.

Why Root an Android Phone

A lot of Android users root their phones just to gain access to full functionalities of the system, so they can literally delete/remove whatever App/Game they want to and install likewise. And, that’s not it! There are several advantages one of which is improved performance of your Phone. But there are contracting disadvantages as well along the numerous advantages which we will be discussing below.

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Advantages of Rooting

  • Run special apps (Apps that are not compatible with the Android OS version).
  • Free up Memory (Gain free space by clearing all the system data by rooting).
  • Create custom ROMs (You can Create several ROMs and help improve the functionality of Apps and Device).

Disadvantages of Rooting

  • Compromises the Phone’s Warranty (Once you root your Android phone, forget about the warranty That’s it!).
  • Performance issues (A lot of users who has very little knowledge on rooting might fall into a situation where the Phone is not properly rooted in which case, it can neither work properly not has a warranty to get it checked). Basically a DEAD Phone.
  • Vulnerability (Gaining root access will compromise all the security measures put forth by the device to protect from Virus and Malware, meaning, there is a high chance of Virus and Malware attacks).

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Installs  100,000,000 – 500,000,000
Current Version  Towelroot APK V3
Requires Android  Android 4.1+
In-app Products Free
Last Updated  2016-12-16

Like I said earlier, Towelroot is one of the best free Android Rooting apps of all time. The reason is simple, you don’t have to connect your device to a PC to root and the best part is, you can root any Android device with just a single click. But there’s a cache! The Towelroot App is not officially available on Google Play Store because of the policy and guidelines violation. So, the only way you can have Towelroot on your Phone is by downloading and installing a version of Towelroot APK. Follow the procedure below to successfully install APK on your Phone.

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Step 1: Go to settings on your phone and make sure you enable the “Accept downloads from untrusted/third-party sources” option. Once you are done with that, proceed to next step.

Step 2: Download the latest version of Towelroot APK from here. (Click on the above image to download the latest version of Towelroot)

Step 3: Open the APK on your Phone and Run it.

Step 4: When you do that, you are installing the APK on your Phone, meaning you should find the Towelroot APP on your phone after successful installation.

Step 5: Now, open the Towelroot App, which should show you a welcome screen with notes.

Key Features of Towelroot

  1. Very light app
  2. Available for free
  3. No need to connect your Phone to PC for rooting.
  4. One click Root.
  5. Towelroot supports various devices (If not, all the Android devices)

How to Root with Towelroot

No matter how noob you are in rooting an Android phone, you will still find it easy to root with Towelroot. Follow the steps below to successfully root using Towelroot APK. (A quick tip: backup app your data before you perform rooting)

Step 1: Open the Towelroot app on your phone (After installing the APK)

Step2: You should see a welcome screen that says “Make it Ra1n”.

Step 3: All you need to do is click on “Make it Ra1n”. That’s it! Your phone should be rooted in few mins.

Your device is not compatible with Towelroot

This is a scenario where the version of the Towelroot APK doesn’t support the version of your Android OS or the Phone itself. But there’s a solution to this as well! Follow the below procedure to root any Android phone with Towelroot using Mod Strings.

Step 1: Open Towelroot app on your phone (If you see “Your device is not compatible with the App“, go to next step else please follow the above procedure).

Step 2: Click on welcome screen three times consecutively.

Step 3: You should see an input box pop-up after the three taps. Use the box to enter MOD Strings given below.

1337 0 1 0 4 0
1337 0 1 7380 4 0
1337 0 1 0 4 1

Step 4: After entering the MOD Strings, go ahead and click on “Make it Ra1n”.  This should root the phone even if your device is not compatible with Towelroot.

Devices Supported by Towelroot

Almost all the devices are supported by Towelroot. But the following devices are the most rooted Android phones with Towelroot APK.

  1. Galaxy S5 – AT&T & Verizon
  2. Galaxy S3, S4 Active
  3. Nexus 5
  4. Galaxy Note 3 – AT&T & Verizon
  5. Devices released before June 3rd

Towelroot APK Download

Towelroot APK Download

Though the Towelroot app is not officially available on Google Play Store, the developers of the App, Geohot, have been releasing updates once a while to help the users. Below are the different versions of Towelroot APKs you can download.

Towelroot APK V1

The very first version of Towelroot APK which was not supported by many Android devices at the time. But, you can still use this to Root your Android phones with the help of MOD Strings.

APK Version Size Download Link
 APK V 1 0.2 MB Download

Towelroot APK V2

The Later version of Towelroot APK which was released as a patch for the Towelroot V1 APK. Though the application worked great on several phones, it still has struggled with devices like LG and Nexus.

APK Version Size Download Link
 APK V 2 0.2 MB Download

Towelroot APK V3

The most recent version of Towelroot. This is the final patch released to support all the Android devices. Yet, due to the OS updates phovided by different phone companies, there rarely seams to be a device that isn’t compatible with Towelroot.

APK Version Size Download Link
 APK V 3 0.2 MB Download

Towelroot APK V4

The version of Towelroot APK that was released and then taken off from the web due to some vulnerability causing phones to show a blonk screen after the rooting. The Towelroot V4 APK is not available in the market anywhere.

APK Version Size Download Link
 APK V 4 0.2 MB Download

Towelroot APK V5

An update for the Towelroot V3 is supposed to release in Late 2017 under the name Towelroot V5 APK. This should be officially available soon. Please come back to ckeck out the new Towelroot V5 APK.

APK Version Size Download Link
 APK V 5 0.2 MB Download

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APK Towelroot
Developer(s) GeoHot
Initial release July 2014
Latest release
APK V3 / 16 December 2016
Development status Active
Operating system Android 4.1 or Later
Available in English
Type Application
License Freeware
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