Boromir, Faramir and Barahir Exploits

Hi Guys,

In an earlier post, we discussed about different ways of rooting. Today, we are gonna discuss about the Boromir, Faramir and Barahir Exploits, which are used to root devices running with MTK Chipset. We will discuss every aspect of these exploits in brief. So, let us start.

What are Boromir, Faramir and Barahir exploits?

Framaroot installing notice
Framaroot installing notice

An exploit means exploiting of a loop-hole or security hole in an operating system. Framaroot was developed by XDA Developers to root devices running with MTK chipset using the Boromir, Faramir or Barahir exploit.

How to get it?

Installing Framaroot
Installing Framaroot

To use the Boromir, Faramir or Barahir exploit to root your MTK device, first you need to install Framaroot, which is easily available to download via the following link of XDA Developers. Download it in your mobile itself. Here’s the link to the latest version of Framaroot –

How to use it?

Using Framaroot
Boromir, Faramir, Barahir Exploits

Follow the following steps –
i) After downloading the app, open > settings > security > check unknown sources. Then install the app in your phone.
ii) Open the app.
iii) As you are having the MTK device, the app will possibly show one of these – Boromir, Faramir or Barahir exploit.
iv) Choose anyone available exploit, it will show some instructions.
v) Select to install either SuperSU. You can also install SuperUser instead. They both are almost same in functionality.
vi) Tap on yes on all permissions it will ask for during the rooting process. They are usually harmless permissions which needs the user’s consent.
vii) Then it will ask your permission for reboot. Allow it.
viii) Then, your device will reboot. It will take 2-3 minutes more as compared to normal. As it will install apps like SuperSU.
ix) Then, check your apps, find SuperSU.
x) This app will act as a privacy manager and allow root permissions to only those apps which you will allow it to.
Now you are a Super User and enjoy your rooted phone (Qualcomm device).

List of Compatible Phones

Following is the list of compatible mobile smart phones which can be rooted with the above method.

A8 Alps
Acer A1-810
Acer A1-811
Acer B1-711
Acer Iconia A3-A10
Acer Liquid E2
Acer Liquid Z3
Alcatel 975N (Vodafone Smart 3)
Alcatel OT 4030D S’POP
Alcatel OT 8008D Scribe HD
Alcatel OT 997D
Alcatel OT Fierce
Alcatel OT Idol 6012X / Le Mobile Sosh / Orange Hiro
Alcatel OT Idol 6030D
Alcatel OT Idol 6030H
Alcatel OT Idol 6030X
Alcatel OT Scribe Easy 8000a
Alcatel OT Star 6010X
Alcatel OT Pop C5
Alcatel OT Ultra 6033x
Alcatel OT X’Pop 5035D
Amoi N828
Archos 40 Titanium
Arc Mobile 350D
Asus Memo Pad HD 7
Bedove X12
Blu Dash 5.0
Blu Life Play
Blu One X
Blu Studio 5.0
Blu Studio 5.5
Blu Studio 5.5S
BQ Aquaris 5
BQ Aquaris 5.7
BQ Elcano
Brondi Glory 2
Cat B15
Changhong z9
Charmpin (UTime) G7
Cherry Mobile Amber
Cherry Mobile Burst 2
Cherry Mobile Cosmos S
Cherry Mobile Cosmos X
Cherry Mobile Omega XL
Cherry Mobile Thunder 2.0
Chinese Star S7589
Chuwi VX1
Coolbox Quore v57
Coolpad F1 (8297)
Cube U39GT 3G (CubeTalk 9)
Cube U51GT C4
Cube U55GT (CubeTalk 79)
Cubot A890
Cubot GT90
Cubot GT99
Cubot ONE
Cubot X6
Cubot P6
Daxian XY100S
Doogee DG200 Hotwind
Doogee DG350
Evercoss A7S
Excelvan ET704
Explay HD Quad
Explay infinity II
Explay Polo
Explay Surfer 7.32 3G
Explay Surfer 8.31 3G
Explay X-Tremer
Fly IQ440 Energie
Fly IQ441 Radiance
Fly IQ442 Miracle
Fly IQ443 Trend
Fly IQ446 Magic
Fly IQ450 Quattro Horizon 2
Fly IQ451
Gionee 868H
Gionee E7 mini
Gionee Elife E3
Gionee GN 708
Gionee Pioneer P2
GoClever Fone 570Q
GoClever Quantum 4
GoClever Tab M713G
Goophone N3
GSmart Aku A1
GSmart Sierra S1
GuoPhone G9002
Haier W718
Haipai I9389
HDC I9500/N9006
Highscreen Alpha GTX
Hisense U970
HKC Q79 3G
Hosin v70
Huawei U8836D G500 Pro
Huawei G610-U00 / G610-U20
Huawei G700-U10 / G700-U20
Huawei Ascend G730
Huawei Y320
Huawei Y511
iBall Slide 3G Q1035
IconBIT NetTAB Space 3G Duo
IconBIT NetTAB Mercury Q7
I-mobile series I-style 7.2
Inco Colossus II
INEW I6000+
Intex Aqua HD
iOcean X7
Jiake JK 11
Jiayu F1
Jiayu G2
Jiayu G3S
Jiayu G4
Just5 Spacer
Karbonn A1
Karbonn A30
Karbonn A9+
Karbonn Titanium S2
Kata i3
Kata Venus 3
Keneksi Beta
KingTopKt 07
Kvd N3+
Lanix Ilium S600
Lava iris 405 / 503
Lenovo A3300
Lenovo A390
Lenovo A850
Lenovo A516
Lenovo A656
Lenovo A368i
Lenovo A369i
Lenovo A859
Lenovo B8000-H
Lenovo 10.1″ Tablet S6000
Lenovo IdeaPhone P700i
Lenovo IdeaPhone S720
Lenovo IdeaTab A3000-H
Lenovo IdeaTab S6000-H
Lenovo P770
Lenovo P780
Lenovo S890
Lenovo S720
Lenovo S820
Lenovo S920
Lenovo S5000-H
Lenovo S6000-F
Lenovo Yoga 8 / 10
Le Pan TC802a
M-Pai 809T
Mi354 “Spice Smart Flo Space”
Micromax A58
Micromax A89 Ninja
Micromax A90
Micromax A114
Micromax A117
Micromax A115 Canvas 3D
Micromax Canvas 2 Colors A120
Micromax Canvas 2 Plus
Micromax Canvas 4 A210
Micromax Canvas Ego A113
Micromax Canvas HD
Mlais MX70
MoreFine S6 Pro
Motorola RAZR D1
Motorola RAZR D3
MSI primo 76
MyPhone Agua Iceberg
Mysaga C2
N800 Mini Note
Neken N6
NEO N003 Advance
Newman N1 / K18
Nexa Vega N4
NGM Forward Prime
NGM Forward Young
NGM Dynamic Racing GP
No.1 S7
Omate TrueSmart
Onda v819 3G tablet
Oppo Find Clover
Oppo find 5 mini
Oppo findway U7015
Overmax Vertis-01/01+
Overmax Vertis-02/02+
Pantech Vega LTE Ex (IM-820L)
Pearl Smartwatch AW-414
Philips W536
Philips W736
Phoenix Rockx1
PocketBook SURFpad 3
Prestigio Multipad 4 Quantum
Prestigio MultiPhone 4055
Prestigio MultiPhone PAP 3350
Prestigio MultiPhone PAP 3400
Prestigio MultiPhone PAP 4505
Prestigio MultiPhone PAP 5044 DUO
Runbo x5
Runbo x6
S09 W63 IP68
Sesonn N9200+
Sharp Aquos SH837W
Shengda S4
Sky Vega A800S
Smartfren Andromax V
Star HD9000+
Star N8000
Star N9800
Star S5 Butterfly
Star S6
Star S9500
Starmobile Diamond V3
Starmobile Knight
Symphony Xplorer ZII
Tecno R7
TeXet NaviPad TM-7055HD
Texet TM-5277
THL T200
THL W8 Beyond
THL W100(S) (130711)
THL W200(S)
Tronsmart TS7
Ulefone u7
Utime U100S
Vonino Ego QS
Vonino Sirius QS
Xiaocai X9
Xiaomi Hongmi
Xiaomi Redmi
Xolo A600
Xolo Q700
Xolo Q800
Xolo Q3000
Zen Ultrafone 701HD
Zopo 980
Zopo 990
Zopo C2 Platinum
Zopo C3
Zopo ZP910
Zopo ZP300+ / ZP500+
Zopo ZP900 Leader
Zopo ZP950H
Zopo ZP990+
Zopo ZP998
ZTE Blade G2 V880H
ZTE Blade Q
ZTE Blade Q Maxi
ZTE Blade Q Mini
ZTE Leo S1
ZTE N986
ZTE Open
ZTE Roamer 2
ZTE V795
ZTE V880 H
ZTE V987 Grand X Quad
Walton Primo F3i
Walton Primo G1
Walton Primo H2
Walton Primo EF
Wiko Cink Peax 2
Wiko Darkfull
Wiko Darknight
Wiko Darkmoon
Wiko Iggy
Wiko Ozzy
Wiko Rainbow
Wiko Stairway ZTE Warp Sequent

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That’s all folks.

Note – Root your device on your own risk. TechGlobule is by no means encouraging any phone user to root his/her phone.
Image source – (Featured image)
Screen Shots by Siddhant Baranwal.
List source –  XDA Developers
Author – Swapnil Jha
Co – Author – Abdul Rehman

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