How To Root BlueStacks On Windows PC

I have shared how to use Blustacks on PCs to download Free LINE stickers and use on iPhone and Android, are you ever think that we can root Bluestacks and then test run Android app which need root access ? You no need root Android phone and caused warranty void.

Bluestacks is an emulator that enable you run Android apps in full-screen on your PC. It comes pre-loaded with several popular apps and you can download additional apps from the Amazon AppStore, 1 Mobile Market and other sources, each app will behave exactly as on your Android device. Recently Bluestacks beta update to 0.7.10.869 version and Techgravy will show how to root Bluestacks on Windows PC.

 

Root Bluestacks 0.7.10.869

Visit Bluestacks home page and download bluestacks installer. I would like use Windows 7 as example.

A main control main window  appeared after bluestacks installing completed.

Bluestacks 0.7.10.869

 

Click setting button and then adding a Google account, click finish set up button after Google account added.

Add Google account on bluestacks

Google account on bluestacks

 

Right click on bluestacks icon and select quit to stop bluestacks running on PC.

Stop bluestacks on PC

 

Open up task manager to close all bluestacks related processes.

stop bluestacks processes

 

Now go to computer > organize > folder and search options > view tab, select show hidden files, folders and drivers and, uncheck hide protected operating system files.

Show hidden files

 

Download Bluestacks root and unzipped, you found that inside contain Root.fs and initrd.img two files, copy this two files.

Go to c:/ ProgramDate / BlueStacks /Android, paste it and replace Root.fs and initrd.img two files inside Android folder.

root bluestacks with root,fs

 

Start run bluestacks again and wait for a while, then you will notice windows as below then select apps option.

bluestacks root

 

Download root checker from bluestacks Google play and installed, click allow to verify root access.

check root bluestacks with root checker

 

You will get a message with congratulations ! this device has root access. Bluestacks on Windows PC already rooted.

comfirm root access on bluestacks

 

This root bluestacks tutorial applied to 0.7.10.869 version.

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10 Comments

  1. Gianluca says:

    The root files doesn’t esist anymore

  2. whi5tle says:

    HI – many thanks for the info…

    The link to the file “BlueStacks Root.rar” on http://www.box.com is nto wokring – error is “Incorrect password or file not found. ” – any chance of a re-upload?

  3. max says:

    it worked…took nolonger than 5 minutes. what to do with root???

  4. av says:

    It has worked for the latest version too. Thanks.

  5. andrew says:

    I can’t seem to search for any apps. everytime I press the search button it just refreshes the top app page. any suggestions? Im on windows 8 with latest bluestacks

  6. Hector Campos says:

    Thank , perfect tutorial, works on windows 8 and the latest version bluestack.

  7. Andi says:

    Very Long time loading,,,, but can’t play,, any solution??

  8. Guy Eek says:

    Works perfectly on latest version, thanks a lot !

  9. Byetheway says:

    There is no folder adroid in the latest version. So I can’t copy any file anywhere.