[How To] Root the Philips GoGear Connect 3 personal media player


The Philips GoGear Connect 3 is a relatively inexpensive Android powered personal media player. Although it’s not the most of sophisticated of devices, some users may want to achieve root access to remove some of the pre-installed bloatware. This guide is courtesy of XDA Developers and was tested with the 8GB version, but may need tweaking to work on the 16GB version of the GoGear Connect.


  1. Put your Connect 3 into “Debug Mode”
    • From the home screen, press the Menu button below the screen.
    • Tap the Settings option.
    • Choose Applications.
    • Select Development.
    • Check the box for USB Debugging to turn it on.
  2. Plug in The USB cable
  3. After the drivers install, uninstall them in the device manager
  4. Refresh the drivers and you will see device that says GoGear Connect
  5. Install the ADB driver, linked at the bottom of the page, for the GoGear Connect in the device manager
  6. Download the newest copy of Super One-Click from here
  7. open super one-click and change the exploit drop down menu to “zergRush”
  8. Click on the root button and let it do its thing.
  9. click OK on the popup to install busybox.
  10. after that it may ask you to verify root, allow it to
  11. you are now rooted. do a happy dance

[ADB Driver download] [via XDA Developers]

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  • Leondresmith451

    Yea I don’t get that but can you pleaseee help me can you show how to in a video please

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