Alcatel One Touch Authority on Cricket was once hard to root, as there weren’t many tools that can help you do that.

Things have changed over the time and you can now gain root-access on your device using a little app called Poot. Follow our guide below to learn how to root your One Touch Authority and get root-requiring apps running on it:

Alcatel One Touch Authority

Files You Need

1. Download Ministro II and Superuser from the Google Play store on your device. Both of these apps are available for free to download.

2. Download Poot APK and copy it over to your phone’s SD card storage.

Rooting the Alcatel One Touch Authority (Cricket)

1. In order to allow the installation of Poot app on your device, the Unknown sources option must be enabled. To enable it, go to Menu->Settings->Applications and turn on the Unknown sources option.

2. Launch File Manager and tap on Poot and it will install. Let it fully install on your device.

3. When Poot is installed on your device, launch it from your phone’s menu.

4. When you launch the app for the first time, it should ask you it needs to download some library files. Allow it to do so.

5. It should then begin downloading the required library files that allow it to root your device.

6. Hit the first option in the menu when the library files are downloaded. It should tell you to reboot your device, so do that.

7. When the phone boots up, launch the Poot app and tap the first option once again.

8. It will root your device.

And you’re done.

Your Alcatel One Touch Authority (Cricket) is now rooted. If you’re still unsure about it, just get the Root Checker app on your device and it should tell you whether you’re rooted or not.