How to root BlueStacks 2 app player


The succeeding guide demonstrates how you can easily root your BlueStacks 2 app player using Kingroot application. After rooting BlueStacks 2, we will also show how you can replace Kingroot (KingUser) by SuperSu. Before rooting BlueStacks 2 app player, we will learn a little bit about this new emulator.bluestacks-2

BlueStacks 2 is the successor of the most famous Android emulator BlueStacks. BlueStacks 2 follows a new design line. It comes with a whole new UI with tons of new features. As it brings a new UI, the very first notable thing you will find in this app player is the new toolbar on the left side which allows you to do everything on the go.

You do not have to go to the settings of the emulator to copy files between Windows and BlueStacks anymore. It also allows you to install APK files simply by clicking on the APK button located in the middle of the toolbar. The toolbar in BlueStacks 2 also contains some handy features like rotate the screen, shake the screen, take a screenshot, location etc. It brings a multi-window feature.

That means now you can run multiple applications at a same time in BlueStacks 2. The applications appear in the form of tabs. You can quickly switch between applications / games simply by clicking on the tab of that particular game / app. Your whole Android core lies within the Android tab in BlueStacks 2.

So that was all about the BlueStacks 2. Let’s get back to the idea of rooting this emulator. A rooted version of BlueStacks was available, which made it pretty easy for users to access their desired root-specific applications on their Windows PC. But a pre-rooted version of BlueStacks 2 wasn’t available. Luckily, the famous root application KingRoot, which is the rooting power behind millions of Android device is found to be working pretty fine with BlueStacks 2. So, users who’ve been willing to break the boundaries on BlueStacks 2 are all set to go ahead now. Let’s have a look on how to do this.

How to root BlueStacks 2 app player


  1. Download and install BlueStacks 2 app player on your Windows PC.
  2. Download KingRoot APK file and copy it to your desktop.
  3. Now double click the KingRoot APK file in order to install it via BlueStacks 2. Alternatively you can click on the APK button inside BlueStacks 2 and select the KingRoot APK from your desktop.
  4. Once the Kingroot application has been installed, open BlueStacks 2.
  5. Click on the Android tab in BlueStacks 2. Go to “all apps” or simply search for Kingroot using the search button.
  6. Open Kingroot in BlueStacks 2 now and click on the Android logo appearing in the center.
  7. This will look for an exploit and root your BlueStacks 2 immediately.
  8. Once done, close your BlueStacks 2 and open it again.
  9. Congratulations. You’re rooted now. Verify root access using Root Checker application now.

How to replace Kingroot (KingUser) by SuperSu

SuperSu is the choice for most of the Android user and its pretty easy to use as well. You may consider replacing Kingroot application by SuperSu now. Here’s a method on how to do so.

  1. Download Super Sume APK file and copy it to your desktop.
  2. Use the instruction explained in step 3 above to install Super Sume.
  3. Now open Super Sume using step 5 from the method explained above.
  4. Tap the button appearing in Super Sume. If it asks to tap the button again, then tap it.
  5. Super Sume will now uninstall Kingroot and install SuperSu.
  6. You will be notified by Super Sume once its done.
  7. That’s all! Enjoy!
Usama M, a software engineer by profession, is the founder and editor-in-chief at Techbeasts. At Techbeasts, he uses his expertise to craft solutions to solve everyday consumer tech problems. His main areas of interest are Android, iOS, and Windows. You can find him on YouTube at "Tech with Usama".

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