How to root the Kocaso M736 Android tablet

I got this device for cheap from, in order to experiment using it for a hobby project. As part of that project I’m developing a small Android app that needs low-level control of the OS, which cannot be achieved without root access.

Searching around I found that the hardest part of using this device is getting your computer to recognize it, since it has a unique USB ID that is not normally supported by the out-of-the-box Android drivers.

So all you need to do is modify the Android drivers to include the USB device ID of the Kocaso M736 such that you can run the android ADB tools, and then push over the SuperUser binaries.


I can go into more detail if anyone wants step-by-step instructions, but my breadcrumbs for those that are tech-savvy are:

The USB device IDs for the Kocasa M736 are:

  • USB\VID_2207&PID_0010&REV_0222&MI_01
  • USB\VID_2207&PID_0010&MI_01
  1. Use the PDF attachment here to learn how to edit the Android driver:
  2. Where appropriate, use the IDs listed above (for the 736 has different IDs than those listed in the document)
  3. Then copy your Superuser binaries over using this: