Rooting Android Devices
A few of you might have heard the word, ‘Rooting,’ from the tech experts. I wonder if we know what ‘Rooting’ is though. This blog post will describe in details what exactly rooting is —hence, the steps to take before you root Android device.
Furthermore, we will learn in detail about rooting various android devices on Samsung, HTC, Motorola, Sony, Google, and HUAWEI. The common feature here is that they run ‘Android 2.1’ to ‘Android 5.1.1’.
Definition of Rooting
Rooting Android is the art of getting the highest authority on Android and has access to better use your Android phone by optimizing your device. Likewise, it is the process that allows you to attain root access to the Android operating system code. Similarly, it enables you to change the software code on the device or install other software that the manufacturer would not grant you access to.
Benefits of Rooting Android Devices
Many Android users root their device because of the many benefits, ignoring the risk involved.
You can move apps from phone memory to SD card. Also, you can delete remove your pre-installed Apps in other to have more space.
This stop apps from running on your phone, which overworks your battery life.
Mute notifications and Ads
You get to enjoy your using your device without receiving notifications and Ads.
Download Third-party Apps.
After rooting, not only can you download apps from the Google Play. But also from other third-party apps from other manufacturers.
Play Games on Android Using the Gaming Controller.
You can combine your Android device with the gaming controller to play games on your wirelessly through Bluetooth.
Install the latest Android OS.
After rooting, you get a great opportunity to install the latest Android OS.
Risks of Rooting Android
Rooting Android means getting the highest system on Android and better use your Android phone by optimizing your phone and make it more effective.
Be aware that things can go wrong during rooting, which can brick your Android device. Once you root your Android device, you are now beyond warranty.
Precautions To Take Before Rooting Android
Before you root Android, make sure to carry out the following tasks:
Backup your Android
You need to backup your Android files against loss, in case something goes wrong during the rooting.
Your Android Device has at least 50% of battery remained.
If your Android runs out of battery during rooting, the device may turn brick.
Third-party Rooting Tool
You can use third-party tools with less and easy steps and higher success rates. Examples are Kingo Root and KingRoot tools.
Tools For Rooting Android Device
The following are two tutorials on how to root Android devices with ‘Kingo Root’ and ‘KingRoot.’
Tutorial 1: Root Android Device with ‘Kingo Root’
- First of all, connect your Android to a windows computer.
- Then, download and install Kingo Root on your PC
- Double -click the icon of Kingo Root and run the program.
- Furthermore, connect your Android phone to the PC with a USB cable.
- Finally, activate your USB debugging mode on your portable device if not recognized.
- Root Android Phone with ‘Kingo Root’
- When your phone is detected, you will see the interface as below. .Click the button ‘Root.’
- This will activate the program to root your phone.
- Rare opportunity for administrator-level permission would be attained after you have rooted your device. This gives the ability to install custom ROM, uninstall system apps, etc.
- The rooting process is a modification to the original system of your device, which voids your device warranty.
- You need system management tools to deactivate system Apps after rooting Android device.
Tutorial 2: Root Android Device with ‘KingRoot’
- Run’ KingRoot’ on Android
- Install ‘KingRoo’t on your Android device.
- Tap the icon of ‘KingRoot’ and start the operation of the App. As you do that, you will have the interface as seen below.
- If your phone is not rooted, you can see the prompt saying that “Root access is unavailable.”
- Finally, click the button, “START ROOT.”
Step 2. Root Android with ‘KingRoot’
When rooting, you can follow and see the progress. When it is over, you will see the big green icon. Afterward, you can remove apps, purify the system, etc.
Tutorial 3: Root Android Phone with ‘iRoot.’
- First, connect your Android to your PC.
- Install and run iRoot on your PC.
- Furthermore, connect your Android phone to the computer and activate USB debugging on your Android
- During installation, please wait and don’t touch the USB cable.
Step 2. Root Android Phone with ‘iRoot.’
- When your PC has connected to and recognised your Android phone. You will receive a notice in the form. “Samsung Galaxy x5 is connected”.
- If your device is not rooted, you will see the note, ‘No root permissions.’
- Click the ‘”Root” button’ to root your device.
- When you are done with rooting, click “Complete” to finish.
Root Android Phone with ‘iRoot Android.’
- Install iRoot on Android
- Download the ‘iRoo’t and install the application on your Android device.
- Tap the icon to activate.