Although your Android device gives you the multitude features, software and apps to let you do whatever you desire yet you’re required to set it free from all the constraints which are laid down by the Google apps. The process with which you can customize your device is called Rooting. Just when you run this activity on your smartphone, it will let you access the third party apps or some particular apps like the monitoring applications that are not provided by the Google store.
Why To Root Your Android?
Rooting an Android device is a very simple process. To let your device download and install the software from the third party applications you need to get the device rooted before. Although if you particularly want to use the Basic version of the spyware like FlexiSpy, mSpy and HighsterMobile then you needn’t have to bother about rooting your device but to use the Advanced version of these spy software, you are required to root the device. So, it’s fairly depends upon the third party apps that you are going to use the device to go for rooting or not. With this process you can also have the apps which can automatically backup all your apps and its data, restrict the advertisements and many more things can be done.
Just in case you’re thinking that rooting your device may lead to some problems then get your doubts clear!
It will void the device’s warranty – then let me clarify that the act of rooting can be reversed and the device’s warranty could be retained.
Another fear factor is bricking of your cell phone – don’t worry about this factor and avoid getting the soft brick (mobile hangs when vendors logo appear on the screen) or hard brick (mobile doesn’t get switch on and acts like a dummy phone, no vendor logo appears) by simply following the instructions mentioned in the guide/mail. Also the feedbacks you read could be beneficial for you to stay from bricking.
How To Root Your Android?
Lets walk through the mandatory steps to root your phone. This activity can be carried out in couple of minutes by carefully following the instructions.
Get The Backup Of The Data –
This step should not be skipped as it saves you from the worst possibility of losing your precious data if in case you are unsuccessful in rooting your Android device. The settings of the OS(operating system) can be retrieved easily.
Get Your Phone’s Battery Fully Charged –
It’s important that your cell phone is fully charged so that the process doesn’t get stop in between due to the weak battery backup.
Enable USB debugging –
Go to Settings — Applications — Development — and ensure you Enable the USB Debugging on your device. This will help you to build a connection between an Android device and a computer with Android SDK (Software Development Kit).
Unlock your bootloader
Unlocking the bootloader will allow you to customize the device.
Now, lets talk about some of the rooting programs with which you can effectively root your device.
The stated rooting programs may not be compatible with all the Android devices so, do check the compatibility list of the devices before getting your hands on the program. You can refer to the XDA Developer Forum for the supported devices to select the right program for yourself.
The app is largely compatible with many devices and its OS’s(operating system). All you’ve to do is the following:
- download a zip file.
- unzip the file.
- if you posses a SD card then unmount or remove it.
- close all the running programs.
- connect the phone with PC via USB cable.
- execute the SuperOneClick .exe.
- now click on the Root button; it will take little time to complete the process.
- a message box will pop up saying your Android is Rooted.
- Now, restart your cellphone and your device will show the icon of SuperUser. If at anytime you wish to unroot your device then click on the Unroot button available on the app.
2. Kingo Android Root
This is another method of rooting your device which is easy and free of cost. Although the steps are the same as discussed in SuperOneClick but still I will mention the procedure again for more clarity.
- download and install Kingo Android Root file.
- check for the version of the OS.
- go to settings — about phone, developer options.
- enable USB debugging mode on your Android phone.
- now click the root button and relax for a while.
Hence, you’re free to customize your device as you wish to. I would like to suggest more measures for rooting your device.
Below mentioned are many other Rooting programs available which are good and viable.
- One Click Root
- Universal Androot
- SRS Easy Root
- Rescue Root