An Easy Way To Root Your Android!
Rooting your android definitely sounds more of a nerd’s job, may sound arduous and complex, but turns out more of a cakewalk, if steps are followed properly. The details might confuse you if not looked in properly, but when one has to do it there’s no looking back then!
In this guide, we’ll discuss what rooting an android exactly means, how easily it can be done, and what other things one needs to keep in mind pre and post rooting the device. Rooting is possible on all android devices, which means any device which runs on android operating system, for e.g. a smartphone, tablets.
What Is Android Rooting?
Rooting, in tech term means making the operating system flexible enough to grant other softwares and applications to run on it, which means allowing them to access root i.e. root permission. It’s quite easy to do that, but a normal person having nil knowledge about software (even basic knowledge) would assume it an alien language!
Rooting simply means, using an app, or a software program which makes it possible to allow certain applications to work without any hassle on an android device. It’s commonly misunderstood with Jailbreaking an iPhone, which otherwise means the same, i.e. allowing the operating system to bring about some changes. Normally people resort to rooting their android only when they have to install a certain application.
What Is The Need Of Rooting?
Rooting may not be required if certain apps can easily run on an android operating system, but what if those apps can’t run effortlessly and in order to do so they need root permission. You can install and run those extra apps and softwares on your device only if you perform rooting. Since this website is more about spy applications, you will have to consider rooting your target android device in order to monitor its activities.
To use programs like mSpy and Mobistealth you don’t need to Root the phone. Certain features of these spy programs need the access to root, therefore one needs to root that device so that these features may work properly and monitor the device effortlessly. It is actually recommended to perform rooting of the android to let these monitoring features work excellently.
Are There Any Issues Involved With Rooting?
Rooting was quite a ponderous work when android came out. But with time and efforts it has become easy. So if one follows the steps and instructions there will be no issues involved. Modern rooting methods have reduced any problems associated with rooting, and a layman can perform rooting as well because it is no longer a tedious process. To make things more easy, you can unroot your android, i.e. you can reverse the changes you brought after rooting your device. Make sure you have taken a backup of all your data prior rooting.
Take A Backup!
Before you take a step ahead and jump on to rooting your android, its advisable to take a backup of full data. This step is mandatory to avoid any loss of data. Not only you will have all of your important phone data safe with you, but it will also help you later on in case you decide to restore the system. For taking backup there are many options available online.
Also before you do any of the process, have your phone fully charged, you wouldn’t want the processes to go interrupted or stopped in between. Also check the USB debugging option and enable it. The reason why you need to enable this option is because you would want to connect your android device later on with a desktop to exchange data, therefore by enabling it you grant the access to your device.
Apps To Root Android!
There are many apps available online to perform rooting, but the simplest and easiest one to use is SuperOneClick. This app supports a wide range of android devices and operating system versions. It lets you root the android device partially or fully, and there is also an option for unrooting it, i.e. undo the root.
For rooting the android, you need to enable USB debugging mode (as stated above as well), and check for android drivers.
There are many other apps to perform rooting such as SuperUser, Greenify, Root Explorer, Titanium backup etc..
Before you get started with the rooting process, make sure you checked the following things:
- Charged Phone
- Data Backup
- USB Debugging mode (enabled)
- App to perform rooting (downloaded on your PC)
- Unmount the SD card (make it inaccessible)
Now follow these steps to root your android phone:
1. Connect your android phone with the PC via a USB cable. Close all other programs. Check the screenshot below.
2. Run SuperOneClick.exe file, and click on the Button that says “Root”. The program will start running, and may take a while to run, even hang in between. Something like the screenshot below.
3. Once your android is rooted, the window will say OK at last. It’s that simple!
4. Switch off the phone and restart it. Upon restarting it, you will see an app named “SuperUser”, which indicates that rooting has been successfully performed.
5. Later on if you decide to undo the rooting process, follow Step 1 and then hit “Unroot” button”.
Rooting and unrooting an android is that easy to do, hopefully this guide has helped you to understand the concept of rooting.