What is Rooting?
According to Wikipedia, “Rooting is the process of allowing users of smartphones, tablets and other devices running the Android mobile operating system to attain privileged control (known as root access) over various Android subsystems. As Android uses the Linux kernel, rooting an Android device gives similar access to administrative (superuser) permissions as on Linux or any other Unix-like operating system such as FreeBSD or OS X.”
What Does A Rooted Phone Give Us?
Rooting an Android devices will give you root access to your device which allow you to run certain system settings access. A rooted phone also allows you to install custom themes, increase battery life, increase performance as well as flash custom ROMs to your phone.
If Rooting Is So Good, Why Aren’t All Of Us Doing It?
- There is potential risk of “bricking”, which mean that your phone may no longer function properly.
- Rooting your Android device will void your warranty
How To Root My Android Device?
Rooting an Android devices varies from one device to another, each device have unique method. So it is not possible to list all the method over here. You have to do a search on Google on how to root your specific phone model e.g. Google “Sony Xperia Z1 (C6903) Root”.
Can I Unroot My Android device?
Yes you can unroot your Android device any time you want to. To do so, you’ll have to Google on how to unroot your phone model.