For those new to the world of rooting, acquiring root access essentially grants you elevated permissions. With root access, you are able to access and modify files that would normally be inaccessible, such as files stored on the /data and /system partitions. Having root access also allows you to run an entirely different class of third-party applications and apply deep, system-level modifications. And by proxy, you may also be able to access certain device features that would otherwise be inaccessible or use existing features in new ways.
Having root access isn’t the end all-be all of device modification–that title is usually reserved for fully unlocked bootloaders and S-Off. That said, root access is generally the first step on your journey to device modification. As such, root access is often used to install custom recoveries, which then can be used to flash custom ROMs, kernels, and other device modifications. Root access also enables users to install the powerful and versatile Xposed Framework, which itself acts as a gateway to easy, non-destructive device modification.
Due to its inherent power, having root access is often dangerous. Thankfully, there are root brokering applications such as SuperSU that only grant root access to applications of your choosing. There are also various root-enabled utilities available to help you restore in the event that something goes wrong. For starters, you can use any number of root-enabled application backup tools to backup your applications and their data to your local storage, your PC, and even online cloud storage. And in conjunction with a custom recovery, rooted users are able to perform a full, system-wide Nandroid backup that essentially takes a snapshot of your current smartphone or tablet at any particular time.
We can go on about the virtues of root access ad infinitum, but we’ll stop for now because we sense you salivating at the prospect of root access and what you can do with your device once root is achieved. Head to the links below to begin the journey.
KingRoot is the most used app for rooting Android devices.
If you are an Android lover, you would know the importance of Android rooting (or gaining root privileges in your Android device) as it will help you to improve your device performance, etc. If you are a newbie to Android rooting and don’t know how to root your Android device, well you are in the right page. Here, I have given a tutorial about how to root any Android phone using KingRoot application.
KingRoot is root for people who just want to have root access to their devices, and not necessarily wanting to flash anything extra. It works on almost all devices from Android version 2.x to 5.0. Working of KingRoot is based on system exploit. The most suitable root strategy will be deployed from cloud to your device according to the ROM information on the device. The best part of using this root method is that it does not trip KNOX and have the ability to close Sony_RIC perfectly.
By following the tutorial given here, you will be able to root almost all Android smartphones and tablets just by installing the Kingroot application.
WARNING: Rooting your Android smartphone or tablet using KingRoot app will void its warranty and you won’t be able to claim it back until you unroot your device.
How To Root Any Android Phone Using KingRoot Application
Before getting started with the rooting tutorial, make sure that your device has atleast 50-60% battery backup in it. Next, ensure that you have uninstalled or disabled antivirus applications in your Android device as they sometimes distract the rooting procedure.
Next, enable Installation of apps from Unknown sources in your device by following this path: Settings -> Security -> Device Administration -> Unknown Sources.
Now, download KingRoot app to your Android device. While doing so, you might get some warning message. Just ignore it and download the kingroot.apk file to your device.
Once download, install the application in your Android smartphone or tablet.
Once KingRoot is installed in your device, open up the application. Now, you will see the message “Root access is unavailable“. Just click on “Try to Root” blue button in the same screen to begin the rooting procedure.
During the rooting process, you will see a circle progress bar in your smartphone or tablet as shown in the screenshot given below.
Once the rooting process is over, your Android device will be successfully rooted. You will also get the message “Root Successfully” in the KingRoot app.
To finish the rooting procedure, just restart your device.
That’s it. Now you have successfully finished rooting your Android device using KingRoot android application. For confirmation, use the Root Checker app from Google Play store to check the root privileges of your smartphone.
If you encounter any issues while following this rooting tutorial, do let me know via comments.
Many devices can be rooted using this Framaroot.
You can root your android device without PC, just use framaroot. This app including several exploits named as the heroes of the book “The Lord of the Rings” Gandalf, Boromir, Pippin, Legolas, Sam, Frodo, Aragorn and Gimli. You can install Superuser and su binary on phone or tablet from android version 2.x to 4.x. All compatible devices can be found here. Unroot also very simple, just use this option in framaroot application.
How to install:
1. Download Framaroot from here
2. Run, choose Superuser or SuperSU
3. Select Boromir or another character
4. You will see 🙂
5. Reboot device
6. Root- installed
Created by XDA Recognized Developer geohot, Towelroot is another root exploit app that is compatible with a large range of devices. The root exploit itself is built around Linux kernel CVE-2014-3153 discovered by hacker Pinkie Pie, and it involves an issue in the Futex subsystem that in turn allows for privilege escalation. Although specifically designed for certain variants of the Galaxy S5, it is compatible with the majority of devices running unpatched kernels.
Also read : Top best Android hacking tutorials
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