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How to Root Your Android Device?

July. 17, 2014 01:06 pm / Updated by Andrew Coffe to Android
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root android Want to root your device but have little information? This following content will show you what Android rooting is, why you need to root your device and how to root Android device, such as Samsung Galaxy, HTC One, LG Optimus G Pro, Motorola, Google Nexus, etc.

What Does It Mean to Root Your Device?

Rooting android device means the process that allows you to run the Android mobile operating system on your cell phones, tablets to attain the privileged control (root access or root permissions) within Android subsystem. It is similar to running programs as administrators in Windows or accessing administrative permissions on Linux.

Why You Need to Root Your Android Device?

There are many situations that you need to root Android device, including when you want to:

After you root your Android phone or tablet, you have full access to the entire system and can run more apps, which can disable bloatware, control app permissions, enable tethering, and do a lot of other wonderful things.

How to Root Your Android Smartphone or Tablet -- Top 2 Ways

How do you root your Android phone? No matter what hot brand of Android devices you have in hand, like Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, HTC One/One M8, LG G3/G2/Optimus F7, Motorola Moto G/Moto X/Droid Razr Maxx HD, Sony Xperia, Google Nexus, or other brands, you can try the following methods to root your Android device. They also apply to locked devices.

Top 1. Use Towelroot to Root the Android Device

Towelroot is a cool tool that makes rooting many Android devices as simple as installing an app and running it. As far as we know, it supports to root lots of phones and tablets running Android KitKat 4.4 (including 4.4+), Android 4.3, 4.2, 4.1, Android 3.0 to 4.0, Android 2.3 or earlier.

Installing and running it is pretty easy, and you don't need a PC. Just follow the steps below on your device:

Go to Settings -> Security and enable installing apps from unknown sources. Then head to Towelroot.com, download and install the APK, and run it. It takes about a minute for your device to be rooted and reboot. Check whether it worked using Root Checker.

Top 2. Try SuperOneClick to Root Android Phone or Tablet

SuperOneClick only works for Android 2.3.3 and Android 2.2. If you have higher Android versions, try the first one method to root your device. Here are the detailed instructions.

Before you start, please put patience to do as follow for better rooting.

After you do all the steps above, you can follow the tutorial on how to root Android device.

After all the steps are done, you can do what you like on your Android device with the root permissions, such as recover deleted or lost data on your Android phone or tablet.

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