Step by step procedure for Rooting Android devices

This article explains how to root your own Android smart phone simply by using a simple Android application and the user can get the full permission to access all the files on the root folder.

Most of the Android mobile users are rooting their Android devices by using a computer. So, they have to download some specific files to root the device. For example, if you are using a Samsung mobile and you need to root the mobile, you have to download the Oodin software and there are few files to download for rooting that Samsung device. Similarly, each and every device needs some specific files to download.

To overcome this problem, there are some Android applications available to root the Android device. These are listed below:

  • Kingo root.

  • Framaroot .

  • Z4root.

  • Towel root.

  • Universal Android root.

Above five are applications to root your Android device.

What is Rooting?

Rooting is a procedure where one can cross all the permissions or limitations and get full access to the OS.

Before going to the rooting process you have to do some steps. These are:

  • Device powered on.

  • At least 50% battery level.

  • Internet connection necessary (Wi-Fi network suggested).

  • Allow installation of apps from unknown sources


This application is the top most application to root the Android devices without PC. This app will support maximum all the devices. Framaroot has many exploits to root Android devices without PC.

Steps to root by using framaroot :

1. Download the framaroot app from the net.
2. Install it on your mobile and open it.
3. There will have some options which has to install, simply select the "install SuperSU" .
4. Don't do any thing until you get installed successfully.
Simple, your mobile will get rooted.


This application is also very helpful to root your Android device. But it's not covering all the devices & only some of the Android devices will be rooted.

Steps to root by using Z4root

1. Download the Z4root app to your mobile from the net.
2. Install it on your mobile.
3. Open the Z4root app.
4. You will see the root button on the app click on that.
5. Wait for process get complete.
5. After finishing completion of root process just restart your mobile .
6. You will see the superSU app on your menu.
7. If you didn't see any app like superSU try another app listed above.

Kingo root

Kingo root is also a great app to root the devices.

Steps to root by using kingo root

3. Launch the Kingo root app and start the rooting.
4. You will receive a notification of rooting status
5. You can do rooting by using PC and also app Kingo root gives us different ways to root your mobile.
1. Download the Kingo root app from the internet.
2. Install the application on your mobile.
Do the same processor for above two apps. Simple, if you do like that your phone will get rooted.

How to check whether the device is rooted are not?

After Rooting your phone, go to the play store and download the Root checker app. After the installation of the app, open it and click verify root button. If your phone did get rooted, then you will see the notification on the app.

Advantages of Rooting

There are several advantages of rooting our Android mobiles, some of them are listed below.

  • You can increase the battery life, by under clocking CPU of your android mobile, which will let you phone battery for a long time.

  • Increase your mobile performance by over clocking it, by changing the frequency of CPU of your Android mobile, by which you can easily speed up your android mobile without any problem

  • You can access all the files of your mobile. For Example, some of the files are located in the root directory of our storage or anywhere else, by giving the root permissions, you can edit or delete any system files.

  • You can install several custom rom to change the feel of your android versions like Eye Candy which can change the feel off whole Android device usage.

  • Can access some of the best apps which you can use after rooting it only. Internal memory can also be increased after rooting your Android mobile, as you can swap your internal, as well as memory card without any problem.

Disadvantages of Rooting

  • There may be a data loss in the process of rooting your mobile device.

  • One of the main reason is mobile warranty gets void. If you want your warranty you have to unroot your mobile.

  • After rooting your mobile you may face random reboots & sometimes apps may crash.

  • There is a loss of privacy as well as third party ROMs and apps can misuse root permissions.

  • Process of rooting an Android mobile is very risky and has to be done with great caution. If you did any wrong step your phone may hard brick. So newbies try it at your own risk!

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Author: Krishna Teja Yeluripati01 Aug 2016 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

I just understood what rooting is and how to root an android device. The disadvantages you mentioned like loss of warranty, app crashes, data loss etc,. are not a big deal. I couldn't completely understand the fourth disadvantage which is 'There is a loss of privacy as well as third party ROMs and apps can misuse root permissions.' Could you elaborate? Does rooting an android device cause insecurity?

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