To Root Android Phone means to break the built-software of the Android device so that one can gain some privileges such as modifying the software code on the device or installing other software and apps that the manufacturer originally would not allow on the device. This is like Jail-breaking in iOS devices. It means to unlock Android OS for extra functions which are not originally there.
For good reasons, the manufacturer do not want users to tamper with the built-in software of their device. However, due to increasing need for this feature on mobile devices, manufacturers now allow users to go through series of steps in order to root their Android phones and use third-party apps on them. Here is a list of some company Android devices you can root;
- Sony Xperia Z
- Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082
- HTC One
- Samsung Galaxy Core I8260
- Nexus 5X
- OnePlus 3
- Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 and so on
Requirements To Root Android Phone
- Device must be an Android phone
- Have at least 50% battery level left
- You must connect Android device to over a 3G, 4G, 4G LTE or preferably WiFi network
- The device must allow installation of apps from unknown sources. To turn this on from your device Settings, got to Settings >> Security >> Unknown Sources and turn the icon there ON if it’s not on
How To Root Android Phone
There a good number of software out there used in rooting Android phones but only a handful of them are used without a PC. We are going to show you how to use one the apps that doesn’t require a computer for its use as using a computer may be time-consuming and stressful.
KingoRoot Apk is one of the best rooting apps for Android devices. There are less risks in using the app for rooting and it’s not difficult to use. The steps involved in using KingoRoot Apk to root Android device include;
- First download the Apk file through the link here. Your download should start automatically once you tap on the link
- The, open the file you have downloaded and install it on your device. Running the installation as Admin
- Tap on ‘One Root Click’ on KingoRoot home screen to launch the app
- Then, wait for some minutes so that your rooting will be completed
- Once complete, you’ll get a message on the screen telling you that your device rooting was a success. However, you may need to repeat 3 and 4 over and over again before your rooting would be successful. That’s just it!
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