Do you want to make your phone to work in its full potential or do you want to take more control over your android system? Then rooting your device is the answer for it. How To Easily Root Your Android Device:
What Is Rooting
Rooting is the process of giving users of smartphones that runs android a special privilege to control over android subsystem (same thing as jailbreak in apple). By rooting, you will be able to gain more control over your device. With the help of rooting you can push your device into its full potential. Rooting allows you to install apps that your phone manufacture don’t allow due to security reasons.
Advantages of rooting
- Fully customizable theme and framework.
- You can install any app you want even the apps your manufacturer doesn’t allow you to install.
- And You can remove the annoying system apps.
- Also, You can upgrade your android system to the latest with the help of custom ROMs.
- Better performance
Risk Of Rooting
As rooting has many advantages it also has many disadvantages too. As rooting gives the user more control and power over their phone one wrong move is enough to brick their device. Like the old man said, With From great power comes great responsibility.
- Your phone’s warranty gets void.
- Your device may get bricked.
- Some apps may not work in a rooted device unless you hide the root.
- You will no longer get an update from your phone’s manufacturer
Using Which Root Solution Should I Root My Device
There are many root solution available these days, So you can choose any one according to your needs. 2 types of the common roots are listed below:
This root is for those people who want just root access to their phone, and don’t want any to flash anything extra. With the help of this root, you can just root your device in one click. But this root doesn’t support some devices. If you want to root using KingRoot Click here.
Magisk root is the best root solution available, it comes with a powerful systemless interface. And it supports most of the devices. This root also offers many standard common patches and also the safest rooting method. I personally recommend using this as your root. If you want to root with Magisk Click here.
How To Root Your Android Device
Disclaimer: I will not take responsibility if anything happens to your device due to rooting. Your device may get bricked or bootlooped if you have done any steps incorrectly, so follow my steps carefully.
First of all, make sure your device has at least charge above 50%. So that your device doesn’t run out of battery while rooting.
Rooting using KingRoot
- Go to setting>Security>Device Administration>Unkown Source (tick it).
- Download and install the kingroot on your device.
- After the installation is complete, Open the KingRoot app.
- Now, Tap on the get it now button to start rooting.
- Now, the kingroot will start the rooting process.
- Within 2 or 3 minutes will see a screen with a green tick which shows that your device is rooted successfully. Now if you want you can change Kingroot with SuperSU
Also Read My Article: 10 Best Apps For Rooted Android Phones
Rooting Using Magisk Root
First of all, we need to unlock the bootloader to flash TWRP, You will be requiring a computer to do it. All your data will be wiped during this process, so backup the important data.
- Download and install ADB and FastBoot on your computer from Google, And download Magisk zip which suites for your device by searching magisk for <your device name> in the google and copy it to your phones external sd-card.
Enable OEM Unlocking in your Android device:
- You have to unlock the developer option to access to OEM UNlocking option. To enable the developer option, Go to Settings>About>Find an option called Build number and tap it repeatedly. Now it enables developer option.
- Now go back to the settings page in the bottom you will find the developer option. From developer, option finds an option called OEM Unlocking and also enable USB Debugging
- Now connect your device to your pc. locate the installation location of ADB and Fastboot it will be probably in C;/Program files(x86)/Android/Android-SDK/Platform Tool or C:\Program Files (x86)\Minimal ADB and Fastboot. And if you are using pc right click by holding shift in anywhere inside the folder where the tool is installed and select the option open command window, If there is no option as command window open here then you have to enable it from the registry.
- Now, command window appears, now enter the command adb devices, now a message will appear on your device tick always and click ok.
- In order to run the fastboot command, your device must be in the bootloader, to enter bootloader power off your phone, wait until the screen turns black>For most of the device it is power button + volume down and wait 10 seconds to enter bootloader if it didn’t work try holding volume down button and plug in a USB connected to pc and wait for few seconds if it didn’t work try the same method but this time use the volume up button. Or just type adb reboot bootloader command. If it worked you will be welcomed with a screen like given below.
- Now, enter the command fastboot devices. If it returns with a series of letters and numbers followed by fastboot then your device is connected properly. But if it doesn’t appear then check whether you have done above steps correctly.
- Now, enter the command fastboot oem unlock If your Android device was shipped with Lolipop operating system or below. And if your device was shipped with Android version of Marshmallow or above then enter the command fastboot flashing unlock.
- Now, you see a message on your android device asking confirmation of unlocking bootloader. Using the volume key highlight, yes and now press the power button to select the option. Now, your bootloader will unlock and your device will now restart and enter back to the fastboot mode, if it didn’t you will have to do it manually as I have told in step 6.
Installing Factory Image
- Now you have to download TWRP recovery images which suites for your device by searching TWRP for <your device name> in the google.
- Ok now copy the TWRP image file to the location where your ADB and Fastboot tool is installed.
- Now, enter the command fastboot devices. And if it returns with a series of letters and numbers followed by fastboot then your device is connected properly.
- Now enter the command fastboot flash recovery name of your file.img(example:fastboot flash recovery twrp-cheeseburger.img) Now hit enter.
Flashing Magisk Root:
- After the twrp flashing is complete, using the volume key select the option recovery and press power buttons it will take you to twrp recovery mode.
- If twrp asks for a password then enter the password which you used to unlock your device before.
- When twrp is open click intall>Now locate the location of the magisk zip we have copied in 1st step.
- Now flash the magisk zip, When the flashing is completed select Wipe cache and dalvik and wipe it.
- Now select reboot system normal after your device is setuped, look for the magisk icon in the apps if the icon is missing download a magisk apk and install it.
- And now open the magisk and click on the options tap to start SafetyNet check, if it has completed successfully then everything good to go. Ta-Da now you have rooted your android device successfully.
Also Read My Article: 10 Best Apps For Rooted Android Phones
Important Advice: Whenever you flash an app or anything make sure that is compatible with your device. Flashing through magisk is the safest way. If you have faced any issue please leave a comment below, I will help you as soon as possible.