Android is a Linux based Operating System that are mostly imported in phones and tablets nowadays. It usually comes with standard user access to its user. Hence through rooting the user becomes super user who can update the core system of OS, can install applications at core level without using .apk installation files, can access system partition, can modify protected system files, can change their permissions, and so on.
The term “ROOTING” which is parallel to “Jail breaking”, born when the world saw the first Android in 2008. Rooting is the process of overcoming the limitations that put by the carriers or the device manufactures. Through rooting the user can attain the full control over the android device by regaining the privileged control within the Android Linux subsystem.
Before rooting an Android Phone, just keep in mind the following things:
- Rooting will void the warranty of your Android Phone
- Use only regularly updated Guide to root your phone since it may not harm the process of rooting
- Its important to backup your total phone by installing any of the custom recovery image for example the popular Clockwork mode
- Learn to unroot your phone before rooting
- Rooting enables you to upgrade your current Android OS with the new one as the updates evolved everyday
How to Root an Android Phone.?
Rooting an android phone is similar to jailbreaking an iPhone which will faster the performance, add the different settings as we like. Rooting an Android Phones can be carried out with the softwares like SuperOneClick, Z4Root, Universal AndRoot, Superboot, etc., that can be easily downloaded from the Internet. But the rooting procedure of android varies from device to device. But the common procedures are discussed here. Here is the procedure for rooting Nexus One android phone: The steps are as follows:
Initially you have to download and install SuperOneClick on your desktop, an application which allows rooting an Android phone like Samsung Nexus one, Galaxy S, Droid, etc,.
The next process is to connect your phone to the computer and you should not mount your SD card after connecting.
Now select Phone setting and enables USB debugging and after this has been done, run SuperOneClick.exe which you have previously installed.
If you wish to root your Android, click the Universal Tab on your phone and click Samsung Captivate if you are using Samsung Android.
Now root your Android and click on Root Tab and wait for the rooting process has to be completed. Finally the rooting has done which makes you the SuperUser to access to your Android to the core.
Through Rooting you get the root permission on your device which is equivalent to running programs as administrators in windows. You can manage your device with new ROM managers and different add-ons. But if you don’t like them, just restore all your settings and applications what you have already backed up.