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How to root your Android phone



Android smartphones continues to be one of the most awaited smartphones of the year, let’s check out on how you can root your Android smartphone with the help of some simple to follow instructions. Once rooted, you can then install the apps which requires the root access along with the custom ROM firmwares which can be installed. So before we go into the detailed instructional guide which will help you root the device, you need to follow some simple precautionary steps mentioned below.

There are 2 rooting methods, IO Root and Root Tool method. We will be checking both of them one after other.

Precautionary steps:

  • It’s strongly recommended to create the manual back up of all the data present in your Android phone so as to make sure that the data can be restored easily. Don’t make use of any automated tools as it may not help you restore the data.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Nonetheless, make sure that the battery left in your Android phone is left with the minimum of 50% so as to make sure that the device doesn’t get tuned Off in the middle of rooting process.  Make sure that the drivers of your phone are installed in your computer which has Full USB Read/ Write access.
  • Head over to the path “Settings > About Phone “ in your Android phone and tap on the “About Phone” 5 – 10 times for becoming the developer. Enable the USB Debugging in your Android phone from the path “Settings > Developer Options” by enabling the USB Debugging option.

Assuming that all of the above steps are fulfilled, let’s proceed to the next step where we have summed up the detailed instructions which will help you root your Android phone.

Procedure to Root Android Smartphone:

Option 1: IO Root:

  • Download the IO Root tool from here to your computer and extract the same.
  • Enter your Android phone in the Airplane mode just to make sure that device doesn’t get any interruptions due to calls, sms and other notifications.
  • Connect your Android phone to the computer with the help of original USB cable.
  • Open the IO Root folder to open the “root.bat” file.
  • Once you see the command prompt, you need to press Enter while the IO Root script reboots your phone.
  • Once the device reboots, download “Root Checker” app from the Google PLAY Store an check the same on whether the device is rooted or not.

Option 2: RootTool:

  • Connect your Android phone to the computer with the help of original USB cable preferably.
  • Once downloaded, you need to unzip the same and open the extracted folder.
  • Double click on the “Run.bat” file in your computer and follow the on screen instructions in your computer and device.
  • When you see the recovery screen in your device, you need to select “update from ADB” option using the Volume Down key and press the Power button to select the same.
  • Root.zip file which you have downloaded will be pushed to the device. Now after this, you need to select “reboot system now” option for rebooting the device in the normal mode. Once the device reboots, download “Root Checker” app from the Google PLAY Store an check the same on whether the device is rooted or not.
  • Head over to the Google PLAY Store and download the SuperSU app to install latest version of SuperSU app.

Note: Just in case if your device gets stuck on any of the screen, you need to re follow the instructions from the start by rebooting the device.

Disclaimer: Root your phone at your own risk as if there is any damage caused due to rooting your phone, Mobilitaria and/or our team shall not be held liable or responsible.



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