Rooting is a jail breaking for android phones which provides you admin rights to get access to read files only from the device system which generally ,you are not allowed to edit.With Root access ,you can do anything with your android phone like as running more apps ,overclocking/underclocking your processor ,replacing the firmware etc.You will get a lot of benefits as well as risks.
What is Rooting?
Root is the user name or account that by default has access to all commands and files on a Linux or other Unix-like operating system. Rooting a device is simply the process of gaining full, privileged, or admin control of a device thus allowing ‘root access’ or ‘superuser’ permission. Once a device is rooted, the user has complete control of the device from files on the device to being able to perform additional tasks that will truly make your device your own.
Advantages of Rooting?
Once ,your Device is rooted the possibilities are endless. You can flash ROM (custom OS) and custom kernel, remove bloatware, backup your entire device, turn your device into a Wi-Fi hotspot for free,unlock hidden features, install a custom’s recovery, gain performance and battery enhancements, customize the look and theme of your device and much more.
You will get access to modify anything !
Disadvantages of Rooting?
There are three main disadvantages to rooting Android phone – Voiding your warranty, Bricking your phone and Security risks.
– Voiding your warranty: Rooting has a bootloader. Bootloader is a code that is executed before any Operating System starts to run. Mobile manufacturers lock bootloader to preventing you from installing other ROMS or tampering with your device in any way.
So,unlocking your bootloading will void the warranty on your device.
– Bricking your phone: A bricked phone means, your phone won’t turn on in any way, and there’s nothing you can do to fix it. It’s possible ,but pretty unlikely.If you follow instruction well,you probably won’t brick anything.
-Security risks: Rooting will be reason for security vulnerability.Because Google refuses to support the some service for rooted devices.
How to Root Android Device?
Rooting using Towelroot App
Now open www.towelroot.com into your mobile browser and click on Lambda symbol to download towelroot apk file, install and open app on your Android phone.
Kingo Android Root and iRoot both are most popular and easiest way for root android devices. For this method you need to download any one software (Kingo Android Root or iRoot) and install it on your pc or laptop.
Now, you have to enable the USB Debugging option from your phone which you will find under the Developer options in the setting of the phone. After enabled USB debugging connect phone to pc or laptop and run the software.
(Note:Please ,read properly about advantages and disadvantages of Rooting before follow any steps of rooting with your android phone .Also ,Do this at your own risk ! )