I have seen many peoples asking and talking about why to root android device. Here we are going to discuss what is importances, what are advantages/disadvantages etc.
- 1 What is Rooting ?
- 2 Advantages of Rooting
- 3 Disadvantages of Rooting
What is Rooting ?
When you buy an android phone and take it out of the box. There are some things that you can edit as allowed by the manufacturer. but if you need to edit thing which are not allowed then you need to root your android device i.e. gaining administrator access.
Advantages of Rooting
There are many advantages of rooting and android device. Some of them are listed below :
1. Apps Compatibility
The many android apps like Titanium Backup, Set CPU, Xposed Framework, Battery Callibration and many other works only on rooted android device. These apps are very useful to dig and use the full functionality of your android device.
2. Latest OS Updates
Maybe your device manufacturer does not rolling out regular updates of your device. But on most of the devices there are custom ROMs developed by android developers through which we can install the newer version of android.
3. Unlimited Features and Themes
Apps like Xposed Framework and its modules, many other apps are able to customise the UI of your android device which can be an great experience on your android device.
You can completely automate the things like CPU with Set CPU, Apps with Tasker, Auto restore using Titanium Backup and much more.
5. Boost Speed and Battery Life
You can set CPU speed after rooting your device. You can set it low to boost battery life and set it to maximum to boost the performance.
6. Block Ads
By installing Adblock plus and many similar apps you can remove advertisement shown from all the apps.
7. Remove Crappy Apps
Most of the android device comes with some pre-installed application by manufacturer which are just useless and taking up space. These apps cannot be removed directly but you can uninstall them easily after rooting.
8. Flash Custom Kernel and ROM
Many devices have kernel which does not support some things. By installing custom kernel you can add some features, faster charging, better performance, less battery draining and much more. You can also add features and functionalities by flashing a custom ROM.
You can visit XDA-Developers Forum to find latest custom ROMs and more tweaks.
Disadvantages of Rooting
1. Voids Warranty
2. Involves Risks of Bricking
During the process of rooting you many end up in bricking your android device.
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