What is rooting? Advantages and Disadvantages of rooting Your Android Smartphone

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What is rooting? Advantages and Disadvantages of rooting Your Android Smartphone :- Hello friends, here am I am presenting you another most interesting topic about android. Are you planning to root your android phone? If yes, then why do you want to do so? What are the advantages and disadvantages of rooting your android phone? If you want know all these answers in brief then continue reading this article.

What is rooting?

When you purchase a new Smartphone from any brand, there are some limitations from the mobile company or operating system. You can’t do anything more except the official features on your smartphone. For example, you can’t uninstall the pre-installed apps from your Smartphone and many others limitations are there.

But if you root your mobile and become a super user and then you can do almost everything with your Smartphone. You can modify and customize your android phone and it’s functions after rooting it.

Advantages of rooting your Smartphone:

1. You can uninstall the pre-installed apps after rooting which is very helpful fow low internal memory devices.

2. You can use or flash customer ROMs. For example if your mobile runs on KitKat version, you can use marshmallow version by flashing custom ROMs.

3. There are many amazing apps available for android which require root access on your smartphone. So if you have a rooted device you enjoy using those apps. For example – some screen recording apps.

4. You can do many modifications on your Smartphone like increasing RAM or internal memory, change your device ID, change IMEI number, recover your deleted photos and videos etc.

Disadvantages of rooting your Smartphone:

1. There are no official method for rooting your android phone. So if you root your Smartphone, it will void your warranty and you will not get any customer service or support after rooting.

2. You will not receive any official software update if root your android. So you will not be able to get official software upgrade.

3. If you give root access to an app, it may modify your Smartphone and make it infected with virus or malware to leak your private data for a hacker. Generally this happens very rarely but you can’t ignore this risk.

4. You Smartphone may get bricked while rooting or after rooting. This may happens while restating your phone after rooting.


Now it’s your turn to decide whether you go for rooting your android or not.

So friends I hope you got the complete Idea about rooting your Smartphone. If you liked this article, please share this with your friends.

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