Why are we rooting the phone

Rooting Android phones - the most important questions clarified

Brent Rose

Are you thinking of rooting your Android phone? We answer the most important questions in advance and help you weigh up the advantages and disadvantages.

If you root your Android smartphone - i.e. unlock the admin rights of the Android device - you unleash the full potential of the smartphone: improvements in speed, battery life and adaptability are just a few of the possible advantages. However, good information on the subject of rooting is difficult to obtain and there is also a lot of false information and tricks to be found on the Internet. In the following, we answer some of the most important questions about rooting Android smartphones and tell you what you should definitely pay attention to during such an action.

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Is all the effort worth it? That is a matter of opinion, but many answer this question with a lightning-fast "yes". Often times, the smartphones are faster than they ever were after rooting, the battery lasts longer and you get access to numerous new and cool functions. Rooting your Android device is actually a fairly quick process, but the complexity of the action depends a lot on your situation. After rooting, you can start installing apps that will take advantage of the new features of the Android device.

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Is it difficult and tedious to root my smartphone? Yes and no. It all depends on which Android model you have. With many devices such as the Nexus One, the Motorola Defy and the Evo 4G, rooting is easy: You download an app such as Simple Root, Universal 1-Click or Z4root, which root your smartphone securely with just one click. While these apps are no longer available on the Android Market, you can still find them online, download them, and install them on an SD card.