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Rooting Android or Jailbreaking the limit

Rooting Android or Jailbreaking the limit

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Days earlier there will simple devices such as BPL, Nokia with B&W Screen, but now the time has changed and everyone likes to have a smartphone operating on Android. But Android Smartphones still has a limit like a roadblock which stops the user from performing Root Operations.

Root Operations or Rooting is the process of allowing smartphones and tablets and other devices running on Android OS to attain the Internal Memory Access i.e. the System Memory or Android Subsystem. Many Hardware or Software Manufacturers of Android have limited access to this Memory. But after Rooting users can gain the Superuser control through which you can alter or replace the System Applications, Settings, Run specialized Apps like Chainfire 3D Pro which is used for 3D Gaming Purposes, System Tuner which will be helpful in removing unwanted system apps, cleaning device memory and smoothning the performance of the device. But for installing or providing permissions to such apps there is a need to root the phone or the installation of such apps on the device would prove useless.

Through Rooting you can even install Custom ROMS or Firmwares on your Device and also customize it to your benefits. On Android rooting can help the complete removal and replacement of the device’s OS, but beware rooting a device voids the warranty, so please perform it at your own risk.


“Rooting” is also compared to “Jailbreaking” which a term used to devices is running the Apple iOS. But there are many more differences as compared to Jailbreaking, Jailbreaking dosen’t allows you to install or boot completely into a new OS which is due to “Locked Bootloader”. On the other hand Rooting is more beneficial as you can have full access over your Smartphone, Remove apps provided earlier by the device making company or any unwanted apps completely from your smartphone.

There are many Root management apps that let you manage Root permissions on your android device like “Superuser”, “SuperSU” etc. One of this App will be installed to your device memory automatically after Rooting which will help to enable or disable or completely “Unroot” your device. There are many different processes of Rooting Android Smartphones for different devices. In order to get specific Rooting process for your device, you just need to Google with your device name following with root for eg. Let us take Samsung Galaxy Y, so you will try googling with this, Samsung Galaxy Y Root, this will help to find rooting process speciafically for Samsung Galaxy Y and other similar devices with same configuration.

The process of rooting depends on the device varies according to different Android devices, but similarly includes jailbreaking security bugs of the firmware and then moving  SU binary to a locatin in the system path i.e. /system/xbin/su and granting it Read, Write and Executable permissions through chmod command. Many websites are providing full tutorials on how to root specific devices running Android so try Googling it.

Rooting will let users come across to a most famous term i.e. Cyanogen. Cyanogen is related to the custom Roms related to the operating systems which can be only done after Rootig the device. Steve Kondik (a.k.a. cyanogen) and the Cyanogen Mod team had created Linux based Embedded Operating Systems programmed in C (core), C++, Java UI etc. Cyanogen Mods are the open source replacement firmware for Android based Devices. It is being developed as opensource software based on official releases by Google with adds of Third Party functionality. Till date many cyanogen custom Roms have been released like CyanogenMod 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.1 and 10.2 etc.

So, Rooting Android is beneficial as explained as per user’s point of view, but still users must be bewaring of voiding the warranty of the device. Everyone using Android will be sure of removing unwanted apps and many other functions etc. So try it at your own Risk.