There are many things to do after rooting your phone but we are not technical guys. So, there are many applications for rooted devices and you can use them free. Let’s take a look at those applications.
What is rooting?
The real meaning of rooting is “To get root access of your Smartphone.”
The meaning of that sentence is you can get full access to your device. Here, full access means you can modify anything that you want. When you buy a Smartphone than you are not able to do many things like you can’t change your android system and also you are not able to update your android system without any official update. So, these are some barriers that you can face if you want full access to your Smartphone.
But, after rooting your phone you can do whatever you want. For example, you can install custom ROM, in other words, you can change your android system manually. There are many things to do after rooting and there are many advantages and disadvantages also. Let’s take a look at it.
Advantages of rooting?
There are many advantages of rooting. Let’s explore them one-by-one.
- Custom ROM(OS)
>> After rooting your device you can install custom ROM. It means you can update your android version for example marshmallow to Oreo, If you have marshmallow android version then you are not able to change without getting any official update but when you root your phone then you can change into Oreo without getting the official update. So this is the way to update your phone manually without getting any official update.
- Custom Recovery
>> After rooting your android phone, you can install custom recovery also. In our phone, there is also recovery mode but not with many functions so you can install recovery manually and flash any app or system.
- Install Incompatible Application
>> When you root your phone, you can install many applications for only rooted devices. Here I’ll mention most of them so, please check out.
- Remove pre-installed applications
>> There are many applications comes with your phone and you are not able to uninstall them. If you want to uninstall them then you have to root your phone and install the related application for that and you can do that.
- Block ads of any application
>> There are many applications on our phone with a lot of ads but after rooting your phone you can remove them and use those apps without ads.
- Increase speed and battery life
>> After rooting your phone you can boost your mobile’s speed as well as battery life also. There are many ways to do that but here I’ll give you a simple way. If you want to know more then check out the below applications.
Disadvantages of rooting?
There are always two sides to the coin, So here some disadvantages also. Let’s take a look of them one-by-one.
- Goodbye to the warranty
>> This means you can’t take any advantages of warranty after rooting because your phone’s company or any Smartphone manufacturer company doesn’t support this rooting, you know why, because all the users are not technical guys so they are not able to handle that rooted system so companies are not allowed this rooting.
- Hack by anyone
>> When you root your phone then you break all the securities of the android system. Now you can do anything with your phone and also hacker is also do anything with your phone threw some malware and viruses so you do not know that technical stuff then stay away from rooting or root your secondary device due to some security reasons.
- Update issues
>> When you root your phone then you can download any kind of android system without any legal update but You Smartphone company is not provided you any kind of update so you have to update your phone manually.
- Performance issues
>> In the rooting process you change the stock android system so there are some issues appear. When you root your phone, it’s speed and processing power is increasing but there are some issues in the launcher, There are simple problems are appear like when you press the power it takes some time to turn off, and when you open any application then it’s not open quickly. So these are the same issues that you face after rooting your phone.
>> After Rooting your phone you get full control but your android protection shield is broken, If you are a non-technical guy then most of the chances are you got some viruses in your phone and any digital thief can hack your phone because of some bugs.
- Corrupt your android system
>> When you rooting your phone, if something goes wrong then there is a fear of bricking your android system. And you corrupt your system. But there is a solution also that provide in the below applications.
Top 20 applications for rooted devices:
Note: All the applications are available on Google Play Store
- Wifi Key View
>> This application is used to see the password of any Wifi.
For example, If you go to your relative’s place and you find a Wifi there and you request them to tell their Wifi password but instead of telling you, they take your phone and connect their Wifi. So, in this case, you are not able to see their Wifi password but it is connected with your phone. If your phone is rooted then you have to simply download an application named “Wifi Key View” and you can know the password of that Wifi.
>> This application is used to increase your phone’s battery life and also performance level. This application says that “Never should your phone or tablet become slower and battery hungrier after lots of apps installed”.
So, in my opinion, this app is a must on your phone if your phone is rooted. You can download this application from Google Play Store.
- Device Info 360
>> This application helps you to know about your android device. You can view CPU, RAM, GPU, App & Root info also. This app helps you to see real-time RAM usage and much more. So, you can simply download this application from Google Play Store.
- Boot Animations for Superuser
>> This application allows you to install custom boot animations on your rooted android device. It has hundreds of beautiful boot animations and you can use your SD card also to store them. You can modify them also.
This app is also available on Google Play Store.
>> This application allows you to install hundreds of front style on your mobile. And you can choose any one of them to use on your mobile. So, you are bored with the simple front then you have to use this app. And you can find this app on Google Play Store.
- Titanium Backup
>> If you want to backup your android OS then you have to install this application. You can download it with Google Play Store. When you change your OS manually then there is always a possibility to corrupt it but when you backup your OS then you can re-install your default OS easily.
- System app remover
>> This application allows you to delete pre-installed applications. You can download this app from Google Play Store. We know that there are many apps are not able to delete by us but this app helps you to do that.
- Root Essentials
>> In this app, you find most of the essentials for rooted devices, like Adoptable storage, App installs location, App manager, etc.
You can download this app from Google Play Store
- Disk Digger Pro
>> Many times we delete our important photos. If you want them back then you have to download this application from Google Play Store and you can do that.
>> You can flash any type of .img file with the help of this file after rooting. You can download this app from Google Play Store.
Q1: Can I lock my Bootloader after unlocking it?
>> So the answer is yes but not properly because it’s status is ‘Relocked’. Once you unlocked it then you have to relock. You are not able to get that status before unlocking you’re the bootloader.
Q2: Can we unroot our phone with just a hard reset?
>> No, if you root your phone and you hard reset that, then you think my phone is unrooted now, so it is not possible. To unroot your device you have to apply those methods are mentioned in this article after that your phone is successfully unrooted.
Q3: Is it necessary to unlock the bootloader to install a custom operating system?
>> Yes, it is necessary to unlock the bootloader to install the operating system manual because without unlocking it our phone does not allow us to install custom OS(ROM). If you want to install that then you have to unlock your bootloader.
Q4: Can I Root my primary phone?
>> Yes, you can root any phone but here I recommended you that you should not root it because there is a lot of risks, and because of that you should root your old phone or secondary phone so your all data will be protected. When your phone getting old, there are many problems you can face like battery and performance-related but after rooting you can solve it with your own.
Q5: Is it necessary to install custom recovery for installing custom ROM?
>> Yes, It is necessary to install custom recovery for installing custom ROM. Because your primary recovery does not allow you to install custom ROM so you have to install a custom recovery to change your operating system manually.
If you want to know more about rooting and all the stuff like that then read my other article.