Wondering how to root your Android? Well, as of lately this process has become much more simple thanks to the fact that dozens of applications have appeared on the market allowing us to carry out the process much easier. One of them is Framaroot, the APK of which in its version 1.9.3 can be downloaded for free to get hold of superuser or supersu permissions, offering your more freedom when it comes to handling your smartphone or tablet.
An app to root Android that makes the most of its vulnerabilities
This tool makes the most of the operating system's weaknesses or exploits depending on the version we've got installed. The list of vulnerabilities that it can exploit include names taken from the Lord of The Rings:
If the operation doesn't work with any given one of these exploits, you can try out with the other, provided that they're available. To root the device you've just got to choose the action to be executed, choosing between any of the three available:
- Obtain superuser permissions.
- Undo the rooting process.
- Run a script.
And that's how Framaroot works. The list of compatible devices is very long, including some of the most renowned brands such Samsung, BQ, ASUS, Huawei or LG, but also handsets made by unknown companies. It can take care of different versions of Android, including 4.3, 4.4, 5.0, 5.1 or 6.0.
But what's rooting for? What are its pros and cons?
Being the root user of a Unix system as is the case of Android means having total full access, like being the admin of other systems of the likes of Windows. That will allow you to modify all its files and give you absolute freedom to change internal aspects that are inaccessible to those that aren't root users. It has been conceived for the owners of phones that want to make the most of their device. It comes along with the following advantages:
- Wider range of applications that demand superuser permissions can be installed.
- Uninstall bloatware or preinstalled software.
- Greater customization.
- Improvements to the handset's performance.
- Battery optimization.
- Installation of Xposed modules that allow you to take the customization and modification of your smartphone to the maximum extent.
- Flash custom ROMs. In other words, install unofficial Android versions.
- Make deeper backups.
However, it also involves a series of disadvantages that have to be taken into account when carrying out this operation:
- Endangers your device's security.
- The number of apps that require root access is lower by the day.
- You can have problems with future updates.
- You can lose your manufacturer warranty.
So if you've already made up your mind about rooting your smartphone or tablet, here's the app that will help you to do so by means of a quick and simple process.