Rooting enables so many features and functionalities that simply you can not access on your smartphone. It enables many cool features and opens a large scale of modification opportunities on your phone. For instance, uninstall system apps, change IMEI number, hack WiFi passwords, and many more. Apart from these, you can install custom ROM or even change your Android version as well. Let’s look at these 15 rooting tips and tricks for Android.
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Here are the 15 Rooting tips and tricks for Android:
1. Remove System Apps Bloatware from Android
Android users don’t have permission to remove system bloatware from the phone. You can easily remove those apps through ADB, however, it requires a laptop. But, in this case, rooting makes it much easier. Download & install the Link2SD app from the play store, grant the root permission, and then choose the app to remove. Remember: Do not remove unfamiliar apps otherwise you can break your device OS. Read this tutorial for more info —How to Uninstall System Apps from Android Phones
2. Change IMEI Number
IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity is a device identification number connected on a network. It is normally 15 digits long. You can check your smartphone IMEI number by dialing *#06# code from the dialer.
To change the IMEI number, download & install the chamelephon app on your Android phone. Then click to open and grant the supersu permission. After that, tap on generate random IMEI under your current IMEI number and at the last step, click to apply new IMEI. Reboot your device and dial *#06# again and check if it is changed or not.
2. Change device id
Device id is very similar to IMEI. Every device has a unique id which is used to identify the device. To view the device id, dial *#*#8255#*#* on your phone and here you can see your device details including Device ID as well. A device id may change everytime when you perform a factory reset on your phone. However, a device id can be changed with a rooted phone without performing a factory reset operation.
To do so, install & open the “Android device ID changer” app on your phone then allow the permissions. Tap on the “Random” button in the edit section and it’ll do the rest for you.
3. Hack WiFi Password
Hacking a WiFi password is an illegal activity, but you can hack your own WiFi. Download and install WPA WPS Tester App from the play store. Then open this app and choose the WiFi name to start cracking the password. It’ll take a few minutes and boom! you’re connected now. Also, you can try WPA WPS Tester Premium to hack secured WiFi passwords quicker.
4. Install Another Operating System: Best Rooting Tips and Tricks
The biggest advantage over rooting is that users have the opportunity to change the operating system of their Android phones. One can upgrade or downgrade the Android version by flashing custom ROMs. There are tons of custom ROM available one can get very easily for his Android. XDA is one of the best sources to get custom ROM, Modes, and recoveries. You need to remember one thing, only flash the custom ROM that is made for your specific device only. To know in detail, read this —How to Flash Custom ROM on Android.
5. Install Custom Recovery
There are so many popular custom recoveries that you can replace with your stock recovery on your Android. Custom recoveries are often used for flashing custom ROMs, modules, nandroid backups, etc. You can install custom recoveries to get these options without having any issues. Here’s How to Install Recovery on Android Smartphones.
6. Unlock Pattern Without Losing Data
Yeah! the security flaw and feature both. This is probably one of my favorite rooting tricks that everyone can perform with an Android phone. Custom recovery made it possible to unlock Android patterns or passcode without losing your data. If you have installed custom recoveries you should try these 4 easy ways to reset Android passcode or Pattern Lock.
7. Install Xposed Framework For Android Tweek
Xposed framework allows Android users to apply modules or add-on. There are so many modules you can apply such as adblocker, boot manager, gravity box, etc. Almost every type of ROM including stock ROM supports this feature. To get it on your phone, simply flash the Xposed framework through TWRP or any other recovery.
8. Backup Apps With DATA
Some Android apps stores important data that no one wants to uninstall from the phone. And that’s the main reason why people don’t perform factory reset very frequently. Rooting you device has solved this problem. Titanium backup is one of the best backup & restore apps for Android which can backup apps along with app data as well.
First download & install Titanium backup from the play store then open the app on your phone. Click on backup & restore tab > Select Batch or individual> Backup all user apps >Tap Backup. You can use the same app to restore the apps along with data.
9. Increase Internet Speed on Android
If someone faces internet problem in his/one area, he should try this. This trick will increase the internet speed by 200%. Read these 6 Best Ways to Increase Internet speed on Android Phone (Goto 4th heading).
10. Enable Dolby Atmos Support
You guys are already familiar with Dolby Atmos. It enhances and increases the overall sound quality of the device. Also, it allows you to equalize music according to your need. To get it on any Android device, download the Dolby Atmos.zip file and flash it through any recovery. Non-rooted devices can also enjoy this feature though some features may be missing.
11. Install Kali Linux Operating System
After rooting your device, you can easily install Linux OS on your Android phone. Kali Linux is of the most secured operating system used for testing, research, security tasks, etc. Here’s How To Install Kali Linux In Android Phone.
12. Enable Camera2API on your Android
Camera2API enables some essential camera features for third-party camera apps. Such features are shutter speed, manual camera support, ISO, and exposure control, etc. There are four different methods to turn it on in Android phones. Read How to Enable Camera 2 API in any Android Device.
13. Recover deleted files from Android
Usually, when you delete a file or folder from the device, you do not expect to get that back. But not in this case, you can easily recover files with a rooted device. Undeleter Recover Files & Data is one of the best file recovery tools for rooted Android. Install & launch this app on your smartphone to recover all types of files that you’ve deleted previously.
14. Flash a new Kernal
There are lots of moded kernels available on the XDA forum. It increases the performance of the device hardware and sometimes enables some disabled features such as fast charging support, etc. Read this XDA blog of the most popular custom kernels for Android.
A rooted user is also called as a superuser because they have control over his smartphone. Sometimes, it’s very beneficial to have a rooted phone but there are some disadvantages too. Virus attacks, and bricking OS, are some common things that occur on a rooted smartphone. These 15 rooting tips & tricks for Android are tested by me and I found all of these tricks work with all types of Android smartphones. Thanks for reading my blog. If you’re interested in these types of articles, consider following us on social media platforms.