• August 2019
 

Top Rooting Software for Android

 
 

Android has captured the highest market share in terms of the most used operating systems in the world. Almost every second person has an Android Smartphone or Android devices. And as all the major mobile manufacturers in the market, are using Android as their operating system, this share of most used OS is bound to increase.

Top Rooting Software for Android

 

One of the best things about Android is that it lets manufacturers and users tickle with the settings according to their choices as Android itself is based on an open source platform. Every other manufacturer put some or the other type of their customized overlay skin called ‘User Interface” which is exclusive to their brand. User can also customize their Android smartphones according to their needs but that requires some special permissions in order to change some settings.

But for advanced users, ‘Rooting’ the device is the best option to play around with the settings of the device. One thing the user has to keep in mind is that all the consequences after rooting will be their own and the company is not responsible. In simpler words, Rooting gives full access to the operating system files through which the user can change the settings to personalize their smartphones.

There are a lot of pros and cons of rooting your device, like;

Pros

  • Free up your memory space.
  • Remove bloatware or pre-installed apps.
  • Install apps that could not run previously.
  • Install Custom ROMs and change the interface of the smartphone.

Cons

  • Permanently voids the smartphone’s warranty.
  • Smartphones become vulnerable to viruses.
  • Permanently damage or bricking of the smartphone.
  • Installation of third-party apps reduces speed and performance.

But if you have some experience in rooting, then it is the only way to take control of your device and make it personal. But before heading straight to the topic, if you will be rooting for the first time then, here are a few steps that you should keep in mind;

  1. Always activate USB Debugging mode and ‘Install Apps from Unknown Sources’ options from the Device Settings menu.
  2. Take a full backup of your device.
  3. Research and follow the best approach and use the best software that you will be comfortable with.
  4. Make sure ‘Rooting is legal’ in your country or region.
  5. Keep in minds the pros and cons as mentioned above.

Top Rooting Software for Android

Let us take a look at the top rooting software for Android devices in detail;

iRoot

iRoot is a free application available for PC and Android that has the easiest procedures to root your Android device. It has a clean User Interface and is one of the most popular rooting software available. It is reliable in terms of safety and quickly roots your smartphone. IRoot users have experienced a high success rate rooting with this software and with constant timely updates, new features and improvements are up to date.

iRoot software for rooting

Pros

  • Wide range of Supported Android Devices and new devices are constantly added with every update.
  • Totally free of cost.
  • 3-step rooting process.
  • High success rate.

Cons

  • Does not offer unroot functionality.

Steps to Root with IRoot

  1. Download IRoot PC Client from the official website and install on your PC.
  2. Connect your device to PC via USB Cable.
  3. Click ‘Connect Device’ on your computer screen.
  4. Go to the Device manufacturer website and download your smartphone driver.
  5. Click ‘Root’, once your device is detected by IRoot software.

dr.fone – root

Wondershare’s “dr.fone – root” is probably the best rooting application available in Windows/Mac for Android. The best feature of dr.fone is the ‘1-click root’ option. The dr.fone software supports more than 7000 Android devices and the list is constantly updated. It also supports rooting devices running the latest versions of Android.  This software can root almost any Android device be it Tablet or Mobile phone.

dr.fone for rooting Android

Pros

  • 1-click rooting method.
  • Supports unroot feature.
  • 100% secure.
  • Easy to use interface.

Cons

  • Requires purchase of dr.fone toolkit.

Steps to root with dr.fone

  1. Download and install ‘dr.fone’ for Windows/Mac depending on your operating system installed on your PC/Laptop.
  2. Connect your device to PC via USB Cable.
  3. Click ‘Start’ on dr.fone to find your Android device and proceed to root your phone.
  4. Tap the ‘Root Now” button to start rooting your device.

Kingo

Kingo is the best rooting software for those running an older version of Android. It is similar to dr.fone software from WonderShare and supports a long list of smartphones. Kingo is available for PC as well as Android application. This rooting software is secured and avoids the bricking of devices during the rooting process.

Kingo Root for Android

Pros

  • Available for free for both PC and as an Android Application.
  • High success rate for devices running Android versions 2.3 up to 7.0.
  • Supports the Unrooting feature.

Cons

  • Difficult to root devices running Android version above 7.0.
  • Does not provide access to Super User account.

Steps to root with Kingo Root

  1. Download Kingo Root PC client from the official website and install on your PC.
  2. Connect your device to PC via USB Cable.
  3. After the device is detected, press the ‘ROOT’ tab.
  4. Press ‘Confirm’ to proceed with the rooting process.

iSkysoft Toolbox

Another great software for rooting your Android device in 1 click is the iSkysoft Toolbox. It supports a wide range of devices and the user interface is also simple and clean. 24 hours online support makes this software a great application for people with no experience in rooting their devices. It is available for both Windows as well as Android application.

iSkysoft rooting software for Android

Pros

  • High success rate for rooting.
  • User-Friendly Interface.
  • Online 24 hours of technical support.
  • 100% safe and secure without any risk.
  • Supports over 7000 phones/tablets.

Cons

  • This is a paid software.

Steps to root with iSkysoft Toolbox

  1. Download iSkysoft Toolbox client from the official website and install on your PC.
  2. Connect your device to PC via USB Cable.
  3. After the device is detected, press the ‘Root Now’ tab.
  4. Press ‘Confirm’ to proceed with the rooting process.

King Root

King Root is another popular rooting software that supports more than 104136 android devices. It has a user-friendly interface and also supports the 1-click root functionality. It is easy to use and you can get rid of all the bloatware, speed up your mobile, create extra space, etc. with this software.

Kingroot for Android

Pros

  • It is available for free.
  • Easy to use interface.
  • Simple and 1-click root feature.

Cons

  • Hardly any updates for this software.
  • The success rate is not high.

Steps to root with King Root

  1. Download King Root client from the official website and install on your PC.
  2. Connect your device to PC via USB Cable.
  3. After the device is detected, press the ‘Root Now’ tab.
  4. Press ‘Confirm’ to proceed with the rooting process.

Conclusion

Rooting is for those people who are not satisfied with their manufacturers and want to do some tweaks in order to make their devices personally theirs. But there is risk involved and a person with no experience must do proper research and follow the instructions provided in this guide in order to avoid bricking of device. The above-listed software is available via the official website and you should select the software based on whether they support your device or not.

 
 
 

About the Author

A Six Sigma and Google Certified Digital Marketer, who has a year of experience as an Analyst for a Top MNC. A technology and automobile enthusiast who likes to write, play guitar, travel, ride his bike, and relax. Entrepreneur and Blogger.

   
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