Rooting (Android OS)
Rooting is the keyword that you might have come across many times while going through or searching about Android.The term Rooting is associated with the devices running on Android OS, and sometimes its considered as analogous to the Jailbreaking of devices running on the Apple iOS operating system.
Lets have a look on the term Rooting:-
Android is a Linux based operating system that comes with the similar kind limitations and restrictions as that of Linus OS in accessioning on hardware and software made by few manufacturer in keeping the safety and the commercial aspect.
To overcome all such limitations Rooting process comes in handy, by this process all such limitation and restriction gets removed and the user gets the superuser privileges thus allowing the user to alter, remove the predefined apps, system settings or even completely replacing the operating system with the available customized operating system.
- Rooting enables every user-installed apps to runs with privileged commands which is unavailable to the devices in the stock configuration.
- Rooting installation also includes a Superuser application, which enables its user to grant or deny root or superuser privileges to any applications.
Some Common Advantages:
- It enables user to install a custom ROM that allows super access and privileges on a rooted device. As Android is open source, anyone with the proper skills can create their own customized versions.
- Getting superuser access over CPU and kernel, full control over all apps with ability to get them restore, taking their backup, even allowing the user to remove default and pre-installed software bundle also known as bloatware, on phones .
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