Despite the smartphone brand, all the smartphone users prefer Android rooting as it is the key to the new side of Android. Though the Android operating system is released with the ability to be customized, it does not remain as it ought to be when reaching the end-user. It is because of the software restrictions that are imposed by the device manufactures and network carriers. The rooting mechanism allows Android users to bypass these software restrictions and reach the system files of Android which needs to be altered to modify the device in the software side. After rooting, it is easy to manipulate your device using direct apps and ADB and Fastboot commands through a PC. Even though the key intention of the rooting mechanism is the same in general, the methods and strategies that should be used on each time depend on the device that you are going to root.
How To Root Android
This is the most common question regarding Android rooting. Though the quiz is common, it cannot be answered in common. Because a single technical issue may drastically change the whole process and end up with a bricked device or boot loop. However, most commonly, android users hope to allow apps to access the system files and run as system apps through Android rooting. Some apps and files, especially that can change the Android in the software end need to access the system partition and need to be launched as root/system apps. But your device manufacturer has designed your device not to run such apps as it may be too dangerous and harmful to your device on some occasions. That is why rooting is considered as an unauthorized task and cause to avoid software warranty of your device.
Your Android smartphone is based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and the kernel is the key component of your device which connects your apps to the hardware parts of your device. Technically, your device kernel protects by Linux security features by default. But in case of vulnerability is discovered, the developers crawl through it and place Su binary file in your device system partition. The developers call the mechanism as exploiting Android vulnerability which you can find any one-click rooting tool. When it comes to Su binary, the is the command which is used to grant administrative privileges to a user in Linux. Rooting solutions such as Magisk and SuperSU contains pure Su binary and users can gain root access through flashing Magisk or SuperSU zip file in recovery method via a computer. The flashing method is more reliable than the one-click method as Android exploits do not remain for long since Google and device manufacturers update the system as soon as a vulnerability is found.
Basic Elements OF Android Rooting
- Back-Up - As aforesaid, rooting directly deal with the system files of your device and anything may happen anytime. Therefore, make sure to back up your device using an appropriate backup method
- USB Debugging Mode - Technically, this is the mode that allows Android developers to move a newly developed app to the Android device via a computer. You need to enable the mode using the specific path depending on your Android version as you are going to use a new app on your device. Both rooting method, one-click and flashing method require you to enable it.
- Unlock Bootloader - The bootloader loads at the first when rebooting your Android device. The key responsibility of the bootloader is to check the software environment before getting the kernel to the device. In case, you have altered or tempered the device, the bootloader does not allow your device to go further. That is why you need to unlock the bootloader first before dealing with your system files and partition
- Rooting Method - The rooting method depends on various facts such as device brand, model, Android version, kernel date, the manufacture date of the device, bootloader type. etc. Make sure to choose the most suitable rooting solution to avoid rooting issues
How To Root Android Running On LG Smartphones
There are several competitive Android smartphone brands moving in the smartphone market. Among them, LG smartphones have a considerable demand and LG Electronics Inc. provides several smartphone series based on Stay connected, virtually anywhere theme. In here, you can learn about the simple and popular one-click rooting application for LG smartphones manufactured in mid-2012 to mid-2014.
What Is Stump Root And How To Root
Stump Root works as a one-click rooting application and you can root your LG smartphone within a few seconds. jcase,(Jon Sawyer) who is a Retired XDA Forum Moderator and Senior Recognized Developer developed the tool in 2014 and currently, the app has been abandoned without development. But still, you can root your older LG smartphone using the Stump root as it is fully compatible with
LG smartphones manufactured in mid-2012 to mid-2014.
- Download and Install Stump Root APK on your LG device
- Launch the app and tap on the "Grind" button
- Allow app to implement the rooting process
- Reboot your device after app notifying you
- Next, install SuperSU APK
- Finally, uninstall the Stump Root APK
Make sure to install SuperSU APK after rooting to update the Su binary and manage your Stump rooted device. Also, in case, you need to unroot your device, you can do it using the full unroot feature in SuperSU APK.