Rooting an Android is similar to Jailbreaking in iOS. Rooting is defined as gaining super user access on your Android device. You can read detail article on What is Rooting? Along with Pros and Cons here.

Note: If you are not aware about rooting than read What is Rooting?

Prerequisites:

  • Atleast 50% battery required
  • Internet Connection required
  • Use genuine USB cable
  • Enable USB debugging

Step by step guide for How to root Android phone:

Download Kingo Root and install it

Enable USB debugging mode on your phone. For Android 4.0 or 4.1, tap Settings –> Developer Option (Switch it on), Select the box on the right of USB debugging. On versions 4.3 or later, goto Settings –> About phone –> Build Number. Tap seven times. After that you will receive a message “You are now a developer”.

How to Root Android Phone?

 

Run Kingo Root on your PC. Connect your Android Phone via USB cable.

 

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Now it will install the required drivers for your Android Phone.

 

How to Root Android Phone?

 

A dialog box will pop up for permission. Check Always allow from this computer and tap ok

 

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Now it will recognize your device and model number. And just press the magic button ROOT

 

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Now sit back, relax and wait sometime and your device would reboot and here you are done.

How to Root Android Phone?

Screenshot by Kingo Root

 

Now, suppose if you want to change decision that you do not want rooted device than you can again unroot your Android Phone. Just connect Android Phone and click Remove Root

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