After good research, rooting an Android smartphone might seem like child's play. The rooting process differs from one Android smartphone to another. So it is always advisable to read about the handset you are planning to route.
The Internet is flooded with discussions about rooting, but the most popular forum for details on rooting Android smartphones is the XDA forum. Read what people have to say about rooting a handset, the method they used and the issues they encountered afterwards. Proceed only if you are confident.
Rooting Methods for Android Phones and Tablets
While there are a plenty of methods to root an Android phone or tablet, here are few popular ones that we are listing. Please note, all the three process uses Android DeBugging.
1- One of the most popular and universal rooting procedures is using the application z4root, which has a single button to root your smartphone. This application is not available on PlayStore and you will have to download the .apk file from the web. Plug your phone to the PC using the USB cable, copy the .apk file to the root of the SD card, open the z4root apk file using file manager, install and select the root option. It is compatible with many phones. Do search the web for the same.
2- SuperOneClick is another simple tool for rooting. Compatible with a wide range of Android phones, it permits partial or frill rooting and can also be used for unrooting. However, it involves a few steps. Download Super One Click. Turn on USB Debugging mode on the smartphone—this can be located under settings (development). Connect the phone to the PC. Expand the Super One Click zip file and click the SuperOneClick icon to run it. The SD card should not be mounted.
3- If yon have enough knowledge about technology you can go in for this third method. This method involves turning S-OFF, installing custom recovery and then flashing Rooted
ROM. For instance, the most popular S-OFF tool for HTC smartphones is the
ROOTED OR NOT?
There are a plenty of apps available on the Android market to check whether the phone is rooted or not. You can get numerous apps with the title 'Terminal' that can do this job. While the 'Android Terminal Emulator' can be used for checking the rooting status, it can be use for rooting as well But as the display size of the phone is small, we don't suggest you to use it for rooting.
While checking the status, if the "$" sign appears, your phone has been successfully rooted. In case "#" appears, it indicates that the phone is not rooted.