Reasons Why You Need To Root Your Android Smartphone
Rooting your android smartphone gives you a great power to customize it. But you should always remember that with great power comes great responsibility. Here are several reasons why you need to root your android smartphone.
- To uninstall bloatware (pre-installed app) or default apps
You might notice on a new smartphone that there are some apps already pre-installed. Some of those apps that are not default on Android were added by your device manufacturer. Sometimes those apps are useless and just consume space and memory. The worst part is that some of those pre-installed apps cannot be uninstalled. You have only one choice which is to “disable” but still, those apps consumes space. If you’re not happy with that, you can root your android smartphone and delete those apps to completely remove from your smartphone.
- To reduce battery consumption by tweaking some configurations
With root permission, you can access your android system folder which contains various configurations and options. By editing the right configuration, it is possible to turn off unnecessary process or limit CPU usage to extend battery life. You can look about this tweaks on google to improve the battery life of your smartphone.
- Overclock smartphone’s CPU or GPU to run games much faster
You can control the processor (CPU) speed of your android smartphone depending on your purpose. If you want to run your games smoothly, you might want to increase the speed or frequency (MHz) of your device’s CPU and GPU. You can do this by editing some configurations or by the help of some special application.
- To increase ROM storage and RAM
RAM is a type of memory on your smartphone that handles all your active apps. You might notice that if you open a lot of apps simultaneously, your smartphone is starting to become very slow, this is because the RAM on your smartphones decreases and there’s no more space to handle other processes or active apps.
You can increase your smartphone’s RAM by using your phone storage (ROM) or by adding a very high speed SD card. This is possible by using a special application.
- To run applications that requires root permission
As mentioned above, you can customize your android smartphone by using some special applications. In order for these apps to run and work properly, your device must be rooted properly, otherwise it will not work.
- To change the overall look of your smartphone by installing different ROM (OS) from other brand of android smartphone
You can change the overall look oy your android smartphone by installing a customized OS (ROM) of your android smartphone. You can look on the internet for the “custom ROM” of your android smartphone.
- And lastly to enhance system performance (Audio, Camera, and Network connection)
As I was said, you can edit the configurations of your android smartphone. You can enhance the audio quality, picture quality, and data speed or network connection of your android smartphone.
Rooting your android smartphone is very risky if you are not a technical savvy. You should only root your smartphone if you have fully understood the whole process. There are some guidelines that you should know first before attempting to root your android smartphone.
You should remember that rooting your android smartphone will void your device’s warranty. Different brands of android smartphone require different methods of rooting process. Rooting a Samsung smartphone is not the same as rooting a Xiaomi smartphone or any other android smartphone.