How to root Android – Root access

How to install root rights on Android - open Root access

Hello. Every owner of a gadget running the Android operating system has encountered the fact that his device has a huge amount of pre-installed software, which he never uses. In this case, such programs take up a lot of space, which raises an understandable question – how to install on Android root rights to get rid of all the unnecessary and to make, if necessary, their own adjustments to the operating system. I think this article will interest a lot of people, so let’s get started.

There are several methods to get root rights, but I suggest looking at the easiest and safest ones.

Android Root

Installation options

You can add root rights to Android in two ways:

  • By using a utility and pairing with your computer hardware;
  • Using the program directly from your smartphone, using the installation file.

In some cases, only one of these options may work for you, so we will consider them separately.

Getting access for Android thanks to the PC utility

One of the most versatile, and, therefore, the most popular applications is considered Kingo Root.

First of all you will need to download it, you can do this on the official resource of the developer –

Download Kingroot

There click the button “Download for Windows”, after that the automatic download will start. Next, open the desired file and follow the instructions Windows installer:

  • Click “Next step” (Next – in English);
  • mark “I accept the agreement”, click “Next…”;
  • it is important to correctly specify the folder where the object will be copied, or you can leave the default folder;
Where to install Kingroot
  • then select NEXT all the time;
  • click on “Install” in the last step;
The last step of installing King Root
  • wait for the utility to copy to your computer.

After debugging the product, you can start installing the root rights for Android. We do the launch of King root. A window will open, in which it will be written a request to connect the device via USB cable. The smartphone must be connected properly, then allow the installation using a computer, to do this, you must put a tick in the appropriate menu of for developers – “USB debugging”:

Debugging via usb in Android settings

Click Root, and then the application itself will install drivers on your device and respectively install root rights. You just wait until the process is completed.

Button to install root in Kingoroot

Note that you should not interrupt the program, turn off your PC or mobile device, even if it seems that the process is going no further. This procedure usually requires a lot of time, so it is worth having patience.

For some Android gadgets a simpler option is available – without using a computer. It is enough from the official site KingoRoot to download the apk-file on the smartphone, install it and through the mobile application to get root.

Rooting with a utility that is installed on the gadget

If for some reason you can not or do not want to root through a computer, you can use a special application that is installed immediately on the smartphone. To do this, go to and download the latest version of the utility there.

Users who use Google Chrome, the service usually warns about the insecurity of the resource – you can safely ignore this notice and move on. The downloaded product, having the extension .apk is sent to the flash drive of the mobile device or its own memory. For correct and safe installation of the utility on your gadget, you should allow Android security settings to work with third-party software, downloaded not from the Play Store.

Allow installation from unknown resources

Now you can move on to installing the application. Through explorer look for a file with the extension .apk, open it, consent to the installation and wait until the product is activated on the device.

When it’s done, you open the product and choose the object to install root rights, it’s called SuperSU or SuperUser, as you like.

You also need to select one of the non-existent characters Boromir, Legolas or whoever is available.

How to root Android - Open Root access

Setting up framaroot

If everything was successful and the result is achieved, the display will show a notification with a smiley face “:-)”.

Otherwise, the program will note that rooting failed. In such a situation, you will have to look for alternative options to safely obtain the “almighty” user rights for your Android.

Some peculiarities of getting root rights

Once root rights on Android will be installed, the ability to control the smartphone increases several times. You will be able to remove any application you want, including the one that was installed together with the operating system. But you need to be careful, because you can remove anything you want, so the risk of removing one of the system components is also increasing. This can cause the system to malfunction. It is better not to get rid of programs that you do not know about, because the removal of system components in some cases can even lead to complete failure of the device.

It is worth remembering that many utilities are associated with the OS shell, so their removal will lead to the incorrect operation of other programs. To such software can include:

  • camera;
  • gallery;
  • calendar;
  • Android keyboard.

It is better to leave these objects unchanged.

How to remove the root?

It may happen that you successfully got what you wanted, became a superuser, but something goes wrong. It is worth thinking about removing the rights if the following difficulties appeared:

  • rooting caused the warranty to be deactivated;
  • there are doubts about the protection against virus software with root rights;
  • After going through the above procedure, the smartphone does not work properly.

Remove root rights from the device can be:

  • in manual mode;
  • through a program;
  • with the help of a PC.

It is possible to reflash the hardware via PC. All Android firmware has no root access. So upgrading or even changing the operating system helps to give up the superuser capabilities. This option is quite time consuming, if you are looking for something simpler, remove root through a program. This is where the SuperSUAs I said, it can be found in the Play Store:

  • activate the application;
  • go to the settings;
  • Select the complete removal of root access;
  • click on it and wait for the gadget to reboot.
Remove root in supersu

This process also takes a long time, so don’t be intimidated. With deliberate and careful approach, competent rooting, you can get a unique opportunity to control your device, and change its operation at will. I have told you how to root your Android, and the choice of method is always up to you. You shouldn’t rush into this, it’s better to do everything sequentially.

Regards, Victor!


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