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Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by MrTechy(m): 9:52am On Aug 12, 2017
I know many of you never thought of the disadvantage of rooting rooting your Android phone, i know the advantage is good and seems to cover some of this disadvantage, it will be Good you know the disadvantage and addup of some of the advantage of rooting that Android powered smartphone. After reading this you may or may not want to root that android phone. Because i will be comprehensively explaining the advantage and disadvantage of rooting your android phones. Oops, forgive my bad, do you know what rooting is? If not, before we go into the advantage and disadvantage of it let's take a quick glance for newbies sake the meaning of rooting.

According to Wikipedia.

“Rooting is the process of allowing users of smartphones, tablets and other devices running the Android mobile operating system to attain privileged control (known as root access) over various Android subsystems. As Android uses the Linux kernel, rooting an Android device gives similar access to administrative ( superuser) permissions as on Linux or any other Unix-like operating system such as FreeBSDor OSX. Rooting is often performed with the goal of overcoming limitations that carriers and hardware manufacturers put on some devices. Thus, rooting gives the ability (or permission) to alter or replace system applications and settings, run specialized applications(“apps”) that require administrator-level permissions, or perform other operations that are otherwise inaccessible to a normal Android user. On Android, rooting can also facilitate the complete removal and replacement of the device’s operating system, usually with a more recent release of its current operating system.”

With this small knowledge about rooting, let's take a quick look at the Disadvantage and Advantage.

Disadvantage of Rooting Your Android Phone

Hard brick:
This is a popular android problem. Yeah at the Process of rooting android phone it's very risky and has to be done with very caution. As, one wrong step in rooting your android phone might cause hard brick. That’s why newbies are not recommended to root their android phone.
Data loss:
In the process of rooting android phone some steps like hard resetting the whole phone is included sometime, i'll recommend you to take backup atleast so that if you lost your data in process of rooting your android phone, you can get it back anytime.
Warranty killed
When you root your android phone, you'll lost your warranty. Though, you can unroot your android mobile anytime to get your warranty back.

Random reboots:
This happends to by my personal experience, When I was installing a custom ROM in my android phone I was facing random rebots and apps crashes as well.

Privacy
lost as well, as third party ROMS and apps can misuse of root permissions. As, process of rooting your android phone includes adding of third party apps which is a bit risky.

Advantages Of Rooting Your Android Phone

Rooting your android mobile has several advantages, but here we are listing some of the best advantages, you will get after rooting your android phone. So, if you're ready to root your android phone, then you must be aware of disadvantages and advantages of rooting android phone.​ So, before rooting your android phone make sure that you have read both advantages and disadvantages.

​Access all files of your Phone:
Whether they are present in the root directory of your storage or enywhere else, by giving root permissions, you can Edit or Delete any system file. Increase your phone performance by over clockocking it, by changing the frequency of CPU of your android mobile, by which you can easily speed up your android phone without any problem.

Increase battery life

Bet you've never heared of this right? Yes rooting you android phones increases the battery life,

How do i do this?

Just by under clocking CPU of your android phone, which will let your phone battery for long time.

Change Custom rom
Can install the several custom rom to change feel of your android version like CyanogenModor AOSP or Eye Candy ROM MIUI which can change the feel off whole android device usage.

Upgrade
By rooting your phone you create a way so you can upgrade android version of your mobile using custom roms like CM11 or CM12 or any other rom.

Share your thought or add any idea you





Source:
http://1960tech.com.ng/advantage-disdvantage-rooting-smart-phone/

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by eezeribe(m): 10:02am On Aug 12, 2017
OK
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by Nobody: 10:52am On Aug 12, 2017
Non sense post,this are the kind of posts made to discourage newbies from exploring the amazing features of a rooted android phone.
With Xposed modules,Over clocking processor,Ram Expanding,Folder mounting,TWRP recoveries etc.One enjoys an android better.

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by Ennyholar: 7:59am On Aug 13, 2017
My root
When am rocking my full optimize HIOS 2.1 on my Camon CX
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by MrTechy(m): 7:23am On Aug 16, 2017
TechEnthusiast:
Non sense post,this are the kind of posts made to discourage newbies from exploring the amazing features of a rooted android phone.
With Xposed modules,Over clocking processor,Ram Expanding,Folder mounting,TWRP recoveries etc.One enjoys an android better.
bros comot body nah....
You're also one of the dumb heads that never think about the implications of something before taking actions
learn the both sides no matter what.

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by MrHistorian: 8:23am On Aug 16, 2017
shocked
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by Darkseid(m): 8:24am On Aug 16, 2017
So this yeye post finally made it to the front page. The mod who moved it must be high on very cheap weed.

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by eezeribe(m): 8:25am On Aug 16, 2017
TechEnthusiast:
Non sense post,this are the kind of posts made to discourage newbies from exploring the amazing features of a rooted android phone.
With Xposed modules,Over clocking processor,Ram Expanding,Folder mounting,TWRP recoveries etc.One enjoys an android better.
Create your own post and give us the advantages...

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by LaideOyebade: 8:26am On Aug 16, 2017
MrTechy:

bros comot body nah....
You're also one of the dumb heads that never think about the implications of something before taking actions
learn the both sides no matter what.

Lool your reply was epic

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by just2endowed(m): 8:27am On Aug 16, 2017
Mehn, it's been long I root a device. Those were the good days of rooting with joy. But now I see nothing in it again.

Kindly check my signature for quality powerbank

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by ThePhoneGuy: 8:27am On Aug 16, 2017
MrTechy:

bros comot body nah....
You're also one of the dumb heads that never think about the implications of something before taking actions
learn the both sides no matter what.

Clapback of life
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by niqqa(m): 8:27am On Aug 16, 2017
click like if your phone is rooted ....I prefer rooted phones anyways
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by trueking: 8:29am On Aug 16, 2017
why did you not proofread before posting?

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by Evergreat2014(m): 8:31am On Aug 16, 2017
By rooting your Android phone, can it override WIFI passwords?

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by donqx: 8:35am On Aug 16, 2017
oh
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by SkenolProp(m): 8:36am On Aug 16, 2017
Rooting gives you that desired freedom to do whatever you like with your phone,albeit risky cheesy cheesy cheesy #MY PROFILE
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by Brigance(m): 8:39am On Aug 16, 2017
Right now in 2017, running into any of these mentioned risks is greatly unlikely, unless you're newest-bie in tech.

Hard bricking seems trifling these days now that frameworks and IDEs are much more stable.

And loss of data? Kidding me? When we have the best of TWRP and CWMs around.

And Privacy doesn't really matter much to an android enthusiastic. There's no much privacy around in this evolving technological world anyway.

Your points are good but they would have made better mark if it were 2011.

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by khalhokage(m): 8:44am On Aug 16, 2017
Random reboots isn't caused by rooting, OP you need to learn before you teach.
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by alt3r3g0: 8:45am On Aug 16, 2017
Once you know how to root phones. The only disadvantage of rooting is void warranty...and in this part of the world who warranty epp?

Now some apps wont work if you are rooted (Netflix, android pay etc) but with Magisk you can hide root from said apps.

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by pistopee(m): 8:45am On Aug 16, 2017
TechEnthusiast:
Non sense post,this are the kind of posts made to discourage newbies from exploring the amazing features of a rooted android phone.
With Xposed modules,Over clocking processor,Ram Expanding,Folder mounting,TWRP recoveries etc.One enjoys an android better.

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by Nobody: 8:57am On Aug 16, 2017
My thoughts?

Well, I've been using phones since they became available to the general public (picture of my first one attached, I bought one like this brand new). I use an iPhone 7 now.

I've never had a need, not one, to "root" any phone.

I blame it on the Saber Tooth tigers.

Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by anonymous20: 8:58am On Aug 16, 2017
Rubbish.You didn't explain poo.U only told us what even an SS2 boy knows.Mtcheew.Park well joor
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by MrTechy(m): 9:05am On Aug 16, 2017
Evergreat2014:
By rooting your Android phone, can it override WIFI passwords?
No i won't sir
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by okwyee(m): 9:06am On Aug 16, 2017
Lol, @ 1..Not when I've got KingRoot grin
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by Nobody: 9:06am On Aug 16, 2017
pistopee:

You are the "mumu", for insulting others all because of nairaland post
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by Nobody: 9:08am On Aug 16, 2017
MrTechy:

bros comot body nah....
You're also one of the dumb heads that never think about the implications of something before taking actions
learn the both sides no matter what.
I don't have to prove anything
.
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by PrinceJoeWan(m): 9:09am On Aug 16, 2017
My dear guyz go still root regardless of this post!
Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by grayht(m): 9:09am On Aug 16, 2017
Ennyholar:
My root When am rocking my full optimize HIOS 2.1 on my Camon CX
team camon cx

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by webngnews: 9:09am On Aug 16, 2017
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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by DroidNine: 9:14am On Aug 16, 2017
what does root actually mean on Android?

On the planet today, the smartphone market is ruled by Android. More than 80 percent of smartphone users on the planet utilize Android device. These days Android smartphones are accessible at a low value that is the significant reason more people are acquiring these Android based smartphones. Most of Android users don't utilize these smartphones to its maximum potential as they don't know about the term Android Rooting. Within this process, Android device got privilege control overs Android OS. If your Android devices aren't rooted, you can't uninstall some pre installed applications which take memory space on your device.

In the event that your android telephone is rooted, you can modify its OS from numerous points of view. Android Rooting has some surprising advantages from a non-rooted Android device. So let us think about the upsides of rooting an android telephone. Afer rooting of Android, you can uninstall any undesirable applications pre installed by the manufacturer. This feature appears among the best focal points of rooting Android smartphone. In case you've owned a rooted android phone then you can install and run some special applications only built for rooted android devices. There are applications like Greenify which may easily increase the battery life of the Android phone.



These applications help your android smartphone to do a function that other non-rooted Android devices can't. Android users are honored by Custom ROMs. These ROMs are produced by free Android developers. By installing a suitable Custom ROM for any Android device, you'll get a newer look, better performance, increase in battery life and much more functionality than stock Android ROM. CyanogenMod is mainstream custom ROM accessible for some well known Android smartphones. Your Android smartphone will get the most recent Android updates if it's rooted. There are different android developers who create a stable variant of ROMs even before official updates by manufacturer. Custom ROMs will let your device to excel in the race of OS updates as these are worked by the free Android group.

If that your android phone is rooted then you have a brilliant opportunity to expand the battery life of your smartphone, your Android smartphone will perform better if it's rooted. You may effectively take reinforcement of All information on your android smartphone. If your android telephone is roo...READ MORE

SOURCE: www.droidnine.com

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by PrinceJoeWan(m): 9:14am On Aug 16, 2017
Wait mr Techy are u the hubby of miss Techy?

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Re: Disadvantage Of Rooting Your Android Smartphone by Jhamzy(m): 9:15am On Aug 16, 2017
Tuanks for the info. Just wanna get this right, pls is rooting same thing with changing IMEI?

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