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How To Check If an Android Device is Rooted or Not

How To Check If an Android Device is Rooted or Not
Written by Futoextra

Rooting is a method in which users of Smartphones, tablets, and other devices running on the Android operating system can attain “Root access” or simple “Privileged control” within Android’s subsystem.

Rooting an Android device enables its user to install custom ROM versions. Rooting is also essential for certain applications and widgets that require additional system and hardware rights like rebooting the phone, certain backup utilities, and other access to other hardware. Rooting the phone typically also includes installing an application called Superuser that supervises which applications are granted root rights.

You can also check whether your device is rooted or not with the help of an App named Root Checker. Below we will guide you on how can check Root access on your phone with the help of the Root Checker App.

How to check whether an Android Device is rooted or not with the help of the Root Checker App

Step1: Launch the Root Checker app on your device by tapping on its icon from your phone’s menu.

Step2: When the app is launched, tap on the Agree button to confirm and move to the Home screen of the Root Checker App.

Step3: When you see the main interface of the app, just tap on Verify Root Access button.

Step4: Now, you will be asked to provide the Superuser permission, just tap on the Allow button to allow permission.

Step5: If the app finds root access on your phone, it will display a success message by saying “Congratulations! This device has root access” and you don’t have to take any more actions to root it. If your device is not rooted it will display the message accordingly.

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That’s it by following the above methods you can check whether your Android device is rooted or not.

Alternate method

For Users to ensure that their Android device is rooted or not, can try installing apps that require root access to their device like” the Superuser app or Titanium Backup, these apps require root access to their device. Therefore, if these apps are successfully installed on your device, you can understand that your device has a root access, if not then you don’t have a root access to your device at all.

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