You might have heard about the word “Rooting” an Android device. So, what does it do? Rooting allows the user to take control of the entire system and install some special kinds of apps that requires root privileges. By rooting, you will get access to the system files and apps.
If you have already rooted your device, then you have come to the right place. Here is a list of things that you can do with your rooted device. If your device is rooted, you can:
1) Overclock / Undervolt
You can Overclock or Undervolt your phone to increase the performance or battery life. Overclocking is the process of increasing the CPU frequency of your mobile to get maximum performance. By undervolting, you can reduce the CPU frequency, which can increase the battery life of your device.
You can use apps like Set CPU, NoFrills CPU to Overclock and Underclock!
(Warning: Overclocking can heat up the phone and cause freezing or lags)
READ: Eight Must Have Apps on Your Rooted Android
2) Remove Ads from free apps
Did you ever get annoyed by the ads that show up when you play a game? If yes, then download an app called Adway right away and remove all the ads from your device. Nobody likes ads, even I don’t. This is a best app that can be used to remove ads from your rooted device. Just activate the app and reboot the device.
3) Delete bloatwares (useless apps)
As Rooting gives you admin privileges you can delete the system apps/bloatwares which are of no use. You can uninstall the bloatwares from App settings or you can directly delete the apps from System folder using apps like RootExplorer and RootBrowser.
4) Install custom ROMs
You can install any one from hundreds of custom ROMs designed by android developers. You can download custom ROM from Android developer’s forum.
(Warning: If something goes wrong while installing a custom ROM, you can brick your device.)
5) Install apps which that requires root privileges
There are a lot of apps which requires root access. Using those apps, you can take full advantage of your android device. You can get the list of apps that require root access by searching “Root” on Android Play Store.