rooting an android phone

Rooting is the process of allowing users of the Android mobile operating system to attain privileged control (known as root access) over various Android subsystems. As Android is based on a modified version of 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 FreeBSD or macOS.
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 some devices, 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.
Root access is sometimes compared to jailbreaking devices running the Apple iOS operating system. However, these are different concepts: Jailbreaking is the bypass of several types of Apple prohibitions for the end user, including modifying the operating system (enforced by a "locked bootloader"), installing non-officially approved (not available on the App Store) applications via sideloading, and granting the user elevated administration-level privileges (rooting). Many vendors such as HTC, Sony, OnePlus, Asus, Xiaomi and Google explicitly provide the ability to unlock devices, and even replace the operating system entirely. Similarly, the ability to sideload applications is typically permissible on Android devices without root permissions. Thus, it is primarily the third aspect of iOS jailbreaking (giving users administrative privileges) that most directly correlates to Android rooting.
Rooting is distinct from SIM unlocking and bootloader unlocking. The former allows removing the SIM card lock on a phone, while the latter allows rewriting the phone's boot partition (for example, to install or replace the operating system).

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    Closed Unrooting and google accounts

    Hi po sana po matulungan nyo ko sa prob ko. Btw, new member here po. So yung phone ko po kasi ni-root ko sya gamit yung king root then di naman nagtagal ng isang araw ay in-unroot ko po sya and may i-ddl po sana ko sa google play then ayaw na pong mag open ng google play ko (puros no internet...
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    Closed Android root

    how to root android 8.1?
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    Closed Cloudfone thrillboost

    Paano po e root ung cloudfone thrill boost 6.0 marshmallow patulong po
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    Closed How to root asus zenfone go z00vd! yung safe po no reset

    Pano po root yung phone ko lollipop 5.1 na try ko na po lahat ng rooting apps like Kingroot, kingoroot, iroot and etc. may iba pa po ba kayu alam panomag root?
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    Closed Pahelp naman po guys new po ako dito.hindi ko po kasi maroot ang cm flare j3 ko

    Pa help guys.Suggest kayo ng magandang app o advise para maroot and CM J3 ko.Ginawa kuna lahat ehh fail paren ehh
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    Closed Rooting device

    Help naman po mga Master... Nagtry na po ako ng iba't - ibang app para maroot yung phone ko like Kingroot and Kingoroot kaso wala pong gumagana.. Di din naman po problema yung connection kasi nagtry nadin ako sa Wi-Fi na ako lang nakaconnect Pero wala padin po.. Need ko po ng advice.. My...
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    Closed Rooting cherry mobile flare j2s

    Mga tolz.. meron ba may ganyang unit sainyo? Kung meron ano ginamit nyo pang root?.. Ayaw kasi gumana kingroot.tnry q.. Tia sa sasagot.
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    Closed Rooting

    Guys pa help po piano mag root ng huawei y5II
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    Closed Root star mobile knight elite

    Hello ka phc help lng po aq paano iroot ang star mobile knight elite dami kase running application tapos nalolobat agad phone ko...thanks!!!
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    Closed Pano mag root ng zenfone selfie o ASUS Z00UD

    not working si king root. pa help po . salamat sa tutulong :)
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    Teach me pls

    Unrooting my samsung s3 exynos android 4.3 ntry ko ksi si vroot e iba kasi language niya.. meron po ba english dito?
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    Im jefhrey aguilar,i discover thru my friend

    Im newbie here,i want to learn more about phone,thanks so much
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    Tutorial How to Root Cherry Mobile Apollo

    Please read the instruction thoroughly. Warning: I am / will not be responsible to what may happen to your phone. Do it at your own risk. Thank you. Requirement(s): - Internet connection Procedure(s): 1. Download and install "Framaroot" 2. After installing, run the application. 3. Now...
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    Help (help) how to root myphone agua storm (help)

    i need tuitorial for my andriod myphone agua storm
  15. PaTULong PO PANO i ROOT YUNG LENOVO A369i ko po Plss!!!???

    MGa bossing,, patulong po pano po e root ung android phone ko po please!!! meron kasi akong mga apps na kinakailangan muna i root ung android upang mainstall po sya thanks a lot po sa tulong
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    Help Pa help sa CMCandy TV...

    please... pa help naman kung pano mag root,., naka 2.3.6 gngrbrd ako.,.