How To Root Any Android Device Manually Using ADB or Fastboot

Android Root


Android Rooting is the initial step to customize your Android device as you want. Rooting can be done in several ways and most popular way is using one-click rooting tools. But some users fail to root their devices using one-click rooting tools due to incompatible exploits or incompatible Android versions. In such cases, users have to use ADB or Fastboot commands to root Android devices. Actually,  ADB or Fastboot method is not recommended for Android newbies since it requires some advanced technical knowledge. If you are interested in rooting you need to enhance your knowledge before starting the process.

Root Android APK Vs  ADB And Fastboot 


Root Android APK refers to one-click rooting tools which must be downloaded on Android devices directly to root Android devices. Most of the root Android APKs are only compatible with Android KitKat to Lollipop. So, users need to get to know about ADB or Fastboot method to root higher versions of Android using a computer

What Are ADB and Fastboot



ADB and Fastboot allow users to acess the Android system when the device is connected to PC or Laptop. ADB and Fastboot have different qualities. ADB is working on Android when it is running and allow users to acess system folders and hidden settings. Basically, ADB commands allow users to copy system files to the device, copy system files from the device, sideload system updates. When it comes to Fastboot, Fastboot allows users to acess more partitions than ADB. You can acess the Android system, data partition, boot partition, and other available partitions using Fastboot commands. As mentioned above, the ADB command allows users to access the system folder when Android is running. But Fastboot only allows users to acess the partitions when Android is not running. It means your device needs to be in Fastboot Mode in order to use Fastboot commands.

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How To Download ADB and Fastboot 



The best and most reliable way to download Android ADB and Fastboot is to visit the Android developer website. Before downloading the ADB and Fastboot make sure to enable USB debugging mode on your device. your device cannot accept the command that your PC send through the ADB or Fastboot without enabling USB debugging mode. You can enable USB debugging mode as follows.


1 Step - Settings > About phone > tap on Build number seven times
2 Step -  Go to  Settings > Developer options
3 Step - Enable USB debugging 


Now download ADB and Fastboot from Android developer website. After downloading unzip the zip file and you will see all the content in the platform-tools folder. If you are using Windows as your Pc do not forget to install device drivers according to your device. Though downloading ADB and Fastboot form Android developer site is reliable, it takes more time and space. Alternatively, you can try 15 seconds ADB Installer from XDA developers to perform most needed 3  Android tasks. That are ADB, Fastboot and Drivers


Get Ready To Root Your Android Device Using ADB and Fastboot 


1. Unlock the bootloader of your device
2. Get confirmed that your device is running on stock recovery
3. Install correct USB drivers on your PC ( No need for Drivers on Mac or Linux)
4. Download correct root package for your device
5. Download  TWRP.img file for your device on your PC/laptop
6. Download ADB and Fastboot on your PC
7. Install ADB drivers on your computer


How To Root Your Android Device Using ADB and Fastboot 

1 Part - Install TWRP.img file On your Android Device


1 Step: Set up ADB and Fastboot 
2 Step: Place TWRP.img file that you downloaded in "ADB and Fastboot" folder
3 Step: Enable USB debugging mode and OEM unlock
4 Step: Now, connect your device to the computer
5 Step: Next, go to the ADB and Fastboot folder and open a command Windows
6 Step: Use Shift+Right click on any empty white space and select "Open command window here"  to open a command window
7 Step: Next, type " adb reboot bootloader" and press   "Enter" button to enter recovery mode on your device

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2 Part - Flashing Root Package



8 Step: Check your device screen and if you see "Allow USB Debugging" message   tap on "OK" to give your permission
9 Step: When your device enters recovery mode, use volume button and select "Apply Update from ADB Sideload"
10 Step: Type "fastboot flash recovery TWRP.img" and press "Enter" button
11 Step: Now, the custom recovery will install your device
12 Step: Finally, enable the custom recovery mode on your device using the specific button combination  and flash the root package


Conclusion


If you are an enthusiastic Android user, A successful rooting may be one of your Android dreams. Though rooting seems to be a simple task, you need to study about it deeply before go ahead. Because a simple step that you put wrongly may lead a damaged Android device.








How To Root Android Samsung Galaxy S4 Using iRoot

As you know, Andoird rooting has become easier than before thanks to one-click rooting apps. Android rooting allows users to go beyond and experience the real functionality of their devices. Perhaps you may not know that your Android device has been locked to some extent by your device manufacturer in order to deny accesses from third-parties. The Android is open-source but your is not open-source. Android is open source and nay one can change the system and present it as his own product. But you cannot customize Android OS of your device since manufacture has created it doing customizations on pure Android system and present it as his own product. If you need to customize it, you have to remove the software restrictions on it exploiting the Android vulnerabilities.


Rooting And Its Features

Most of Android users are now aware of the benefits of rooting. As same as the advantageous side rooting also has a disadvantageous side too. If you have an intention to root your device, first of all, you should have a clear idea about rooting and its features. Rooting is a technical task related to your operating system and it allows you to access the core of the Android system. Actually, rooting is an unofficial task and manufacturers do not allow you to have the privileges that are offered under the device warranty after rooting it. Because rooting process loosens the tight security background on your device and allows any app, any malware and virus to get into the core of system unless you have used root access management tool. Also, Google security check does not allow you to use any banking or financial app after rooting device. Because it recognizes that you have made some alters to the original system of the device and considered as a corrupted device. In addition to these bad effects, there is a higher chance of device bricking when rooting your device. Because rooting process directly connects with Android system and in case of improper alterations, the system permanently bricks and your device become useless. After reading the bad side of the rooting let's find out what are the positive features of rooting. As it says there is a silver line in every dark cloud, there are so many positivenesses of rooting if it is done correctly.

  • Allows you to experience and enjoy the features which have been locked by the device manufacturers
  • Allows users to flash Custom ROMs and experience the new appearance of their devices
  • Gives users to chance to flash custom kernels to improve the performances of the device which has been locked by device manufacturers to protect the durability of the device
  • Ability to uninstall the apps  that have been installed by device manufacturers
  • Allows users to install apps which needs root access 
  • Users can use energy savings apps which requires root access
  • The apps come with locked features can be unlocked after rooting the device

What Is iRoot 

iRoot is one of one-click rooting tool which can root a number of Android device.iRoot is available as the PC version and APK version. Both versions are easy to use and the PC version has a higher success rate than the APK version. iRoot APK version supports Android 2.3 to 5.0. The app is available in both Chinese and English language. Be careful to check the language when downloading the application.


Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4 was released in 2013 and currently, this product has been discontinued by the Samsung. But some users still use it and it is not completely out of the consumption. Most users use the device for testing purposes and innovations. If you have an idea to root your S4 device for any purpose you can try our iRoot.If you are not interested in iroot or it fails to root your device you can use Samsung Odin to flash a root package on Galaxy S4 device. Download here. Samsung Odin is recognized as the official flashing utility for Samsung Galaxy devices. But it does not contain the one-click rooting facility. It can only flash the root packages.

How To Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Using iRoot 

Note: Android Rooting voids your device warranty and may cause to brick your device

1 Step - Charge your device and make a complete back up of your device
2 Step - Download and extract the iRoot application on your Windows computer 
3 Step - Install the relevant USB drivers on your Windows computer
4 Step - Enable USB Debugging mode on your Android device
5 Step -Launch the iRoot programme and connect your device to the computer. Click on the "Connect Device" button 
6 Step - Wait until the programme detects your device
7 Step - As soon as your device is detected, click on the "Root" button on the interface



You can download iRoot APK version on your device directly after enabling Settings > Unknown Sources and use it as a regular app to gain root access.

Final Word

iRoot is very simple and easy to use application which can root thousands of smartphone models. Whatever the tool, there can be issues when proceed. Therefore make sure to back up your device take the necessary safety steps before proceeding. Even though Android is risky it is the first and simple step to Android customization.






Android Pie - The Ninth Sweet Version Of Android



Android is the world's most popular mobile operating system. Most smartphone users denote that the Android mobile operating system is easy to learn and easy to use when compared to other available operating systems. Google and Open Handset Alliance launched the initial Android version as Android 1.0 without codename on September 23, 2008. Google uses confectionery names in alphabetical order for their Android versions and the first confectionary name was Petit Four and it was the unofficial name for Android 1.1. The latest stable version of  Android is Android Pie and it is the ninth version of the Android.

Technical Fact About Android

Android works as an open-source mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel which means anyone can study the system and design their own version of the system and distribute it. That is why Android is more popular than mobile operating systems. The Android operating system has been written in using Java (UI), C (core), C++  and other languages. The Android operating system is available for tablet computers, Android TVs, Smartwatches and Android Auto in addition to smartphones. Android is available in over 100 languages by now.

Android Version History

(No codename) - Android 1.0
Petit Four - v1.1
Cupcake - v1.5
Donut - v1.6
Eclair - v2.0 - v 2.1
Froyo - v2.2 - v2.2.3
Gingerbread - v2.3 - v2.3.7
Honeycomb - v3.0 - v3.2.6
Ice Cream Sandwich - v4.0 - v4.0.4
Jelly Bean - v4.1 - v4.3.1
KitKat - v4.4 - v4.4.4
Lollipop - v5.0 - v5.1.1
Marshmallow - v6.0 - v6.0.1
Nougat - v7.0 - v7.1.2
Oreo - v8.0 - v 8.1
Pie - 9.0
Android Q - 10.0 (Latest preview Version)

Android Pie 

The latest version of Android is Android Pie and Google released it on August 6, 2018. The latest release was the Pie 9.0.0 and it was launched in March 2019. Android Pie is the successor to Android Oreo.

Android Pie Features

Google has developed Android Pie as artificial intelligence to get more from smartphones. It can adapt to the way the user uses it. It learns from the users' preferences and always dedicate to give better, smoother and faster experience every time the user uses the device. The adaptive battery in Android Pie gives you the change go further in a single charge. When you use the device, Pie learns the way you use the device, the apps you frequently use and adapt battery power to give more run on a sing charge. As same as the battery, Pie learns your brightness preferences and adjust the brightness automatically.

Digital wellbeing Feature

Digital wellbeing Feature has been designed to enhance the wellbeing of Android Pie users. This feature includes Do Not Disturb,
App dashboard, Wind Down and App timers

Do not disturb feature has been improved only to receive starred calls and notification sounds have been muted

App dashboard shows  the time that they are spending on the smartphone and using the app


Wind Down allows users to set up a daily schedule until comes to the bedtime. When schedule ends screen become gray and indicate you are ready for restful sleep

App timers allow you to set a specific time period for a specific app to control the over usage of a specific app


System Usability Enhancements

You can see apps you are using frequently on your device screen even it is locked. Apps  like calendar events and weather are always on your screen


Android Pie allows you to take screenshot directly through the Power menu

Now, you do not want to worry about your to-do list because Android Pie is there for you to remind what you have to do now. App actions features on Android Pie predict your next task and show you


Intuitive Navigation on Android Pie allows you to switch between apps more quickly and naturally. It shows the full-screen size image of recently used apps


Android Pie surfaces interactive snippets of apps in different locations such as  Google Search. So, you can grab the important details very quickly without navigating to the original app

Camera Feature

Android Pie comes with awesome improved camera features. Multi-camera support features on Android Pie allows developers to use two or more physical cameras to create awesome camera experiences. Also, if your device is compatible Android Pie can use external USB / UVC cameras too


Other Useful Features

Multiple users - Android Pie allows users to share their devices with other preferred users

Work tab for Launcher - If you want to separate your work life and personal life you can use Work tab for Launcher. It allows you to separate your works app visually and gather them under the work tab. You can turn off apps after finishing the work with a simple toggle

Multiple Bluetooth connections - Android Pie allows users to connect five Bluetooth devices to the smartphone at once and allows users to use all the five devices at once. So, you will never miss an important call where ever you are in are covered by the Bluetooth devices


HD Audio - Delivers clearer, sharper and high-quality HD audio along with improved performances

Conclusion

When dive into the Android Pie, it seems that it is more suitable for the modern and busy lifestyles. If you are looking forward to switching to Android smartphone from other smartphone or  try to buy Android smartphone freshly Android Pie may provide what you are looking for

LG Flash Tool - Full Guide To Flash Any LG Smartphone

Most of the Android smartphone users are now keen on customizing their Android smartphones to have a smooth and useful Android experience. As you know, Android users and developers are very enthusiastic, innovative and smart than before. As a result of it, Android developers are trying to create new tools, programmes and apps to enhance the experience of Android users and Android users are trying to use them to enhance their Android experiences. While these things are going on, the users face Android issues such as boot-loop, bricking and many more troubles. Most of these troubles can be solved using Android flashing. There a number of flashing tools and LG Flash Tool is the flashing utility which can solve complications related to LG smartphones.

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LG Flash Tool


There are several device-specific flash tools available on the internet by now. Perhaps you may have heard some of them as Samsung Odin, Asus Flash tool and Mi Flash Tool etc. Likewise, Lg Flash tool is specific to LG smartphones. LG Flash tool is the one and only official flashing utility for LG smartphones. The basic purpose of the tool is to flash official stock firmware files on LG smartphones. The latest mod version of LG Flash Tool comes as LGUP Tool from XDA developers and it flashes LG firmware files in kdz/tot/bin formats. The original version of the LG Flash tool has not been released to the public by the LG company. The available versions are modded and patched versions to the original programme. You can download the modded version of the LG flash tool through XDA developers. The LG Flash tool comes  as a Windows-based programme and a Windows computer is essential to use the programme

What Is KDZ file


KDZ is the file format that LG uses for its stock firmware. They post their new firmware to their website in this format and KDZ means, the file you are using is a stock release from LG. Custom ROMs for LG smartphones are not coming in KDZ format. It means you cannot use the tool to flash custom ROMs.

System Requirements 


1. A Windows computer
2. A compatible USB cable
3. LG USB drivers
4. Official stock firmware file according to your device

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How To Flash You LG Smartphone Using LG Flash Tool



1 Step -  Download Correct Stock Firmware for Your device

First of all, download and extract accurate firmware file for your device. The best and recommended way to download a firmware file is visiting the official LG site. It is better if you could have your device model number with you before visiting the site to download the firmware easily. After downloading the firmware extract it to a specific location.

2 Step - Enable USB Debugging Mode on your LG smartphone

Your smartphone cannot understand the commands that are sent by your Windows computer to make alterations on your smartphones. You need to turn your device to USB Debugging Mode to understand them. USB debugging mode is one android developing features and you can enable it by using the following steps.

1. Settings > About Phone > Software info
2. Tap on Build Number until it prompts you are now a developer
3. Settings > Developer Options  > Check "USB Debugging"

3 Step - Download and Install LG USB drivers

You need to install the latest LG USB drivers on your Windows computer to convince your computer to recognize your LG smartphone. If you have not installed LG drivers properly computer will fail to identify your device and flash it. Make sure to reboot your computer to apply the installed drivers correctly. If you try to use the LG flash tool soon after the installation of drivers without rebooting the computer, it will not work fine since it drivers have not configured properly.

4 Step - Download the LG Flash Tool

There are several versions of the LG Flash tool and in here you are guided to use LG Flash Tool 2014 version since it is more stable. Download and extract the programme

5 Step - Connect LG smartphone to the computer

After extracting the LG Flash programme, copy the .KDZ file that contains in extracted firmware file into extracted LG programme file. Put your device in to "Download Mode" by pressing and holding "Volume Up". You have to connect your smartphone to the computer while pressing the Volume up button in order to enter Download Mode. Do not release the button until connecting to the computer. You will see the USB icon in the circle when booting into download mode.

6 Step - Launch LG Flash Tool

Click on the executable file in the extracted LG Flash Tool folder and launch the LG Flash Tool. Then, enter the following data into relevant fields.Select type - CDMA / PhoneMode - DIAG / Reset time - 33000. After entering relevant data select the KDZ file you are going to flash and select the flashing option. There are two types of flashing options as Normal Flash and CSE Flash. Normal Flash option flashes your device without wiping your data and CSE Flash erases all your data while flashing.

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7 Step - Complete The LG Flashing Process

Finally, click the "Start" button to start the flashing process and wait until the process reaches 100%

Final Word


LG Flash Tool is the one and only flashing utility that can flash Stock LG firmware files. Boot-loops are common issues in LG smartphones and you can use the LG flash tool to avoid the confusions. But always make sure to the download accurate firmware file that matches to your device to avoid bricking issues while flashing.

Samsung smart switch apk to transfer any data in a jiffy

Just share and enjoy all you need instantly with one of excellent applications in the market call Samsung smart switch apk. All Samsung galaxy devices and some other device replicas as well that function iOS, Windows, Mac and so on are welcome to deal with. The app will support you to work with a load of files devoid of any trouble. 



Samsung smart switch apk for your Android


When you are with a Smartphone and that powered by Google, it is great as you can deal with Smart switch. All you have to make sure is whether your device function Android 4.3 or above. The app will be able to set up on your device and start share whatever type in whatsoever size between varies devices. It is truly a smart application with features that we wish from such similar implements. However, the app is tiny but that you have to make sure you have enough space on both devices that connect to install the app and transfer varies files as well. Apart from often technical issues that you can handle, this will not put you in troubles like frequent utilities. 

Troubleshooting 


There are a couple of common issues behind the utility that you can easily resolve for further movements. So here are some tips.

When the app seems stuck and turn down unexpectedly, for the most part it is because the app is not compatible with the device system. The application should install with its latest version or update to the latest version before function it. Moreover, when you fail to install the app properly to the device, app crashes might happen. Therefore, you must uninstall such apps and reinstall them with a strong internet connection. 



There are compatibility issues as well when you are not a Samsung user. Though being a Samsung user, you should make sure that your device is above Android 4.0. While this is for all Android fellows, iOS should be above iOS 5.0. And the other Windows, Blackberry and Mac users as well should check their compatibility first and then only we can expect a sharp performance through. Having whatever of those operating systems is not the matter. It is everything about the compatibility of the OS that the developer require. So be sure that you are ready to agree with and move on. 

Final words


When you feel that you are not with the correct file transferring application, check out if Samsung smart switch fits things you need to fill. For surely, this will be the most excellent application you ever meet. However, connect whatever your Android, iPhone, Windows, Blackberry or Mac when smart switch is there. The application can find out from reliable resources or from the Google Play store on your Android. All you have to be careful is whether the app is the latest version. When you have an iPhone there to transfer all data, no need to worry any longer about its restrictions against file transaction. Just capture this supportive implement there.

Flash your Samsung Smartphone with Mobile Odin

When you are searching to flash your Samsung Android Smartphone or the Tablet, you will find out the well-known Odin tool and the Mobile Odin optionally. But both tools have their own differences that are not similar at all. When you need to flash a kernel or a ROM file based on zip extensions cannot flash using the first suggestion. But the other will let you perfectly set up what you need to settle. So here is our complete guide about the utility appearance and its support in varies occasions.



Why Mobile Odin?


Those dedicated Android tool followers might confuse why we have Mobile Odin when already there is the official Odin tool. But its computer based approach is the key difference between two separated utilities. While formal Odin has been introduced by Samsung for beloved consumers to handle the ROM file to upgrade/downgrade or else flash in whatever situation. But Mobile Odin is another suggestion of well-known developer Chainfire. Furthermore, the official Odin tool can only read tar based software kits while the apk model implement welcome both tar and zip packages at the same time without any further requirement.

Flash a kernel using Mobile Odin



  • First of all, go to the Google Play store and pay for Mobile Odin tool
  • When you download the app, you can install it right away devoid of any special permission
  • Now you have to search for the accurate kernel that fits your device model
  • And then launch the Mobile Odin app from your Home screen
  • Grant the Superuser request that will appear as a message there
  • If the kernel that you are going to suggest is a tar, here are the few steps to go behind
  1. Click the “Open File” option
  2. And then find out the tar kernel that you saved on your device
  3. Now enter “OK” to move on
  4. Then you can select the option “Flash Firmware”
  5. As the procedure began, remain few minutes for the handset recovery should set up the kernel
  6. And at the end you can reboot the device
  • Flash a zip extension
  1. Here you have to enter the option OTA/Update ZIP from the utility interface
  2. After that, go for “Flash Firmware” option
  3. And remain there without operate any further as the Smartphone recovery will set up the kernel
  4. To make the installation stable, reboot the handset

Important facts to remember



  • At the end of the operation, you must check out the kernel that you settled through Settings > About > Kernel version
  • The kernel that you prepared must carefully confirm that the handset on your hands will capable to perfectly go through. For that, your handset bootloader, Android version and the system must applicable it devoid of any condition. So you can make sure it via Settings > About Tablet and then the build number there  
  • Having the latest version is the next. Since the newest edition compatible with some further devices, those who could not go through the application in previous versions can check out if they become compatible with the newest and try out right away