How To Root Any Android Device Manually Using ADB or Fastboot

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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.








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