Mid-end phones are pretty fast now and there is no need for that anymore, but there are many out there who still want things to speed up. Having the ability to access administrator privileges over android provides full control over installed apps. Now you do not need to suffer from cluttered app drawers and reduced memory space occupied by pre-installed carrier and manufacturer apps. For one who does not know, when we root a device than a small su (SuperUser) file gets placed in the system directory of the Android device.
You have to contact your android device to PC/Laptop and enable file transfer from your phone. Now copy the following folders as shown in the below screenshot. Thus a backup can be used to restore your device to an exact state and thus proves as a lifesaver in case if something goes wrong. Moreover, many people prefer apps like Titanium backup for taking regular backups but it should be noted that no app can save every tiny detail of your phone as backup does.
You can also install them right from your PC/Mac if you opt for the adb sideload method. Once you’ve found the ROM you want to install, download the ZIP file either on stock ROM (firmware) your computer or on your phone. Since you will need to data wipe your phone in some of the later steps, it’s advisable to do the file transfer later on, after the data wipe. But make sure that your phone can connect to your computer and can receive files, just to be clear that your device drivers are in place. Later on, you will need to copy the ROM file to the root of your phone’s internal storage. Once you’ve copied the ROM and GApps files to your phone’s internal memory, it’s time to boot into TWRP to flash the files.
Above all you need to download and install Dr.Fone on your Windows or Mac. Your device will be recognized and the main interface of Dr.Fone will show up. After locating it, copy all the files in your Android device before finishing the upgrade firmware, otherwise the file will be gone.
- This will attempt to root your phone after flashing and install the SuperSU app.
- Should you ever need to fix a software problem with your phone, your NANDroid backup serves as a restore point.
- With the help of the Android Debug bridge, you can install custom ROMs, mods, GApps, backup Android, flash official stock firmware, and install Android apps.
- Alternatively, you can download the MediaTek USB driver from reputable websites like AndroidMTK.com or XDA Developers forum.
If this method did not work out like in our case only then proceed to install patched boot.img. Here is the full list of Fastboot commands if you want to further customize the experience. You need this to flash a custom ROM, Kernel, mod, and other .zip or .img files. When you launch the app for the first time, you’ll be prompted to grant it root permissions.