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How to Root Android Device and Make it Ready for Android Data Recovery?

Author : Creative Team Updated on August 21, 2015


Rooting Android Device
Rooting is necessary to recover data from your Android device using Stellar Phoenix data recovery for Android. Rooting is just like jail breaking your Android device so you can act more like developer than just an Android user. It opens up the new opportunity to customize Android OS parameters and install apps from non-trusted sources without requiring any authorization.  
Keep in mind the rooting has its own merits and demerits and it’s recommend to learn both side of things before diving in. Rooting your Android device might void your Smartphone warranty or may leave your device inaccessible. However, rooting benefits were quite huge and you are no longer needed to use only allowed functions. You can run apps from different developers (trusted and non-trusted, both), overclock your Android device and can even replace the entire processor.

Why rooting is necessary for Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery for Android?

As stated above, rooting is required to lets you install third party apps or apps in particular that requires communication with master boot records of your Android Device. Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery for Android can run only in rooted devices and the same can be used to perform recovery. Without rooting, you’ll not be able to use this application.

On rooted Android device, this app will be able to locate and recover files from the internal or external storage location of your Android device.

P.S. It is recommended to keep an updated copy of backup containing all your existing files and folders (this is not applicable if the entire device if formatted). You can make use of cloud storage services to temporarily take backup of important files such as OneDrive, Google Drive, and Dropbox. This is to ensure that you’d be able to restore your files if something goes wrong or you might lose accessibility to your Android device.

How to Root?
Prerequisites: Charge your device to 100%, Backup everything important, Rooting Application.

Let’s get straight to the point, follow below steps to root your Android device:

There are list of tool available to root your Android device. However, we’ve covered Kingo Root application, best for rooting latest version of Android devices. Here is the list of supported Android devices that can be easily rooted. If you find your device not in the list, you’ll need to spend little more time in researching web to find ways of rooting your device
  You’ll to turn USB Debugging mode on by going to Settings > Click on About Phone and tap Build Number4 to 5 times without stopping to turn on the Developer options. You’ll receive confirmation message that you are now on developer mode.  Once you are on the developer mode, click on it and check the right the box next to USB Debugging.
 Install windows based Kingo Root application using the downloaded setup copy. Once the application is installed, connect your device using the USB cable and wait for some time to let the Kingo Root detect your device.



Once the device is detected, you’ll get a confirmation dialog box with a Root button placed at the bottom. Click on it and wait for some time to let the rooting process completed.

 

Finally, you’ll get a confirmation screen stating that the device has been successfully rooted.


 

Conclusion

Once the device is rooted successfully, you’ll now all set to begin scanning and recovering data from your Android device. You can always unroot your Android device by turning off the developer options, located under settings.

 

2 User Comments

 

Kevin L. Hawkins
December 10, 2015 10:12 pm

For rooting your phones and tablet i would recommend to use a good rooting tool like search4roots. Because it's safe and easy to install.

Amit Pandey
December 11, 2015 07:06 am

Hi Kevin,

Thanks a lot for suggestion!

 

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