What are the benefits of root?

The advantages of a rooted device are unlimited. Root users are in complete control.

Some notable benefits include:

  • Support for themes, allowing everything to be visually changed from the color of the battery icon, to the boot animation that appears while the device is booting, and more.
  • Full application control, including the ability to backup, restore, or batch edit applications
  • Block advertisements across all apps
  • Install a ROM (i.e. CyanogenMod)
  • Remove bloatware from your device
  • Install a custom recovery (i.e. TWRP or ClockworkMod recovery)
  • Full control of the kernel, which, for example, allows overclocking the CPU and GPU
  • Install Xposed framework and modules to modify system and app behavior
  • Turn your device into a WiFi hotspot (i.e. WiFi tethering)
  • Unlock hidden features, gain performance, and battery enhancements
  • Take advantage of the best backup software Android has to offer
  • Extend the life of your device by installing the latest version of Android

Once rooted you truly own your device. You will have access to modify anything!

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