How To Root Android - Download Samsung Odin

June 17, 2019 0 Comments

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A rooted Andriod device is one of the dreams that an Android user is always dreaming of. Perhaps you may not very familiar with Android rooting. But you may have seen this term somewhere on the internet when you search for Android related app or problem. If you are an Android expert rooting must be nothing for you. However, Let's find out what is Android Rooting and its purposes.

Why Android Root

The basic purpose of Android rooting is to acess the system files of your Android device and make changes on the to alter your operating system and its functionalities. Android is an open source operating system and you can make changes on it as a regular Android user or an Android developer under rights that granted by the copyright holder. But you cannot use this right for your device as it has been designed under the authority of device manufacturer.

 The device manufacturer changes the pure Android system and shapes it as he wants to acheive the marketing goals and earn the higher profit than other competitors. The same principle also applies to the network carriers as they impose software restrictions on the Android system to prevent users from using some features for free. However, poor Android users become prisoners to an Android smartphone that has fewer capabilities than it can offer. That is why you should learn about Android Rooting if you use it or not. Perhaps Android root may not useful for you now. But one day you will check this out when you feel you are not  getting enough from  your Android smartphone

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What Happen When Rooting Your Android

If you want to change the appearance and functionality on your device, you need to do at the deepest level of your system. The deepest level of your Android system is root level. All the system files are placed in the root directory and you need to acess it to make changes. Officially, your device manufacturer does not allow you to acess this level and that is why it has been placed in the deepest level of your Android operating system. As a regular Android user, rooting is the one and only way to acess the system files of your device. After accessing the root directory, you can make changes on your Android smartphone using apps and tweaks. Actually, you become the superuser of your device as you can deal with your Android system at the deepest level after rooting.

Rooting Methods

Although there are lots of rooting tools, there are only two universal methods to root your device. All the available rooting tools use one of these two methods to root your Android device. The most popular and easy rooting method is exploiting Android vulnerabilities which are also known as security holes to acess the root level.

 Developers explore the Android system and find out a vulnerability and use it to place Su binary in your root directory. Su binary plays a very important role in Android rooting and you do not get root permission if your device does not have Su binary. Su binary is fully responsible to grant the root acess for an app which requests for permission to acess the system files of your device. The second rooting method is flashing root binaries in recovery mode. It is a bit hard task and needs some technical knowledge

How To Root Android With Samsung Odin

Samsung Odin is the official flashing utility for Samsung Galaxy smartphone. But Odin does not only flash ROM files but also it flashes Root packages. Odin is only compatible with Samsung Galaxy smartphone and you can use Odin via Windows computer to flash or root your Samsung Galaxy smartphone. Let's see how to root your Samsung Galaxy smartphone using Odin

  1. Full Charge your smartphone and back your personal data
  2. Check your device manufacturer site and get to know if your device bootloader is locked or not
  3. If your device has a locked bootloader unlock if using  an official or unofficial method
  4. Download and Install USB drivers on your Windows computer
  5. Reboot your computer
  6. Check your device model, build number, Android version
  7. Visit CF-Auto-Root Official site and download the Odin flashable root package on your Windows computer according to the device model, build number, Android version
  8. Extract the Zip package to get Odin programme and CF-Auto-Root root file
  9. Install Odin your computer as Administrator 
  10. Boot your device in to recovery mode using the relevant button combination and connect it to the computer
  11. Launch Odin programme and check if it has been recognized by the Odin
  12. Click the "AP/PDA" button on Odin and load the CF-Auto-Root application that you can find in the extracted root package
  13. Check Log box until you see "Leave CS," message
  14. Click "Start" button to flash the root package and gain root acess
  15. Finally, your device will reboot automatically in to recovery mode. if not do it yourself
  16. Now, unplug your device and use the relevant options and get out from the recovery mode.

Final Word

You can check if your device is rooted or not downloading the root checker app from the Google Play store. As a rooted device can offer you a lot of interesting apps and features, you can enjoy the full potential of your Android device now.

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