Programs To Root Your Android Device Without A PC

Last updated: January 2018.

Root Your Android Device Without A PC

As Android is a Linux-based OS, with just a little tweaking, it is easy to access and get root privilege on an Android device.  When you root your Android device, you basically unlock the barriers that have been placed by the manufacturers.  With root privileges on your Android device, you will be able to access and modify system files.

There are many methods that you can use to root an Android device using a PC.  But today, we are going to show you some tools that allow you to root your Android device without a PC.

Prepare your device:

  1. Charge your battery to around 50 percent.
  2. Enable Unknown Sources by going to Settings>Security>Unknown Sources.
  3. Make a backup of your device.

 

Rooting Apps and Tools:

  1. Frameroot

This is a pretty good app.  It can be used with a wide range of Android devices and many OS versions.  It is also very simple and there is a huge success rate of users rooting with Frameroot.

 

How to use:

  1. Download the app: Link
  2. Using a File manager, install  APK file.
  3. Launch app drawer.  Find and open the Frameroot  app.
  4. Select Superuser or Super SU
  5. Select Exploit and process will begin.
  6. When it is done, reboot your device.
  1. Kingroot

 

This is a one-click tool that roots your device easily.  It works with a wide range of flagship devices – like the Galaxy S6.

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How to use:

  1. Download  app from either of these links: Link | Link
  2. Open File manager, click on downloaded APK file to install.
  3.  Go to app drawer.  Find and open Kingroot app.
  4. Wait for process to finish.
  1. iRoot App

This is another one-click app.  It supports a lot of Android devices, including Sony and Samsung.

How to use:

  1. Download  app: Link
  2. Open File manager, extract APK and install  app.
  3. Go to app drawer. Find and open iRoot app.
  4. Click Root button and app will do the rest.
  1. 4. Towel Root

This is a universal root tool.  It works especially well with Samsung devices as it can root a Samsung device without voiding it’s Knox security flag.

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How to use:

  1. Download  latest Towelroot app here 
  2. Open File manager, go to the downloaded app and install .
  3. Launch Towelroot app
  4. Tap make it ra1n button.  Rooting should begin.
  5. When rooting is finished, your device should reboot automatically.
  6. When the device has completely rebooted, go to the Google Play Store, download latest SuperSU app and install
  1. Genius Root

This app supports over 10,000 Android devices and OS versions.

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How to use:

  1. Download the APK file straight to your phone or else copy it to your phone after downloading from PC.
  2. Locate APK file in phone using file manager and then install it.
  3. Open the app drawer and find the installed Root Genius.  Open Root Genius
  4. Follow on-screen instructions to root device.

Have you used any of these tools to root your device without using a PC?

Share your experience in the comments box below.

JR

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