How to root an Android Device without a Computer

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Is it possible to root an Android Device without a PC ?

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Presently, Android is the one of most customizable mobile operating systems. Android is well-known for its awesome features and capability of customizing, that’s why more and more people get attracted towards it. Almost every mobile manufacturer has started manufacturing mobiles that runs on the Android Operating System. As Android is an open source, every manufacture design in its own way to make different from others but the nature of Android remains the same. Hence the version of Android and UI varies depending on manufacturers.

In fact, manufacturers are very smart; they don’t allow us to exploit Android OS efficiently. As an example, let’s assume you own a Samsung Android Smartphone. The device has some predefined applications installed like messaging, dialer, Samsung apps, etc. Can you remove it completely or replace by some other related apps? Definitely No! Because, these all apps are located in main system files of the Android OS and you can’t locate it without rooting your device.

Rooting is nothing but a procedure to gain administrative privileges on Android OS. By rooting, you can gain full control over Android OS and the ability to replace/delete any apps from the System files. Not only this, there are many advantages and disadvantages of rooting your Android device. In order to supercharge your device you must root it.

Advantages like you can install Custom ROMs, Root applications, and extra-ordinary themes, you can change boot animations, remove stock apps, etc. Apart from all the disadvantage, one of the worst disadvantages of rooting is it voids phone warranty; because manufacturers don’t allow the users to scrutinize the system files, and they are offending him.

Note: This is just an overview of Rooting and its advantages and disadvantages. For detailed guide you can search on Google.

As I said above that rooting is a procedure, but one procedure doesn’t work for all Android devices. Actually to root different Android devices, different procedures need to follow. Of course, to follow any of the procedure you must own a computer. The tools from which we can perform rooting are Odin, fastboot, Custom Toolkit, etc. These are the most commonly used tools for rooting.

Now you think that, what about those people who want to root their Android Smartphones but they don’t have a computer? Definitely, they can root an Android Device without a Computer. I will show you the method to root an Android Device without a Computer.

First of all, give Thanks to “chainfire – XDA recognized developer” to develop an application named ExynosAbuse, which is capable of rooting many Android devices without a Computer. A simple application allows us to root and install apps like “busy box” and “Supersu”, just by tapping “root” on Android Smartphone. Now, we will see the complete list of Android Devices supported by ExynosAbuse application.

Supported Android Smartphone’s:

  • Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100
  • Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300
  • Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE GT-I9305
  • Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE GT-N7105
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317 (AT&T)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SCH-I605 (Verizon for both locked and unlocked bootloaders)
  • Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC100
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab Plus GT-P6210
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N80000
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N8010
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N8013
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N8020

Read the complete list and if your Android Smartphone falls under the above list then follow the below procedure to root it.

Step by Step Guide on: How to root an Android Device without a Computer

Step 1: Download and install ExynosAbuse application on your device.

Step 2: Open the application and click on “Root Device”.

Step 3: It will prompt for SuperUser permission, allow it.

Step 4: It will also ask to install busy box and other application, click OK.

Step 5: Wait for the process to complete. As it gets completed, close the app and you’ll notice that “SuperSU” application has been installed on your device.

Congratulations! You have successfully rooted your Android device without a computer. I must say that, this is the easiest guide on How to root an Android Device without a Computer. Go for it and don’t forget to leave your feedback! Happy Rooting 😀

Author: Prince Sohil

Sohil Memon is an MCA student from Ahmedabad, India. He is Editor & Founder of iDroidSpace.com. He keeps exploring the internet world to provide best rooting tutorials. He loves to explore new things in any field which makes him a Tech Enthusiast, an Android Geek, a Gadgets Lover, an Avid Traveler and Passionate Learner.

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  • I never had visited an infrequent blog like this. I am very glad to see an interesting article with plenty of knowledge shared by the blogger. I am looking forward to your blog for my future reference. Thanks for posting.

  • Thanks a lot Kelly

  • Steve

    didnt work for me

  • Ronnie Redd

    Error: could not root device
    N8010

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