What is Root?
Many users of android-devices have heardsuch a thing as ruth-rights. What is covered by this concept? In this article, we'll talk about what constitutes root-rights and what are their pros and cons. And also talk about the types of root-rights.
What are the ruth-rights?
The word root means an account that hasCertain privileges in the field of access to files. Users who have root-rights are called superusers. They can be compared with the administrators of the operating system. Root-rights give the superuser access to all the functions that are blocked by default on the android-device. Thus, the superuser can edit system files, change the registry, perform operations with the cache. In general, root-rights help the user to work with system files. Then, without these rights, the user does not have access to the system files.
Types of root-rights
There are three types of root-rights:
- The first view is a permanent access to the ability to change system files and is called Full Root.
- The second view involves accessing files by restricting the system folder. It's called Shell Root.
- Temporary Root. It's called the root-rights view, which gives full access only before the android device reboots.
Pros of using root-rights
The main advantage of using root-rights iscomplete freedom of action. The user can remove all system applications, remove ads from applications, put traffic limiters from the network, and also put custom firmware. Moreover, the user will not have restrictions on uploading files.
Disadvantages of use
Now we need to talk about what are the disadvantages of using root-rights. The most important drawback is the risk of damaging the device.
- At the same time, the manufacturer's warranty when usingroot-rights are automatically removed. Thus, in the event of a device failure due to changes in root-rights, the user will be forced to pay for repairs at the service center.
- Another disadvantage of getting root rights ishigh risk of disruption of the operating system. That's why before installing root-rights, you must follow all instructions and make a backup copy of the system.
- Finally, getting root rights completely overrides the automatic updating of the device. After the user gets root-rights, he will be able to download and install updates only manually.
In addition to this article, we recommend that you read the material How to get the root.