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Root the MotoActv

How to Root the MotoActv

Motorola launched the MotoActv – an Android powered watch – keeping health conscious people in mind. The device does this job pretty well by providing you with your fitness analytics using various technologies built into it. Not only does the watch have fitness apps, but it also runs Android 2.3.4 and so it has everything that particular version of Android has. While you may have a number of reasons to like this watch from Motorola, there may be some things on it that you don’t like. Maybe you don’t like the animation that the device shows when you boot it, or maybe you don’t find the stock apps to be …

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Root the HTC One A9

How to Root the HTC One A9

Somewhere between the One M8 and the One M7 lies the HTC’s latest smartphone called the One A9. The device became very popular in a short period of time and developers produce a root method and a custom recovery shortly thereafter. If you happen to have this device, you are welcome to follow the following guide and gain root on your One A9 and then flash a custom recovery on it. Root access should let you install all of your favorite root-only apps on your device –apps that help you customize your device in ways you previously couldn’t with a stock system. From …

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Root AT&T Moto X

How to Root the Motorola Moto X (AT&T) (Android 5.1)

The Motorola Moto X (First Gen) is now of those devices running the Android 5.1 Lollipop version as their operating system. While the second and third generation of the device are already enjoying the latest version of the Android OS, it didn’t take too long for Motorola to roll-out the major update called Lollipop of the OS for its first gen Moto X. The update brings with it many new features in addition to the existing ones. One of these is the material design UI that enhances the user-experience and provides a better way to navigate the features on the device. …

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Huawei Y6

How to Root the Huawei Y6

While there’s a requirement of unlocking the bootloader and flashing a custom recovery for rooting many Huawei devices, gaining root on the Huawei Y6 isn’t as cumbersome. The device can be rooted using the universal KingRoot app that can root a number of Android devices. Once rooted, you’ll get the Chinese KingUser app on your device to manage root-permissions, and for the folks who aren’t fluent in Chinese, I’ll show you in a section below how to replace KingUser with the standard SuperSU app. Here’s how to root your Huawei Y6 with KingRoot: Before You Begin This could void the warranty of …

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Rooting the Oppo R7 Lite

How to Root the Oppo R7 Lite

Seeing a number of root guides for the other R7 devices from Oppo but not seeing one for your R7 Lite will probably make you feel a little low, but you shouldn’t worry as there’s always something being cooked in the Android world and this time it’s a root method for your own Oppo R7 Lite. Yes, root access has been achieved on the Oppo R7 Lite along with a custom recovery and that should now let you do tons of things on your device. From uninstalling system apps to going as far as to just getting rid of the stock ROM …

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Unrooting the Oppo R7 Lite

How to Unroot the Oppo R7 Lite

Unrooting the Oppo R7 Lite is as easy as rooting it and all it requires you to do is install a couple of apps and you’re good to go. You don’t even have to flash the stock ROM (which erases your device) to unroot the device as these two apps should take care of everything for you. Once you’ve done the below procedure, you’ll no longer have root access and a custom recovery on your device. You’ll be back to stock recovery and unrooted state. Here’s how: I. Before You Begin 1. You should’ve rooted your device using our how to …

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Unroot the Huawei Ascend Y520

How to Unroot the Huawei Ascend Y520

People have their own reasons to unroot their Huawei Ascend Y520 and you also have your own reasons. Maybe you loaded tons of root-only apps on your device after rooting it and they’re now causing issues and your device’s crashing too often, or maybe you loaded a custom ROM on your device and it just didn’t work as it was supposed to. Either way, the following guide should help you unroot and get your Huawei Ascend Y520 back to the stock firmware. Unrooting solves most of the software related issues, such as device’s crashing too often, issues with launching apps, other system …

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Root the Huawei Ascend Y520

How to Root the Huawei Ascend Y520

While many universal methods have failed to root the Huawei Ascend Y520, there is one method that’s confirmed to be working and that is to flash a custom recovery and then use it to flash SuperSU to gain root. It works for a number of devices including the Huawei’s Ascend Y520. Once you’re rooted, you’ll have the ability to remove the bloatware from your device, flash a custom ROM, install root-only apps, and do tons of customizations on your device. It all starts with rooting your device and here’s exactly how you can do that: So folks, here’s how to root …

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Unroot Samsung Galaxy S5 Verizon

How to Unroot the Samsung Galaxy S5 (Verizon)

If you went ahead and rooted your Samsung Galaxy S5 (Verizon) despite the carrier’s restrictions and now wish to get back to stock, you do have a way to do that. There are various reasons as to why you wish to unroot your Galaxy S5. Maybe the root-only apps didn’t cut it for you, or maybe you have issues with the software on your device and you think flashing back the stock firmware should solve that for you. In many cases, flashing the stock firmware has solved most of the software related issues as the procedure just removes everything from …

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Root Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy S5 (Verizon)

Verizon has that habit of keeping the bootloaders locked on their devices and the same has been done with the Samsung Galaxy S5 that comes from them. Since bootloader’s locked, you’ve a limited number of options to customize your device. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t root your device or can’t have a custom recovery. You’ve got both of these and the guide below discusses how to go about getting both. Root on the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 has been achieved with Towelroot, and a custom recovery has been possible with Safestrap. Here’s the entire procedure for you to root your …

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Root Samsung Galaxy S3 AT&T

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini (AT&T)

Gaining root on the AT&T variant of the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini involves flashing two kernels and then using saferoot to actually root the device. While that may seem like a lot of things to do, it actually isn’t. It’s darn simple to gain root on your Galaxy S3 Mini from AT&T and the following procedure should walk you through all the steps to do that. It’s worth following this guide to root your device as you’ll then be introduced to some of the really great custom developments available for the Android OS. From root-only apps to customized version of …

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Unroot Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace

How to Unroot the Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace

If you’ve done tons of customizations on your Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace and you wish to remove that all in one go, then you can do so by flashing back the stock firmware on your device. Doing so will put back all the default apps and default settings on your device and you’ll have a completely untouched device in your hands. The following guide should teach you how you can go about how to unroot the Galaxy J1 Ace and get it back to the stock: I. Before You Begin 1. You should’ve rooted your device using our how to root …

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Root Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace

If you’ve grabbed yourself a shiny new Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace and just wondering what else it can do, then you might want to consider rooting the Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace to try and squeeze some extra capabilities out of the device. Root access combined with a custom recovery lets you install root-only apps, flash custom ROMs and custom kernels, remove the bloatware from the device, and add some of the coolest customizations to your beloved device. Gaining root access and flashing a custom recovery on the Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace is a cakewalk as all you need to do is grab the Odin …

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Unrooting Galaxy Ring

How to Unroot the Samsung Galaxy Ring

If you’re a “flashaholic” and have flashed a number of custom ROMs on your Samsung Galaxy Ring but just none of those could satisfy your needs and you wish to go back to the stock, this guide should help you do that by letting you unroot and flashing a stock ROM on your Samsung Galaxy Ring device. Unrooting helps in various situations, for example, it lets you bring your device back to the working condition if it was soft-bricked before due to the issues of a custom ROM, but most people also unroot their device when they plan to sell …

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Samsung Galaxy Ring

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Ring

Gaining root access on the Samsung Galaxy Ring has now become much easier than ever, all thanks to the universal Framaroot app which has made rooting your device as easy as clicking a button in a normal Android app. By rooting your Galaxy Ring, you’re allowing yourself to do more on your device. For instance, if you don’t like the default UI that Samsung has put on your device, you can have it removed using a root-only app on your rooted device. Not only is it about removing the bloatware or the UI skin from your device, but it’s also …

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