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How To Root An Android Phone Without A Computer

Updated on September 17, 2015
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Learn how to root an android phone without a computer and you get to unleash the full potential of your android device. Rooting the android device whether it is an android phone or an android tablet, is almost a necessity at some point. Android users gain immediate and long term benefits upon rooting and more specifically gaining the super user access also called the root access on android devices. The benefits are immense and can be applied for all versions of the android operating system. It is said to be the unleashing of the potential of your android device.

Rooting is usually a simple procedure which just requires as little as half a minute. Rooting is basically the unlocking of areas which a manufacturer deemed very sensitive when left open. Previously, all rooting could only be done with computer for it to be successfully completed. Methods used to root an android device such as CF-root, flashing root kernel and and doing the command prompt could only be done with a computer.

How To ROOT Any Android Device Without PC

However, even without a computer, performing the root access is still possible. Root transmission is one such method on how to root an android phone without a computer. This is basically an APK file that is installed and used to configure the android device. In all this, one important requirement is that the android device has to support USB On The Go (OTG) host. This method is straight forward and the application provides a terminal emulator once the android device has been rooted. This terminal is then able to support the root commands like the ADB based ones and these simply provide super user access.

Here is how to root an android phone without a computer after having downloaded the root transmission app and installed it.

First, the android phone should support USB on the go host protocol, the USB OTG cable and the ADB based root script.

Save the ADB based root script in the Root transmission folder which can be in the phone’s internal memory or in the micro SD card. It does not matter where the root transmission was stored for installation.

On the host device, just tap on the root button and you get to see all of the execution commands being displayed. The rooting of the android phone will have been completed successfully at the end of this step.

Finally, there are other apps which are also used to perform the rooting of an android phone. For example, the Universal Androot app will work with about all android versions. It is another of the straightforward methods and will perform the rooting for the android phone in absolutely no time. Just after installation all that is required to open the app and tap on the super user option on which the android version is filled. Clicking on root will finalize the process.

By learning how to root and android phone without a computer through the use of these two apps, the android phone user can expand the functionality on the device and reap maimum benefits.

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