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Best 10 Apps for Rooted Android

Rooting is backup and restore the whole system. By ‘rooting’ your phone you modify the operating system and overcome the limitations that the manufacturer put on your device. We would like to provide you some best applications that take advantage of root access and are free.

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Titanium Backup * root by Titanium Track

Titanium Backup is voted #1 Top Root App on Twitter. It has over 4 million users and available in 28+ languages. You can restore, backup and freeze (with Titanium Pro) your apps, data, market links. Also with Titanium, you can move any application or data from the SD Card. (avoid ‘modified’ Titanium Backup versions). Download link

  • Ratings                       : 5 out of 5 stars by 77,198 users (!)
  • Current version      :
  • Required Android : 1.0 and up
  • Size                              : 3.7M

ASTRO File Manager by Metago

ASTRO File Manager is like Windows Explorer for your Android device. It allows you to easily browse and organize all or your multimedia files and documents. ASTRO provides backup to your apps and increases battery life. It has over 23 million users.

  • Ratings                       : 4.4 out of 5 stars
  • Current version      : varies with the device
  • Required Android : varies with the device
  • Size                              : varies with the device

Download link

Wireless Tether for Root Users by MÜller, Lemons, Buxton

Wireless Tether enables bluetooth-tethering (PAN) and wifi for rooted handsets.

  • You can allow/deny clients to use your mobile-data connection.
  • Wifi-Encrytion.
  • Settings for wifi channel and wifi-ssid.

Wireless tether requires a rooted device and a Netfilter enabled kernal.

  • Ratings                       : 4.6 out of 5 stars
  • Current version      : 2.o.7
  • Required Android : 1.5 and up
  • Size                              : 401k

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Android Terminal Emulator by Jack Palevich

Using Android Terminal Emulator, you can get total control of your Android device. It is an open-source and frequently updated software, comes with French, German and Portuguese translation.

  • Ratings                       : 4.6 out of 5 stars
  • Current version      : 1.0.41
  • Required Android : 1.5 and up
  • Size                              : 241k

Download link

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CPU tunner (Rooted phones) by vogtp

CPU tunner gives you total control over the power consumtion of your Android smartphone or tablet. It is also handy to overlock (if the kernel supports). It works with different profiles which depend on different triggers (based on the battery). Download link

  • Ratings                       : 4.3 out of 5 stars
  • Current version      : 3.3.1
  • Required Android : 2.1 and up
  • Size                              : 867k


JF Updater helps you stay up to date with JesusFreke ROM updates and allows you to check for updates, then download and apply those updates automatically. Download link

  • Ratings                       : 5 out of 5 stars (by 1,412 users)
  • Current version      : 1.0.2
  • Required Android : 1.0 and up
  • Size                              : 89k

Root Browser Lite by JRummy16

It is a tool for both rooted and non root users. If rooted, it gives access to all of the file system of your Android device. With Root Browser you can explore apk,zip and jar files, change file permissions. It can change file permission and ownership, edit and view a file, move, copy rename and delete a file, send a file by email, bookmark any folder and sort files by name, size and date. Download link

  • Ratings                       : 4.3
  • Current version      : 1.3.2
  • Required Android : 1.6 and up
  • Size                              : 2.3M

Screen Capture – No Rooting 2.2 by CJR

With Screen Capture you can take snapshots of your phone’s screen without any need for signing your application or having root access to the Android system. Also it can save screen capture image on SD Card. Download link

  • Ratings                       : 2.1
  • Current version      : 5.0
  • Required Android : 2.2 and up
  • Size                              : 638k

OTA RootKeeper by supercurio – Project Voodoo

This application helps to backup your device root. The device (to be backup) needs to be already rooted because OTA RootKeeper doesn’t have ability to root devices. It requires /system partition as Ext2, Ext3, Ext4.

OTA RootKeeper also has a bonus feature which allows a user  to unroot the device while keeping a su back up, this way it can hide root until it wants to restore it. Download link

  • Ratings                       : 4.3
  • Current version      : 1.2
  • Required Android : 1.5 and up
  • Size                              : 100k

My Backup Root by Rerware, LLC

My Backup Root provides the easiest backup for Android. It supports most of the contents and devices. My Backup Root is strictly for the Root devices. With the software, you can get an unlimited amount of backups, scheduled backups, backup of pictures and to SD Card. Download link
  • Ratings                       : 5 by 4,637 users
  • Current version      : 3.0.8
  • Required Android : 1.5 and up
  • Size                              : 1.6M
With the help of these apps, you can turn your smartphone into a superphone. These apps will help in saving space, run special applications and install customs ROMs. Name ‘Root’ comes from the Linux operating system world, where the most privileged user on system is called ‘Root’. Hope these apps will help you becoming ‘Root’.

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