[Tutorial/About] Rooting and ROMming: What is and How to?

Intro If you’ve spent much time on any Android user web-forum, you’ve probably heard of “rooting” or “custom ROMs”, and depending on where you heard the terms, reasons why people root and rom their phones may be more or less apparent. This article will attempt to make more clear the advantages to obtaining root on your Android device and provide a rudimentary guide on how to get started. Why Root? Rooting a phone is the process of gaining superuser status on the device. Once superuser status is obtained, certain software restrictions can be circumvented,...

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