Must-Have Apps For A Rooted Android Phone
We have talked about the benefits and dangers of rooting your phone on a number of occasions and you can read all about it in our blog Pros And Cons Of Rooting Android Phones and The Newbie’s Guide To Rooting. However, this time we are talking directly to those who have gone ahead and done it – rooted their Android device. The biggest benefits of rooting have always been wider opportunities in tweaking your device in terms of performance or personalization.
If your device has been rooted, you will probably want to try it all. We have a nice selection of apps for you here that will get you started.
One of the main reasons for rooting your phone is giving yourself a chance to try various themes and versions of Android OS. And if you plan to do a lot of ROM flashing, you will need a good backup system to keep all your apps and data intact. Titanium backup will give you just that and also make it easy: you will be able to automate your backups and schedule them for specific intervals. You can save the backed up up files to SD card or directly to cloud servers like Dropbox or Google Drive. All in all, Titanium Backup will take care of your data in the background while you are having fun with your newly rooted device.
Trickster Mod is an all-in-one app that will let you take advantage of all the benefits of rooting, from overclocking your phone to undervolting it to save battery life. (For more on overclocking, please refer to How To Guide: Overclocking And Underclocking Your Android Phone)
Trickster Mod is a useful app for both experienced users and those who are just starting out, as you will find a complete set of tools for rooted devices and reliable customer support to get your questions answered – which is really useful if you want to try out all the options safely and risk-free.
Disk Digger is a perfect app for fixing any regrets you may have. If only this was available in life! If you have ever deleted a photo or a video that you now wish you could get back – Disk Digger can help you do that. It is a powerful data recovery app and can be used even on formatted SD cards and you will have a chance to “revive” long lost images and even videos. The app comes with a detailed manual, giving you step-by-step instructions on how to get it done.
Font Installer may not be a system-changing app or the one that will pump up your phone’s performance. However, it is a really fun one to have and a notable step in customizing and personalizing your device. With over 100 various fonts available you will be able to try them all – but don’t forget to back up your existing fonts first, in case you would want to go back to them. Remember Titanium Backup? Here is where it comes in quite handy.
Tethering your phone will turn it into a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot, that you can use to get Internet access on your other devices, no matter where you are. Wi-FI Tethering is an application for rooted devices that will help you do that. The app also comes with a support forum, where you can ask any arising questions and get through the tethering process. For more on tethering your Android device, please refer to our blog Tethering Your Android: The Whats, The Whys And The Hows.