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How to Tell Android Phone is Rooted

December. 26, 2017 12:21 am / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iCloud Knowledge
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Many people want to root their Android phone or tablet to download new apps or install latest OS update. However, sometimes you followed the guide to proceed the rooting but don’t know if you did it successfully. The method to check if phone is rooted or not is pretty easy but some users still haven’t discovered it. Fortunately, in this post, we’ll guide you how to determine if a phone is rooted or not with detailed steps.

Part 1: 3 Ways to See If Phone Is Rooted

Way 1: Find If There Is Kinguser or SuperSU Icon on Your Phone

If you have rooted your Android device, you’ll be able to see Kinguser or Superuser icon. Kinguser and Superuser are the apps that manage your root access; they are getting installed while rooting the smartphone.

Way 2: Check If Phone Is Rooted or Not with Root Checker

Way 3: Use Terminal to Know If a Cell Phone Is Rooted

When the above methods are not applicable in your specific situation, download and install a “terminal” client on the phone.

Part 2: How to Recover Lost Data after Rooting

There are a lot of users complaining that they lost files from Android device after rooting, which is pretty annoying. If you are one of those unlucky ones, don’t be upset, you are always able to recover missing data like contacts, messages, photos etc. from rooted phones with Tenorshare Android Data Recovery. This software is designed to get back all lost or deleted data from Android phone’s internal memory and SD card with high efficiency.

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In this article, we’ve shown you how to check if your Android phone is rooted or not in 3 ways and introduced an easy tool to recover lost data on Android phones. If you still have any further questions about Android rooting, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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