Android Root

How to root Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge without tripping KNOX using ‘PingPongRoot’

How to root Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge without tripping KNOX using ‘PingPongRoot’

While rooting any recent Samsung device is relatively easy, it comes with a catch: the warranty of the device will be voided.

PingPongRoot brings root access on the Galaxy S6 without tripping KNOX

PingPongRoot brings root access on the Galaxy S6 without tripping KNOX

The unlocked, non-branded variants of the Galaxy S6 come with an unlockable bootloader that makes gaining root access on the handset easy.

How to root HTC One M9

How to root HTC One M9

The HTC One M9 might not be as impressive a handset as the Galaxy S6, but it still has one major advantage over the it — an unlockable bootloader. This makes gaining root access on the handset easier as well as allows third-party developers to easily create ROMs and mods for it. 

Root access on Verizon’s Xperia Z3v and T-Mobile Xperia Z3 achieved

Root access on Verizon’s Xperia Z3v and T-Mobile Xperia Z3 achieved

Sony is relatively open towards the third-party Android development community and ships all its devices with an unlockable bootloader. However, in the United States, the company had to give in to the wishes of T-Mobile and Verizon and release the Xperia Z3 with a locked down bootloader.

Sunshine update adds S-OFF support for HTC One M9 and SIM unlock for most HTC handsets

Sunshine update adds S-OFF support for HTC One M9 and SIM unlock for most HTC handsets

Sunshine — the tool that allows you to S-OFF and gain root access a wide variety of HTC and Motorola devices — was updated to v3.1 today to add S-OFF support for HTC’s latest flagship — the One M9.

How to root the Nexus 6

How to root the Nexus 6

Just like Nexus devices before it, the Motorola made Nexus 6 is very developer and hacker friendly. Gaining root access on the device is as simple as it was on the previous generation Nexus devices, which when coupled with its open-source nature, instantly makes it a very popular device in the community.

SuperSU updated to v2.13, Brings a plethora of changes to support Android L and more

SuperSU updated to v2.13, Brings a plethora of changes to support Android L and more

The extremely popular root managing app for Android — SuperSU — today received an update to v2.13 that brings with it support for Android L, Android TV, general code cleanup, bug-fixes and more. 

Stump root brings one-click root access to the LG G3

Stump root brings one-click root access to the LG G3

Developers over at XDA forums had already managed to find a loophole in LG’s security system on the G3, which allowed them to easily gain root access on it. Sadly, the method did not work on the CDMA variants of the device, which was a bummer for many.

How to change the software display density on Android

How to change the software display density on Android

Android devices come in various shapes and sizes with displays of varying resolution, unlike the iPhone and iPad. However, to save developers the headache of supporting so many different resolutions, Android has its own software density, which is somewhat independent from the resolution of the panel.

How to root the Xiaomi Mi 3

How to root the Xiaomi Mi 3

The Xiaomi Mi 3 might be an year old but it is a fine handset by all means, especially for the price it retails at in most of the Asian markets. While the development community around the device is not really flourishing because of the lack of source from Xiaomi, it is an incredibly easy device to root.

If you are looking to root the Snapdragon variant of Mi 3, simply follow the steps below.