phone manufacturers have been trying so that people will not be able to root any mobile phone but still, they haven’t succeeded in it.. People are very stubborn, especially We Nigerians they still look for a way to root any mobile phone even
to their own taste.
Some people love to root their mobile phone like anything, even if they just buy a new phone, they will make sure that they root the phone before they start using it, well..not everybody, some people don’t like rooting their phone also even if you tell them that they will receive 20GB free but they must root their phone, some people will not do it. For does of you that love rooting you phone, these are the don’t of root your Android devices.
Reasons Why You Should Not Root Your Smartphone.
1. Problem with getting OTA updates
Rooting your Android device can render it unqualified to receive OTA (Over-The-Air) Updates from the phone’s manufacturer. Some rooted phones will even get bricked when you try to install OTA updates, examples are the Infinix Hot Note, Note 2 and the rest.
Some would say it’s not really a big deal to miss out on these updates but come to think of it, why do do you think phone manufacturers push these updates to their products if not to close up dangerous, previously unseen security vulnerabilities or to enhance the phone’s performance.
Lastly on this, rooting your Android phone could hinder your device from getting the latest security features to block unwanted activities on your Android device.
2. Vulnerability to Malware attack
What is Malware?
Malware is a software specifically designed to disrupt or damage an operating system. Latest Android operating systems already have some in-built to provide security against unwanted software like malware and co.
As Android OS continues to get new upgrades with Android 7 being the latest so far, the makers have been able to provide various security levels that will shake off any threat to your Android phone, rooting your Android phone will evade many of this OS-level security guards thereby making your device open to worms, viruses, spywares and trojans.
These Malicious softwares make their way to your device via malicious download links, infected apps and drive-by downloads.
See Also: 3 Best Android Apps for WiFi Hacking (No Root)
3. Root Access to Apps
Have noticed that most users of rooted devices usually experience this annoying pop-ups which requires you to either accept or deny root access for a particular application. The probability of clicking “Accept” button is pretty high especially when you get a lot of it.
A wrong click on the Accept button could result in granting root access to an untrusted app giving it full access to information embedded in your device.
And also, applications with root access can install other applications without even informing you, the notification bar will just keep indicating app downloads all day long.
So my brothers and sisters reading this post… it’s now your which to choose either you still want to be rooting you Android phone or not.