You must have heard of gaining root access to android smartphones or maybe not. Let me explain what root means. Root is a privilege escalation method which lets you modify your operating system files, which is very dangerous if done without doing your research. You’ll be shown a few tweaks you can do to your android phone after rooting it. VRoot Apk Download This article will not teach you how to root your device but rather it’d teach you some useful tricks you can do after rooting your phone.
DISCLAIMER: Rooting your phone voids its warranty. Editing/Deleting wrong system files may permanently damage your phone. Proceed with caution and always backup your important data. The author/publisher of the article will not be responsible for any damage to your device.
1. Improving Scrolling Experience
You may have sometime felt scrolling on your device is not fluid enough and feels unnatural. Here is how you can modify your maximum and minimum fluid velocity of your device. You will need a root file explorer. Using the root explorer open the file /system/build.prop and add/edit the following lines:
2. Enable Lock Screen Rotation
You may for some reason want to use your big screen phone in landscape mode mostly and it drives you crazy to see the lock screen not properly landscape oriented. Here is how to solve it. Using a root explorer open /system/build.prop file and add/edit the following lines:
3. Improve Net Speed
You can improve your overall net speed by tweaking the TCP buffer size of the device. Moreover you can use Google DNS to improve net performance further. Using root file explorer edit/system/build.prop file and add following lines:
4. Keep Backlit Capacitive Keys On While Screen Awake
If you have backlit navigation keys in your device, you may configure them to stay on as long as the screen is awake. Open /system/build.prop file in any root explorer and add the following line:
5. Android Performance Tuner
Android comes with a performance tuner of its own. However it is disabled by Google by default. Enabling it improves RAM management and processing. In root explorer open /system/build.prop file and put the following lines:
There are plenty more things you can do using a root file explorer. But remember to always reboot your device after changing the build.prop file. RootMaster Apk Download Also make sure to keep a backup of the original build.prop file in case something goes wrong and your device fails to boot. You could technically restore the original build.prop file using recovery and adb tools. But that is a story for another day. Enjoy tweaking your android device.