It’s true that rooting your device is far less popular than the good old days. Stock Android grew up quite a bit and root is simply less appealing than it once was. Also, apps like Netflix, Pokemon Go, and Google Pay don’t work on rooted devices without some fun hacks for some dumb reason. However, there are still those who prefer the root experience and there are still plenty of excellent root apps that improve functionality and do stuff that unrooted devices can’t do. Here are the best root apps for Android! We also left Chainfire’s apps off of the list because, well, he’s throwing in the towel. We wish him all of the best in his future endeavors.
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