All the essentials you need for your rooted handheld and wearable.
All in one toolbox for your rooted phone, tablet and Android Wear. This set of tools delivers all you need for your rooted handheld.
"Do you need more in this all in one root toolbox? Why don't you tell us!"
Enable Adoptable Storage on any Android device running Marshmallow or later. (Including Galaxy S7 and LG G4).
★App Install Location★
Set the install location where apps will be installed to by default.
Get in control of your apps. View details and uninstall system apps.
Calibrate your battery when it is empty too quickly (e.g. after ROM flash).
Easily edit your build.prop file.
View lots of information about your device.
Edit the DPI (LCD Density) of your device.
Change the Emojis of your device. Requires Android Lollipop or higher.
Flash Custom ROMs, GAPPS and more; Install Recovery & Boot images. Create your own script!
Select a font to install on your device. Over 700 fonts to choose from.
★Freeform Window Mode★
Enable 'Freeform Window Mode' on any Android device running Nougat or higher.
Change system language of your device.
★Mount /system RO/RW★
Mount your /system partition rewritable or readonly.
Reboot, quick reboot, reboot recovery, reboot bootloader or just power off.
Explore all the files on your phone. Swipe left or right between panels.
Check whether your device has root access (Rooting requires 3rd party tools).
★Samsung CSC Editor★
Change your Samsung device.
- Android 3.0+
- Root access (The app has a built-in root check)
Some features of this app are also available on Android Wear. The wearable device must be rooted for most features. Currently supports App Manager, Build.prop Editor, Device Info, Rebooter and Root Browser (including copy/move/delete operations). Please see this thread: [APP] Root Essentials.
For support or feature requests please reply to to this thread or send an email to [email protected].
Root Essentials is available on Google Play and XDA Labs.
2.3.3: • Emoji Changer with new Android 7.1 emoji & previews; • Android 7.1 launcher shortcuts (long-press app icon on 'Google Now' & 'Pixel' launcher; • Round app icon on Google Pixel/XL (Android 7.1); • Upstream bug-fixes; • Translations updated, looking for Greek, Spanish, Russian, Hebrew, Arabic translators through http://goo.gl/pmbOJp. 2.3.2: • How to get 'Google Assistant' (Build.prop Editor help); • Updated translations - Looking for translators at: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp • Interface and colour scheme updated. 2.3.1: • Adoptable Storage compatibility with more devices; • Quick Settings tiles updated; • Font Installer improvements and restore; • New languages - Chinese Traditional and French; • Upstream bug-fixes. 2.3.0: • CRITICAL UPDATE - Disabled Google Firebase Crash interception due to failing on Google Play Services (9.6.80) (Google is testing a potential fix); • New: Demo Mode - Force Android System UI into a fixed state; • Updated help section Adoptable Storage & Font Installer; • Upstream bug fixes; • Updated languages from Crowdin: http://goo.gl/pmbOJp - Who helps on French (90%)? 2.2.17: • Paranoid & SuperSU added in Flasher; • Open .ttf files with Font Installer; • Incompatible tools are greyed out (viewable); • Night Mode update (System UI Tuner); • 'Complete action using' Root Browser for ringtones (Samsung); • Upstream bug fixes (beta); • Languages updated; • Parlez-vous français? Você fala Português? 你說中國話？ Join our Translation Program at https://goo.gl/pmbOJp. 2.2.16: • Flasher: corrected TWRP download locations (thanks Arthur). 2.2.15: • Flasher: aligned TWRP download locations; • Updated translations; • Help Adoptable Storage; • Parlez-vous français? Você fala Português? 你說中國話？ Join our Translation Program at https://goo.gl/pmbOJp. 2.2.14: • New language: Portuguese Brazilian (by brenosnt & Vanhopra); • New: Night Mode on Android Nougat; • Bug fixes. 2.2.13: • New languages: Chinese Simplified (简体中文) (by Robotxm & 54seancheng), Arabic (العربية) (by Tomedes.com); • Improved handling of purchase; • Help section Font Installer & App Install Location; • Updated changelog window. 2.2.12: • New languages: German (Deutsch), Polish (Polskie), Turkish (Türk); • Other languages: English UK and US, Greek (Ελληνικά), Hindi (हिंदी), Spanish (Español), Hebrew (עִברִית), Russian (русский), Dutch (Nederlands); • Partial languages only through Beta releases; • 你是中國人嗎？ Você é português? Would you like to translate? https://goo.gl/pmbOJp. • EmojiOne added to Emoji Changer; • Splash screen; • Upstream bug fixes. 2.2.11: • Improvements for reliability; • Chrome OS support. 2.2.10: Languages supported: • English UK and US; • Greek (Ελληνικά) (by Antmex); • Hindi (हिंदी) (by ps1ove); • Spanish (Español) (by MarioGR); • Hebrew (עִברִית) (by Tomedes.com); • Russian (русский) (by Gengo.com); • Dutch (Nederlands); • Partial languages only through Beta releases; • We are still looking for Chinese, Arabic, Turkish, Indonesian and other translators: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp; • Minor bug fixes. 2.2.9: Languages supported: • English UK and US; • Hindi (हिंदी) (by ps1ove); • Spanish (Español) (by MarioGR); • Hebrew (עִברִית) (by Tomedes.com); • Russian (русский) (by Gengo.com); • Dutch (Nederlands); • Partial languages only through Beta releases; • We are still looking for Chinese, Arabic, French, Portuguese, German and other translators: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp; • Migration to Google Firebase; • Minor bug fixes. 2.2.8: • Android Nougat 7.0 developer preview 5 improvements; • Tutorials in side-menu; • Side-menu logo updated; • Move app to /system or /data in App Manager; • Hebrew (עִברִית) language support; • Do you like to help on translations? Are you native Chinese perhaps? Join at: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp. 2.2.7: • Russian (русский), English, Dutch (Nederlands) language support, other languages through Beta release; • New: Samsung CSC Editor - change your Samsung device; • New: System Language Changer - change system language of your device; • Speed up our Translation Program at: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp. Chinese, Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish, etc translators are welcome! 2.2.6: • Russian (русский) language support; • Localisations updated (partial) for French, German and Hebrew; • You can still join our Translation Program at: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp. Thanks to all those participating! 2.2.5: • Bug-fix for Flasher (flashing zip on OnePlus One); • Beta sign-up (starting with translations): https://goo.gl/AlVdXq; • You can still join our Translation Program at: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp. Russian, Hebrew, Spanish, and so many more languages are needed. Thanks to all those participating! 2.2.4: • Updated translations • Bug fixes 2.2.3: • Do you want to be a Translator for Root Essentials? Check it out at: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp • Partial translations added for French (Français) and German (Deutsch). 2.2.2: • Translations added for: Dutch (Nederlands), Hebrew [limited] (עברית); • Design Adoptable Storage; • Support for older Android versions in DPI Changer; • Help section for Build.prop Editor; • Russian and Portuguese guides for Adoptable Storage. 2.2.1: • Bug fixes • Adoptable Storage redesign 2.2: • Get the latest Android Nougat Emojis on your device with the new Emoji Changer. • Android Nougat Quick Settings tiles added for 'Mount /system' and 'Rebooter'. • Android Wear app improvements. • Help section updated for Adoptable Storage and Android Wear. • Bug fixes. 2.1: Android Nougat support: • Let your app windows float in it free form with 'Freeform Window Mode'; • Multi-Window; • Bug fixes; Other changes: • Root Browser now supports Media Directories, Bookmarks, and shows Storage Devices; • Updated DPI Changer. 2.0: • Root Checker for manual root verification • Bug fixes 1.9.1: • Bug fixes 1.9: • Flash Custom ROMs / GAPPS and more through the added Flasher; • Install Recovery & Boot images in Flasher; • App Manager & Root Browser improvements; • Mount '/system' RO/RW & Rebooter redesign. • Android N Preview 3 support. 1.8.6: • Device Info: Change device hostname • Help section updated • Bug fixes 1.8.5: • Android Wear support for "Device Info" (including DPI edit) and "Build.prop Editor". 1.8.4: • Root Browser: More folder icons have been added. • App Manager: View total size of all apps (in toolbar) and Android Wear support. • Device Info: Custom DPI support for more devices and added build.prop method. • Bug fixes 1.8.3: • Root Browser: Added icons for some folders • App Manager: Speed improvements • Bug fixes 1.8.2: • Bug fixes 1.8.1: • App Manager: Sort 'by first install' or 'last update' time. Configure in settings. • Device Info: Hidden testing menu now works on Samsung devices. • Fixed App Manager crash on some devices (e.g. Galaxy S5). 1.8: • Redesign of Root Essentials with new colour themes. • Device Info: launch a hidden testing menu on your device. • Font Installer: live previews of fonts when scrolling through the list. 1.7: • Adoptable Storage: View disk storage of adopted SD card. • Main menu interface changeover • Build.prop editor 1.6.2: • Device Info: LCD Density (DPI) improvements. 1.6.1: • The App Manager, introduced in rel. 1.6, which can uninstall and disable (system) apps, shows sizes of your apps and can be sorted. This feature shows total size and not just APK size of apps which takes more time to calculate. It can be disabled in settings. • Device Info has added icons. • Help section has been updated. 1.6: • The new App Manager gets you in control of your apps. View details and uninstall system apps. • Font Installer has improved preview responses and local font selection. 1.5.4: • Settings Root Browser • Swipe-to-Refresh Root Browser • Help section 1.5.3: • Android Wear Root Browser 1.5.2: • Speed improvement 1.5.1: • Compute checksum • File permissions • Text editor 1.5: • Root Browser • Dark/Black theme 1.4.5: • Bug fix 1.4.4: • Adoptable Storage revert option • LCD Density (DPI) 1.4.3: • Adoptable Storage Hotfix. Special thanks to Hans K. 1.4.2: • Bug fix 1.4.1: • Bug fix 1.4: • Adoptable Storage 1.3: • Font Installer • Marshmallow support 1.2: • Device Info 1.1: • App2SD