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How to Root an Android TV Box?

Written by Atif Attari

Rooting the Android TV box can be a difficult task for someone who might not be aware of such advanced technology. Everything is there for you to explore but it all depends upon practice. The more you use this kind of devices, the more you explore about them. You can know about the features which can support you and figure out the problems which may be there unexpectedly.

Sometimes rooting the device can make it shut completely and then later you regret that what you have done. Well with the expensive Android TV box, no one wants to have a bad experience. Here you will learn the right way of rooting the Android TV box without any problem. If you follow the steps as they appear, you will get done with the problem within an hour.

What is rooting?

When there aren’t enough features yet, it asks you to root the system so it can update it that is when you have to root it. It is another name for updated the android box for you to bring new insights to it. When people do it wrong, they tend to lose all the data which is in the device as it is not according to the machine set up. You have to control the device through the file system when you are accessing the root.

When you have the root access, you can get to the files which do not appear on a general basis. Those folders are sitting there with performing the rooting, and you can also make changes to the files however you like. The device contains system files which keep the android box running smoothly. You can also add the VPN service to it so that it can stay more secure and no one can access it. It also allows you to download the applications which were incompatible before and now with the root access; you have the chance to make them run on the system.

A lot of people fear that rooting may require them to have a degree in it but know that with the possibilities of the internet, now everyone is qualified to deal with such minor changes in the files.

You have the power to do anything to the device when you have the root access. There are certain settings which you have to do to have the root access to make changes to the system files. You do not have to be an expert in it but follow the steps to figure out the settings. However, if you wish to get the VPN for the android box, then you can reach out to the free VPNs and download them as instructed as well. You can browse through the internet to find the best fit and keep it secured from anyone who would be trying to access the information online on your system.

Steps to Root the Android Box

You have to download the application on your android phone known as “KingRoot.” You will be able to find it on the play store for free. Install it and then open it on the system to do the steps to have proper root access.

Step 1

Now when you have the KingRoot application installed, you have to scroll to the icons “^^” and click on it. It takes you to the next page of the application.

Step 2

Now you have to press on the “fix now” button and wait for about two minutes.

Step 3

Here KingRoot application will be downloading the necessary files which will operate the root access in your android box. Do not worry that there is something wrong, but you are going right so far if you are following steps. Make sure that you are connected to the Wi-Fi at all times when you are downloading the files from the application. If there is any interruption, then cancel the download and restart it.

Step 4

Now there will be a message on the device to remove the applications which may harm the device. Do not panic at this stage as many people do not continue the process and leave it in half. You do not have to worry; it is the indication of the system to keep the steps out of obstacle for you. If there are nay eBox applications, then do not remove them otherwise, delete the others.

Slide the option, and you will see the “uninstall” option there. Click on it and then delete it from the system. For the eBox applications, slide the app and choose the option “ignore” it will pass on to the next application to be deleted or ignored further. It helps you in boosting the application and download the right files for the device.

Step 5

Now you have to wait for a minute and when you see the icon with “details” that is when you are done with eth installation. Now you have completed the process of rooting and have the complete access.

Wasn’t this easy? It is just your feat which stops you from getting the root access. Now you can make the changes however you like and download any other application which was not downloading the system before.

If this does not work with you, then you can download the zip file from online sources to operate through the laptop. Make sure that you have it connected to the TV through HDMI so you can have the complete access to it with the system. It is an easy to install process which anyone can do without any training.

You do not have to be a software engineer to work with the android device rather learn new things so that you can explore more. Know that this process will not work with Linux or iOS but only compatible with the android devices. You have to keep the android smartphone with you if you an android box in the house to operate it otherwise it will not be functional.

You can read more about what is an Android TV box in this website.

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Atif Attari

I am a SEO expert from Pakistan

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