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Root Any Device ( Using Unlock-ROOT Method)

Take note that this is a general root solution and it might not work for your Android based device. Not all the handsets available out there can be rooted by using the Unlock-Root tool, so if in the end you notice that your phone is still unrooted, then you will have to find a dedicated procedure that can be applied for your Android smartphone or tablet . 
The root procedure must be applied by those who want to obtain more from their handsets. Therefore, you must complete this tutorial if you want to remove the factory restrictions and default setting from your phone. As you will see, by rooting the OS you will actually gain access to the internal system of your device meaning that you will be able to make changes, customize and optimize the same for improving the performances and capabilities. Furthermore, there are many apps that requires root access in order to work properly (like a custom recovery image – CWM recovery), or a custom ROM firmware can be installed only on devices that has a rooted system.
Now, before starting the rooting operation you need to first prepare your device. Also, there are other things that must be noticed, so for ensuring that completing this tutorial is what you really need, check the list from below.
  • First of all, by rooting your Android based device you will lose its warranty. This is an unofficial operation, so unfortunately this aspect can’t be avoided.
  • Don’t worry as if in the future, you will need the warranty back, you will be able to restore the same. All you need to do is to downgrade to stock ROM, or update to an official firmware; also you can restore the warranty if you reset the flash counter or if you apply a un-root procedure.
  • It is more than recommended to backup the data which is being saved on the internal storage memory of your device before starting the root operation. Make sure you are saving all of your personal info from your phone, as all the system might get wiped out
  • Enable the USB debugging option on your handset. You can do this by going to “Menu -> Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging”.
  • Also, take a look over the battery status; if there is less than 60% power left you should charge the battery, else skip this step.
  • You will have to use a Windows running computer and the phone’s USB cable.
  • On the computer and handset there shouldn’t be any security settings or programs (like antivirus or Firewall protection) installed; if different uninstall or deactivate the same before going any further.
  • Apply this guide only if you have an Android based device as the one-click root solution will work only for the same.

How to Easily Root almost any Android based device (Unlock-Root method)

  1. Download the unlock-root tool by using the link from here; take note that there is available a free-version and a paid variant of the program, so get the one that you prefer the most (I recommend you to get the free one because you don’t know if the tool will work for your handset or not).
  2. Save the file on your computer and then install the same.
  3. Also, run the executable file.
  4. Download and install the drivers for your handset on the computer.
  5. Connect the device with the computer by using its USB cable.
  6. Up next, from the Unlock-Root tool click on the “root” button.
  7. A list of devices will be displayed.
  8. Select your phone / tablet from that list and start the rooting process.
  9. In the end, a confirmation message will be displayed on your computer.
  10. Unplug the USB cable and reboot your device.
Congratulations, that was all for now. Your Android based device should be rooted now, so you can look forward in installing a custom recovery image and update to a custom ROM firmware. Do share your experience with us and if the method isn’t working for your handset, use the comments area from below and share the same with us and with other users who might want to use this guide.

Some Useful Android Tips and Tricks!

In this post, we are featuring 10 useful Android tips and tricks that may improve your experience while using your Android device. Do note that the steps may vary a little from one Android phone to another due to the differences in the build and the OS version, but if you play around with it, the next step isn’t too far off.



1. Disable App Notifications

Bugged by annoying app notifications that just keep coming? If you don’t know already, these app notifications also drain your phone’s battery. If you want to turn them off, and you are on Jelly Bean 4.1 and above, here’s how:
  1. On any of your unwanted notifications in your notification bar, long press on the notification for a message box to appear.
  2. Tap on App Info > Untick Show Notifications > OK.
Disable App Notifications

2. Disable Mobile Data
Whenever you don’t need to stay connected, disabling the Mobile Data can help keep your smartphone battery from draining too quickly. Turning off mobile data is as easy as:
  1. Going to Settings > Data Usage.
  2. Disable Mobile data by toggling the setting from ON to OFF.
Disable Mobile Data

3. Set Mobile Data Limit

Want to keep track of how far your usage is from your monthly mobile data limit? If you have ICS and above, there is a feature which lets you keep track of how much of the quota you have left.
  1. Head over to Settings > Data Usage.
  2. Set your data limit by dragging the orange line to reflect your monthly quota.
  3. Set your data usage cycle based on when your "month" starts and ends, and you’re done.
You will be alerted once you hit the limit you have set. Note that the tracked data usage of your phone may vary slightly than your carrier’s tracking.
Set Mobile Data Limit

4. Add Multiple Google Accounts
You need a Google account to use an Android phone but did you know you can choose to run more than one Google account on your Android device. This is convenient if you use more than one account for several of your Google services. To add multiple Google accounts:
  1. Go to Settings > Add account.
  2. Select Google and setup your New or Existing Google account.
  3. Once added, choose what you want to sync with the account.
Repeat all the steps above if you want to add more accounts.
Add Multiple Google Accounts

5. Disable automatic App Updates
Prefer to read through app permissions and manually pick which app updates to adopt? You can, but first you need to disable your automatic app updates. Here are the steps:
  1. Open Play Store and head over to Settings.
  2. Tap on Auto-update apps.
  3. Choose Do not auto-update apps.
If you want to enable the auto updates, follow the same path and choose Auto-update apps at any time or via Wi-Fi (available for certain Android devices only).
Disable automatic Apps Updates

To update your apps manually, just open Play Store, and on the main page swipe in from the left and tap on My apps. You can tap on apps with pending updates and update them manually, or if you like to update them all at once, just tap on Update All.

6. How To Check For android System updates

For Android users that are using stock ROM, you may want to look for new updates to your system. To check for updates:
  1. Go to Settings > About phone/tablet.
  2. Tap on System updates.
  3. Tap Check now to look for system updates.
Check For android System updates

7. Changing Default Apps
If you have already set some default apps for particular tasks (e.g. using Chrome for opening web links) but wish to change this:
  1. Go to Settings > Apps.
  2. Swipe right and look for the All tab.
  3. Select the app you want to remove as default.
  4. Tap on Clear defaults.
Changing Default Apps

8. Organize Homescreen Shortcuts With Folders
Once you have a lot of apps installed, your homescreen might be filled with app shortcuts. Unlike the app drawer, the apps on your home screen are not arranged alphabetically. So, you might want to create some folders for your homescreen shortcuts.
  1. Assuming you have more than a handful of shortcuts already on your homescreen, long press on any of the shortcuts and drag it onto another shortcut.
  2. A circle should now appear around the apps, indicating that a folder has been created.
  3. By tapping on the newly created folder, a mini window will pop up with your apps in it.
  4. You can drag and drop additional apps into the folder if you like. You can also rename the folder by tapping on the text area at the bottom of the mini window.

Organize Homescreen Shortcuts With Folders


9. Disable Animations

Here’s a tip on how to make your Android device run a bit smoother: disable its animations. You will need to have access to Developer Options which can be found under Settings or About device.
Note: For some phones, you may need to go to Build number and tap on it repeatedly until you see "You are now a developer!". Developer options are now enabled.
Under enabled Developer options, look for Window animation scaleTransition animation scale, and Animator duration scale. Then, turn them off (disable) them one at a time.
Disable Animations

10. How to Turn Off Auto-Correction
Hate the fact that your phone is going English teacher mode on you? Turn off auto-correction for peace of mind when texting.
  1. Go to Settings > Language & input.
  2. Tap on the settings icon next to the keyboard that you are using, e.g. Google Keyboard.
  3. Look for Auto-correction and tap on it.
  4. Select Off to turn auto-correction off.
Turn Off Auto-Correction

12 Things to Do Before Applying for Google Adsense

1. Privacy Policy :
One of the common mistakes that every bloggers and I made many times before getting approved. Even though there are people out there who say that having a privacy policy for a Blog doesn’t makes sense but they are wrong!
The first thing you will need to apply for Google AdSense and get approval is the privacy policy of your blog or website. If you don’t have it you cannot get approval simple is that. Why it is important? Because this privacy policy means you are not a scam and gives the sense of a serious business. Google will check the rest of the conditions only if you have this policy.
A privacy actually describes to your readers about what they will get on your Blog , what they should do and what they should not. So obviously there is nothing bad in having a privacy policy. While it can affect somehow on your AdSense Approval, you must give it a try. You can write it yourself or find Privacy Policy Generators online (You don’t need a lawyer anyway).

2. About Page:

Like privacy policy you must have a about page so that you can get approved. Like privacy policy this About page also give the sense of a serious business.
An About has major role and importance if you don’t want to apply for AdSense. But when it comes to AdSense, they are about zero chances of getting approved if you are not showing this page.About page simply describes about you and your Blog . This will not only help you establish a relationship with readers but it will also make them trust upon you.

3. Contact Us Page:

It’s quite obvious that everyone has his/her own opinion. What one of your readers likes may be bothering someone else. Than it is better to give them opportunity to speak up to you and tell how they feel about your Blog, what they want to be edited , what they liked or hated.
Create a contact us page, if possible add your professional email there like and your social profile links too. Bcreating this you are telling Google that see we care for our customers, visitors and we are ready to help them. They can contact us any time.
It will also show the Google AdSense Team that is viewing your site that you actually care about your readers and not only the money and AdSense.
I’d recommend you to check my contact page to get some idea.

4. Name/ Email Verification:

When you apply don’t forget to put your Name and Email address in some easily visible area like About Me and Contact Us pages. It will confirm to Google AdSense Team that it is the same person who applied for AdSense and not some spam, crappy bots. This will help the Google in the verification process.

5. Age Verification:

This is the mistake that most younger blogger are making who are less than 18. They write incorrect age and get into trouble.
Use your correct date of birth and age while applying for Google AdSense account.
Because Google AdSense is not for people who are under 18. Some people realize this problem after being disproved a few times without any legitimate reason. So I advise you to be accurate while typing your age. Be honest.

6. Minimum Number of Posts:

What should be the minimum number of posts before applying for Google AdSense? There is no confirmed answer.
Not even one.
Because I have seen very established Blogs with 400+ posts and their owner telling me that Google AdSense is rejecting them while somewhere bloggers with 40,50 posts are enjoying making money.
Exactly, what I said that there is no actual answer. However, we can always predict things. According to my experience, you should only apply after you have more than 50 posts. Posts length must be 500+ words too with quality content.

7. Design:

As mentioned earlier, you blog design matters a lot. It should be professional and not like a messy photo gallery. Clean, professional and smart design is appreciated by Google.
Your blog design is the biggest thing after Content. This represents your expertise, experience and professionalism. So be careful because anything can kill your chances of getting approved by AdSense. I recommend Elegant Themes because you get access to 87 WordPress themes in just $69.

8. Content Type:

Be careful with what type of content you are publishing. Because it is something that truly matters.
Google AdSense is not for pornographic, pirated content, illegal items, drugs or other blogs /sSites like that. AdSense team won’t be willing to allow you to step in if you own a Non English Blog. Having posts shorter than 200 words in length is also Red Signal.

9. Providing Value:

Google loves the blog who are providing value in their content and their visitors and customers are enjoying that value. Be sincere with your visitors don’t ever try to scam them instead provide value.
Don’t complain about not making money and don’t clearly state that you’re blogging for money only and have no other interest in it. Because this will show them that you will not be providing values to your readers any day. Hence another Red Light glows up.

10. Top Level Domain:

Those days are gone far away when AdSense used to approve “Blogspot” and “WordPress.com” Blogs. As for today, you must have your own unique domain that specifies your Blog. If you don’t have one yet, stop dreaming about getting approved with Sub domains and go buy a Top Level Domain.
When it comes to domain, your domain should be of top level. For this purpose the best domain is .com domain. Choose a short, unique and easy to remember domain related to your blog niche.
Another important thing about domain is it’s age. Because most of Asian Countries, AdSense has placed an age restriction. They don’t accept any sites which are not 6 months old.
So keep it in mind before applying for Google AdSense program.

11. Other Ad Networks:

If you have any other Ads placed like Chitika, Clicksor or anything, it’s time to drop them off.
Even Google AdSense allows you to use other Ad Networks along with them, it’s better to remove the ads before Applying and don’t put them back until you get a reply from AdSense Team.
So, before submitting your application for Google AdSense make sure to remove all the ads on your blog from any other network.

12. Paid Traffic:

Google hates the sites that are getting paid traffic and mostly penalizes them so there is not a damn chance of getting approved by AdSense for a site that is getting paid traffic. You can bring traffic from Search Engines or any other way you want but if you want to earn via Google AdSense the right way, paid traffic is not a solution.
Also note, that Google do not accept site which gets traffic from illegal sources. So focus on getting traffic from legal sources like social media, SEO and related blogs.