One of the boring things about android is the file manager and there is just nothing entertaining about that. Since the functionality, features and usage are all the same. But, with the development of root explorer, this concept has been removed completely.
All you could ask from the android developers is a great file manager that could multitask (almost anything) that you asked for. Root explorer has proved to be such a useful tool with everything. Though it might cost you $4, but the functionality it brings into the device is just mesmerizing. This article will show you completely how you can make full utilization of Root explorer.
How does the root explorer work?
This is one of the most important features of this app since, a huge number of people have found it really helpful and smooth to weave through. The first step is to download the root explorer application and after you have downloaded and installed the Apk file, it will ask for root access.
Now, from the name of this application we can say that, it works only on the rooted devices. Root explorer works similar to the file browser and it starts up at the root of the file system, for instance, the /etc and /dev folders. Now a lot of you might misunderstand this as your SD card, but this is not. It is actually the very root of the system files within your phone.
What does root explorer do?
Root explorer mounts the system files as the read-only files and if you are absolutely sure that you want to tamper with system files then you can do it from the root directory. You will get the write access from there with one single tap. If you hold and tap on the file or folder, you shall get the complete menu. This is the main feature of the application. The first few features seem to e really common while, things get a little bit complex when you scroll down.
What you can do?
You can zip or tar on the folder from the inside of the root explorer and this offers a great backup manually. The backup folder can be shared within the root explorer when you keep it in a single file. But this is not a great backup strategy.
If you have a really important data to cover, we would recommend you the Titanium backup. Apart from that, the root explorer also has the XML file of configuration from the Titanium Backup. A lot of files can be archived and then the Zip files will be specified automatically. The root explorer file manager is a really handy tool that offers complete support for anything and everything that you can ask for a file manager of an Android device.
For those who are not familiar with so many features and usage in a file explorer, they might feel a little complicated, but once you get the grip of it, it will definitely prove to …