Requirements: Android » 1.6+
Overview: The goal of this application is to provide even the newest Android user with a simple method to check their device for root access. This application will also allow the user to verify a proper BusyBox installation.
For the more advanced and technically inclined users, many important details are provided around the Root and BusyBox installation. The application presents all the details needed to properly troubleshoot any root or BusyBox issues.
The Root Check mode displays, common su binary locations and file permissions, along with root uid/gid results, Superuser.apk installation and version, adb shell default user mode, and the System defined PATH.
The application makes it very simple and easy export the detailed output via email or any other social media application installed on the device (Twitter, SMS, etc). Easy sharing of the detailed and technical results provides convenience for sharing! One simple button press allows Root or BusyBox details to be shared for collaborating or troubleshooting!
This application will test the device for root access. Very simple, quick and reliable test method to check for root access. The su binary is the most common binary used on Android devices to grant root access. This application will check and verify the su binary location and permissions on the device. This information is generally the most helpful in diagnosing issues with root access.
A common method for resolving issues around properly installing and configuring root access via the su binary is to gather the permissions around the su binary along with the installation location. All this information is quickly summarized in a few seconds by this application. To grant even greater convenience, this information can be quickly exported and shared for assistance in resolving su binary and root issues.
The widget provided along with this application allows easy and constant monitoring of root access status. The widget allows the user to setup a timer interval to check for root and busybox status. The widget will always keep the user up to date via on screen widget notifications regarding root and busybox installation and operating status.
Gaining root access varies based on manufacturer, model, and carrier. The application currently provides rooting guide links to over 40 devices and is expanding. If a device does not yet have a guide for rooting linked in the application, please refer to http://www.google.com to find the appropriate rooting support areas for your specific device. Other popular web sites which provide rooting guides are http://forum.xda-developers.com and http://forum.sdx-developers.com.
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Formerly known as Root Checker and Root Check