Is this the question that you get all the time when you see your phone? You know that Android is an open operating system launched by Google. Its gives the cellphone owners the privilege to attain root access within the Android Linux subsystem, this is quite similar to jailbreak on Apple devices.
The root in required when you want to install the custom versions of Android system or the latest firmware updates released by Android. The rooting of a device is officially legal and it can run unauthorized third-party applications easily.
Here is the simple process on how to check whether your device is rooted or not.
Now open the Connectbot and read through the instructions carefully and you would be able to faced with a text entry prompt. If you are prompted with pound sign (#) then your device is routed and if you see the dollar sign ($) then your device is not routed. However you can easily setup rooting at this instance itself.Try to enter the command “su” without quote. When you have done that you would see a dialog seeking for the permissions from SuperUser app, which you need to grant. If the prompt changes to the pound sign then you are rooted.
That was simple. Do check out our guide on Android Rooting of different devices.