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Must Have Apps for Rooted Android Phones

Recently I shared a list of 10 Must have Apps for Android, In this post I am going to share 5 Must have apps for Rooted android devices. [If you don't know what rooting is then you should read this post and if you want to root your android then click here] These apps helps you managing your rooted device, increasing battery life, modding your ROM or just enhance your Android experience.
Below is the the list of 5 Must have Apps that require rooted android phones.

1. Root Explorer 

Root Explorer is a file manager that lets you explore the root of your Android device (which you can't do with your inbuilt File explorer) There are a lot of file explorer in Google Play Store but we chose this one because it have a very friendly interface and easy to use. Its Features include multiple tabs, Text Editor, create and extract rar, zip or tar/gzip files, multi-select, search, remount, permissions, bookmarks, send files (via email, Bluetooth etc), image thumbnails, change file owner/group, "Open With" facility etc.



Download Root Explorer from Google Play | Must have apps for AndroidAndroid Required: Varies with device 
Size: ~2MB
Price: 223.35Rs. 

Note: If you want a free Root file explorer then you can try ES File Explorer.

2. Gravity Box

Gravity Box is an Xposed Framework Module(Download Xposed Installer from here) that can help you modify any ROM with root access. You can do a lot of things using this app. This app have a lot of features like Notification Bar tweaks, Status Bar Tweaks, Pie controls, Transparency Management, Power Tweaks, Display Tweaks and many more. This is a free app but supports donations to unlock some premium features. I have also written an article on XDA-Forums on How to Install and use Gravity Box, if you want you can read that article here.

Download Gravity Box | 4.1 - 4.3Android Required: 4.1 and above
Size: 3.34MB
Price: Free (Supports Donation) 

If you are using Android KitKat (4.4.x) then you can download Gravity Box from here.

3. Viper4Android FX

Viper4Android is a audio enhancing tool that works really good. This app gives you Beats Audio like sound in any rooted android device. After installing this app you will surely see a massive difference in your phone's audio quality. This app is completely free but it is not available on Google Play Store officially. You can download this app from their official site by clicking on download button below. If you are having problem using this app then you can report to its developers on their official XDA Forum Thread

Download Viper4Android | Free Download must have apps for androidAndroid Required: 2.3 | 4.0 and above
Size: ~5MB
Price: Free 

4. Greenify

We all know that there are various apps that keep working in background and eats a lot of battery and ram. Which causes your phone to work slow and decreases battery backup. With greenify, your phone runs smooth by hibernating apps that are working in background. You can select which apps you want to hibernate while you are not using it. The app is simple to use and free on Google Play store. You can also buy a donation package to help in development and get some experimental features. 
With Root Access you can also hibernate System apps.


Greenify, Google Play Apps, Free Download AppsAndroid Requirement: 4.1 and up | Android 2.0 (Non-Root Mode) is in Development Stage  
Size: ~3MB
Price: Free and Donation Package - 100Rs. (Includes Experimental Features) 

5. No-Frills CPU Control

No-Frills CPU Control lets you control your cpu. You can Overclock your CPU by setting the highest frequency (your phone can support) using this app and if you want some more battery backup then you can go down to lowest frequency. You can also set various Governer and I/O schedulers. Some features of this app are:
- Easy GUI to set frequencies, governor and i/o scheduler
- "safety valve" to avoid boot-loops in case of unsafe settings (more info in the homepage)
- Stats screen to see the effective usage of frequencies 
(Source: Google Play Store)

No-Frills CPU Control, CPU Mnager | Google Play Apps, Free Download AppsAndroid Required: 2.1 and above
Size: ~1.1MB
Price: Free 

Is your favorite rooted app in our list? If not then you can share it with us in comments.

Note: App icons are hosted on Google Play Store and not on our servers. 


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