Apps with 'Root required' feature

  1. Aptoide is a distributed marketplace for mobile applications which runs on the Android operating system. In Aptoide, unlike the default Google Play Store, there is not a unique and centralized store but each user manages their own store.
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  2. An ad blocker that uses the hosts file. The hosts file contains a list of mappings between hostnames and IP addresses. When an app requests an ad, that request is directed to 127.0.0.1 which does nothing.
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  3. Solid Explorer is the best looking file and cloud manager with two independent panels, which brings to you a new file browsing experience.
  4. Replicant is a distribution of Android that is 100% Free Software.
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  5. This is a powerful tool! Use at own risk! Nobody is perfect and Android neither. Apps you have already deleted, sometimes leave data behind. The system constantly creates logs, crash reports and debug files you don't really need.
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    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    Extremely powerful backup tool for Android phones. Backup/restore all apps, protected apps, app settings, market links and much more !
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  6. KISS is a fast launcher for your Android. Search through your apps, contacts and settings lightning fast.
  7. Lucky Patcher is a free Android app that can mod many apps and Games, Block ads, remove unwanted system apps, backup apps before and after modifying, Move apps to SD card, remove license verification from paid apps and games etc.
  8. Extending and consolidating hosts files from several well-curated sources like adaway.org, mvps.org, malwaredomainlist.com, someonewhocares.org, and potentially others. You can optionally invoke extensions to block additional sites by category.
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  9. Custom recovery image for Android-based devices. It provides a touchscreen-enabled interface which allows users to install third-party firmware and backup the current system, which are often unsupported by stock recovery images.
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    AOKP stands for Android Open Kang Project. It is a custom ROM distribution for many Android devices. It is mostly based off of AOSP.
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  10. Firewall (iptables frontend), based on DroidWall which is no longer being developed. A paid "donate"-version with more features it advertised within the app.
  11. Never should your phone or tablet become slower and battery hungrier after lots of apps installed. With Greenify, your device can run almost as smoothly and lastingly as it did the first day you had it!
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  12. Make backups of selected apps on your device and restore from those backups. oandbackup enables you to save app data to a user-accessible location. Both backup / restore of single apps and of multiple apps are supported.