As a developer and Android enthusiast, we love playing with our Android device, playing doesn’t mean games here, playing refers to modding, customizing, etc. As soon as I get any new Android device, the first thing I do is, unlock the bootloader so that I can root the device and gain administrative access to the system.


Rooting has its own perks like you can do anything from customizing system files to removing the bloat wares. Okay, coming to the article context, the file manager is a very necessary part of your mobile and used to watch available files on mobile memory. So, here in this article, we have come up with a bunch of best file manager for rooted Android device you can use to edit and modify the system files.

Best File Manager for Rooted Android Device


Note: The below list of best file manager for rooted Android device doesn’t follow any order.

Solid Explorer

This is one of the best file explorers available in the whole Google Play Store. I personally use it on all my Android devices. This is an all-in-one package; you think of any feature and you will get that feature already in it. From managing local files to cloud storage and your NAS (Network Attached Storage), this application does everything. And obviously, you will get all the system files if you have root access to the Android system.

file manager for rooted Android

FX File Manager

This is another file manager, before Solid Explorer I used this one for a long time. If you’re familiar with the old ES Explorer, then you will feel the familiarity with EX Explorer as well. All will get all the similar features of Solid Explorer but with the addition of the cleaning tool, it is very useful sometimes. Now, you might be thinking why Solid Explorer instead of FX Explorer, right? So here is your answer, the useful features of FX are locked, and you will have to pay a few bucks to unlock it.

file manager for rooted Android

Root Explorer

This is one of the oldest file managers available in the Google Play Store. There are more than 500K active users, the number could be more but, the app is totally paid. Root Explorer is the ultimate file manager for root users. Access the whole of android’s file system.

file manager for rooted Android

According to Play Store listing, features include multiple tabs, Google Drive, Box, Dropbox and network (SMB) support, SQLite database viewer, Text Editor, create and extract zip or tar/gzip files, extract rar archives, multi-select, execute scripts, search, remount, permissions, bookmarks, send files (via email, bluetooth etc), image thumbnails, APK binary XML viewer, change file owner/group, create symbolic link, “Open With” facility, MD5, create shortcuts.

Root Explorer Pro (Root Power Explorer)

Root Explorer Pro, previously known as Root Power Explorer, is another good file manager for rooted Android devices. It has a user base of 1M+ which is a great number considering that there a ton of other file managers in the Google Play Store. It lets you browse, modify, and delete files in data and system folders.


file manager for rooted Android

It also comes with a handy root checker utility to verify root access. Offline Busybox installer which can be purchased with an ads-free version. Other than these features, it got a great UI to browse with.

Final Verdict

So, these were a few best file manager for rooted Android devices. As we already mentioned, we didn’t follow any order or criteria to list these file explorers. You can just follow the Play Store link, read other users’ reviews, and choose the one suitable for you.

If you have doubts or queries regarding this blogpost, then feel free to contact me or comment down below.

Peace 😉



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