How to Enable Root on CM14

CyanogenMod ROMs are known for their software experience. Its settings might be fun for the novice, but an experience for the graduated users who have been flashing ROMs for years now on their Android devices.

CyanogenMod follows a user-controlled approach for their ROM. You can control many aspects on a CM ROM, including root access. And the Android 7.0 Nougat based CyanogenMod version — CM14 — also has this is useful feature.

You can control CM14 root access selectively throughout the system. Like disable root when not needed OR allow root to Apps only OR ADB only OR both Apps & ADB.

How to Root CM14

  1. Enable Developer options: Go to Settings » About phone » Tap seven times on Build number.
  2. Go back to Settings main menu and open Developer options from there.
  3. Look for Root access setting, and set it to Apps and ADB or Apps only or ADB only, as per your need.

That simple.

Happy Androiding!

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