How to Enable Root Explorer in ES File Explorer


ES File Explorer is a very popular app for browsing files on Android devices. Many people think they can browse root directories immediately when this app is installed on a rooted device but you can't, you need to enable root explorer before this is possible.

To Enable Root Explorer:

  • Open ES File Explorer
  • Press the Fast Access Menu button (top left - 3 lines)
  • Press Root Explorer and this will switch on Root Explorer
  • Root browsing is now enabled
  • Super User may now open and ask if you wish to grant ES access to Root. Select Grant or Allow

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