How to

View FPS For Games On Android Without root

There was a time when games with good graphics were only limited to PCs / Laptops. But now with games like PUBG, the graphics in android games are becoming much more advanced and impressive. And when it comes to graphics, FPS (frames per second) play an important role in making them good. A high SPF is really important for smooth gaming experience and good graphics. And there are many tools to control the SPF in computer games, but for mobile devices, the tools to control the SPF are very limited. And most of these apps/tools require the root of your Android smartphone, which means your phone will be out of warranty with other disadvantages of rooting.

So, in this article, we’ll show you how you can test FPS in Android games with the best tools available and the best part, without Root.

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How to view FPS for games on Android Without root

FPS or frames per second are a measure of how a game works on a system. For the most part, you’ll see desktop or PC users be precise, worried about the frame rate they get. In fact, the most enthusiastic players buy better, newer and faster hardware just for the added benefit of getting higher frame rates, but FPS is not a limited measure for desktop games. Mobile games also have an FPS and are influenced by the device’s hardware. Here’s how you can view FPS for Android games.

You do NOT need a rooted device to view FPS for Android games with this method, however, you need a PC nearby. Furthermore, the tool we will use is free, but it records and shares its performance data in exchange for use. If you don’t feel comfortable with this, you have two options; Do not use this tool or use the paid / pro version of the tool which will allow you to choose not to share data.

Although this post is specifically aimed at games, this method will work for every single app on your device.

Set Up GameBench

The tool we are using to get the FPS for Android games is called GameBench. You must use the community edition of the app available on Google Play Store and it’s free. Install the app on your Android device.

Then go to this link and install the GameBench app for your Windows or Mac system.

On Android

Connect your Android device to the PC via a data cable and enable USB debugging from the developer options in the Settings app.

Run the GameBench app on your device.

Go to your PC.


Run the GameBench app and wait for it to find your device. Once you find the device, you will see a message telling you the same on your Android phone/tablet and you can disconnect the device from your PC.

View FPS for games

Once everything is set up, open GameBench and you will notice a list of apps installed on your system. Tap an app from the list and it will open with a frame rate overlap in the upper right corner.


The frame rates tend to fluctuate and you will see the fluctuation reflected live in the overlap. When finished, tap the Stop button. You will be redirected to the GameBench app with a summary of the frame rate you had while it was running.

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