Originally Posted by BobPaul
I've still not read what is actually "rooting". (I do understand Unix, I've used it each and every day for almost two decades.)
Is it that your phone is now running all apps as the user "root"?
From my understanding 'rooting' is like typing "sudo" (followed by your password) into the terminal of a linux system but it's permanent. Unless you manually change back of course.
Only you're not supposed
to be able to do it.