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Old October 1st, 2012, 06:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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S off isnt the same as being rooted. Its simply the ability to flash unsigned things through the boot loader. Nothing more, nothing less.

It does make it very easy to gain root access though (by getting a custom recovery and flashing su binaries). You can be s-off without having root access
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