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Old January 31st, 2013, 08:13 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by badluckbro View Post
To be honest, i dont understand what rooting is or the benefit, what it does
To put it simply, it means that you give yourself read/write/execute permissions for the entire file system on your device, which you do not have on the typical Android device out of the box.

It enables you to overwrite the operating system, or parts thereof.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Android_rooting
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