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Old April 10th, 2009, 04:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys got another noob question, but hey the more i ask and learn the less a noob ill be. ha! anyways what does a "rooted" phone do for me and what are the benifits and disadvantages to this? also how would i know if my phone is locked, i cant see anything there to assume it is.

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Old April 10th, 2009, 05:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hey guys got another noob question, but hey the more i ask and learn the less a noob ill be. ha! anyways what does a "rooted" phone do for me and what are the benifits and disadvantages to this? also how would i know if my phone is locked, i cant see anything there to assume it is.

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If you got your phone from TMO ... it is not-rooted ... Assume you dont have a DEV phone $400+ no SIM ...


Check out the FAQ's ... Lots of info here ...

http://androidforums.com/faqs/1997-faq-t-mobile-g1.html

search the forum for root, rooting, etc ...
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i got my phone in aus, through optus...on a plan
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Ok then it came non-rooted ...
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ok well whatare the benifits of a rooted phone then?
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