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Old February 19th, 2013, 03:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Why Should I root my Galaxy Tab 2 7.0?

I have a GT-P3113 Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (wifi only) with Android 4.1.1 (Jellybean) on it.

I don't use it for much, yet... but I am wondering: should I root it? What advantages would I have for doing so.

I mean, I rooted my Galaxy S II (Epic 4G Touch) so that I could do certain things my provider blocked me from doing, but I have no cell-phone carrier in the way of this tablet.

So, I am curious-- what does root do for the user of this device?
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Old February 20th, 2013, 05:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Why Should I root my Galaxy Tab 2 7.0?

IMO, you should forget rooting and upgrade to CM10.1 Its very awesome. 4.2.1 awesomeness....
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CM10 is what, Cyanogen Mod?

Wouldn't that also include root?

What is so awesome about it?

I use this tablet, right now, mostly as an entertainment device-- a couple movies, eBooks, light internet use when a wifi signal is available.

I do have a nice little wifi scanner that I use on occasion, and the usual array of productivity tools I haven't tapped into yet-- Evernote, Tasks, and whatnot.

I work in electronics; I may, sometime in the future, build an oscilloscope and/or spectrum analyzer to interface with the pad for the occasional road trip, but I have neither money nor time to spend on stuff like that right now.
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 07:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: Why Should I root my Galaxy Tab 2 7.0?

If you are happy with the tab the way it is - leave it

The main reason I rooted mine was to have the ability to remove all the bloatware - or apps that are just taking up space

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IMO, you should forget rooting and upgrade to CM10.1 Its very awesome. 4.2.1 awesomeness....
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Do tell!!!
He already does... 2GigayteSD is spreading the word on CM10.1 all over the forum...
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Old February 26th, 2013, 04:23 PM   #7 (permalink)
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IMO, you should forget rooting and upgrade to CM10.1 Its very awesome. 4.2.1 awesomeness....
Just an FYI

CM 10.1 is now using 4.2.2 base

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Because i'm awesome!
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Because i'm awesome!

More like because you're a troll.
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