Root do I have to root to install apps from market on my EVO

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by peb133, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. peb133

    peb133 New Member
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    New to android and EVO. Do I have to root my phone to install apps from Market or Appbrain are there just certain apps that require rooting?
     

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  2. exBBuser

    exBBuser Well-Known Member
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    For root only apps,yes.The fast you can dowload with no problems.
     
  3. Mr. Ed

    Mr. Ed Well-Known Member
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    App's that require root will say that , usually pretty clearly labeled "ROOT ONLY"

    but the majority of apps do not require root ....

    go get some apps!
     
  4. djdisturbed

    djdisturbed Well-Known Member
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    and rooting will not get you paid apps for free, thats not what its for. you should always pay for apps you like/use alot if you can (as in they have a paid version, but most venders make more $ off the ad supported apps/version then off the paid for version)
     
  5. peb133

    peb133 New Member
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    Thanks. Glad to hear I can download apps without rooting.

    btw, I do agree. If an app I download requires payment I pay it. I appreciate that people out there are writing this stuff.

    Thanks again!
     
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