rooted phone? what for?


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  1. antiskeptic

    antiskeptic Member This Topic's Starter

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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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  2. justjimjpc

    justjimjpc Premium Member VIP Member

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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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    antiskeptic Member This Topic's Starter

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    i got my phone in aus, through optus...on a plan
     
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    justjimjpc Premium Member VIP Member

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    Ok then it came non-rooted ...
     
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    antiskeptic Member This Topic's Starter

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    ok well whatare the benifits of a rooted phone then?
     
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    justjimjpc Premium Member VIP Member

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    Check and read the links in the FAQ's that I gave you ... and search the forum for more info on rooting
     

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