1. 2015 is going to be a great year for Android! Why wait??
    Samsung Galaxy Note 5 | Samsung Galaxy S6 | HTC One M9
  2. New Forum Created: Samsung Gear VR!

Rooting Thoughts...


  1. Tailgate4life

    Tailgate4life New Member

    Ive had my Evo since January 2011, I love the phone, extremly enjoy the Android OS & have never rooted. Until recently , I ahve had what so many other Evo users have had, Memory issues, I find myself micro-managing every app, clearing browsers etc. just so i can use the phone. I now only have a small number of apps installed, most of which are installed on my SD card. I have been thinking of rooting because i hear that's the only way to clear up memory and space... So I guess my question is

    A)Will rooting be my Answer to memory issues?

    B)Is it worth it, or should i just wait for the next,best,powerful Android?

    C)In general, is rooting great and needs minimal micro-managing?

    D)Is their a way for an everyday partial savvy user to root w/o bricking?

    Thank you to everyone in advance for your input.:cool:

    Advertisement
    :
  2. argedion

    argedion The TechnoFrog Moderator

    See RED
    frenchy714 and Granite1 like this.
  3. frenchy714

    frenchy714 Well-Known Member

    I moved your thread because I believe you'll get more appropriate feedback in the ATR subforum.
    Granite1, argedion and ocnbrze like this.
  4. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood Moderator

    A)Will rooting be my Answer to memory issues?

    Yes, partitioning your card will allow you to move the whole app over to the card. The apps2SD built into the phone only moves part of it. For example, I have many large apps installed and I have over 300MB left in internal memory available.

    B)Is it worth it, or should i just wait for the next,best,powerful Android?
    Its like having a brand new phone all over again

    C)In general, is rooting great and needs minimal micro-managing?
    No micromanaging. Get it set up and you're good to go

    D)Is their a way for an everyday partial savvy user to root w/o bricking?
    The bricking chances are low, but with the newest OTA update rooting the phone is more in depth than prior root methods. If your ever thinkging about rooting a device, don't accept the OTA's.

    Thank you to everyone in advance for your input.
    Anytime :D
    frenchy714 and Granite1 like this.
  5. MizzouBrent

    MizzouBrent Well-Known Member

    The answer is definitely yes to everything except the last question. To that I would say read, read and read some more. Then ask questions and keep asking them. You won't regret it if you decide to root.
    frenchy714 and Granite1 like this.
  6. Granite1

    Granite1 Zercron Encrusted Tweezer Moderator

    Root that thang!! :D

    We're here to help if you get stuck. :)
    MusicJunkie and frenchy714 like this.
  7. tube517

    tube517 Well-Known Member Contributor

    I waited over a year to root and it is like having a new phone. You may keep it another year!
  8. MizzouBrent

    MizzouBrent Well-Known Member

    I waited about 4.5 months and wish I had done it sooner.
  9. argedion

    argedion The TechnoFrog Moderator

    I had mine for about 40 days before I rooted never looked back :)
Loading...

Share This Page