Root SetCPU - Non Root

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by keerf, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. keerf

    keerf Well-Known Member
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    Hi All,

    I have a probably silly and stupid question. I did the sbf file to bring my phone back to stock (I have to give my phone to a family member, long story). Anyway, when I did the sbf file it recovered all my apps, and one of them was SetCPU.

    SetCPU won't run unless it has root access correct? I mean the fact that it was installed (and then uninstalled) it can't change anything without root access to the device correct?

    Thanks all for humoring me.
     

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  2. UBRocked

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    It can be installed on any device but it will not actually work unless you have root access.
     
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  3. shrink57

    shrink57 Well-Known Member
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    You can set up a new Gmail account when you initialize the phone so your old market apps do not keep popping up.
     
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  4. vincentp

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    Correct, it's not able to actually change anything without root access. Don't worry about it, can't do any harm.
     
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  5. keerf

    keerf Well-Known Member
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    Thanks folks!!
     

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