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Why Should I root my Galaxy Tab 2 7.0?


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  1. Dngrsone

    Dngrsone Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    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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  2. twogbsd

    twogbsd Well-Known Member

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    IMO, you should forget rooting and upgrade to CM10.1 :) Its very awesome. 4.2.1 awesomeness....
     
  3. Dngrsone

    Dngrsone Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    CM10 is what, Cyanogen Mod?

    Wouldn't that also include root? [​IMG]

    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.
     
  4. bill_in_mtl

    bill_in_mtl Active Member

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    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

    Regards,
     
  5. saptech

    saptech Well-Known Member

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    Do tell!!! :smokingsomb:
     
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    kbbru Well-Known Member

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    He already does... 2GigayteSD is spreading the word on CM10.1 all over the forum... :rolleyes:
     
  7. bill_in_mtl

    bill_in_mtl Active Member

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    Just an FYI

    CM 10.1 is now using 4.2.2 base

    :) :)
     
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    Because i'm awesome! :p
     
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    Dngrsone Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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