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Can it hurt to be rooted?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by thatguy188, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. thatguy188

    thatguy188 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Ok, being that this is my 1st ever Android Device, I've never messed with rooting etc.

    I am just curious if being rooted can hurt, if you don't do anything special beside use a Screenshot App?

    Being a beginner I don't want to mess with anything until a SBF is available etc. I'd just like to use a Screenshot App.

    Now with that said, if I don't do anything I would normally not do, and only Root it for a Screenshot App, could I run into problems like mess anything up?

    Thanks.
     

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  2. frasej

    frasej Member

    As long as you don't delete or modify system apps, you should be fine. I am rooted and have frozen a couple of apps with no badness. That said, if you are really concerned about it, then wait until there is an SBF file and/or Clockwork Recovery procedure to get you back to your original state.
     
  3. arnould

    arnould Member

    I don't know of anyone who has done rooting and regretted it ;)

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  4. keegan1014

    keegan1014 Android Enthusiast

    Rooting doesn't hurt it, its what you can do after. once we have sbf files at that point it can save u if you mess up
     
  5. thatguy188

    thatguy188 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Im not planning on modifying anything. Just get a screenshot app :p

    Thanks for the replies, will do the 1 click method in a minute :)
     
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