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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sameee781, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. sameee781

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    I've been using HTC Desire for the last two years. After buying it I rooted and install new ROM for some reason like below -
    1. Battery backup problem
    2. Device was not updated with the newer OS version (2.3 was new at that time)
    3. Also some AOSP ROM was said to be faster than HTC stock ROM with sense

    Now, my question is what are the problem with S3 which motivates to go for a custom ROM?
     

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    Some issues can simply be overcome with root. Such as the whole "not enough space for games on sdcard" issue.

    Custom roms tend to refine. Make things more efficient. Add more functionality etc.

    Personally, I would never have considered NOT putting a custom rom on my s3... but thats me.
     
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    I would agree with SUroot. However it'd really only a question you can answer yourself after some thought and research.
     
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    Id say rooting is essential to back up app data incase you have to factory reset and to freeze/uninstall bloatware.
    As for custom roms... although im running a mild one, the s3 really doesnt need it yet mate.
    I was running mine at 200mhz earlyer n it was very functional lol :)
    The thing with rooting is that it gives u the bug to flash roms (something i tried so hard to avoid with my s3) and u get kinda addicted/obsessive (is that just me lol?)
     
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    Wow! SUroot is here also. :) I got your help while starting using HTC Desire.
     
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    Yep, I remember you :)
     
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    Lol thats cool.
    Did u ever have a Zte Blade (orange san fran) SU?
    thats the last time i used these forums... legendary phone yet on the more US sites they havent really heard of Zte or Huawei (probably wrong spelling lol.
    The San Fran was a
     

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