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i've had my non rooted hero for almost a year..

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ladfan31, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. ladfan31

    ladfan31 Member
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    and now im bored with it. i've heard that rooted heros are so much better. but can someone tell me the advantages? also i dont even know where to begin on rooting it.
     

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  2. Guitardoc64

    Guitardoc64 Well-Known Member
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    Rooting is easy, and the benefits are huge. There is plenty of info on the how-to and there are tons of custom ROMs and update tweaks. I'm personally running NfiniteFX's stock Sprint -w- apps2SD. Overclocked, even my friends with EVOs are impressed.
     
  3. Syphon

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    Rooting gives you options such as being able to use Android 2.2 and to speed things up. You can also have wifi tethering and speed up the phone some. I rooted mine about 5 months after having it for the same reasons that you are thinking of. I will say, you will still get bored. I now use my phone for business a lot which is why I no longer get bored with it.
     
  4. revtime

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    I have an EVO now because I didn't want to waste my yearly upgrade waiting on something that may not show up in the next year. I have to say I am very happy with the EVO. The Hero still has some life left in it with rooting and ROMs. I was quite content with my rooted Hero. It was like a brand new phone and I could have kept it for another year but I just had that itch and I had to scratch it.
    Read everything you can put your eyes on about rooting and then jump in you won't be disappointed.
     
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