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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by Hollywood, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. Hollywood

    Hollywood Lurker
    Thread Starter

    O. K. I use this android phone in my business every day and love it . Now could someone list all the abreviations you guys use , so I will know what the heck they mean . For instance I don't know what the following mean ; rooted phone ? mms ? sms ? etc ... Thanks ;)
     


  2. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants

    you dont know what an mms/sms is? MMS = picture mail SMS= Text Message: Rooting a phone is basically hacking it to get full unrestricted access to it.... Anything else?
     
  3. Dragoro

    Dragoro Android Enthusiast

    Rooted means its been hacked. Mms is multimedia message
    SMS is your basic text message.
     
  4. lekky

    lekky Lover

    rooted phone means adding custom firmware to the phone. Basically it allows gives you God access to the phone, more freedom to install things etc (invalidates warranty)

    mms is a multimedia text message

    sms is a normal text message

    We cant really list every one, but ask and you shall be told!
     
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