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Root / Superuser , Free apps?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by amyaudix3, May 1, 2011.

  1. amyaudix3

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    I just root my android and I have super user on it now.
    but what do i do now? How do i get free apps?
     

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    Visit the App Market and check the free app section.

    Rooting is useful if you want to remove bloatware, tether wirelessly, make proper backups, or install custom ROMs. If you were expecting it to give you paid apps for free, I'm afraid you've just gone to a lot of trouble for nothing.
     
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    Umm, rooting doesnt give you "free apps".
     
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    Same way you always did: Market is the number one source.

    The biggest thing is that you now have access to root-only apps, many of which are available on the Market.

    Rooting doesn't make hitherto pay-for apps free.
     
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    So android doesn't have anything like "jailbreak"?
     
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    Rooting is fairly synonymous with jailbreaking. Jailbreaking gives you access device administration, like rooting. It gives you access to a plethora of apps as well.

    The difference is that Stevie isn't gonna let jailbreak apps in his Appstore, thus, you have Cydia.

    Android Market is a bit more open. Doesn't mean the developers are gonna give it away for free.
     
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    Let's put it this way, rooting doesn't give you any more access to malware-infected pirated apps than you already had the ability to completely mess up your phone with.
     
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    And, cydia (for jailbroken iOS devices) has pay-for apps too.
     
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    By the by, one post is plenty. If you make it in the wrong section, I assure you the mods will move it to the one that's most likely to get accurate responses. No need to be redundant.
     
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    No pirated app help here nor will there ever be. Purchase the apps and support the developers so that they continue to make amazing apps for us.

    Closed again.
     

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