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Root Should I unroot before taking my phone in????

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by msprygada, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. msprygada

    msprygada Member
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    My phone screen has the jitters. When I press on the screen, the screen shakes up and down about 1/8 to 1/4 of an inch. I have changed ROMS and rebooted the phone and it still is there.

    I want to take it in and was wondering if I should unroot the phone or just remove stuff like wireless tether and ROM manager and hope they don't see the superuser icon?

    I have installed my rooted stock rom backup at this point.

    Thanks,
     

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  2. androidlover14

    androidlover14 Well-Known Member
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    use launcher pro to hide the superuser icon and any other root apps. Or find an app that has the same purpose.
     
  3. dumbteentarget

    dumbteentarget Well-Known Member
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    seems like a hardware problem so root or unroot shouldnt be an issue but to just be safe i would unroot completely. They could still check the "about phone" and find that your kernel version to be different than stock. or if they try to do a hard reset they would find a custom recovery.
     
  4. mobrienjr

    mobrienjr Well-Known Member
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    or even give you a replacement right then and there...so I vote for unroot....if they do not give you a replacement there, but they order one. It will be at your place in 3 days anyways
     
  5. Lock-N-Load

    Lock-N-Load Well-Known Member
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    no.. just take it in I say
     
  6. androidlover14

    androidlover14 Well-Known Member
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    well if he installed the stock rom then the kernel wouldn't be different.
     

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