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Root stupid question about root

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by bword, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. bword

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    Im still learning a ton about the android OS and I have a dumb question. Are there apps the Android market that is made for a rooted phone only. Reason im asking is because I saw something on there but it looks like its made for a rooted phone only and I dont wanna risk screwing up my phone over it.
     

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  2. mckooter

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    yes, apps like titanium backup, and drocap2 require root, almost all of them should say Root Required or something similar in the description.
     
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    Other apps are for both, but can do more things if root IS enabled.
     
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    Perhaps better suited for the "All things root" board. ;)
     
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    So far most of the apps I use the most are for rooted phones because I like to try out different ROMs and hacks, so I need access to Backup apps and apps to access folders that are in the root of the phone.
     

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