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[Verizon] How quickly did you root your I515?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by teddyearp, Aug 18, 2012.

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How soon did you root your i515?

  1. Immediately-damn the torpedos

    13 vote(s)
    43.3%
  2. Within the first week-just to make sure no lemon

    10 vote(s)
    33.3%
  3. Two weeks-because I was skeered

    1 vote(s)
    3.3%
  4. Four weeks-because I was REALLY skeered

    3 vote(s)
    10.0%
  5. I dunno, I'm still skeered, what's root?

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. BACON-because it and root is what's for dinner.

    4 vote(s)
    13.3%
  1. teddyearp

    teddyearp Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    So, I thought I'd post this poll for kicks. I posted my other poll about the favorite way to root the i515 before I had it in my hands. Now I have it, love it and for kicks and fun will post this poll to see how quickly I/we/you rooted it.

    And this poll will be multi so that you can select the best selection and then your real answer.

    TIA and enjoy!
     



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  2. teddyearp

    teddyearp Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    WOW only 24 views and only 5 voters???

    Just kidding. I rooted at about 48 hours. Voted for both that and bacon. I like bacon.

    Might have to bump this every now and then just for fun (as long as it doesn't piss off Steven or the other mods. . .)

    Thanks.
     
  3. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations!
    VIP Member

    Well, 6 months isn't in the poll! :p

    Yes, that's how long I waited. My one regret? I waited too long to do it.
     
  4. pool_shark

    pool_shark Android Expert

    I voted for immediately, I was rooted the day I bought it.
     
  5. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    I booted it long enough to make sure it was functional, and plugged it in.

    As soon as it hit full charge, I unlocked and rooted it.
     
  6. CharlzO

    CharlzO Android Expert

    Was gonna say...need a little longer options. I literally JUST did mine this past Thursday night, and bought the phone on launch day. Never really had a NEED to root, but finally decided to take the plunge and give it a go (had never Rooted a phone before). Super Easy with the Nexus Tool Kit, and loving it since! So whatever time frame I'm in, that's my vote. lol.
     
  7. mrhomiec

    mrhomiec Android Enthusiast

    about 7 months. basically once a good and stable JellyBean ROM came out was what took me to root it.

    i have always tended to root to get the latest OS. and as a side benefit- to speed up the phone a lil bit.
     
  8. biohazard35

    biohazard35 Lurker

    I just got mine a couple weeks ago on sale. I lasted two days before rooting and installing BAMF. Loving it so far!
     
  9. teddyearp

    teddyearp Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Well I tried to edit the poll to add more time frames, but couldn't.

    I guess you could just vote bacon, lol.
     
  10. bigbear6708

    bigbear6708 Android Enthusiast

    Brought my phone home at 9 pm.was rooted by 12 am...Lol and most of this at time was waiting for the wife and kids to fall asleep
     
  11. JonBsbB

    JonBsbB Newbie

    Bought it drove home sent a few texts, copied pics/vids/music from old phone. Downloaded Tool Kit and Rooted away
     
  12. akidd1216

    akidd1216 Newbie

    None of the above.

    Jelly Bean was my reason and I sure as hell wasn't going to wait on Verizon.
     
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  13. Steven58

    Moderator

    I rooted that day or the day after, before it was easy. I had to. HAD to I tell ya!
     
  14. crazy3gz

    crazy3gz Newbie

    Bought and rooted the day it was released. ;-)
     
  15. Droid_Junky

    Droid_Junky Android Enthusiast

    Had the wife open the box and charge it while I was at work. Rooted 30 minutes after getting home!
     
  16. txwolf1980

    txwolf1980 Android Enthusiast

    Four days. Which is how long it took until it needed a reboot (SIM card error). I had already downloaded the drivers, and files I needed. Instead of rebooting, I plugged in, backed up my sd, rebooted to bootloader, unlocked and rooted... Figured why waste a perfectly good boot cycle :-D

    Swyped from the land of unicorn porn
     
  17. jarez mifkin

    jarez mifkin Newbie

    I picked 4 weeks, but it was really 9 months. (really really skeered I guess!) Until Jelly Bean dropped I didn't really focus on the root stuff, but now I'm freaking hooked. Just recently I convinced a guy here at work who has been a HTC lover for the past 4 years to get a SIII, then I convinced him to root it the day after he got it! :burnout:
     
  18. bjtcars

    bjtcars Well-Known Member

    Same here.
     

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