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what is a rooted android device?

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    what is a rooted android device?
     

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    that is a device that has had the su binaries installed and superuser permissions enabled. The process of rooting accomplishes these two things enabling the owner of the device to perform admin level function like removing bloatware or performing full system backups.
     
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