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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by aaronmach1, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. aaronmach1

    aaronmach1 Well-Known Member
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    Just wondering why i would want a rooted droid? also what are the risks in doing this? thanks
     

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  2. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande?
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    Because rooting teaches you how to search forums
     
  3. teschoen

    teschoen Well-Known Member
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    If you can't use a search box, then you shouldn't root.
     
  4. Ninthwonder

    Ninthwonder Well-Known Member
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    I'm thinking about doing it just to have the ability to store apps on my SD Card... running out of memory using what the phone offers
     
  5. CRPercodani

    CRPercodani OFWGKTA
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    Except there is no apps2sd script for the Droid yet.

    OP - PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF GOD use the search here or google next time because this topic has been beaten to death.
     
  6. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member
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    Umm ... what's "root" mean? :thinking: Frankly, I'm glad he started this thread, and all you cyber-bullies can KISS IT!!! We have a right to know!


    (Let's all join hands and sing a chorus of 'We Are The World'.) :D
     
  7. CRPercodani

    CRPercodani OFWGKTA
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    [​IMG]I haz r00t!!11!
     
  8. DroidJnkie

    DroidJnkie Well-Known Member
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    WHY IN THE WORLD ARE WE GETTING A MILLION FREAKING THREADS ABOUT THE SAME THING!?

    Nein, Nein, Nein, Nein, Nein, Nein!

    [​IMG]
     
  9. CRPercodani

    CRPercodani OFWGKTA
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    Go to youtube and search for "hitler mad at google cyanogen" I guarantee you will laugh.
     
  10. teschoen

    teschoen Well-Known Member
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    If I root my phone will it sprout a new Droid?


    If I root my phone will I have to water it?
     
  11. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande?
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    This thread has gone all the way around past lame and back to awesome again
     

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