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26th August 2014, 02:04 PM |#11  
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Hopefully not, rooting and having a tinker is what makes android great, I dread to think how I would feel if I was forced into the world of Apple, think I might end up with windows mobile yea I don't want to think like that, long live rooting I say.

I've heard bad things about Verizon doing things to their phones, do you not have a third party retailer in the states? I know that in the UK most people, especially people who want to modify their handsets, will buy from Carphone warehouse or even phones 4 u. You basically end up with the international unlocked version of the handset, as it was intended. I made the mistake of getting my Z1 from EE, turned out that the bootloader couldn't be unlocked no matter what I did, so I bricked it and sent it off for repair through Carphone, got a fully unlocked brand new handset back in five days.

There are several carriers, verizon and AT&T being the worst. Sadly verizon will never again have a nexus device available which is completely stupid on there part because they are losing a lot of customers.

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There are several carriers, verizon and AT&T being the worst. Sadly verizon will never again have a nexus device available which is completely stupid on there part because they are losing a lot of customers.

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Any chance of buying an international version of a phone that you might like.
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Any chance of buying an international version of a phone that you might like.

Won't work on the Verizon network though

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what so when i'm going to the states, in around two weeks i can't get a verizon sim? What will work? I ain't using mine lol.
27th August 2014, 12:31 AM |#15  
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what so when i'm going to the states, in around two weeks i can't get a verizon sim? What will work? I ain't using mine lol.

Don't even bother with Verizon anything, avoid big red at all costs

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dude everytime i come into a thread to help someone you're here telling people to search, just answer or ignore it, I admire your determination but it's annoying to see, 5,776,168 members ? Just change your sig to say use search first, there are plenty of them if you search for them

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Chances are you won't be able to run it anyway, as you're rooted, just either remove it in titanium, or freeze it, or rename the update apk by putting a .bak on the end of the file name and the odex file too.

Thanks for direct answer! I support your point of view on the topic! Why bother if one so upset. Either answer or ignore. Threads will be way shorter and meaningful.
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Thanks for direct answer! I support your point of view on the topic! Why bother if one so upset. Either answer or ignore. Threads will be way shorter and meaningful.

True And I have no idea And you're welcome, I wasn't 100% on the Verizon thing, I only knew what I'd tried myself, I was rooted and updates didn't work for me, maybe a mistake to assume it'd be the same for you, perhaps if it's going to be a huge difference there should be different sections ?

I dunno?
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