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Alright decided to go with cf auto root, pretty simple to go with and no need to flash recovery..
 
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It is very easy but sometime try doing it manually it will be handy to learn the basic fastboot commands in case you softbrick your device which if your a flashaholic like me it will happen I've owned this phone three months I've softbrocked it 5 times

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It is very easy but sometime try doing it manually it will be handy to learn the basic fastboot commands in case you softbrick your device which if your a flashaholic like me it will happen I've owned this phone three months I've softbrocked it 5 times

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I know what you mean....having my S1 bricked it at least 4 times, but anyways isnt it for the nexus 5 that if u softbrick it all u have to do is flash stock from google?
 
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Yes but sometimes when you brick it it won't turn on it is a very picky/stubborn device

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Yes but sometimes when you brick it it won't turn on it is a very picky/stubborn device

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wow i wouldnt think so but im sure not as picky as the S4....is there a tutorial for what to do when this happens?
 
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Just plug it in to the charger and hold both volume buttons and it should go into bootloader mode

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Just plug it in to the charger and hold both volume buttons and it should go into bootloader mode

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yup...just read about it....I would say thats pretty simple..
 
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So guys, what way should I use to root in your opinions, there are a couple that I know of, cm auto root, using adb, and recently TowelRoot (not sure if it works with 4.4.3)....but please share your opinions, and I probably need recovery too so share about that as well...
although thus devices is uber easy to root you can use towelroot to root it even easier as well and then put a custom recovery on via flashify app

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