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[Q] How can I change the colour of my battery & network to the LG G2 ones

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Thanks for the help and advice guys. I've decided not to bother rooting, it's just not worth it just so I can change the colours on 2 icons. Thanks again.
But there's so much more than two icons in life
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But there's so much more than two icons in life
Indeed, but recently coming from iOS I'm very happy with kitkat I just wanted to change the colour of those 2 icons. For me to do that I'd have to root. And if I root I lose my OTA and then have the hassle of having to flash the updates myself.
 
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Actually, you don't. Unless you make changes to system files. Stock rooted would have no issues with otas..

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Actually, you don't. Unless you make changes to system files. Stock rooted would have no issues with otas..

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Would need to keep stock recovery though.

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Did you unlock your bootloader yet? Do that at least. It won't affect your device's OTA update or anything and locking it is extremely easy.

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I've done a bit of reading and from what I gather even if I root, unlock the bootloader and install a custom recovery, I can still install all the very latest Android updates simply by boot to custom recovery and flashing the update. Is this correct?

What are some of the benefits of rooting? And would a custom ROM be better than the stock vanilla on the Nexus 5?

Sorry for all the questions. I'm just trying to get things clear in my mind.

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Also - Is there a way of rooting without wiping all my info on my device?
 
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No you cannot root without unlocking the bootloader which wipes device.

Benefits of root are in the faq stickied at the top of this forum

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No you cannot root without unlocking the bootloader which wipes device.

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