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Has rooting been worth it to you guys?

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By sah0724, Senior Member on 17th January 2014, 05:23 PM
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I have a sprint s4, thinking off rooting.

Has it been worth it to do this, please tell me why you did it.

I use Nova instead of tw but I don't care for the extra programs and I want to block ads on my browser.

Thinking of a asop rom.
 
 
17th January 2014, 05:47 PM |#2  
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If you are "thinking about rooting" the phone, without clear knowledge why would you NEED it - DO NOT ROOT.

rooting is for the peoples who know what they want , why they want it and how to do it.
17th January 2014, 06:01 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by sah0724

I have a sprint s4, thinking off rooting.

Has it been worth it to do this, please tell me why you did it.

I use Nova instead of tw but I don't care for the extra programs and I want to block ads on my browser.

Thinking of a asop rom.

Give a change to THIS program. It no void ur warranty (KNOX 0x0)
17th January 2014, 07:15 PM |#4  
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Yes rooting for me has been worthwhile.

I root so I can:
  • Disable ads in browser
  • Disable exchange policy so I don't get the annoying security screen all the time
  • XPrivacy a valuable tool to control permissions for apps
  • Root explorer, so I can control all aspects of the system
  • Tweaks using Xposed module to control and change aspects of the OS
  • I can control what apps start up when my phone boots using Xposed module Boot Manager

Those are just some examples. For me I've rooted all my Android devices present and past and will continue to do so in the future,
17th January 2014, 08:57 PM |#5  
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Can't think of a life before root

I started rooting my old HTC Desire and haven't stopped yet (on a Galaxy S4 now)

The two biggest for a normal user is
Adblock
Bloatware removal

So if you feel comfortable with the process, Go for it!

/Jörgen
18th January 2014, 09:23 AM |#6  
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Just make sure you setup your favorite custom recovery ...
With it you can backup and restore within few minutes
, even you can flash superuser or what ever as a zip file to gain root access with custom recovery

And it stays even if root access removed
You can go back to stock recovery by flashing it through odin easily

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18th January 2014, 10:05 AM |#7  
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If you can't answer the question 'Why do I want to root my phone' without other people's input, you really want to consider not messing with your phone in the first place.
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18th January 2014, 03:43 PM |#8  
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The most important part is (is earlier said):

Create a nand backup!
Create a nand backup!

Without that you will cry some

/Jörgen
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