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By stephen31686, Member on 1st February 2014, 10:52 PM
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So I have been trying to decide if I should root this phone and put Cyanogenmod on it (been a fan since CM6). This is my 4th Android phone and it has drastically improved the experience on everyone, (G1, G2, S2, and now S4 of course). But this is the first time the stock ui has not driven me nuts. 4.3 TW has been pleasant so far. What REAL benefits have you guys seen from ditching the stock rom? Your replies are much appreciated.

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Fun to play with kitkat. Can't think of a missed feature I use. More productivity with Cm.


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cm11 is good...skip today's nightly (2/1) though...lots of reports of it not booting (including me)
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Today's (20140202) nightly runs perfectly.
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Sadly it doesn't. But the February 3rd one does:

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Originally Posted by stephen31686

So I have been trying to decide if I should root this phone and put Cyanogenmod on it (been a fan since CM6). This is my 4th Android phone and it has drastically improved the experience on everyone, (G1, G2, S2, and now S4 of course). But this is the first time the stock ui has not driven me nuts. 4.3 TW has been pleasant so far. What REAL benefits have you guys seen from ditching the stock rom? Your replies are much appreciated.

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My motto is: "if it's not broke don't fix it". I used to be content with aosp Roms and cyanogenmod/aoko etc. But this version of touchwiz is usable for me as well. I've personally gone back to pure stock and custom aosp Roms and have been bored now. The developers here have added a lot to the touchwiz ROM so I find them to be great now. I'm mostly about customization and now tw has what I want so I'm satisfied.

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I'd say the only thing I really miss is being able to change tracks with the volume while the display is off. So much safer when driving, this should be standard on all android builds.

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