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[Q] USER in Android Build

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11th April 2014, 09:52 AM   |  #1  
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Yesterday bought a brand new LG G2 (D802TA... Australian model). It's completely stock.

Running an app called Root Checker, I came across an interesting field in 'Build Info' called USER.

What's interesting is the value: prasanth.kumar. See attachment.

How does this field get populated? Why is it someone's name that's not my own? Does this suggest the phone has been used previously?

Is it just a dodgy app?
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12th April 2014, 02:10 PM   |  #2  
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Yesterday bought a brand new LG G2 (D802TA... Australian model). It's completely stock.

Running an app called Root Checker, I came across an interesting field in 'Build Info' called USER.

What's interesting is the value: prasanth.kumar. See attachment.

How does this field get populated? Why is it someone's name that's not my own? Does this suggest the phone has been used previously?

Is it just a dodgy app?

this type of phones are come pre-rooted
i think it is the name of the developed
13th April 2014, 05:19 PM   |  #3  
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Yesterday bought a brand new LG G2 (D802TA... Australian model). It's completely stock.

Give this a read - http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/archive/2247624
20th April 2014, 11:28 PM   |  #4  
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Give this a read - http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/archive/2247624

Yes, that's me asking the same question on Whirlpool.
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this type of phones are come pre-rooted
i think it is the name of the developed

It does not come 'pre-rooted', but as is mentioned in the Whirlpool thread, it is likely the name of the employee who's machine was used to compile the ROM.

If more than I have the same entry in our build, then it's unlikely it's a returned phone.
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It does not come 'pre-rooted', but as is mentioned in the Whirlpool thread, it is likely the name of the employee who's machine was used to compile the ROM.

If more than I have the same entry in our build, then it's unlikely it's a returned phone.

so it is not already used
your problem is solved
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