Originally Posted by Reilly1812
One clarification to the above post. You do NOT have to be unlocked to root.
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Hmmmm...not sure about that since I unlocked before I even attempted to get root access. But you can't install custom recoveries, or ROM's without being unlocked. In fact you don't have access to fastboot mode without being unlocked.
I am not even sure what the point of rooting is if you don't want to install a custom recovery and ROM. Sure, you can uninstall system apps and free up some space but only to a point. And the performance is still going to be sluggish. Customization for my tablet has kept it fresh and like new, negating the need to buy a new tablet. Performance is on par with anything I would be interested in buying.
Asus Transformer TF300T
ROM: CROMBi-kk 20140716
Asus Transformer TF700T - Stock
ROM: MIUI multilingual ForEver 2.3.7
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Duo GT-I9192 - Rooted - stock with bloat removed
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