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[Q] To root or not to root...

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By johanm, Junior Member on 27th August 2010, 01:42 PM
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Good day.

I'm brand new to android and I see many people have 'Rooted' there phones.

Q is, what exactly is root?

What does it do to your phone?

What is the possitive side to it?

BTW, i have a current contract with my SP, so I can only get my droid X10 later this year.
 
 
27th August 2010, 10:17 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by johanm

Good day.

I'm brand new to android and I see many people have 'Rooted' there phones.

Q is, what exactly is root?

What does it do to your phone?

What is the possitive side to it?

BTW, i have a current contract with my SP, so I can only get my droid X10 later this year.

+1 for root. Root basically gives you more control over the phone, the positive side being you can customize it more to your liking. And it's been made a whole lot easier thanks to the One Click Root app.
28th August 2010, 01:53 AM |#3  
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I root my xperia x10a for more battery life and boost my speed
29th August 2010, 08:24 AM |#4  
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I just bought X10 10 days ago.
Should I wait 2.1 official or root my phone now?
I unlocked my X1 after buying for a half of month (WM), but I don't know too much about Android.
30th August 2010, 06:20 AM |#5  
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I recommend to wait; mine is rooted, no big deal about it, i just uninstalled moxier and foreign keyboards. There are only a few useful applications that require root, if you can live without them just wait for the update.

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