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    My Android devices:
    OnePlus 2, stock/unrooted. Feels weird to not have a rooted phone, but good to know I can when I need to.

    Amazon Fire Phone, running ggow's CM11 build.
    vzw Samsung Galaxy S4 stock NC5 rooted
    Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, also stock but rooted.
    VZ Droid Incredible 2 rooted but otherwise stock.
    Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1


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Disclaimer: rooting your phone entails risk. You may brick it, cause it to catch fire, cause it to form the first node in the Skynet network, or otherwise render it inoperable. Please read the directions carefully to ensure that nothing unexpected...
The source code for the exploit tool used for this rooting method is attached. In addition, two common questions: 1. How do I unroot? OK, so why are you so anxious to unroot just after rooting? :) If you have used the current version o...
The number one reason people brick their Verizon Galaxy S4 phones is due to attempts to flash recovery using Goo Manager, dd, and other tools without understanding when those will or won't work. The Verizon S4 is very locked down, and will rejec...
There is really nothing specific to the I545 or MJ7 in this root tool. There's a good chance it'll work on anything currently running 4.3. If you have success with other devices, please reply to let us know.
This thread is full of repeated questions with incorrect or incomplete answers about rooting. Let's try to answer some of those. Can I flash TWRP, CWM, custom Recovery, etc after Towelroot? No, unless your phone has an unlocked bootloader. If ...