Got the OP7T a month ago and was faced with the same decision. All phones since Samsung Galaxy I have rooted.
Decided not to root the OP7T. So far couldn't be happier. Maybe missed it once. Everything working without issue is nice.
As for Ads.
Just wanted to verify before Rooting.
Since the bootloader is not involved. All information is (Photos, Apps, Games) are untouched during this process below, correct?
First: Go to this link and download TWRP for SM-T350 (Lollipop version of TWRP...
Yeah I thought so and did clear those. It works for, literally, one app download and then starts giving the error again.
I had the same issue with Play Store when I flashed 2.3. Nothing I tried fixed it. Just dirty flashed 2.3 again and i...
Something about /system/build.prop not matching /vendor/build.prop
Not sure how to fix but is fixable.
So if I understand you correctly, both tablets have somehow updated, but you still kept root, and devicesoftwareota.apk_ is still renamed ? What is the date of your new 5.1.1 and 5.1.2 FireOS, does it say ?
Both were 5.1.1 on 3/9/16 before...