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By billymaloney3, Senior Member on 11th November 2013, 05:50 PM
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So a few days ago I emailed Kingo support asking about the MTKcamera spyware and about their program being spyware in general. This was their response...

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11th November 2013, 06:29 PM |#2  
Proper grammar, sentence and paragraph structure, and intelligent, this is obviously not a punk trying to rob us of anything. After reading their explanation, I'd be much more comfortable using their product.
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11th November 2013, 08:00 PM |#3  
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Good read. I was most leery about it reading IMEI, and will use their software in their next release that removes it.
11th November 2013, 08:29 PM |#4  
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One thing that has been pondering my mind. That Kingo unlock tool they have been taking abbot. It seems promising but what are the chances?

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11th November 2013, 09:08 PM |#5  
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Proper grammar, sentence and paragraph structure, and intelligent, this is obviously not a punk trying to rob us of anything. After reading their explanation, I'd be much more comfortable using their product.

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11th November 2013, 09:33 PM |#6  
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The more I read from Kingo and the more I look into this issue, the more I think that they are not doing anything shady.

Their app. is advertised for rooting, unlocking, etc., TONS of different devices. Some devices I know need to have certain codes created from that specific device's information (like the IMEI and SN or whatever) in order to achieve some of these unlocks, etc...

I have a hunch they just collect that info. from all the connected devices in case they need it on their servers to generate one of these specific codes/scripts they need.

*shrug*
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11th November 2013, 10:06 PM |#7  
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Originally Posted by Brandonrz

One thing that has been pondering my mind. That Kingo unlock tool they have been taking abbot. It seems promising but what are the chances?

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I followed up to his email with this... after my last response about the specs, he never answered lol So I'm guessing no

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11th November 2013, 11:00 PM |#8  
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I think an important thing to consider is that word spreads through the development community pretty quickly and if they were caught red handed helping themselves to private data they risk a major backlash, most android enthusiasts take their phones more seriously than politics or religion. The letter seems legit and they are removing the questionable information gathered. To offend this community is a legitimate way to lose 60+ percent of the people who would use your services, free, ad supported or otherwise. There is only one company/entity who had constantly screwed with development and the xda crew and that's Verizon Wireless. Kingo is not Verizon Wireless.

I got more jelly beans than jelly belly, on my S3, S4, and Note 2. Where is my jellybeans ROM for my Note 3?
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11th November 2013, 11:52 PM |#9  
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Okay.. wish me luck.. i'm using kingo since other preferred root methods are not recommended.
12th November 2013, 01:13 AM |#10  
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Okay.. wish me luck.. i'm using kingo since other preferred root methods are not recommended.

Many people have used Kingo with no issues as of yet. The whole root process is a risk, but the benefits are well worth it.


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12th November 2013, 03:26 PM |#11  
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Okay.. wish me luck.. i'm using kingo since other preferred root methods are not recommended.

How did this work for you?
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