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    I read a posting on a thread here mentioning tapping the Build Number a certain number of times.

    I couldn't resist. I barely noticed a small window saying I was so many taps away from being a developer.

    I don't want any one to try it unless it's harmless. I will try to delete this later to prevent others being stupid like me.

    I'm not sure if the Build number changed, I think it did.

    If I changed something, is it reversible? I restarted the phone and it's behaving normally.

    I also tried the original poster of 3 days ago.

    This is probably the first step in to rooting which I don't want nor fully understand.

    Hope you can help.

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    Default Re: What have I done?

    It just enablers developer options in the menu. That's it. No harm.

    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3 using AC Forums.
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    Default Re: What have I done?

    And it won't root your phone at all. Not even close to it.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk 2
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  4. Thread Author  Thread Author    #4  

    Default Re: What have I done?

    Wow, that's great. Thanks to you both for being so quick.

    I will maybe leave this on a little while today and then try to remove it.
    I am much obliged!

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    Default Re: What have I done?

    I believe all that does is enable developer options on your phone which are supposed to be hidden by default. It's not going to do anything else to your phone I believe, unless you mess around with the developer options. The phone I have right now(a fake one) had it enabled by default and I messed around with it, but there wasn't really anything in there I could see that could have damaged the phone.

    What have I done?-note-3-developer-options.jpg

    (These aren't my screenshots by the way.)
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  6. Thread Author  Thread Author    #6  


    That explains it more. I will leave it alone. Thanks Crxssroad. Sorry you got a fake if you ordered a real one.

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