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    Default Questions on International SGS2

    I've made up my mind and will be getting a SGS2 as my iPhone 4S replacement. I'm trying to decide between the international or AT&T version.

    Reasons I want international:

    - No bloatware

    - Tethering enabled

    - Unlocked when I travel

    - Faster updates on current OS and when ICS is available. (Question, since I will be using the phone on AT&T will this interfere with the international updates...I've heard they are faster. How will I be able to update when they are available?)

    - I like the physical home button.

    My other issues are: I found the thread with correct APN settings so I'm good there. Will I have full access to the market?

    BIG thing I want to get figured out: Can I root this phone? I haven't been able to find any guides for use with a Mac.

    Sorry for the long post but appreciate the help and do you guys have any other suggestions.
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    Guess no one knows how to root via mac

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    I'm new to Android and havent had the need for rooting my device yet.

    Just before hitting the forums I saw this app over at download.com. Apparently you can root the phone without a computer.


    If you do get the international GS2, let me know how this app works! Good luck.

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    Default Re: Questions on International SGS2

    I tried this app and it doesn't work on the SGS2 for some reason.
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    Have you tried flashing a CWM kernel using heimdall? As far as I know, that should be the only way of doing it with a Mac without going for bootcamp+odin...

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