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    Default Re: Are you rooted? Why or why not?

    Nandroid is not an app but rather a backup of your entire rom. Yes superuser comes with root. I didn't do the one click root I went for the long process so I can't comment on one click. But the process I used only took like 5 minutes. I found the thread on xda under the att galaxy s3 general section. It'd posted by "SkunkApe1". Really easy
    PS. This was a reply to htrannn lol I just forgot to quote

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  2. #102  

    Default Re: Are you rooted? Why or why not?

    Am not rooted, mostly because of security and secondly because I don't see the need. Android is already as open as I need it to be.

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    Default Re: Are you rooted? Why or why not?

    Quote Originally Posted by swartzz View Post
    Am not rooted, mostly because of security and secondly because I don't see the need. Android is already as open as I need it to be.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Android Central Forums
    I kind of feel like you do. At some point, i would like to try it, but i'm not splitting the hard drive on my Mac, and i don't know anyone with a PC, who would let me use it for the purpose of rooting.
    Give yourself, to the Dark Side!
  4. #104  

    Default Re: Are you rooted? Why or why not?

    I'm rooted because it's the only way to use a feature that should be free without paying for it - tethering.

    Also so I could run Google wallet and flash custom roms at will.

    sent from the best smart phone (not phablet) on the worst network- the Galaxy S3 unfortunately on T-Mobile
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    Default Re: Are you rooted? Why or why not?

    im rooted because now i can run android 4.2.1 and have so many new features



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  6. #106  

    Default Re: Are you rooted? Why or why not?

    So how are nandroid backups made? And okay thank you! Is there a difference between I747U and I747M as far as rooting/roms go?
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    Default Re: Are you rooted? Why or why not?

    Im rooted because I believe you should have as much control over your own device as possible in terms of customization, removing bloatware, kernels, UI tweaks, and of course, ROMS,ROMS,ROMS!
  8. #108  

    Default Re: Are you rooted? Why or why not?

    Quote Originally Posted by htrannn View Post
    So how are nandroid backups made? And okay thank you! Is there a difference between I747U and I747M as far as rooting/roms go?
    Nandroids are made from using a custom recovery such as clockworkmod or TWRP. And I'm pretty sure there's not much difference but that depends on the rom

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  9. #109  

    Default Re: Are you rooted? Why or why not?

    Rooted because I wanted, needed, and use the extras that jb has for my galaxy note. Will stay rooted because developers give upgrades sooner for no money while corporations get paid to not give out upgrades

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