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    Default Should I root my new Galaxy s4?

    I just purchased my galaxy s4.. It has been unlocked and set up for straightalk(yay $50 a month unlimited everything including mobile hotspot).

    However there are things that annoy me about this new phone.
    1. When playing music, it starts a song but stops once the song is over. Whats up with that? Shouldnt it go through my entire playlist?

    2. Bloatware... I dont want all this tmobile and google play and other crap on my phone, its just annoying.

    3. My phone wont play mp4 video files I add to it?


    Those are really the 2 most annoying things.
    I was told "Root it". But my concerns are
    Will I lose S Voice/Air Gesture and the other "gadgets" that come with the phone?
    Will my APN settings and other settings go byebye? I dont want to have to unlock my phone again.. Nor have to set up the apn.


    If I could just get rid of the bloatware I would be happy with this phone as is. Is there ANY way to do that without rooting?

    Any info or suggestions welcome.
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    Default Re: Should I root my new Galaxy s4?

    This is a good read http://www.androidcentral.com/someti...t-isnt-answer

    If you choose to root, theres a good sticky in the forums here http://forums.androidcentral.com/sam...ng-roms-hacks/
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    Default Re: Should I root my new Galaxy s4?

    You don't lose anything by rooting. You remove what you want.

    Sent from my rooted Samsung Galaxy S 4
    Proud owner of :
    Galaxy S4 rooted
    Galaxy Note 3 rooted
    Galaxy S5 rooted

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