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    Default Re: Root Any Carrier S5

    Very easy root to use and stable

    Sent from my Galaxy S5
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    Default Re: Root Any Carrier S5

    I came across this and I'm highly tempted to root. I've never done it before, but this method seems like the easiest way to do it. Just a couple of questions though.

    1. Once I'm rooted can I update my phone via official ota updates? If not, can I update via Kies? Or are updates just out of the picture?

    2. Knox. Other than tripping the efuse and voiding the warranty are there any other repercussions?

    Anyway, the main thing for me are updates. I would love to root just to get rid of some of the bloatware (and block ads), but not at the expense of losing the ability to update easily.

    Anyway, I appreciate an insight on the topic. Thanks!
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    Default Re: Root Any Carrier S5

    Quote Originally Posted by urabob View Post
    I came across this and I'm highly tempted to root. I've never done it before, but this method seems like the easiest way to do it. Just a couple of questions though.

    1. Once I'm rooted can I update my phone via official ota updates? If not, can I update via Kies? Or are updates just out of the picture?

    2. Knox. Other than tripping the efuse and voiding the warranty are there any other repercussions?

    Anyway, the main thing for me are updates. I would love to root just to get rid of some of the bloatware (and block ads), but not at the expense of losing the ability to update easily.

    Anyway, I appreciate an insight on the topic. Thanks!
    I have to agree on this.

    I would appreciate removing all of the bloatware totally off the phone and recover the space.

    But I won't if it trips the fuse and/or prevents OTA updates.
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    MyPhoneExplorer allows file access if ur phone crashes.
    Nova Prime, Textra, Blue Mail, Qi wireless equipped
    MacroDroid extends your battery life.
    MacroDroid senses Screen off, turns Wifi & Data OFF
    OTA updates via WiFi only:
    my WiFi is permanently OFF until Verizon fixes 5.0

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    Default Re: Root Any Carrier S5

    Will "TOWELROOT" work with the Galaxy S5 T-MOBILE?
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    Default Re: Root Any Carrier S5

    Tempted to do so , I used to jailbreak and GeoHot is the f'n man , hands down. From a security professional I give that guy much respect. Jailbreaking my iphone when they first came out and others since then and the free "Cydia". Question - is there a "Android" version of "cydia" And does the Jailbreak work with SPRINT S5? I can't afford to brick this brand new phone..

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