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    Default Should I root or not?

    Just asking for opinions. Never rooted a phone before but I have someone who has rooted every phone she's ever had and loves it. Thanks in advance..

    Posted from my Note 3.
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    Default Re: Should I root or not?

    I would only root if there are things you know you want to do that require you to root and you know what you are doing. There is always a risk of bricking your phone if you root. So you need to read a lot of forums and figure out on your own if you want to root or not. Go to xda-developers forums and read everything you can on the phone.

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    Default Re: Should I root or not?

    Quote Originally Posted by Baugherb View Post
    Just asking for opinions. Never rooted a phone before but I have someone who has rooted every phone she's ever had and loves it. Thanks in advance..

    Posted from my Note 3.
    Like mentioned above, do you need anything that requires root? Any specific apps?
    There are a few very easy methods to follow for rooting, and if your friend helps I'm sure you'd have no problem doing it.

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    Default Re: Should I root or not?

    After reading the responses I have a noobie question.
    What types of things can you do once rooted that you can't do with a stock Note 3.
    I have read quite a few posts that state what root is best or better than others but I guess I miss the basic reason to do it....
    Thanks!

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    Default Re: Should I root or not?

    The reason I rooted is I wanted control over certain things on my phone. I use Xposed modules to change the way my phone behaves and looks. I also use titanium backup to save my apps in case I need to factory reset my phone. You could also install other ROM to change up your phone. Root just gives you control over your phone. I compare it to buying a computer from the store and not having admin privileges. You can't do anything with that computer even though you paid for it. All you can do is use it as-is which is bull.

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    Default Re: Should I root or not?

    No need to root, Google Owns You

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    Default Re: Should I root or not?

    Can we still root since the last update that was sent out in february?

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    Yes I rerooted using an older version of kingo root 1.1.5 would not work with 1.2.0.

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    Default Re: Should I root or not?

    Thanks for all the responses. I appreciate it...

    Posted from my Note 3.

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