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We have great a question from 2010 with some great answers about potential issues arising from rooting but newer versions of Android have become stricter about rooting and now allow apps to do some device checks.

What new disadvantages are possible since 2010?

From answers to the linked question, we already knew then that rooting can potentially brick a device, void its warranty and stop updates. I've also recently encountered SafetyNet which can cause an issue but have no idea what else I got myself into since rooting my phone.

  • Is SafetyNet not big enough? More and more apps are now relying on it, even games. – Andy Yan Jul 25 '17 at 2:36
  • @AndyYan - It is a big one and I just discovered it after 2 days since rooting my device. It would have been nice to know, so obviously what I am wondering is what else will be an issue? Based on the times I looked something online and found it is easy if your phone is rooted, I was certainly sold on the benefits. – Itai Jul 25 '17 at 3:06

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