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Is there any benefit to rooting the new T-Mobile G2, and what are the legal issues? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I've rooted my phone. Now what? What do I gain from rooting? Are there any risks to rooting a device? Given that the new T-Mobile G2 based on Android 2.2 (and so ...
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Can KingRoot Brick my Nexus 9 and HTC One [duplicate]

Hello Android Enthusiasts, I was wondering if KingRoot can potentially brick my HTC One and Nexus 9. I have not rooted either yet for my warranty is still active. If either is bricked, is there a way ...
Anish Muthali's user avatar
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Does rooting phone affect online banking security? [duplicate]

I'm thinking of rooting my android phone (HTC Desire 300) and was wondering if doing so would affect the internet security with stuff like online banking. Is it still secure to do my banking on a ...
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What is the actual risk of bricking when rooting for new ROM [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any risks to rooting a device? I've been planning to root my HTC One S for a while now, because the HTC software is so unstable. Sometimes it crashes every day for a ...
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Security risks of rooting your android smartphone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any risks to rooting a device? What are the security risks specific to rooting your android smartphone? Are there any security exploits available because you have a ...
Ben's user avatar
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Some application require 'root access', what is it, what is the risks, and how can we make it available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any risks to rooting a device? I download the screenshot to use on my Nexus One (N1) but it can not run and said it requires root access. What is it, how can I allow ...
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what are the disadvantages of rooting your device [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any risks to rooting a device? What are disadvantages of rooting device . why should it be avoided ?
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S3 [duplicate]

Is there any particular danger (apart from bricking) that may stop you from rooting Samsung Galaxy S3? Anybody has a good tutorial? And if something goes wrong what to do?
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Is it safe for me to root my s7 sm-g930f model phone [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is worth me rooting my galaxy s7 sm g930f phone and if there are any problems after its done. thank you
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Root Xperia Arc S [duplicate]

Root to phone is harmful or not? I've XperiaArcS & some files of it I want to transfer in Sdcard but it require RootHelp. So please give me advice what should I do?
Abdulahad Pasha's user avatar
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How do I root my Android device?

This is a common question asked by those who want to root their phones. How exactly do I root my Android device? Are there risks involved?
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What are the security disadvantages of rooting an Android phone?

I know there was a discussion previously BUT they didn't talk about security. E.g.: if I root my phone will all my apps run with root permission? Related: Are there any risks to rooting a device?
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If I root my Android phone, will I lose all of my data?

As the question title implies, if I root my Droid Incredible (or any Android phone), will I lose all of my data? I'm not interested in installing a custom ROM right now so will rooting cause me to ...
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5 votes
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How do I root a Huawei X3?

I have a Huawei X3 (U8510) which I've purchased for testing Android applications I'm developing. I'd like to root this, but as I've not had any experience with rooting Android handsets, its something ...
Cleggy's user avatar
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Is any of the Android rooting software open source?

As an example, the post here for rooting the LG G3: Gives links to posts elsewhere for downloading APKs which do something ...
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