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What exactly happens after rooting a smartphone? [duplicate]

I want to root a tiny cheap smartphone that my 6-year-old grandson uses. He's a real techie, but he's always changing his password and then forgets to tell me so that I can store it in LastPass. So I ...
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How does rooting and unrooting work? [duplicate]

How does rooting work? What kind of code/programs the manufacturers don't want to install in the phones (so that people have to root)? Why? Can it be unrooted too? Thanks in advance.
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S7 Archive all apps & settings info for re-install?

Is there a way to save all my Galaxy S7 App List, settings on/off and user settings in a cloud file to allow me to do a factory reset and import my archive file back to my existing phone? Something ...
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what changes are done, while rooting an android phone? [duplicate]

I've rooted my phone running 4.2.2 jb through computer (I tried all mobile rooting apps but nothing worked for me) I want to know what's the difference rooting program did?has it switched me to root ...
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Should I root my phone? [duplicate]

Clearly I am being thrilled with this question boggling in my mind. "Should I root my phone?" What are the pros and cons? Clarify this thing to me, is it dangerous or is it better than I imagine?
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How to remove the icon, caused by a voicemail, from Status bar?

I have a Sprint Nexus 6 running Android 5.1.1. The icon that I see in my Status bar when I receive a voicemail does not swipe away. It remains in my Status bar even after I listen to the message and ...
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How to remove unwanted system applications in Andriod on Samsung Tab 4 T231? [duplicate]

Several apps come preloaded on the tablet and I want to trash them. What's the way out?
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How to root OnePlus One?

I want to root my shiny OnePlus One device aka flagship killer. There is no dearth of guides available on Internet and accessible easily via Google, but I'm not sure which one to follow as I don't ...
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if I know nothing about Android, is it crazy to have a rooted phone? [closed]

I bought my first Android phone off ebay, a Samsung Galaxy S4 after always using Windows phones. It was supposed to be unlocked and a "store demo", but when I started playing with it, I was getting ...
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How can I send WhatsApp's image captions to email with images?

I am using Whatsapp 'Email Conversation' option that allow me to share pictures through email, but it doesn't send the caption of images. Is there any solution so that I can send both Image + its ...
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What is the difference between rooting and unlocking the Boot Loader in reference to Android? [duplicate]

I have heard these two terms the most, whenever people talk about Android OS. One of them is Rooting or root access, and the other one is unlocking the Boot Loader. Are these two terms exactly the ...
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What am I left with after rooting?

I have a stock Nexus 5 and I want to root the device so I can tether it with a laptop. I see instructions on doing this, and it all looks plenty easy, I am just concerned with what's going on and the ...
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Xperia sp c502 rooting

I want to root my Xperia SP C502. Can anyone tell me how I can root it? I know there is chance that rooting can completely destroy my mobile. In that case: is their any solution to repair, and is ...
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How do I root a Samsung Galaxy Star Duos S5282?

How do I root my Samsung Galaxy Star Duos S5282? How do I put it in recovery mode?
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Can't root Galaxy 5830i

A year ago I bought a Galaxy ACE GT-5830i which came with Gingerbread 2.3.6, recently I wanted to root it, I tried following the instructions in Root,Unroot,CWM,and how to Flash Galaxy Ace S5830i, ...

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