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    What's so good about rooting??!!

    I hear everyone talking and see everyone writing about rooting. But honestly I just don't know what's so good about it. On apple devices I would jailbreak all the time. But with rooting, I just don't know if I should do it. Is it hard? Is it worth it?

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    First, although sorta similar, rooting and jailbreaking are not the same.

    What rooting does do is give you access to all of your phone and opens up the possibility of doing more than.it can stock. You can make nandroid backups, change things you normally can't, remove unwanted "bloatware", and more.

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    Well for one it allows you to back-up all you apps, data and settings.
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    But can you get cool themes and stuff like you can on a jailbroken device and why is backing up so important?

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    it also reveals the phones continuum transfunctioner which allows for limited time travel.
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    Whats limited time travel?

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    Oh and by the way, im an android noob the droid 3 is my first powered android device usually im all apple

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allstarj765 View Post
    Whats limited time travel?

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    time travel just limited
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    I'm just messing around a little

    Being more serious, making a backup of the phone allows you to go back to that point, almost like a system restore on a computer. It saves all your phones info at the time of the backup, so say you mess something up during the root process you have backup in place to get you up and running again.
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    This question has been asked way too many times.

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