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Discussion in 'Droid Incredible Tech Support' started by CK3, Aug 21, 2010.

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    I'm new to the Incredible. What is rooting?
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    rooting is what you call the equivalent of of jailbreaking to an iphone, unlocks the full capabilities of your phone such as free tethering, and customs roms, overclocking
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    What are the downfalls to rooting it?
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    could essentially brick your phone if not done correctly, if rooted then you void your manufacturer warranty, which means if your phone malfunctions they wont replace it

    however there are workaround to that such as unroot.....
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    Thanks for the info.. I'll probably just leave it alone. :)
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