rooting gs3 for jellybean

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  1. joko628

    joko628 Member

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    Does anybody think it's worth rooting my gs3 to update to jellybean now? I know it will probably be coming ota soon. I'm just worried about messing up my camera functions, but I really would like to have Google now
     
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    You can install Google Now on stock touchwiz, so I would say go for it. Just make sure you read all the how to's and ask questions. Also, remember that if/when want to take the ota, you'll have to be completely stock to do this.

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    Sorry not to be ignorant how would I go about installing Google now with stock touchwiz?
     
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    First thing you need to do is root, then a custom recovery, and flash the GN zip in recovery.

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    Don't root. It will void the warranty!!! I wish ppl wouldn't do this to this phone. It's an awesome phone. There's no need to root. Wait for the update! It'll be here soon.
     
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    U can download Google from the app store. Check there first for everything!!
     
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    Thanks I'm gonna wait you are right this is a awesome phone. I just wish we could get the ota already
     
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    Me too. But I'm not willing to risk bricking my phone. I don't think rooting would really add much more to this phone. Idk.
     
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    It's not the Google Now app. There is not much risk in rooting. The people who get into trouble are the ones that are impatient, and don't read and follow instructions.

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    There is always a way around this. It's easy to get back to stock and leave no trace of a voided warranty. Folks shouldn't be so paranoid.

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