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Top 3 Benefits of Rooting

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by rakoom2002, Feb 11, 2010.

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    In your opinion what are the top 3 benefits of rooting your phone (you can post more if you want). Thanks.
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    roms
    themes
    overclock
    wireless tether
    being in control overall
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    wifi tether
    overclock
    custom themes
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    not to mention in the sholes mod the ability to turn the brightness down to about 2% as well as the keys off so when it's docked at night it won't light up the whole room
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    1) Removing stock apps (Amazon MP3)
    2) Overclocking
    3) "AdFree" (Removes ads on most free apps)
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    Explain the advantage of Custom Themes. Are they pre-made or do you have to spend time working on them.
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    well, i'm not going to lie, there arent very many, but the couple out there look really nice. i make my own parts too though.
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    I am totally un-artistic and wouldnt even want to try to build a theme - but if they come pre-made that would be an incentive.

    I see all of the time people spend making kick ass looking droids but I'm just not that into it.

    I'd want overclocking... tether may eventually be worth something. What are the ROM's you speak of.

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    In no particular order:
    ROMs (Pete's B.Beast:icon_ banana:)
    Themes
    OC'ing

    Others:
    Tethering
    Removing Stock Apps
    Blocking OTA updates (yes, I said blocking them:icon_ devil:)
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    Sholesmod app on the market or Bugless Beast gets the most run on this forum.
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