Why root?

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    What is the purpose of rooting? To allow more freedom to install apps, and add more goodness to the phone?
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    Just to open up the capabilities of your phone. See link 2 in my sig to learn more

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    To have access to, literally, everything on your phone. Complete and full customization! :dancedroid:

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    To remove the bloatware crap that VZW has saddled our phones with. (CityID, Amazon MP3, and CDROM.ISO, I'm looking at you.)

    Or to install an AOSP-based ROM (e.g. CyanogenMod) instead of Sense.
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    How do you root a Droid Incredible

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    I was asking the same thing after seeing all the APPS in the market that caught my attention saying *NEED ROOT* I was like wtf is this root stuff?


    I searched and found this


    after which I downloaded the software and read their entire site on the process it requires , watched the video and actually, after I did it and it said completed --done it was so freaking easy i thought I messed up and did the process again to make sure lmao!


    Since then about 3 weeks ago, I've been learning more and more and loving it!
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