Why We Want Root

Discussion in 'Droid Incredible Hacks' started by Mercutio, Apr 30, 2010.

  1. no1jiggaman

    no1jiggaman New Member

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    anybody know the answer to this?
     
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    You don't need root to install pirated games. You just need to know the sites where to find them, and not have any bad feelings about doing it.
     
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    there are plenty of free apps in the android market. as i said in your other post in another thread.....we do NOT condone stealing of paid apps. so stop asking!
     
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    Only if you pay for it.
     
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    I thought there were apps out there that would allow you to tether?

    I guess PDAnet doesn't do WiFi. Hmmm. . . Not sure I understand why that couldn't be done without root. But. . . I'm new to the whole droid (and smart-phone) scene so I'll take your word for it.

    Hmm. . . an open portable WiFi hotspot in staff meeting with a bunch of bored executives with open laptops. . . not a good idea lol. At least not if that hotspot is my phone and I value my data plan. Well, unless you can lock down the connection with some sort of encryption option like the wifi routers have.
     
  6. Mercutio

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    The Marketplace app Barnacle allows one to password protect the Droid's WiFi network.
     
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    I too like the rom as it is, but would like root for certain apps. but i cant remember, does root disable the OTA updates?
     
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    i dont think root access blocks OTA updates but it is certain roms or recovery imgs. I, like most people, just want root for wifi tether.