YesI looked before I posted this, so I know this wasn't answer but can Universal androot root a Motorola Droid running the official 2.2 (manually updated)?
Yes, this is the universal androot way.Is there anything different between using this and the "regular way"?
Yes.And I know this was answer SEVERAL TIMES, but can you give 5 simple benefits to rooting a phone?
Yes.Last, has anyone run into a lot of issues (bricking phones, overheating phones, void warrenty) when rooting their phones? What about overclocking it?
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