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LOSEinc
Member since Dec 2012
38 posts

Android Rooting Help....

Look, I'm tech stupid when it comes to such things, so I need something simple. Does such a process exist? I mean really easy. I managed to jailbreak my iPhone using Green Poison, but that was pretty much a one-click deal. I'm looking for something similar here. Thanks!


SoulGlo
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Shinin' Through
Member since Dec 2011
4011 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
Most android devices are rootable. I've never had a reason to do it, but it's doable.


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UltimateHog
Wake Forest Fan
Springfield, MO
Member since Dec 2011
40474 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
What phone?

Nexus 4 is easy as pie.


foshizzle
LSU Fan
Washington DC metro
Member since Mar 2008
31890 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
Depends on the version of Android you're using. Most of the older versions are susceptible to one-click routines. The newer ones take more surgery, unfortunately. It also depends on your carrier and/or hardware manufacturer.

The easy way is to just buy an unlocked droid to start with, but that costs money. Frankly I'm at the point where I think it's worth it.


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Sho Nuff
New Orleans Saints Fan
Hawaii
Member since Feb 2009
6987 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
Go to xda and there are 1 click root processes depending on your phone. If it's not brand new, then there is likely an easy root.


LOSEinc
Member since Dec 2012
38 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
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UltimateHog
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foshizzle


I have a Samsung Galaxy S3. My carrier is AT&T. I'm running Android 4.1.1. And I only know that because I googled "how to tell what Android software I'm running". That's where I'm at lol.


LOSEinc
Member since Dec 2012
38 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
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Go to xda and there are 1 click root processes depending on your phone. If it's not brand new, then there is likely an easy root.


Do you, or anyone, have a link to exactly where I need to be looking? Because I'm scared I'll find something that is the wrong process for my phone and mess up everything up.


DBama1
Alabama Fan
Atlanta
Member since Dec 2009
479 posts

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HeadyMurphey
LSU Fan
Los Santos
Member since Jan 2008
16012 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
If you don't even know where to check the software version, you don't need to be rooting


therick711
USA Fan
South
Member since Jan 2008
10886 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
Google CASUAL for your phone and carrier.


h0bnail
Georgia Fan
Member since Sep 2009
3306 posts
Online

re: Android Rooting Help....
I forgot how much more work this was on non-Nexus phones.


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dkreller
LSU Fan
Offshore
Member since Jan 2009
18361 posts

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I've used SuperOneClick in the past to root androids. See if it works for whatever phone you have.


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ClydeFrog
New Orleans Saints Fan
LA
Member since Jul 2012
3180 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
What are your reasons for rooting? Just curious.


El Hombre de Moleculoso
LSU Fan
Prairieville, LA
Member since Jul 2011
573 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
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What are your reasons for rooting? Just curious.


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LOSEinc
Member since Dec 2012
38 posts

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If you don't even know where to check the software version, you don't need to be rooting


I won't lie, my better judgement tells me this is the case. Has for a couple of months now. I just don't always pay attention to it.


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LOSEinc
Member since Dec 2012
38 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
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What are your reasons for rooting? Just curious.


My main reason is so I can get the cool skins or whatever like I did when I jailbroke my iPhone. Maybe a couple of other things, too, but mainly appearance.


LOSEinc
Member since Dec 2012
38 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
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LINK


Thanks.


DBama1
Alabama Fan
Atlanta
Member since Dec 2009
479 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
No problem man. I understand being concerned about bricking a $600 phone. I was concerned too, but it's really not that common. The s3 handles flashing really well. I flash different roms all the time on my s3 with no issues at all


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Dpizz450
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jan 2011
5410 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
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My main reason is so I can get the cool skins or whatever like I did when I jailbroke my iPhone. Maybe a couple of other things, too, but mainly appearance.


You can do this without rooting. Check out the different launchers in the app store. You don't need to root.


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U
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Tiger Droppings Gold Member
Member since Jun 2013
7 posts

re: Android Rooting Help....
Delete system 32


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