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Old 05-14-2013, 06:21 AM   #16
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well I was looking to root it so that I could install linux over it. experiment with it etc. but since my S5302 is a low end device most of these things are not available so .
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Originally Posted by schneidz View Post
using my galaxy s2 as a wifi router is the only benefit to rooting i found thus far.
i just remembered another reason i rooted my galaxy. it got frustrating to have to press the power button and do the unlock pattern to change songs while driving (its especially dangerous on the highway). so i installed unnamed-rom which has a setting in the menu to keep the screen on while charging.
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It's all about how you use your device, I guess.

There is a setting in the stock ROM which allows you to have a 30 minute screen time-out. You just have to remember to touch the screen once every 30 minutes if you want to keep it alive, which you'd probably do anyway if you were constantly changing songs.

This is the perfect example of what can happen when you root your phone:

As I said previously, do not do this unless you absolutely know what you're doing. Even then, I would suggest that you only 'root' for the time it takes to do whatever you have to and then 'unroot'.

These are not just phones, they're little computers. Rooted ones are low hanging fruit for the kiddies.

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