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Anybody have a 5s?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by whiffyspark, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. tonygreek

    tonygreek LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,867

    In short, it allows you "root-level access" of your phone's operating system. It can be used to open up operating system options that a carrier has locked down. It's also a way of getting rid of all of the crap they add in, installing ad blockers, changing battery settings, adjust processor speeds, activating free hotspot functionality, and on and on...

    It's also not something that I readily recommend for those that don't have some level of technical aptitude. The process can be both tedious and stomach-turning. lol
  2. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,739

    Is this akin to jail-breaking an iPhone?
  3. tonygreek

    tonygreek LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,867

    Yep, although rooting an Android allows significantly more technical revision than jail-breaking an iPhone.
  4. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,506

    Just wanted to update this

    I ended up picking up a nokia 1520 to replace my note 2. Always wanted to try a windows phone.

    So now I have an 5s and 1520
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  5. Okiebug003

    Okiebug003 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    Not to high trying to hijack the thread but how are you doing this, and what app? For what is worth I love my note 2.
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  6. Service.com

    Service.com Sponsor
    Messages: 804

    Still holding on to my 4s...I break new stuff lol

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