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School of Android 301: What is root?

If you’re new to Android, have nerdy Android-obsessed friends, or you’re a recovering iPhone Jailbreaker you may have heard the term “root” before, but you might not know what it

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Install Google Play Services on Amazon’s new Fire Tablets without Root access

So for those of you out there who weren’t aware, when you purchase an Amazon Fire tablet, you can’t install just any app that you see fit. In fact, you

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(Updated) Here’s why I’ve stopped rooting my phones

I’m sure you’ve heard about the term “root” several times while browsing the web, or you may even be the owner of a rooted device. In fact, ever since Android

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Lollipop gets officially Xposed

Xposed is now officially official on Lollipop. This means that people on Android 5.1 Lollipop who want to customize their Android experience without installing a custom ROM can now do so.

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How to change your boot animation [Root]

Love it or hate it, you can’t deny that Android is the king when it comes to customization. While other people choose to have a phone that allows you to only

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Root T-Mobile Galaxy S6/S6 Edge on Android 5.1.1 without tripping Knox

So you just updated your Samsung Galaxy S6 or Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to Android 5.1.1 but by doing so lost your root access. Not to worry as there is

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ASUS ZenFone 2 bootloader gets unofficially unlocked

For those of us who like tinkering with our devices – you know, rooting, custom ROM’s – then owners of the ASUS ZenFone 2 will be pleased to learn that

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LG G4 root is coming, just not yet

The LG G4 has been out for over a week and most users have just started to try and tweak their devices. For some users, rooting the phone is a logical

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5 reasons you shouldn’t root your new Galaxy S6

The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are Samsung’s newest devices and they are definitely packed with power. They feature QHD displays with over 570 ppi, an amazingly powerful Exynos

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Galaxy S6 gets custom recovery TWRP

With the Galaxy S6 already being rooted, the possibilities for flashing custom ROMs just got possible with TWRP releasing a custom recovery for the device. The TeamWin Recovery Project replaces the

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How to root the Samsung Galaxy S6

So you just got your brand new Samsung Galaxy S6? Why not root it? Some apps that exist on the Google Play Store still require root privileges given how Android

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Easily root your device with Root Master [Review]

One feature that can be enabled on your Android device is obtaining root access – we’ve already discussed the benefits of rooting your device to enable more features on your

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Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge already rooted before official release

For rooting fanatics out there, and those that plan on picking up the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge when they release next month, the great news is that you’ll

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The best Apps for your Rooted Android device

So you managed to root your Android device? Good going! Now what? We’ve compiled the best Apps for your newly rooted Android device to get you started. Titanium Backup The

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How to root the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Some apps that exist on the Google Play Store still require root privileges given how Android is designed, and as such sometimes it’s necessary to get root on your device