Rooting your phones ?

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  1. DDragon

    DDragon Well-Known Member

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    I was under the impression that if you swap your SD card into another phone then you get all the data back on it. Yeah if its photos, videos, or music files, it works but if its apps you do not get your saved data back on the app because I guess part of it stores on the phone's memory. So basically SD cards arent really meant for apps. The only way to get it back is to root your phone and use a backup program or app. Those of you who root your phone is it worth it and it is safe ?
     
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    cg256 Well-Known Member VIP

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    You shouldn't install apps on your SD card. Install on internal storage and then turn on Google backup. It will save app preferences, WiFi passwords and the like.

    If that is all you are looking for, use that instead of rooting. Also if you have an ATT or Verizon phone, the bootloaders are probably locked so you won't be able to root.

    Head over to xda.com and find your phone. Tons of info there if you're still interested.