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Questions about rooting a phone which gives you access to lower level system functions that you would otherwise not be able to access. Two examples are the filesystem and registry.

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Is it possible to “root” a Windows Phone device? What are the benefits?

Android devices can be "rooted", allowing unrestricted access to the file system, tethering, extra hardware control, and more. The Windows Phone operating system is not a Linux-based operating system,...