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What is a good back up solution for pre-rooting work? Should I fear any apps not working after rooting?

There is no app I know of that wouldn't work after rooting. Make a backup in TWRP/CWM before you root if you are that concerned.
Edited by sherlock - 4/7/14 at 11:47am
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There is no app I know off that wouldn't work after rooting. Make a backup in TWRP/CWM before you root if you are that concerned.
I'm mad because now I know that I should have just rooted the day I got it. I'm looking for something that will let me back up to my PC?
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I'm mad because now I know that I should have just rooted the day I got it. I'm looking for something that will let me back up to my PC?

You can backup all your contacts to your SIM card or Google account. You can also backup all your app data to the Google account(Settings->Backup and reset). When you log back in to your phone with your Google account it will restore all of it.

As far as backup to PC is concerned, your only option would be Titanium backup but it requires root to work. TWRP/CWM will save a backup on your phone, but you have to wipe your phone before you can unlock it and install TWRP/CWM.

I'd follow this guide on xda for Unlocking & Rooting a Nexus 5: http://forum.xda-developers.com/google-nexus-5/general/guide-nexus-5-how-to-unlock-bootloader-t2507905
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Just flashed this sound boost thingy:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=47593101

And I gotta say its awesome, much more power and no sound distortion... Only downside - rooted phones only biggrin.gif
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i use fauxsound to increase audio levels
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SHOULD I Root my Nexus 5?

You don't have to, but it does allow you to do more with the phone, such as 3rd party apps and USB storage through an OTG cable
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SHOULD I Root my Nexus 5?

There is really no downside to unlock and root your Nexus 5, there are fool proof way to do it & undo-it(with one click dead or alive restore tool kit as well) so warranty is no issue. You might not be able to get OTA update, but rooted version of OTA updates will be avaliable on XDA within 12 hours after the official OTA comes out for you to safely flash.
Edited by sherlock - 4/12/14 at 5:31pm
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Just flashed Cyanogenmod after having used Cataclysm ROM with Franco's Kernel for a while. Two improvements: 1) battery life is MUCh better. I listen to a lot of streaming music at work and after 6 hours the battery was usually at around 20-25%. With the Cyanogenmod ROM I still had 58% left in the same timeframe!
2) I was experiencing an issue where sometimes the screen wouldn't turn on when pressing the power button. May have been a kernel issue as I no longer have this problem with the new ROM, athough it may be too early to tell as it only has been 3 days with the new ROM.
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The Nexus 5 is an amazing phone for its price.
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