(Assumedly) Easy question (Unrooted 2.1 -> Rooted 2.2)

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  1. Rei

    Rei New Member

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    I assume this is a really easy one for you all, and I just need some general direction (there's just so much info to wade through here): I have an unrooted Motorola Droid 2.1. It keeps offering to upgrade me to the official 2.2. I want basically a stock 2.2, except rooted so that I can only do one thing: wifi tether. I don't want to overclock, I don't want any sort of custom stuff -- I just want to be able to run a wifi tether.

    Where should I start? Is it safe to just go ahead and upgrade to official 2.2 in the meantime?
     
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    Rei New Member

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    You know -- I swear I saw some people already on 2.2 rooting, so I'm going to assume it can be done.
     
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    Abe21599 Super Moderator
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    yes you can root 2.2

    check out link 3 in sig
     
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    Rei New Member

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    Thanks; I'll give it a shot. :)
     
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    After the OTA to 2.2 I rooted with easy root and so far so good !
     
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    Easy root? Is there a guide for that?
     
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    christim Super Moderator
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    It's in the market, I think you pay a buck, push some buttons, sometimes all goes well, other times you get stuck and come back here and ask for help :)

    The manual methods are fairly simple and they let you understand what's being installed and how. It comes down to: install rsd lite > install sprecovery > make a backup > install the rom you want and then you are good to go.
     
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