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Changing roms

Discussion in 'Droid 2 Roms' started by bigfootjumpsuit, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. bigfootjumpsuit
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    I am currently rooted and running apex but am currently interested in other roms as im reading I see instructions to wipe data and cache before installing or wipe data/factory reset. I feel like these are two completely different methods. Maybe I don't quite understand how root works, if I factory reset wont I lose root? I wiped data and cache to install apex, just wondering which method is better or if they are the same.

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    i always wipe both.

    you can never be too safe...

    and a factory reset does not make you lose root. factory reset clears the user data... the root files are in the system partition
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    Ok so wipe data and cache, and do a factory reset?

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    yep... as long as you dont FORMAT anything (i believe that is in the "mounts and storage" menu) you should be fine.


    i accidently formatted my system once, and it didnt boot. lol.

    so stick with the wipes