custom roms on cricket network???

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    Ok to start off, I have a droid1 rooted and flashed to cricket network. I can use all my apps with internet and all. Maps and market works. I know I can flash custom roms without reverting the flash. Thing is when I do flash a rom my market and apps won't work. I heard I can flash a custom rom without resetting apn settings so my apps still work. My question to you guys is, is there a theme-able custom 2.0 rom?
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    I flash all kinds of roms all day long. I'm using a Droid on Cricket. Everything works. All I have to do after changing roms is put the startup.sh and u2nl files in the folder they need to be and chmod 755 them. I then install the Autostart (root) app and change my APN. Reboot and I'm done. Everything works perfect.
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    Links to all that a how to please and thank you sir. What roms do you run? 2.0 or froyo roms?
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    I run Froyo. Bugless Beast v.05, Ultimate Droid eXtreme 8, CyanogenMod 6, Zen-Miui V2. Pretty much all the new roms as they come out.

    Here's the steps you need to know since your phone is already flashed:

    Download and install Autostart (root) by Blank-online.eu and Root Explorer by Speed Software from the Android Market.

    Now using your phone download this zip file,
    http://www.whiterabbit.org/android/u2nl.zip, from WhiteRabbit.org.

    Open the Root Explorer app and give it root permission if asked. At the top there should be a button that says "Mount R/W", press it.

    Navigate to the /sdcard/download folder and open the u2nl.zip file you just downloaded. Inside you'll find the u2nl file. The autostart.sh file should also be in the zip file in the autostart/motodroid/cricket folder.

    Extract both files. The extracted files will be in the /sdcard/extracted folder.

    Move the u2nl file to the /system/bin folder and set its permissions to
    User: Read, Write, Execute
    Group: Read, Execute
    Others: Read, Execute

    Go to the /data folder and create a new folder named "opt" if it's not already there.

    Move the autostart.sh file to the /data/opt folder and set its permissions to
    User: Read, Write, Execute
    Group: Read, Execute
    Others: Read, Execute

    You can now exit the Root Explorer app.

    Now launch the Voice Dialer app and say "Open APNs". Modify the APN to look like this:

    Name - Cricket
    APN - internet
    Proxy - wap.mycricket.com
    Port - 8080
    Username - yourphonenumber@mycricket.com
    Password - cricket
    Server - wap.mycricket.com
    MMSC - http://mms.mycricket.com/servlets/mms
    MMS - Proxy wap.mycricket.com
    MMS Port - 8080
    MCC - 310
    MNC - 004
    Authentication Type - PAP or CHAP
    APN type - <Not set>

    Save the APN changes and reboot your phone. That's it. You can check out the full process at Motorola Droid Full Solution Updated
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    When do I flash the rom? After all that? Because I can't download after rom install. Only view web
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    You do all this after you install your new ROM. Setup a WIFI connection on your phone or just download to your computer then transfer via USB to your phone's SD card.
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    When I do this my apn vanishes like I never put it in. Even after I reboot my phone and check the apn file again it is still gone. Anyone have any ideas on this?

    Thanks

    I should mention that I am using an Evo and everything else works just fine.
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2010
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