hello, new to the droid world

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  1. tom frasier

    tom frasier New Member

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    I need to get to ICS because there's an app I need for work and it only runs on ICS or higher. The phone is rooted but I'm having issues with debloating. Is there a solid downloadable program out there? THx
     
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    Welcome to the forum Tom! Typically you can do one of two things depending on your device....Flash an already debloated rom, or debloat yourself by freezing/deleting said apps via Titanium backup.
    If you're still on Gingerbread that means you have a pretty old device (by smartphone standards) so it may be difficult to find valid/updated files for your device. That said, XDA may still have active links for the files you need.
    Let us know the make/model phone, who your carrier is, what root method you used, and what rom you're currently running and we can go from there.


    tap'n on my S5
     
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    I should mention Idownloaded Rom Mgr and Titanium backup
     
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    ...and be careful asking questions on the XDA Developers Site. Read their rules before posting.
     
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    They don't let newbies post
     
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    I think my phone is debloated already as I don't have the factory stuff any longer.
     
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    That looks pretty cut and dry, but as you can see the files you need are no longer available. I was afraid this is going to a problem. You might do a search for your device on the XDA sub forums. If anyone would have the files you need it would be them.


    tap'n on my S5
     
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    I can't reboot into that recovery mode he talks about.
     
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    My point about XDA wasn't that they don't let newbies post, but rather that they go absolutely berserk over what *they* consider dumb questions or questions posted in the wrong thread. Just watch yourself if you post over there, they are not a forgiving bunch of guys.
     
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    Welcome aboard Tom and good luck!
     
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    You mean the geeks have established their own level of intolerance? I've never used that word to refer to someone and have enough security in myself that I don't have denigrate anyone in order to validate myself. One learns by asking questions; maybe at some point in their lives they had to ask too. Utopian we are not.
     
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    Welcome to the site Tom. Hope cr6's recommendation helped. Good to see you don't need to be an expert to ask a question on DroidForums.
     
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    Welcome to the forums Tom, make sure you'll check out the Off-topic section for a nice talk ;)

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