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Help, Formatting sd card

Discussion in 'Droid X Roms' started by jonlutz217, Jul 12, 2011.

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    This may not be neccessary, but I really want to format the sd card on my phone. I will pull out the important files and some media I want and have them backed up on my computer. However, I have downloaded so many roms, updates, and stupid applications that I barely know half the crap when going through my files. Even after deleting applications they leave info behind and i feel like my phone has really slowed down from all this junk. My question is basically is this safe on a rooted phone? my thought is if i delete the cm7 file (which is the rom im currently using) then how would my phone possibly be able to keep running cm7? Should i sbf and then do a formatting? any help is much appreciated.
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    Go ahead and format...just be sure to do a backup of the rom and save it to your computer before formatting

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    Btw, please don't cross post...post in one thread and one only...I'm sure a moderator will come by and lock one of your posts
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    yeah my bad I wasn't sure if posting in those two different sections was ok or not. but i can do that and have a back up but then how will that work? would i not have to reflash the rom? and if so how could i get into clockwork cuz i assume that would disapear with a format as well?
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    Clockworkmod is flashed on the phone itself so it remains after formatting the sdcard (actually it can format the sdcard itself lol)

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    Also the rom should automatically put anything it needed back on the sdcard after formatting

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    thank you for all of the help. i seriously suggest anyone who flashes roms and themes a lot to do this. my phone is flying now!!! i can even get the sense previews from adw to appear without any glitching, which ive never been able to do before!
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    If you've made backups it will be on your sd card in the clockworkmod recovery folder.

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