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    My droid x was rooted with easy root and I themed my swype with MM and removed some bloatware and thats it ....When I try to download the officail update it just says installation failed! What do I do!!!!! :icon_eek:
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    put the bloatware back.
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    Is that really gonna fix it?
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    you cant update without the bloatware back in place.
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    Should I un-root and delete easy root and root explorer and all that then do the update or should i just do the update?
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    youll lose root regardless. you can pick whether u wanna leave it on or not.
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    Ugh its still not working......!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    make sure u put ALL the stock apps back on.
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    Yup all there......I themed my swype if that helps.
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    I'm guessing the non-standard Swype theme may be holding up the works.
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    id have to agree.
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    Whats the best way to go about that
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    you can flash the sbf then itll guarantee you wont have any problems updating.
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    I have no idea what that is, how to do it, and what it does....sorry im a noob
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    It resets your phone totally to stock. You lose all personal information and have to set the phone back up again. It's giving you a completely clean, fresh slate to work with.
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    What exactly will I loose in the factory reset? contacts? just free apps right?
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    You'll lose EVERYTHING. The paid apps will show up in your market (it's linked to your gmail account and you DID pay for the apps), but you'll have to reinstall them/set them back up.

    Think of it as opening the box again and pulling your Droid X out -- only with a few scratches. :)
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    So my contacts will come back?
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    if you are synced with google, yes.
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