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  1. Tyleryac
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    Hi, I recently switched from ATT with a iPhone 3GS to Verizon Wireless and picked up a HTC Thunderbolt. I am happy to be apart of this community. Since i'm new, I hope you don't mind if I ask a few questions.

    A. When is the Gingerbread update coming out?

    B. Should I root my phone?

    C. What are the benefits to rooting?

    Thank you all! dancedroid
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    Welcome to the foums, glad to have you. No one knows when we will have Gingerbread unforetunately, however i would expect it to be within the next 2 months. The choice to root is entirely up to you however i recommend it. There are many benefits, they range from being able to overclock your phone to backing up all of your apps and data to removing HTC's Sense UI with a custom rom. Check out the Thunderbolt section, it has guides to rooting and some of the benefits.
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    Welcome to the community and ill have to say 13th gsve you some good info and gingerbread is just a waiting game. You can however root your phone and install a gingerbread ROM. Rooting also gives you superuser access to your device similar to a windows computer. Once rooted you can add and remove whatever you want and customize it to fit your needs. Dive on into the community and make yourself at home
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    :welcome: to the forum. Glad to have you with us.

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    Welcome to the forum. Glad to have you with us.