Just got thunderbolt and just signed up

Discussion in 'HTC ThunderBolt' started by shawndama, Apr 3, 2011.

  1. shawndama
    Offline

    shawndama New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2011
    Messages:
    14
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I'm new and just wanted to know what rooting means and what it can do?
  2. MrKleen
    Offline

    MrKleen New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2010
    Messages:
    1,602
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Before you think about that you should learn all the ins and outs of your stock phone. Without being fully acquainted with what you have you won't appreciate a Rom.

    Rooting will allow you to eliminate the bloat and load custom roms.

    The stock Thunderbolt is amazing and will keep you busy for some time.
  3. mwhartman
    Offline

    mwhartman Super Moderator/RS Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2010
    Messages:
    10,739
    Likes Received:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    South FL
  4. shawndama
    Offline

    shawndama New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2011
    Messages:
    14
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Thank you...Also have another question..I don't see a option for vibrate and ringtone when receiving a text messages. Any idea how to fix that if it's possible?
  5. mwhartman
    Offline

    mwhartman Super Moderator/RS Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2010
    Messages:
    10,739
    Likes Received:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    South FL
    Open the app, tap menu, tap settings, tap notifications
  6. SierraRR
    Offline

    SierraRR Member

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011
    Messages:
    111
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Grand Forks ND
    Welcome to the site.

    Sent from my DROIDX using DroidForums
  7. shawndama
    Offline

    shawndama New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2011
    Messages:
    14
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Hey mwhartman... After opening the apps ..I tap menu but do not see settings ...only thing i see is Grid. Share .Remove app.Sort..when i go to app then i see a settings but i dont see notifications? Im really confused and im sorry i just got the phone two days ago
  8. mwhartman
    Offline

    mwhartman Super Moderator/RS Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2010
    Messages:
    10,739
    Likes Received:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    South FL
    Open the text app then tap menu, etc Sorry I was not clearer
  9. shawndama
    Offline

    shawndama New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2011
    Messages:
    14
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    thank you so much...Thanks to everyone for the happy greetings .
  10. mwhartman
    Offline

    mwhartman Super Moderator/RS Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2010
    Messages:
    10,739
    Likes Received:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    South FL
    Did you get the text notification to vibrate?
  11. shawndama
    Offline

    shawndama New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2011
    Messages:
    14
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    lol one more question..any way to make the vibrate stronger for both text and calls
  12. mwhartman
    Offline

    mwhartman Super Moderator/RS Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2010
    Messages:
    10,739
    Likes Received:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    South FL
    I have a Droid and my vibration is very loud. I use Handcent and it allows me to set different patterns. I'm not sure if the TB does the same, sorry. Check the TB section of the Forum.
  13. shawndama
    Offline

    shawndama New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2011
    Messages:
    14
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Yes i did...thank you so much...Lol anyway to make the vibrate stronger on text or calls or both?
  14. shawndama
    Offline

    shawndama New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2011
    Messages:
    14
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    ok thank a lot
  15. NickWBurns
    Offline

    NickWBurns New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2011
    Messages:
    42
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    You could also download an app "minevibrationsetting" works pretty goof for adjusting notification vibrations

    Sent through a bolt of thunder?
  16. shawndama
    Offline

    shawndama New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2011
    Messages:
    14
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    search for the app....nothing comes up
  17. NickWBurns
    Offline

    NickWBurns New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2011
    Messages:
    42
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Sorry wrong name its called minemessagevibrate, if you just search for mine message it should come up just get the one that works for whatever android you have

    Sent through a bolt of thunder?