New Droidee; Want Advice!

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  1. jet5031

    jet5031 New Member

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    Hey everyone. I just got back from the Verizon store with my brand new Droid :D

    I can't wait to get more into it, but I wanted to ask you all first if you had any tips or tricks I should know about.

    -MUST HAVE Apps?
    -Info on Themes?
    -What is "Rooting" the phone?!

    Anything else you can recommend would be greatly appreciated!

    Thanks everyone I look forward to hearing back!

    -JET
     
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    Haha this isn't exactly hidden information. Read stickies such as "Getting started" and rooting, reason why etc. Try to google "Must have apps" for example.

    Anyways, this site and Alldroid are amazing resources. With your Droid you will not be disappointed. Many people here suffer addiction.
     
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    Congrats on the smart purchase, and welcome to the forums!

    The one bit of advice I give to anybody asking would be, well, if you get stuck, try pressing the menu key, or longpressing something. usually yields results.
     
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    Yup. Read these forums. They address all your questions.
     
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    Welcome to the Forum....As everyone has mentioned, Read, Read, Read, Read, Read, Read, Read, and Read some more.
     
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    All good advice above. In addition, you might want to access Find great Android apps and games - AppBrain on your pc/mac. It's not perfect, but it does provide a much improved browsing experience for finding apps you might need from the Market.

    And even better, it allows you keep a list of apps you want to intall and access the list from your Droid (with the appbrain app.) Once you do that, you can download the individual apps and synchronize it with the list you maintain on AppBrain.com.