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new to rooting, could use some quick help.

Discussion in 'Droid Rooted Help' started by ddownpound, Sep 24, 2010.

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    i just rooted my droid1 using this:

    How to: Root Motorola DROID Running Android 2.2 FRG22D - Droid Life: A Droid Community Blog

    and after i typed all that in [i actually copy and pasted] i restarted my phone and nothing is different. what now? also that superuser thing doesn't load when i try to open it. it just comes up and is blank. nothing happens. also i noticed when i was done entering those commands that usb storage wasn't on. does that make a difference? if so can i redo it without hurting anything? how can i tell if it worked, if im actually rooted?

    pretty much i just need to know, what now?
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    Download Terminal Emulator by Jack Palvich

    Open it up and type su then press enter

    you should get a box to tap allow

    the $ should change to #

    if so you are rooted, now get either SPRecovery or Clockwork recovery on your phone and make a nandroid backup
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    Also Superuser will be blank until you have allowed root access to apps. After you have been rooted for a while when you go back into your Superuser you will see a list of apps that have "root access". So remember when you are asked to "allow access" always hit "Allow".
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    +1 ^^^ to both answers. Welcome to the dark side ddownpound!
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    hah thanks! im enjoying it so far. overclocked with seemingly no battery loss. but i have another question. i understand roms and such but is it mostly for show? i mean, right now my phone is running perfectly the way it is, fast, battery is great, and i love how i have everything set up and the way it all looks. so why would i want to change to a custom rom?

    and thanks for all the quick responses, very helpful!
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    The ONLY reason I change to a different ROM is if the 'next' one has some significant features that my current one does not. I am back on an old Sapphire that probably can't be found most places 'cough', 'cough', from cyanogen 6.0 because of that very fact. This sapphire does everything the Cyaongenmod did, but smoother.

    Themeing is a whole different animal and doesn't require any certain rom, so if you're happy, stay happy.

    have fun and good luck
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