New to rooting

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  1. learnindroid

    learnindroid New Member

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    I've got a moto droid 1 with android 2.2 and I'm debating rooting cause I want wifi tether mostly for my xbox, but since I know it voids warranty I don't wanna have to worry about ruining anything and also keep everything I have now, how do I go about this? I have downloaded universal androot to do it with also is this a good root software?

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    Rooting has its pros and cons.... But so far as u voiding ur warranty, u can unroot and Verizon or Motorola will never know that u rooted ur Droid.... As far as Universal Root, idk because I used DM Updater to root mine and I root my girlfriend's with the Root regardless of OS version guide on this forum... But I have experience with the newest rooting method called z4root which is free in the market and it is easy as pushing a button, since that is all u have to do, lol...... Hope this was helpful....

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    Thanks ill check out that z4 one, how do u unroot it once uve done it then?

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    the app will also do that

    i know u cant see my sig, but theres a lot of links in it all about rooting and its perks. deff worth checking out
     
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    Lol yea I downloaded it and saw I did the root thing and it rebooted, but it doesn't seem diff, how do I tell? And wats a good wifi tether app?

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    see if u have an app called superuser

    and wireless tether for root users
     
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    I don't see any app called superuser, and it said app force closed while it was rooting, then it like was freezing, I tried to turn it off and it went back to z4 and said sumn along the lines of finishing root then rebooting, should I try again?

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    id say so...
     
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    Sweet it worked this time. And I installed wifi tether, anything else I should know or anything kewl? And hey thanks for all ur guys help

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    You can now overclock the processor of the phone to make it run faster. Load a custom rom and kernel first. If your running the droid 1 use rom manager for all of that

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    Any specific one? And any specific kernel? Or rom?

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    Roms and kernels are all a matter of preference. On my droid 1 I ran buglessbeast rom and a chevy low voltage 1.1 ghz kernel. Try them out to see which one you like best, but remember to do a nandroid backup before flashing a new rom

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