Newbie in need of suggestions.

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by me@gan, Nov 6, 2010.

  1. me@gan

    me@gan New Member

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    Hello ev1... I recently purchased a used droid and would like some suggestions as to which apps and other things that I'm able to do with my droid that can make my droid be all that it can be :)
    Model # Droid, android version 2.2, buid # FRG22D
    Thanks ev1 in advance for ur time and help.

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  2. zerosouls

    zerosouls Soulless Droid
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    Well is there anything you want it to do? Did you get a data plan for it or are you just running it off of WiFi?
     
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    That's a pretty good idea to get one just to mess around with over wifi

    Swyped from DROID X, so grammer could be awful.
     
  4. Abe21599

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  5. me@gan

    me@gan New Member

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    I have an unlimited data plan using verizon.. what does it mean to root and the different roms? Thanks ev1 for ur quick response.

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  6. Abe21599

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    root - see link 2 in my sig on more about it

    ROMs are just a further way of customizing ur phone. need root to do that though
     
  7. spaz33g

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    Rooting is giving yourself administrative rights to change things you otherwise wouldn't be able to. A rom is like a different framework or system essentially.

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  8. BORICUAPRINCE1

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    Rooting is good for your phone it gives you super user permissions

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  9. me@gan

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    What if any are the downsides to rooting ur droid?

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  10. Abe21599

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    1) voids the warranty

    2) seriously mess it up if you arent careful
     
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    If u gotta ask "what's root", then DON'T do it!

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  12. spaz33g

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    Well kind of but I would more suggest getting informed before trying anything out.

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