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Possible to root OG Droid with no service?

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by Yanks33Jets, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. Yanks33Jets
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    I upgraded to the Droid 3, and am planning on keeping my OG Droid as a backup and not spending the money on insurance for the new phone. I was always weary about rooting the OG Droid, but now that I upgraded I figure I might as well see how difficult it is to root, and what advantages I would gain from it. Is it possible to root my OG Droid without having active service to it? I also transferred the SD card to the new phone, can I root without that? I would like to be able to root so that I can decide on whether or not to root my Droid 3 when the time comes. Thanks.
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    You can root without service but not sure if you "need" the sdcard. You will to run ROMs but not sure on just rooting. When I rooted my D1 you did need a sdcard, but alots changed since then.

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    Can you put your new D3 card in the D1?

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    The Droid 3 doesn't come with an SD card, it comes with a SIM card which is different.
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    Really? That just shows how much I've paid attention then... lol. How much is on board?

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    I think it comes with 16G built in, plus you can utilize whatever you add with an SD card. My OG Droid came with a 16G SD card, it would be nice if they still included those!
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    Now can someone point me in the direction for the best rooting instructions? I've seen many threads out there but if anyone can recommend a good one I'd appreciate it.
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    I rooted my replacement Droid with superoneclick a few months ago.

    It was easy, I didn't even know what I was doing at the time and was still able to get it to work

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