Quick rom question

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by wink4life, Nov 26, 2010.

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    I may sound like an idiot but i cant fine the explanation. What does it mean to flash a rom. Now how is flashing related to installing and running the rom. Im confused

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    link 2 in my sig will help you out a bit

    flashing a rom is pretty much installing it.
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    Thank you.
    Now o red a guide from XDA ans from here on how to mod the phone. Now one guide says to use terminal emulator to do tje mods and the other one uses a rom manager. Is there any diffwrence between them? Are they both stable and reliable on tour opinions

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    They're two different types of programs ROM Manager helps you manage what ROMs you want to install when you get to that point (and a lot more).

    Terminal Emulator uses a command-line prompt to run Unix commands. You can use it to modify settings, files, folders, etc.

    I would suggest looking up one subject at a time, and reading as much as you can about it. Start with the links in the post right above you...

    Good luck, and welcome to rooting!