Rom question?

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  1. gunftr

    gunftr New Member

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    I'm about ready to flash a new rom for the first time. My question is, is there a way to preview them before you install them? I've only seen a preview of a couple of them, the rest were just names.

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    Have you made a full backup of your rooted stock rom? If you have, then you can easily go from rom to rom.

    What rom are you going to load first? A lot of roms don't have screen shots because they don't look any different than stock, especially an AOSP rom.
     
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    I haven't decided which 1 I'm gonna do first, kind of why I want to preview them beforehand. if there is 1 that's easier that would probably be the 1 I do first

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    ROMs all install the same way. There's no pics of base ROMs cuz there's so many themes for each specific rom. Most AOSP ROMs come with a vanilla theme or gingerbread theme. Dark slide is a black themed ROM. Just make a backup prior and try em out.
     
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    Okay that's fine so where do you find one's that you mentioned?

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    In the ROMs subforum. The more popular ones are there.
     
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    Okay I must be doing something wrong I I looked there and all I saw were post unless I was looking in the wrong place

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    Thanks, I was lookin in the wrong place. Now that I have a few all I need is enough nerve to take that last step.

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    Just be sure to make a backup first and then follow the install instructions
     
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    just for good measure......make a backup before you do anything else :) you can never be reminded to many times.

    download droid x bootstrapper
    bootstrap recover
    OK
    reboot recovery
    phone will boot into clockwork mod
    backup/restore
    backup
    let it work its magic.

    once this is done, it is nearly impossible to mess up your phone. you can always get into clockwork and restore you phone to it current state. the developers here have made ROMing and Themeing so easy that i dont even worry about it at all any more.
     
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    Just to save time, install Liberty 1.5. No need to try other ROMs. Well you can, but you will always come back to Liberty.