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Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 2 Development' started by dellefave28, Nov 15, 2010.

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    i am lookin for a rom that would work for a non rooted D2..i cant seem to find how these work ive been searching the forums for hours. could anyone please take the time out to inform me on how to install a rom?
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    ROMS require root. ur gonna get installation failed everytime without a custom recovery (which requires root)
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    ok so after i root what would be the way of going about this?
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    probably installing the free rom manager to flash clockwork recovery then searching the forums to find one you like

    just follow the directions word for word and ull be fine
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    Always make a backup before trying to install a rom. You can make a backup right from rom manager or you can do it in clockwork recovery as well

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    what is this clockwork recovery? im so confused with this theme and rom thing i have just rooted my phone now..do i need to do anything special to protect it and so i can get the verizon upgrades??
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    Well, by installing a custom rom, i believe you will lose the ability to recieve the OTA updates. I believe you will lose root as well. Someone please correct me if i am wrong

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    OK. I'll correct you. :)

    Installing a custom ROM does not mean you will lose root. Quite the contrary it is necessary for the installation of the custom ROM. For the D2 you will be able to receive updates provided you have all of Verizons bloatware in place.

    You need to spend some time in the D2 hacking area. I'm going to move this thread there now.
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    Sorry. I meant you would lose root with the OTA update. My bad.

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