Rooted my droid with z4 Root..now what?

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  1. armopride07

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    i also bought Rom Manager and SetCPU. HOw do i install new kernels and roms and stuff cuz whenver i try and download stuff from Rom Manager it goes until 30% and stops..for example bugless beast.
     
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    First, you need to install a rom. Since you have RM I imagine you want to use RM/CW so open RM select a rom and tap download. You will see the status of the download in the notification bar. When the download is complete scroll the notification bar down and tap the notification. This will start the install and you should be prompted to wipe data and cache and make a backup. Do both. When the install is complete your phone will reboot.

    Installing a theme and kernel is the same but when installing either do NOT wipe but DO make a backup.

    Hope this is helpful.

    Mike
     
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    but see thats the problem whenever i try and download stuff it freezes around 30%
     
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    Try switching to wifi and see if that works
     
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    oh aright sweet i'll try that out
     
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    that helped out so much. its already almost done !
     
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    Great! Glad it worked for you.
     
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    i did just that, and now my phone shoes a triangle, with a little droid lying next to it. did i just brick my phone?
     
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    No! You are in recovery. Did you wipe the data and cache?
     
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    Did you install a custom recovery image first?

    Sent from my The Ultimate DROiD 2.0.0 URBaN using Tapatalk
     
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    oh recovery...phew i thought i bricked it. damn that was close. no i haven't installed a custom reboot image yet. what is better to use, cyanogen or bugless beast?
     
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    how long does it take to finish in recovery mode?
     
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    You have to install a custom recovery Image before you flash a rom. Is your phone doing anything or just sitting at the stock recovery screen with the triangle?

    Sent from my The Ultimate DROiD 2.0.0 URBaN using Tapatalk
     
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    its just sitting here with the stock recovery triangle. what do i do now?
     
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    Reboot it.

    Press the volume up and camera button at the same time. When recovery loads, use the d-pad to highlight the reboot option. Press the center of the d-pad to select.
     
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