SBF & Root help

Discussion in 'Droid 3 Hacks' started by PhotoMaster, Oct 27, 2011.

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    I am totally ignorant of how to root a phone. I have been reading through topics here and they have been flying WAY over my head. I believe I need to download some SBF file so I can restore the phone if I need to return it to factory default. I think what I need to do is:

    1) Get whatever software I need to return it to normal. SBF?? What do I need and how do I do it.
    2) Root the phone. What software will I need and what is the safest method to root it?

    I'm sure these things have been explained numerous times, but reading through other posts, I am getting more and more confused. For me, the simpler the better.

    Sorry for any repetition!

    Greg
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    I just wrote a sticky (see this subforum)...should walk you through the process pretty easily.
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    All rooted using PetesMotorolaRootTools. I have my screen capture app running like a champ, and Titanium Backup is installed. Now I need to figure out what I can safely freeze, so as not to hurt anything. I froze a few apps (Amazon Kindle, Blockbuster, City ID, etc.) and would love to know what else I can freeze to make it work better.
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    Just use petes bloat remover script

    Sent from my DROID3 using Tapatalk
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    Not sure how to run the scripts. I will have to check it out.
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    There are lists floating around there on xda and rootzwiki in the droid 3 forums...
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    Thanks. I posted for help on rootzwiki and will be checking there next.
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    You rock FishAcura! Your links gave me lots to work with! I've been freezing a few things, but am very leary. Now I have a good list to work from!
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