Selling my rooted Droid. a few questions

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  1. sruel3216
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    Posted in another section, but need a fast response. Ok so im selling my droid to someone off craigslist. i have 2.2 root on it right now and the guy still wants the 2.2 if i do a data/cache wipe and de-activate it, am i good to go? will the phone still have 2.2 root and work for him when activated?

    waiting for my Droid X =)

    thanks
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    thanks for the fast response. much appreciated. like i said i just need an answer fast because im selling it in a few hours and need to get it ready
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    I would format the SD to ensure you wiped all your personal files, and ADB format system, boot, data and cache. Then re-flash 2.2. Just to be on the safe side.

    And hope he knows what he's doing with root and 2.2. If I were you, I'd be leary of getting bombarded with questions "this doesn't work...how do I do this..." In fact, I'd probably just sbf flash 2.01, tell him when he logs in with his gmail that he can update to 2.1, and then provide a few links and point him to this forum if he wants to root. Selling a newb a rooted phone is only asking for headaches.
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    ok thanks for the response. i asked him that and he said he wanted 2.2. His head ache after that if he doesnt know what he is doing. i warned him
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    Ok, I'm tethering to this thread. HA! Ok, lame, so what.

    DX will be arriving at my house today, so I'm going to sell the D1 in the very near future.

    D1: Installed latest 2.2, rooted with easy root, installed barnacle, busybox and flash player. Other than that, pretty much stock.

    If I: Hard Reset, Re-flash 2.2, Format SD

    Will the D1 retain root and flash player?
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    i think if you go to privacy, then do a factory data reset it will erase everything and keep 2.2. or go to the recovery menu and erase everything from there
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    Yup, know how to do the hard reset. Just wasn't sure if root would still be there afterwards.
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    A little off topic, but just wondering how much you're selling it for. I Only wonder because I am considering selling mine and getting the D2.

    If you don't feel comfortable giving the exact amount, a ballpark figure would be great.
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    Sold mine last Fri for $225 Cash
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    why is every one selling open (DEV) phones for closed (propitiatory) phones?

    With custom roms I think this baby is worth alot more than some ppl think it is.

    But if you want to get locked into a locked phone that's your bizz I guess. VZW told me D2 has a locked bootloader to.

    It's just like my psp-1000 (fat) and my psp-2000 (slim). There is now way in hell I would get rid of one of them for a psp-3000 or psp-go. They have not been hacked yet and prolly never will be. I mean its been like over 2 years.

    I mean I could understand if the D1 was obsolete but it in no way is.

    Oh well have fun.
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    Thanks for the response BacknBlack, not a bad price, I wonder if in time it will be worth more, or less. Guess it all depends on the bootloader. And since I am not a big rom fan, I don't know if I need an unlocked bootloader.

    I agree this phone is not obsolete, but that R2D2 D@ looks great, and I am not even a trekie... :)

    Oh I mean a warsie?
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    Same here, I figure $225 for the phone, $250 for the phone and my seidio car mount