So how long before we see a rooted DROID?

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by garrett, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. Sam

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    and what's this i see on youtube about using your G1 as a modem? does this enable you to do that with the droid?
     
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    I'm not sure if that's a native android 2.0 functionality or if the device must be rooted to do that, can you post a link?
     
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    just youtube search G1 modem, there are a ton of videos..
     
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    One other term to be aware of "bricked" as in the disclaimer the videos post of "I take no responsibility if you brick your phone" Meaning just that your phone is a brick, doesnt work at all.

    Never has happened to me and I do like to run alot of "hacked" hardware/firmware on routers, phones etc, but it is something that can happen and should be thought about. ;)
     
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    most definatly this is why i wouldnt use a custom rom till its been out for a little bit so i can get a general consensus on how well it works or doesn't work. I also will not root my device till there is a trustworthy SDK restoration pack for this phone.
     
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    This is key when rooting... As you must have a rollback [​IMG]

    Oh **** button... Incase you screw anything up..
     
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    I just won't mess with it until I get around like 200+ people stating that it worked, then i might consider it.
     
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    Android newbs, Google android dream development and read the root guides and stickies. Brings apps 2 sd, WiFi tether, overclocking processor, backup and recovery utility, themes, enabling multitouch. You will love it !!

    Gotta love Android
     
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    hmm... this does sound entertaining! i can't ever leave well enough alone. i'll be all over this as soon as i figure it out..!
     
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    So it is basically like jailbreaking an iPhone?
     
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    ehhhh kinda but more involved.... installing a new rom is basically installing a new custom built OS with a new custom look. Usually written by some teenager in a basement or garage with a case of redbull next to him.
     
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    sounds dangerous. sign me up.