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    Hello, So im new at this phone and am looking for a little help to get some stuff accomplished so im turning to the experts. I have a Samsung Fascinate that was just updated with the latest version of 2.2.1 released directly from Verizon Wireless via their OTA update. I love the OS i just want to be able to customize it a bit more and found a few themes i would like to download to it. It is not rooted or anything so im just looking for some direction as to what to do. I found some themes from this site and would like to load them to the phone if that's possible?

    Thank you
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    You have to be rooted to flash an actual theme. The only way you can do it now is to get a launcher from the market, like launcher pro, adw ex, and get themes for them. But even that won't theme the status bar, just icons, animations, and wall paper

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    I have launcher pro and its it just changes the way the icons line up and nothing with the color or anything like that. So is it possible to root the device with my current version of 2.2.1?
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    Awesome, Thank you it worked great for the root
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    Good deal

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    Ok so not sure what happened here but i completed the steps you said above and all was going good. Tried to load a theme to the device and when it boots up it gets stuck at the samsung loading screen. Ive done a hard reset and gone back and redid the steps above and same problem....Where do i go from here?
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    Did you wipe cache and dalvik before you flashed the theme? If so, it'll take about a good 5-7 minutes or so to boot up.

    Also, you have to make sure the theme is compatible with the rom you're running

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    I dont remember doing that for the theme portion
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    So if for some reason its not compatible and im still getting only the samsung screen than it disapears and comes back every 45 seconds. Is their a way to go back so the phone will fully boot
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    What theme are you trying to flash?

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    TW671_Blue_Midnight_V1.6_EC05

    Im not too worried about the theme so much just mainly looking to see about how to get the phone to boot back up to be used and than ill search out for a different theme that may work better
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    Do you have s rom loaded on the sd card?

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    Ive got su-2.3.6.1.x which was in the previous link you sent me, should i be using a different one?
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    That's just the super user package...you're ginna have to wipe data to get it back up and running...

    Pull the battery, then put it back in.
    Hold the power button and both volume buttons until you see the samsung logo.
    You'll be in recovery. If it's blue, apply update. If it's red, you're good.
    Go down to wipe data, hit the power button, and select yes. Then go down to wipe cache. Then reboot and you should be back to stock rom and all...
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    Completed a hard reset and cleared the cache when it was in the red writting but was unsuccessful, still flashing on and off with the samsung screen
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    Im downloading Evil_Fascination_v3.5.1_ful.zip just as a trial...........
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    That's what I'm running now...it's great!

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    So, ive done the hard reset and redid the origional steps that you gave me right away but those failed. Do you think this is going to work since its a full rom?
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    Yea, you shouldn't have a problem. Just go in cwr and wipe data, cache, and dalvik. Then install zip from sd card and reboot.

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