When are you gonna root your Thunderbolt

Discussion in 'Thunderbolt Hacks' started by pc747, Feb 10, 2011.

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When u goona root

  1. As soon as I take it out of the box and put the battery in

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  2. Wait awhile to see if any good roms release

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  3. Not gonna root.

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  1. pc747
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    pc747 DF Administrator Staff Member Rescue Squad

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    The title says it all.........
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    I'm actually not in the market for a Thunderbolt, but if I were, I'd root it straight out of the box.
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    I would wait till I near the middle or end of my 2 year contract. Android is so flexable and customizable I really don't see a pressing need to root except of corse for wifi tether but I seldom use that feature on my OG Droid anyways.

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    Internet connectivity always drops in my townhouse, and I've had to use wireless tethering several times in the past two weeks. It's been a godsend.
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    im signing a 1yr deal and IF I get it I am rooting immediately.
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    I'm definitely signing a 1 year deal next time around. Two years seems like an eternity to have the same device.
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    its either 1 year deal or bestbuy, bit since I am doing an wearly upgrade and best buy dont deal with early upgrades then I am going through vzw.
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    I'm buying it outright, full retail here :eek:hmy:....and it will be rooted right away.
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    I will be rooting it on the way home from the VZW Store!!!...lol
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    Of course you have to wait and see if any good roms...but,root as fast as posible...
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    This. 10 char
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    As soon as i get it home its as good as rooted and will b waiting for GB...LOL

    Shazaam!
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    Before I leave the store....
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    I plan on rooting it right away, but mainly to just use apps that will require root permissions, like wireless tether and cache cleaner, and to possibly overclock it a bit. I'm in no hurry to Rom it really. Down the road I may Rom it, depending on what's available.
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    exactly!

    10char
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    I will probably try it right at the store if something like unrevoked will be available at the time .
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    If you ever plan on doing anything ROM or kernel related, even if you plan on leaving it stock for a year, what's the point in not rooting it immediately?

    You don't have to change anything after rooting but you can run all sorts of nice apps requiring root access. I plan on rooting immediately but will wait a while before installing any ROM's. I'll most likely download a tethering app and some housecleaning apps requiring root but will leave it otherwise "stock" for a while and see what ROM's emerge. :icon_eek: I suspect I'll try some ROM's before summer's out but I rather liked the EVO I played with for a few minutes a couple months ago. Sense is pretty nice as far as skins go.
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    hahaha!! That's just too funny.
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    Hopefully that will be this Thursday!!
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    Count me as one who will root right away but not rom for awhile.