where to find z4 root

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  1. Fx4Nick

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    ok so I have done some reasearch and I am looking for the z4 root. Where is a good place to find this? I just want to make sure that it is a good file.

    After that I am going to download Titanium Backup fomr the market.

    I probably will not dable with roms yet

    I want to root really just to remove some of the "bloatware"

    Is there anything else I should think about after rooting?



    Also, once rooted do I need to reboot the phone? I found a tutorial on youtube.com that I will probably follow with z4 root
     
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    [APP] z4root - xda-developers

    1st post in this link. APK is at the bottom

    after rooting just search for "android wifi tether" . Best resource your phone will ever have. It will give you "wifi hotspot" for free
     
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    I am trying the z4 root now and it has been more than a few minutes since the Z4 started the install I still have the blue screen witht eh circle cycling int he middle of the screen.. How long should it typically take to complete??? The guy in the you tube video says "2 minutes tops"
     
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    Back out and reboot the phone. Then try again. It should work, I used it with my DX.

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    how do I back out??

    it has now been about 15 minutes and the middle icon cycling stopped about 2 minutes ago
     
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    What video did you use?.. It probably shouldn't even take that long. Follow this step by step after a reboot and you shouldn't have any issues.


     
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    Pull the battery... and start over
     
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    Hit your back button. I'd reboot the phone also. Then run "Permanent root" again.



    DroidForums Junkie!!
     
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    That is the video I followed after watching severral times to make sure I did it right.

    Currently the phone is frozen none of the buttone will do anything.

    I will pull the battery and try again
     
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    Ok, cause I did that video and I have had about 30 people do it flawlessly. I will be here to help.. Let me know
     
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    Yay!!!

    PUlled battery and started over doing the exact same steps and it took about 45 seconds to beign the reboot after z4 finished


    anyone have a good tutorial or video to remove bloatware??? that's next on my list.... sorry not remove but rename bloatware
     
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    Freeze it in Titanium Backup Pro. That is the only way you will rid it until you get a custom ROM when it is done for you..

    Im glad that worked!
     
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