Why We Want Root

Discussion in 'Droid Incredible Hacks' started by Mercutio, Apr 30, 2010.

  1. Mercutio

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    1. WiFi Tether
    2. Disable LED for soft touch buttons
    3. Custom themes

    The LEDs are blinding on this phone when used at night and I seriously need a way to disable them. WiFi tether is of course always awesome - especially with the iPad out, and custom themes? Who doesn't like a little eye candy?
     
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    CM period








    stupid too short message
     
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    "2. Disable LED for soft touch buttons"

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    Have you noticed that the Menu button is brighter in the middle and the search button the little tail that comes off is a little dim? In general...the two middle seem to be a little brighter? Lol those things just catch my attention, I really just wish they would implement the feature in the OS.
     
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    Who is working on rooting? I am in agony for my wifi tether... I havent needed to use it yet, but I just want to know its there... I dont even want to run a custom ROM.. the ROM on this is AWESOME... I just want root access...
     
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    installing custom roms...
     
  6. jasonb

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    not sure if i'll root it or not. so far i see no reason to.
     
  7. Spotmark

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    Yes, this phone is "incredible" just the way it sits, but in my eyes we need root simply for wifi tether alone.
     
  8. dolfanpete

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    i am on the fence about rooting. tethering, i dont need that. i have internet at home, and only have my phone on the road so tethering is not important. not sure what disabling led means. but custom themes. that sounds pretty cool. but is are the themes THAT much nicer than a non rooted phone get? i've seen some pretty darn nice themes that i have downloaded. lastly, if you were to put them side by side (rooted,non rooted) would the internet be just as fast on both? would the rooted phone open up applications instantly, much faster than a stock 2.1? that would be appealing for me. because sometimes it takes a while for the phone to load apps, or return to the home page or flip the phone and have all the icons appear back on the screen quickly? lots of questions, any answers?
     
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    Root it all the way. The phone is awesome without the root. Think of how much more awesome it will browse when we have full control over it.

    Sent from my ADR6300 using Tapatalk
     
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    you all forgot about Overclocking didnt you ;)
     
  11. jasonb

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    People were barely getting any overclock out of the nexus, so it'll be the same here. We'll get to maybe 1.2ghz. The phone is fast enough already though.
     
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    You arent lying...i just really want to pushthis phone to its limits and see what else its capable of. Call it overkill, I call it awesome!