First of all, I am soooo glad to see that I'm not the only one having an issue with this!! After I posted about my memory being full on Facebook, a friend directed me to this site and, specifically, to the post about the phone being full, but it's not.
So that got me looking around and trying to figure out what to do.
I guess the solution to that is to "root" my phone, which if I understand correctly, means to make myself an administrator so I can move or delete stuff. Why more programs can't be allowed to be stored on the SD card, I don't know. My SD card is nearly empty!! And, of course, I don't need MySpace, LG Social, Amazon, etc., so I am excited about the possibility of deleting those programs!!
But I'm clueless and TERRIFIED of doing something to my phone. I am the girl who took a BASIC computer elective in high school (yes, I'm that old) and dropped it because I was failing it and it was ruining my GPA. So my computer confidence is not high.
I did back up all 555mb of my SD card on my computer already. I was prepared to follow the directions to root my phone that Trident posted here: [GUIDE] FroYo 2.2.1 for Root Users! (Updated 3/3/2011 at 3:40 pm EST - NOW EASIER THAN EVER!)
But I don't know if my phone version is newer or older than what Trident said it should be. He said it should be older than VS740ZV06. My phone version is SV740ZVE. Still, I was prepared to downgrade if need be and clicked on his link to start the root. I clicked on the froyo.zip link to download it, and got a 404 error. So now I'm stuck and not sure how to proceed. That's why I started a new thread. It appears the info from Trident's post is no longer working (that post is almost 2 years old, after all)
Can someone provide an updated working link to root my phone, and also to tell me if I need to downgrade my phone (and how would I do that anyway?????)
And really, I have no desire to make all the cool changes some of you made once you rooted your phone. I don't care to change my notifications color or background or whatever, etc. I just want to be able to use my phone, text, Facebook and look up stuff online.
I truly couldn't care less about appearances on my phone. I don't even understand half the stuff I was reading this morning - velocity, rom, etc. I just want my phone to work right!!
Thanks for the help!