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Old March 11th, 2009, 06:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question A couple of questions for root owners.

Firstly apologies if these have already been asked, i couldnt seem to find the answers elsewhere.

Ok, I am quite comfortable in performing root access myself, it seems straight forward enough, but i do have 3 questions that i hope some people can answer.

I am a UK user running the latest RC9.

1) How easy is it to 'unroot' the phone? i.e. go back to the original/official firmware?

2) Once rooted, can the phone send/receive files via bluetooth and use stereo headsets?

3) Is the Rooted firmware any different in terms of stability/ power consumption? I am very Pleased with how stable my phone is, i've yet to have any problems with the phone freezing etc. Im also relatively happy with the battery, getting around 1.5-2 days moderate use between charges. Has the power management been made any better?

- Thanks in advance for your help!

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Old March 11th, 2009, 09:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Firstly apologies if these have already been asked, i couldnt seem to find the answers elsewhere.

Ok, I am quite comfortable in performing root access myself, it seems straight forward enough, but i do have 3 questions that i hope some people can answer.

I am a UK user running the latest RC9.

1) How easy is it to 'unroot' the phone? i.e. go back to the original/official firmware?

2) Once rooted, can the phone send/receive files via bluetooth and use stereo headsets?

3) Is the Rooted firmware any different in terms of stability/ power consumption? I am very Pleased with how stable my phone is, i've yet to have any problems with the phone freezing etc. Im also relatively happy with the battery, getting around 1.5-2 days moderate use between charges. Has the power management been made any better?

- Thanks in advance for your help!
I've only rooted my phone a few days ago but so far so good....

1)It's easy to "un root" just step back for me to rc29 and from there just upgrade it back to the unrooted version..

2) No stereo BT, that I know of at least ....

3) NO DIFFERENCE for me in stability or power consumption......
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hi, i have rc9 and would like to root.so ive formatted the sd card in fat32,and downloaded all the files i need,and put the DREAIMG.NBH on the sd card. when i boot up again holding power/camera im getting the funky red/green/blue screen, but the bootloader is not finding the image.it just says NOT ALLOW. could some one please help !! as my head hurts trying to root this thing
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I've only rooted my phone a few days ago but so far so good....

1)It's easy to "un root" just step back for me to rc29 and from there just upgrade it back to the unrooted version..

2) No stereo BT, that I know of at least ....

3) NO DIFFERENCE for me in stability or power consumption......
Thanks for your reply, i was beginning to think nobody would answer!
Are you able to send files via bluetooth?

The two reasons i would be rooting my phone would be for wifi tethering, and sending files via bluetooth. im not sure i would do it for just tethering.
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Nope it's still not available
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hi, i have rc9 and would like to root.so ive formatted the sd card in fat32,and downloaded all the files i need,and put the DREAIMG.NBH on the sd card. when i boot up again holding power/camera im getting the funky red/green/blue screen, but the bootloader is not finding the image.it just says NOT ALLOW. could some one please help !! as my head hurts trying to root this thing

Follow this guide the Devolio wrote up (link Below) just substitute the UK files for the US ones...
http://www.androidforums.com/developer-101/3252-rooting-quick-guide-updated-3-10-09-a.html
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Can I unroot a German G1 with one of the old UK or US images?
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You can root with any old image as long as you upgrade after the root process to the latest version for your market. The best instructions online are here: http://budurl.com/2z8w
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You can use the Unrooting quide that you see in my signature of this post ..
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Yeah I unrooted my last one before sending it back to TMO. No problems
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Thx for the follow-up, letting us know that it worked for you will give others the faith to do it too if they have the need ...
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