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Old August 27th, 2011, 12:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Can rooting erase data on my SD card?

Ok so I want to root my Droid 2 Global and the only two things I am worried about it loosing my data and bricking my phone. I have researched and it looks like I just have to back up my data and hope my phone doesn't brick. So that just leaves one thing left I can worry about... my data.

So I backed up as much as I could on my phone, and I know a lot of my stuff is stored on my Google account. I read that I can't backup app data that is stored on my phones internal storage (mostly I would just want to do this to back up my game progress) so I guess if anything bad happen that I will just have to restart my games (not too big of a problem).

So pretty much the only thing left I want to know is:
Can rooting my phone erase any data on my SD card? That's pretty much the only stuff that I really need not to lose. I mean if I brick my phone I can just take out my SD card and put it in my computer and all my stuff will be there right?

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Old August 27th, 2011, 11:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Rooting doesn't affect anything on your SD card.
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Thanks. I feel a lot better now
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Old August 29th, 2011, 07:11 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Rooting doesn't affect a thing, it s what you do with root that screws you. As long as you can follow directions from a rom or anything that the devs say to, there is not usually a problem.
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Rooting doesn't affect a thing, it s what you do with root that screws you. As long as you can follow directions from a rom or anything that the devs say to, there is not usually a problem.
I thought you could brick your phone while you are trying to root it though? Am I wrong?
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I thought you could brick your phone while you are trying to root it though? Am I wrong?
No, not while trying to root. There is the possibility when attempting to flash a new ROM, but to this day, I've never seen a truly bricked D2.
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No, not while trying to root. There is the possibility when attempting to flash a new ROM, but to this day, I've never seen a truly bricked D2.
Ok thanks. Now I feel even more better
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