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Old February 21st, 2012, 06:08 AM   #51 (permalink)
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Also, be sure to use CWM 5.0.2.7. Not the latest version cuz its still not compatible with CM9 install i think.

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Old February 21st, 2012, 08:28 AM   #52 (permalink)
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Also, be sure to use CWM 5.0.2.7. Not the latest version cuz its still not compatible with CM9 install i think.

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I just wanted to know what the status is on Cyanogenmod 9 or any other custom rom that will allow me to keep all of my phone's features, especially 4G. I am hoping someone can send me some download links for the ROM and instructions; so far I have not found any, just references to Skinny and nothing else.
I was also wondering if anyone could help me with a profile update issue. I recently backed up SprintID with Titanium Backup and uninstalled the program and found out I can't update my phone's profile. I can still update the PRL but not my profile, which I cannot tell is a big deal or not; when I tried to restore SprintID I could not find the backup on the internal storage or the SD card. Any advice would be appreciated, thank you.
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PhotonSnake, I am wondering the same thing. I just bought it and have already rooted it but am wondering if it's worth the trouble to unlock the bootloader - decided against it when I learned no 4g. Hoping for an update. Also, can someone explain what this "SprintID" is, I moved from an Evo to this and it's kind of new.

Besides Rocko, can someone throw me a link to a list of the few and far between roms that don't require a bootloader unlock?

Finally, is there any modules out that allow me to overclock this Photon without flashing a new Rom?

Thanks to those that help.
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PhotonSnake, I am wondering the same thing. I just bought it and have already rooted it but am wondering if it's worth the trouble to unlock the bootloader - decided against it when I learned no 4g. Hoping for an update. Also, can someone explain what this "SprintID" is, I moved from an Evo to this and it's kind of new.

Besides Rocko, can someone throw me a link to a list of the few and far between roms that don't require a bootloader unlock?

Finally, is there any modules out that allow me to overclock this Photon without flashing a new Rom?

Thanks to those that help.

SPRINT ID is just a bunch of pre-grouped apps from the MARKET,based on preferences/interests.

I believe it's geared toward those who are new to ANDROID & it's just something to make the experience a bit simpler.

Most see this as unnecessary, or, to be more blunt, BLOATWARE.
I used to have this opinion, especially on weaker devices that could use the extra memory & resources allocated to something else.
However, this phone has plenty of power & memory to handle the extra SPRINTWARE w/o affecting overall performance of the phone to any measurable degree.
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Old April 12th, 2012, 08:28 PM   #56 (permalink)
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PhotonSnake, I am wondering the same thing. I just bought it and have already rooted it but am wondering if it's worth the trouble to unlock the bootloader - decided against it when I learned no 4g. Hoping for an update. Also, can someone explain what this "SprintID" is, I moved from an Evo to this and it's kind of new.

Besides Rocko, can someone throw me a link to a list of the few and far between roms that don't require a bootloader unlock?

Finally, is there any modules out that allow me to overclock this Photon without flashing a new Rom?

Thanks to those that help.
There should be a sticky on xda for roms. The only way to overclock though requires a custom kernel and unlocked bootloader unfortunately.
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Old April 14th, 2012, 11:49 AM   #57 (permalink)
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PhotonSnake, I am wondering the same thing. I just bought it and have already rooted it but am wondering if it's worth the trouble to unlock the bootloader - decided against it when I learned no 4g. Hoping for an update. Also, can someone explain what this "SprintID" is, I moved from an Evo to this and it's kind of new.

Besides Rocko, can someone throw me a link to a list of the few and far between roms that don't require a bootloader unlock?

Finally, is there any modules out that allow me to overclock this Photon without flashing a new Rom?

Thanks to those that help.
I had the same problems finding live links to the "locked" roms -- but then I found this:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1575259
[MOD] DeBlur & Tune Almost ALL Rooted Android Motoblur Phones

Ran that on stock, locked and rooted, and I'm really pleased with the results.

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