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Old December 27th, 2010, 09:48 AM   #101 (permalink)
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Default Missing file - please help

I tried to remove the bloatware from my phone but I accidentally removed the "LG Home.apk" file from the system/app folder. Can anyone send me this file from their Optimus M phone? It would really help me out since my phone won't load the launcher! Thanks in advance.

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Hello all, I'm new to this subject. I just got my LG Optimus M phone today, and like many of you, I want to remove the bloatware. Just a couple of things I need to be clear before proceeding with my root. I understand what Android Mate does. But..

z4root <--is this the actual app that will root my phone?

One person posted this "OK, after installing Root Explorer and mounting the /system/app directory with read/write access I was able to remove all the bloatware."

My question is, if Root Explorer can read/write, why would I need z4root?

**Update**
After watching some videos on how to do this, I decided to give it a try. I succesfully removed these apps (listed below) from my phone. I only had one problem and that was with Boingo Wifi. I had stopped it from running, but then it started itself again and when I deleted the apk, it froze the phone. A simple restart fixed it. I want thank the community for having valuable info on this subject. 99% of what I needed was here.

With help from another thread, the apps were:
MVC.MetroPCS.android02.apk = Virtual Card
MobileBanking.apk = Mobile Banking
MobilePosse.apk = MyExtras
SNS.apk = Facebook for LG, Twitter for LG
Boingo_Wo-Fi.apk = Boingo WiFi
Mocospace-1.2.4.apk = Moco Space
Uno_Demo_LG_MS690.apk = Uno Game
PGA_Android.apk = Free Games
LGMS690_MetroPCS_EasyWiFi_V4.0.90.apk = Easy Wifi
MPCS-MobileIM-0.4.24.2.apk = MobileIM
PEX-3.1.1.1-metro-rc.apk = Pocket Express
z7-android2x.apk= Mail@Metro

Worked well as well. I had the same issue with Boingo Wifi. Phone reboot fix it
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Thanks OP. MyExtras was easy to cripple, but didn't feel right leaving it installed. Also what's the point of that Easy Wifi. Gone. Backed up entire /system/app folder before deleting, used ASTRO. The system freaked out when I deleted Boingo. It kept popping up a message about it. A reboot got rid of that.
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Thanks OP. MyExtras was easy to cripple, but didn't feel right leaving it installed. Also what's the point of that Easy Wifi. Gone. Backed up entire /system/app folder before deleting, used ASTRO. The system freaked out when I deleted Boingo. It kept popping up a message about it. A reboot got rid of that.
Easy Wi-Fi is the only app of the "bloatware" that is worth keeping. Gives you access -- logs you in -- to 500,000 free wi-fi spots nationwide. Boingo supposedly gives you accesss to 200,000 more -- but you have to pay for that. Forget that. But Easy Wi-Fi has the database to 500,000 free wi-fi spots. You don't even have to be IN the place (like a McDonalds), just within reception distance. Could come in very handy, you know? Wi-Fi is much faster than Metro's over-the-air Internet. It's just you don't want to keep the audible alert on as default. Just turn it on when you need it.
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I am trying to use Titanium Backup with a temporary root before going permanent but I can't get it working. It says I need BusyBox. I have tried the version from "Problems?" in TB, and it will download but says install failed. Also tried the version from Market, and it keeps telling me my phone is not rooted... any ideas?

EDIT:
The only root-related apps I have installed so far are z4root (the one from the developer), Titanium backup, and ASTRO file manager.
If there is another method for backing up my entire phone (phone AND sd card data) before rooting, I would be fine with that. I just want to be sure I have a backup that I can revert to if something goes wrong rooting.
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Hello all, I'm new to this subject. I just got my LG Optimus M phone today, and like many of you, I want to remove the bloatware. Just a couple of things I need to be clear before proceeding with my root. I understand what Android Mate does. But..

z4root <--is this the actual app that will root my phone?

One person posted this "OK, after installing Root Explorer and mounting the /system/app directory with read/write access I was able to remove all the bloatware."

My question is, if Root Explorer can read/write, why would I need z4root?

**Update**
After watching some videos on how to do this, I decided to give it a try. I succesfully removed these apps (listed below) from my phone. I only had one problem and that was with Boingo Wifi. I had stopped it from running, but then it started itself again and when I deleted the apk, it froze the phone. A simple restart fixed it. I want thank the community for having valuable info on this subject. 99% of what I needed was here.

With help from another thread, the apps were:
MVC.MetroPCS.android02.apk = Virtual Card
MobileBanking.apk = Mobile Banking
MobilePosse.apk = MyExtras
SNS.apk = Facebook for LG, Twitter for LG
Boingo_Wo-Fi.apk = Boingo WiFi
Mocospace-1.2.4.apk = Moco Space
Uno_Demo_LG_MS690.apk = Uno Game
PGA_Android.apk = Free Games
LGMS690_MetroPCS_EasyWiFi_V4.0.90.apk = Easy Wifi (I kept this But the rest are SO gone.)
MPCS-MobileIM-0.4.24.2.apk = MobileIM
PEX-3.1.1.1-metro-rc.apk = Pocket Express
z7-android2x.apk= Mail@Metro
Just me, but I also took off Loopt. I have no need for people to know exactly where I am.

Where is Latitude stored? Same type app I want to delete.

However I can't find the Boingo app. I never set it up, so maybe that's why it's not in the list? Or maybe I removed it last month when I first got the phone? Don't know.



(However, as I said earlier, I kept Easy Wi-Fi as it seems useful.)
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Just me, but I also took off Loopt. I have no need for people to know exactly where I am.

Where is Latitude stored? Same type app I want to delete.

However I can't find the Boingo app. I never set it up, so maybe that's why it's not in the list? Or maybe I removed it last month when I first got the phone? Don't know.

Yeah, you probably removed it because it says boingo right on the file.
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Default z4root crash... PLEASE HELP

Hey everyone, I'm trying to root my phone using z4root, but the app just closes on "acquiring root shell.." and when I try to open it again gives me the "The application z4root (process com.z4mod.z4root) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again." message and then will just not react.

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Ugh, I found out what the problem was.... I was trying to do a factory reset of my phone, and misread something... ran the LG update thing. It gave me Android 2.2.1, which apparently has disabled z4root... Anyone found a workaround with z4root for this yet? or a way to revert to 2.2?

If anyone knows how to fix the 2.2.1 problem, post it here and at this thread specifically regarding this issue
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I am trying to use Titanium Backup with a temporary root before going permanent but I can't get it working. It says I need BusyBox. I have tried the version from "Problems?" in TB, and it will download but says install failed. Also tried the version from Market, and it keeps telling me my phone is not rooted... any ideas?

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The only root-related apps I have installed so far are z4root (the one from the developer), Titanium backup, and ASTRO file manager.
If there is another method for backing up my entire phone (phone AND sd card data) before rooting, I would be fine with that. I just want to be sure I have a backup that I can revert to if something goes wrong rooting.
Download Terminal Emulator from jackpal on the market. Open it up and type:
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su
If a # is present, then your root.
If a $ is present, then your not root.

I have a incompete back up of this rom because the bloatware has been removed. Since you want a full back up and I need a complete rom on file, I will explain how to back up your rom before you erase anything from it.

If you are root?
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I already did a proper factory reset of the phone, unfortunately. And I did the stupid 2.2.1 update so I'm kind of stuck at this point.
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Damn we're all messing our stuff up aren't we?
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Since you want a full back up and I need a complete rom on file, I will explain how to back up your rom before you erase anything from it.

If you are root?
Tell me what else you need. I was able to send the phone "system" file to you last night -- finally. That was from a phone that does not have anything removed...yet.
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For me it worked, the rooting of the phone.
deleted all those pointless apps except metro-easy wi-fi

my question is, has anyone deleted these following apps.
-loopt
-latitude
-rss reader
-talk
-think free
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For me it worked, the rooting of the phone.
deleted all those pointless apps except metro-easy wi-fi

my question is, has anyone deleted these following apps.
-loopt
-latitude
-rss reader
-talk
-think free

Yes, I did Loopt. But Latitude is part of Google Maps (navigation). Just don't sign in to Latitude and you're OK. The only way to get rid of it is to get rid of Google Maps.

RSS Reader, Talk and Think Free I'm keeping because I may use them sometime.
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For me it worked, the rooting of the phone.
deleted all those pointless apps except metro-easy wi-fi

my question is, has anyone deleted these following apps.
-loopt
-latitude
-rss reader
-talk
-think free
think free is good to open and edit Office documents like Word, Excel and power Points, open PDF too. Keep it.
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Root explorer is no long working with the privilege of (r/w) and (r/o) on some specific phones like Metropcs LG Optimus M, after the android self update 2.2.1,
Hey guys so we need to find another substitute app or hold for a root explorer to update on this issue, if we get all together and sent email and put comments like I did (the above paragraph) on the android market that may help to expedite any answer from the root explorer developer time
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Root explorer is no long working with the privilege of (r/w) and (r/o) on some specific phones like Metropcs LG Optimus M, after the android self update 2.2.1,
Can you write a little smaller? I can almost read your message. For some reason all your posts are in Arial NARROW?
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Even though I removed the LG Twitter app, at boot up I am still getting the Twitter nag to sign up or sign on to Twitter.

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Can anyone make a solid listof all the bloatware files we can safely delete and a pretty solid list of other things we can safely delete as well as .odex files or useles cluter left over please
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Well for those stuck in 2.2.1 I actually Tried this and Got me back to 2.2 and rooted again, just go to the link

Downgrade from 2.2.1 to 2.2 LG Optimus M

This actually worked for me so i felt i had to share it, hope it works for you guys .
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deleted all those pointless apps except metro-easy wi-fi

my question is, has anyone deleted these following apps.
-loopt
-latitude
-rss reader
-talk
-think free
I deleted loopt and think free.

Don't delete talk. It is somehow linked to the market, and you won't be able to download anything without it. Latitude is required for Google Maps.
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[QUOTE=Sniper1087;2102359]Well for those stuck in 2.2.1 I actually Tried this and Got me back to 2.2 and rooted again, just go to the link

Downgrade from 2.2.1 to 2.2 LG Optimus M

This actually worked for me so i felt i had to share it, hope it works for you guys
hey when I opened your package it gave the the lg sw update screen and also all the check boxes had ????? marks in them is it supposed to be doing that my fon did not go back to 2.2 maybe I missed something here's the log man I want my old phone back I am gonna try again maybe I messed up a step below is the log maybe you can see something that will help


WELL TO LET YOU KNOW i WENT BACK AND DOUBLE CHECKED EVERYTHING i HAD NOT CAPITIALIZED THE WORD cab IN THAT COMMAND LINE FOLLOWED THE INSTRUCTIONS AND VOILA i HAVE MY PHONE BACK AGAIN THANX AND BY THE WAY MY PHONE NEVER WENT INTO THE ANDROID LOOP AND i DID NOT HAVE TO PUSH THOSE BUTTONS IT JUST REBBOTED I LOOKED AT SETTINGS VERSION AND IT WAS RIGHT BACK ON 2.2 i ALREADY GOT RID OF ALL THE CRAPWARE THANX AGAIN
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LOL nice try. That fix is already here: Ok who wants to downgrade? (Pssst...look here if you do) LOL!

they can do it that way or use LGNPST that I posted here: LGNPST Lab 1.2 (Better than my fix)

Funny how they banned me from there but didn't remove that post.
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Damn I was so excited about the update I actually thought it was going to be 2.3 Gingerbread........


Hell if I knew it would take me back to be bloated and unrootable I would have stayed away.

Whats the big deal about 2.2.1 on the Optimus??? Ive read all over the place that 2.2.1 IS rootable??? What did LG do????
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Hey everyone, I'm trying to root my phone using z4root, but the app just closes on "acquiring root shell.." and when I try to open it again gives me the "The application z4root (process com.z4mod.z4root) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again." message and then will just not react.

EDIT:
Ugh, I found out what the problem was.... I was trying to do a factory reset of my phone, and misread something... ran the LG update thing. It gave me Android 2.2.1, which apparently has disabled z4root... Anyone found a workaround with z4root for this yet? or a way to revert to 2.2?

If anyone knows how to fix the 2.2.1 problem, post it here and at this thread specifically regarding this issue
2.2.1 Update
did u find a way to root ur fone wit 2.2.1?
I also have same prob like u
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I also have same prob like u
We need a sticky. Everyone keeps asking the same question over and over.

Here ya go:

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How does one root Android 2.2.1 ?

2.2.1 cannot be currently rooted. You have to downgrade to 2.2. People are working on it but right now, it's not possible. See the link just above this for 2.2 downgrade options.
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Alright guys, I've followed the procedure for deleting apps with Root Explorer (yes, I am rooted and did mount it as R/W). I successfully removed several MetroPCS crapware programs, but even after deleting the right files, Loopt, MobileBanking, and MocoSpace are still on my phone and somehow still work! I'm rather frustrated with this. Does anyone know why this is happening?

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Also, does anyone know what happens if we remove the MetroPCS Easy WiFi app? Like how we connect to wifi networks then? Because for some reason the app doesnt stay connected to my network.
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Did you reboot your phone? You can remove the Easy Wifi app but it is still useful for finding 500,000 free hotspots.
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I have tried to get root! half way through the phone shuts down on its own? any help wold be appreciated.
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ok i searched for z4root on my metro lg optumis droid and it dosent show up or exsist i NEED to get ride of this bingo app and other ones there killing my battery pleasssse Help i dont know alot about phones,.
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Here is a link to a post with the attachment...

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I recently got the optimus m and rooted the phone per the directions on this forum and now the sounds/notifications/ringtones will no longer play. The phones speaker still worrks when I make/receive phonecalls.
Anybody know what might have happened? I appreciate any help that you can offer.
I had the same thing happen yesterday.

Does anyone know what might have happened or how to fix this?

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Alright guys, I've followed the procedure for deleting apps with Root Explorer (yes, I am rooted and did mount it as R/W). I successfully removed several MetroPCS crapware programs, but even after deleting the right files, Loopt, MobileBanking, and MocoSpace are still on my phone and somehow still work! I'm rather frustrated with this. Does anyone know why this is happening?

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Also, does anyone know what happens if we remove the MetroPCS Easy WiFi app? Like how we connect to wifi networks then? Because for some reason the app doesnt stay connected to my network.
Your problem may be your wi-fi is disconnecting every time the phone goes into standby (screenn goes dark). Then it tries to reconnect when you use your phone a minute later.

You don't want that, but it's the default setting. Go into wi-fi advanced settings and choose "never" for sleep.
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I have no clue what to do in order to make my phone root properly.

I am pretty sure I am doing all the steps correctly. I have also watched several videos, read every post carefully.

I downloaded z4root 1.3.0 and whenever I run it it either gets stuck on aquiring root shell or the exploiting thing before that.

Some people said it takes a very long time sometimes for the root go go through, but I think 7 hours is too long.

I hard reset my phone , took the battery out etc. I also did a factory reset but I noticed that didn't seem to work either.

Any help would be great as I have tried every resource out there that you people have provided me.

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I have no clue what to do in order to make my phone root properly.

I am pretty sure I am doing all the steps correctly. I have also watched several videos, read every post carefully.

I downloaded z4root 1.3.0 and whenever I run it it either gets stuck on aquiring root shell or the exploiting thing before that.

Some people said it takes a very long time sometimes for the root go go through, but I think 7 hours is too long.

I hard reset my phone , took the battery out etc. I also did a factory reset but I noticed that didn't seem to work either.

Any help would be great as I have tried every resource out there that you people have provided me.

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What version does your phone has 2.2 or 2.2.1???
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2.2.1

I was also reading a thread here:

LG Optimus M 2.2.1 Rooted!

but it looks like Andy removed the file(s).
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2.2.1

I was also reading a thread here:

LG Optimus M 2.2.1 Rooted!

but it looks like Andy removed the file(s).
** Warning before trying this method, somehow phone loses the service after the flashing. But after I installed su and busybox my phone could connect. I`m not sure if it will hapen on any other phone. But the method works for rooting.**

Well I have to tell you that I juts rooted my 2.2.1 phone like an hour ago. I made a post of how I did it but the files are not online so will upload then right now.

First Install LGNPST from this post http://androidforums.com/lg-optimus-m/273406-new-lgnpst-lab-1-2-thread-now-hd-video.html

After everything is installed and the program too download these (they are the ones that were removed) MEGAUPLOAD - The leading online storage and file delivery service

Then extract everything from the zip file that you just download to a specific location (for example your C drive)

Open up LGNPST and make sure that is set to provision and below provision set to Upgrade. For the bin file in LGNPST select the one from the zip called MS690ZV4_26-root.bin, for the scr select the one from Andyo70 package called MS690ZV3_36.scr and fro the prl select the one from my zip called 3017nam1.prl

After all the files are select click start (Is going to ask you for your SPC code, you can get from Andyo70 file using CDMA Workshop. Just see the video) Enter your SPC and let the program do the process.

The phone will restart when reach 43% but do not disconnect or touch phone until the process is 100% complete.

If everything went well your phone now is on the lock screen, now you should install ADB wich is needed to copy the root files to the phone.
Go to Android SDK | Android Developers and download the one that ends .zip depending your OS. Unpack the zip file to the root of your C drive and run SDkmanager.exe. Is not necessary to download anything that the program says at startup just download Android SDk platform tools. After open CMD adn navigate to where ABD was installed.

Follow instructions on this page How to Use Android ADB Command Line Tool | All About Web & Mobile Application Development to copy su and busybox from my download to /data/local/tmp/. Also follow the instructions to install Superuser.apk from my zip using ADB.

After that reset your phone and you should be root. To verify rooting download Terminal Emulator from Jack Pal. Then type on terminal su if you get "#" you are successfully rooted.

Hope this help. All the credit goes to edodonnell for his files and the rooted 2.2.1. Thanks ed for your support.
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hey guy i try all this n nothing work for me what can try / plsssss helllllllpppppppp
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Hey guys sorry for this question I know it have nothing to do with this blog but since a week ago I cannot use my easy-tether any more it coming a messaging saying that the USB connection is just for file transfer and not for tethering, do any one have any fix for that I don’t have internet connection on my work and I need to do my personal stuff and to study for I can get graduated any help or idea please
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Ok all...I am a complete nood to android. I emailed z4root to myself and installed it. ran it and at the acquiring shell portion of the running it sat for a few secs and than went back to my home screen. Now what is my next move in this root since I am not sure if it is done or not??



NVM: I just saw that I am running version 2.2.1
I guess I need to make some changes first
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I just got a new LG Optimus M about a week ago. This is my first android phone.

I downloaded z4Root in the android market and it said the root was successful and installed the superuser manager app.

How do I test that the phone is Actually rooted? I'm trying to remove all the bloatware apps that MetroPCS has included in the phone.

I downloaded the app named Android Mate (free) and it lets be browse to the /system/app directory and when I select the app and choose delete, it displays a notification that the file was deleted however it never actually gets removed.

ok ive tried universal androot and z4root neither have worked on my optimus. i have been reading and looking every where to be able to root my phone with no luck. any suggestions?
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ok ive tried universal androot and z4root neither have worked on my optimus. i have been reading and looking every where to be able to root my phone with no luck. any suggestions?
Is your phone running version 2.2.1? if so z4root will not work, you can get it rooted but its alot more complicated you can look http://androidforums.com/optimus-m-all-things-root/279318-root-2-2-1-get-data-working.html
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I did some google research on rooting the lg optimus m for 10 minutes and attempted it got it first try... found an easy tutorial video with the z4root and root explorer app free link downloads.

Tutorial I followed...
YouTube - How to Root the Metro PCS LG Android Optimus M

Apps I removed...

Code:
MVC.MetroPCS.android02.apk = Virtual Card
MobileBanking.apk = Mobile Banking
MobilePosse.apk = MyExtras
SNS.apk = Facebook for LG, Twitter for LG
Boingo_Wo-Fi.apk = Boingo WiFi
Mocospace-1.2.4.apk = Moco Space
Uno_Demo_LG_MS690.apk = Uno Game
PGA_Android.apk = Free Games
LGMS690_MetroPCS_EasyWiFi_V4.0.90.apk = Easy Wifi
MPCS-MobileIM-0.4.24.2.apk = MobileIM
PEX-3.1.1.1-metro-rc.apk = Pocket Express
z7-android2x.apk= Mail@Metro
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Did any one try this?

[How-To] Root the LG Optimus V - Android Forums


You may need to create your user id / password to see all the links. LG Optimus V is very same as LG Optimus M. The above Root Method for LG Optimus V should work for LG Optimus M too. The above root works well on Android 2.2.2 (No need to downgrade to 2.2.1).

Also, please refer to following:

No need to download and install Android SDK for ADB.

We need only 3 files for ADB to work (if we are not doing any Android programming/development and are using ADB to Root/Mod the phone).

adb.exe or adb
AdbWinApi.dll
AdbWinUsbApi.dll


Down load this - SuperOneClickv1.7-ShortFuse.zip and it contains software components needed for running ADB Tool successfully.

[APP]SuperOneClick v1.9.1 (Root, Unroot, Enable Non-Market App) - xda-developers

or

MEGAUPLOAD - The leading online storage and file delivery service

or

Super One Click v1.7.rar



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Did any one try this?

[How-To] Root the LG Optimus V - Android Forums


You may need to create your user id / password to see all the links. LG Optimus V is very same as LG Optimus M. The above Root Method for LG Optimus V should work for LG Optimus M too. The above root works well on Android 2.2.2 (No need to downgrade to 2.2.1).

Also, please refer to following:

No need to download and install Android SDK for ADB.

We need only 3 files for ADB to work (if we are not doing any Android programming/development and are using ADB to Root/Mod the phone).

adb.exe or adb
AdbWinApi.dll
AdbWinUsbApi.dll


Down load this - SuperOneClickv1.7-ShortFuse.zip and it contains software components needed for running ADB Tool successfully.

[APP]SuperOneClick v1.9.1 (Root, Unroot, Enable Non-Market App) - xda-developers

or

MEGAUPLOAD - The leading online storage and file delivery service

or

Super One Click v1.7.rar




I guess you have not heard. The Gingerbreak app will root the Optimus M with 2.2.1 with one click. There is now no need for more complicated methods.

As far as I know, there are no Optimus M's running 2.2.2 but it would probably work anyway.
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Question Deleted 'bloatware'...Now what???

Awesome, everything worked with no problems.....but now what? What else can I do to further tweak it? I read of all kinds of advantages to rooting but it seems it is running short of my expectations.
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i have the 2.2.2 frg83g optimus m update
i thought that it would fix the netflix streaming bug(it didnt)

I need serious help, i cannot find a way to root my device!!

i tryed gignerbreak, z4root, super one click v1.7- v2.0 betta

nothing works

any help would be apriciated
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try downgrading back to 2.2.1?
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hello guys i have an optimus m from metropcs.. nd i have z4root but when ever i try to root my phone it lags it nd it says the app needs to be force close can someone help plz
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hello guys i have an optimus m from metropcs.. nd i have z4root but when ever i try to root my phone it lags it nd it says the app needs to be force close can someone help plz
you need to check which version of android you have on your phone.
Only version 2.2 will work with z4root.

2.2.1 gingerbreak will work, and version 2.2.2 nothing works.
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