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Old October 18th, 2012, 01:40 PM   #401 (permalink)
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Did You enable Android debugging?
After 12 minutes, pull battery and start over. If you get an error msg, pull battery and start over. It might take as many as ten tries, but it will never harm your phone. My 2nd V it took 5 tries. My spare took 5 sec, go figure.
Just make sure you do a total reboot after every failed attempt (puling the battery and starting over counts as a reboot).
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I followed Whyzor's OP and rooted my phone. I flashed the BACKside CM7 ROM as suggested. My battery seems to be draining faster than before root. Altho not optimal, I can live with that. Unfortunately my phone volume using my headset is way TOO low to be usable. Is this a function of the root? The ROM? or something else.
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I followed Whyzor's OP and rooted my phone. I flashed the BACKside CM7 ROM as suggested. My battery seems to be draining faster than before root. Altho not optimal, I can live with that. Unfortunately my phone volume using my headset is way TOO low to be usable. Is this a function of the root? The ROM? or something else.
Open your app drawer and select dsp manager, you have to set it up,there are settings for headphones, phone speaker &Bluetooth, also a graphic equalizer for each one.

Let me know how it works out for you.
If you just installed your rom, give it a few days if you are having issues, it takes a few days before everything runs smoothly.
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Open your app drawer and select dsp manager, you have to set it up,there are settings for headphones, phone speaker &Bluetooth, also a graphic equalizer for each one.

Let me know how it works out for you.
If you just installed your rom, give it a few days if you are having issues, it takes a few days before everything runs smoothly.
Thanks BadBlue. I made a call and opened the DSP app. It wasn't clear what I needed to adjust, but the call seemed louder. What exactly do I adjust to have louder phone volume with my headset? DRC Enable? Effect Strength? Bass Boost? Equalizer? Loudness? Virtual Room?

I'm familiar with DSP effects in home theater but why do I have to adjust these just to increase my phone volume?
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Hey Whyzor,
Can you or one of the other experienced members suggest a ROM other than the BACKside Green Machine? My impetus for rooting was to gain more internal memory and dump bloatware. But honestly, I prefer the factory ROM to what I am running now. My notification icons are too small and indistinct, my phone volume is too low, the scrubber line on my podcast streamer stalls, my battery life is less, and I can't move any more programs to the SD than I could before I rooted.
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Froyo ROM: Harmonia or Resurrected Bumblebee ( Harmonia has more space, Bumblebee has more speed).
Gingerbread: Harmonia 2 or MiRaGe
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Froyo ROM: Harmonia or Resurrected Bumblebee ( Harmonia has more space, Bumblebee has more speed).
Gingerbread: Harmonia 2 or MiRaGe
Thanks AndyOpie. I've appreciated your thread. Are there links to the above ROMs?
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^ All Things Root Guide sticky.
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Thanks BadBlue. I made a call and opened the DSP app. It wasn't clear what I needed to adjust, but the call seemed louder. What exactly do I adjust to have louder phone volume with my headset? DRC Enable? Effect Strength? Bass Boost? Equalizer? Loudness? Virtual Room?

I'm familiar with DSP effects in home theater but why do I have to adjust these just to increase my phone volume?
If your still running backside cm7, when you open dsp manager "not during a call"select headset, popup menu will appear ,you will have to play with the settings, "to each his own". I have strength enable set at moderate and the equalizer set the same as my car stereo,it's actually too loud.

As far as bloatware and internal space, download titanium backup, you can get rid of bloatware and move what u want to the sd card. I have 30apps with 120mb internal.

If u use a lot of apps get a bigger sd card and use link2sd found in the all things root guide.

But you are correct battery life is tough, but there are ways around that too

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I have 30apps with 120mb internal. If u use a lot of apps get a bigger sd card and use link2sd found in the all things root guide.

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HTH
Thanks HTH. I followed MacFett's Link2SD tutorial. Now I am running similar numbers to you and enjoying the rooted experience more. I still have some issues with phone volume, DSP and ROM induced forced closures or freezes. But my original issues/problems with VM bloatware and insuffient storage are now thins of the past.
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Thanks HTH. I followed MacFett's Link2SD tutorial. Now I am running similar numbers to you and enjoying the rooted experience more. I still have some issues with phone volume, DSP and ROM induced forced closures or freezes. But my original issues/problems with VM bloatware and insuffient storage are now thins of the past.
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Just fyi... HTH ="HOPE THIS HELPS"

If you're still running backside try the 01312012 build, it has less bugs!
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Thanks, Whyzor! I'm fixing my friend's Optimus V today and this guide helped me out so much especially since I haven't had the Optimus V in so long and forgot most of the rooting stuff
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Thanks, Whyzor! I'm fixing my friend's Optimus V today and this guide helped me out so much especially since I haven't had the Optimus V in so long and forgot most of the rooting stuff
Its hard to believe the v is still going strong especially with the recent low prices on the evo v 4g (awesome phone ). That said, I'm reviving my old op v for the wife so I'll be back soon! Thanks for keeping it alive!
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Hi all. I joined to report my results.

I had found the forum and this thread which was a blessing. I had the dreaded low space message from my phone many times. I was like everyone else, tired of it.

I was very concerned about bricking as I had heard enough about that to be scared.

I took it slow and read the OP prior to starting then read it again. I aquired BACKside-IHO-VM670-05022012, gapps-gb-20110828 and GreenMachineTheme-05022012.

My fear never met me halfway. It went well and my phone has lots of space.

The Green Machine Theme is very good. I feel like I have a brand new phone.

Thank You so much to everyone who has posted and developed.

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If you notice any problems with that build then try the 01312012 build. It's the most stable of all the BACKside builds.
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Thanks AndyOpie150 and I will post any undesired behavor. I had read that that was the best build and I am not sure why I decided on what I thought was the latest build. But I have had in running for 3 days now with nothing out of the ordinary.

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One thing you may notice is a rotation delay after a while, or after using some apps like Skymap or Google Maps, this has be fixed for the most part in new kernels, just search "Optimus V - All Things Root" for kernels and look for ones built after June/July of last year.
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The only odd thing which I assume should work is the updater. Whether its <settings/cm settings/system> or the app in the drawer. When it starts its says checking for updates "downloading manifest" after about 15 seconds it says the app has stopped unexpectedly and a force close button appears. Not sure if this is a bug or what/how I installed.

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I've been running the latest build since June with no issues.
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The only odd thing which I assume should work is the updater. Whether its <settings/cm settings/system> or the app in the drawer. When it starts its says checking for updates "downloading manifest" after about 15 seconds it says the app has stopped unexpectedly and a force close button appears. Not sure if this is a bug or what/how I installed.

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JerryScript deleted his account on the website that BacksideUpdater looks to for the manifest that is why it is force closing.
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It really boils down to the quality of each phones processor. The better the processor the newer the BACKside build you can run.
The newer builds put more of a demand on the processors.
This phones processor is sub-par. My spare's is top notch and can run anything.
This phone can only be overclocked to 825MHz before rebooting and I can Max out the spare.
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Gingerbreak.apk will work even on the Froyo 2.2.2,It was originally designed to root Stock 2.3 ROM's
If you just want to overclock the stock ROM, pickasticks-07a Kernel will work nicely on 2.2.1. If you have 2.2.2 you will need the picasticks v7 remix any kernel found here [FIX]Black screen with custom recovery and custom roms - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com All you have to do is wipe cache partition and Dalvik cache.
Hi, I'm so sick of "No Space", that I'll risk blowing up my phone. I saw your response to the query, 'how do I get space'.... You responded re rooting and how to root an Optimus V'. I've tried following your suggested guide to: "All Things Root", and look for, "All Things Root Guide sticky//Link2SD and you", but can not find the second part, the guide. I already have the Link2SD app., but I need the "How To". Can you send me a link please? I'd be most grateful!
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Are you now rooted? I can talk you thru whatever part needs doing (if my 3G holds up).
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Hi, sorry I tried reading through the entire forums but I don't see answers for this newbie question:

I downloaded the Gingerbrickv1.2.apk (it comes in a .zip file) and I see it with my AndroZip File exploxer, but how do I install it? Do I rename it to .exe? When I click on it it ask me if I want to extract. Should I do that?

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I downloaded directly from the phone browser instead of using the PC link to USB and I was able to install it.

now on to the rest of the fun part, these forums has been helpful, TIA
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You first need to unzip it (extract). Then move the actual .apk to the root of the SD card (not in any folder, but right with the list's of folders).
Next tap or long press (been to long to remember) , whichever gives you the option to install.
First make sure in settings/applications/development that you have unknown sources and android debugging checked. Then install. When it's done installing select done and go to app drawer.
Click on it.

It might take as many as 10 tries or work first rattle out of the box.
If after ten minutes it doesn't auto reboot then pull battery and try again.
When you here "Virgin Mobile" you know it's done it's job. You can now update the Superuser app and download a Busybox installer if you plan on staying stock (install location should be /system/xbin.
Most important thing to do next is to install the custom flash_image and flash the ZenGarden recovery. Then make a backup in the "backup and restore option.
If you want to flash a ROM I can help with that too.
If you need help with anything just holler.
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You can now update the Superuser app and download a Busybox installer if you plan on staying stock (install location should be /system/xbin.
Most important thing to do next is to install the custom flash_image and flash the ZenGarden recovery. Then make a backup in the "backup and restore option.
If you want to flash a ROM I can help with that too.
If you need help with anything just holler.
Hello, I've had my OV for over a year now and like everyone else, I constantly run out of space due to low internal memory. I've read this entire thread a couple times..lol.. and would like to give rooting a try. I would prefer to just have more control over memory (link2sd) but would like my phone to stay as is. I assume that is what "staying stock" means?

So let me get this straight, once rooted, I would download the superuser app from market. Then I would download busybox app from market as well...a brief explanation as to why these two apps are needed or what they do exactly would be great. It probably has been explained somewhere already, but 99% of this stuff is waaay over my head. It's like a different language

The next major step would be a back up just in case my phone bricks or something weird happens? im assuming I would just follow section 2 of the guide (steps 4 & 5), but im confused about the quoted line I bolded. "flash the zengarden recovery"? any explanation or detail on this would be great.

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You need to update the Superuser app to the newest because the Gingerbreak.apk has a two year old version in it.
You need to install Busybox because it has the necessary binaries to allow Link2SD to work, as well as a multitude of other rooted apps. Try the jrummy16 Busybox installer.
If you want a little more speed you can flash the pica07_remix kernel and overclock safely to 725MHz max/480MHz min.
Helpful links: Do not Factory Reset your Rooted Phone
pica07remix - Download - 4shared.
Will be happy to answer any more questions.
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You need to update the Superuser app to the newest because the Gingerbreak.apk has a two year old version in it.
You need to install Busybox because it has the necessary binaries to allow Link2SD to work, as well as a multitude of other rooted apps. Try the jrummy16 Busybox installer.
If you want a little more speed you can flash the pica07_remix kernel and overclock safely to 725MHz max/480MHz min.
Helpful links: Do not Factory Reset your Rooted Phone
pica07remix - Download - 4shared.
Will be happy to answer any more questions.
Thank you!!! I was able to complete each step (Root, recovery), the only problem I have is busybox will not install. Tried both market apps...not sure if that will cause a problem with link2sd as that was the whole reason I started this lil adventure. This is probably easy stuff but new to this...thank you again.
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Did you try to install to the /system/xbin location?
It usually fails trying to install to the /system/bin location.
This is also why most custom ROM's have it pre-installed to the /system/xbin location.

I'm not sure why you want to keep the stock ROM on the phone (keeping a backup on the sd card is a smart idea), it's seriously handicapped.
The newest MiRaGe ROM is way better.
Question: You did backup the stock ROM in a custom recovery already right?
This needs to be done before installing Busybox.
This is really important.

Question #2: How did you upgrade to the ZV5?
The ZV4 is actually the best, VM locked the bootloader in the ZV5.
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Did you try to install to the /system/xbin location?
It usually fails trying to install to the /system/bin location.
This is also why most custom ROM's have it pre-installed to the /system/xbin location.

I'm not sure why you want to keep the stock ROM on the phone (keeping a backup on the sd card is a smart idea), it's seriously handicapped.
The newest MiRaGe ROM is way better.
Question: You did backup the stock ROM in a custom recovery already right?
This needs to be done before installing Busybox.
This is really important.

Question #2: How did you upgrade to the ZV5?
The ZV4 is actually the best, VM locked the bootloader in the ZV5.
Yes it was xbin for location but I was following post #426 and tried to install busybox before doing the backup. Not sure what I should do at this point...try to install busybox again?

Also, how can I verfiy I backed up the stock rom correctly. I followed steps 4 & 5 of the guide but I'm still uncertain if I did it correctly.

Not sure what your asking about ZV4/ZV5? I don't even know what that means lol. I followed steps 1-5 of the first post.

As far as staying stock goes, I will say again that this all started due to having low memory. Up until 3 days ago, I have never attempted to do anything with my phone except make a call. This is very very new to me and still trying to figure out the terminology and what does what exactly.

I do thank you very much for your time and answering my questions! We all have to start somewhere I guess.
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Sorry about the ZV4/ZV5 I think I got my posters mixed up.

To verify if you backed up the ROM correctly go to:
/sdcard/clockworkmod/backup.
You should see a folder with a funky date on it.

Which Busybox installer did you try?

To check which baseband you have go to:
menu/settings/about phone.
If ZV5 then a Busybox install is very problamatic.
It would be easier to install the MiRage ROM thru the recovery (already has su and Busybox).

I have 104 downloaded apps. I still have 123MB of internal storage left. The reason is I use the MiRaGe ROM, Link2SD, and a 16GB class 4 Sandisk micro SD card. The micro SD card can be found at WalMart for under $20.00

Let me know what you have done so far with the recovery (which one did you install, did you make a backup of the stock ROM), and what you would like to do. I'm all ears (actually...eye's).
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To verify if you backed up the ROM correctly go to:
/sdcard/clockworkmod/backup.
You should see a folder with a funky date on it.
Must have done something wrong. Went into SD card files using Androzip and see no folder that says "clockworkmod"

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Which Busybox installer did you try?
One by JRummy, the other was Stephen. First two apps that appeared after I search busybox on the market

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To check which baseband you have go to:
menu/settings/about phone.
If ZV5 then a Busybox install is very problamatic.
It would be easier to install the MiRage ROM thru the recovery (already has su and Busybox).
Yes first three digits under build number are ZV5.

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I have 104 downloaded apps. I still have 123MB of internal storage left. The reason is I use the MiRaGe ROM, Link2SD, and a 16GB class 4 Sandisk micro SD card. The micro SD card can be found at WalMart for under $20.00
This is exactly what I'm trying to do! Not have severe limitations on internal memory as I only have 40 or so apps installed but my memory is at that nasty 20mb point.

I have a 32GB class 4 card already.

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Let me know what you have done so far with the recovery (which one did you install, did you make a backup of the stock ROM), and what you would like to do. I'm all ears (actually...eye's).
I have explained to the best of my ability with the above answers. I think I made a few mistakes...lol

Also, everything I have done so far has been using the 2GB sd card that came with my phone. I assumed I could just pop my 32GB back in after all this was done.

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Ok. Using the 2GB sd card, go into your recovery and find the "backup and restore" section. Select the "backup" option. Select yes.
This will make the clockworkmod folder with the backup in it.

Go to the PlayStore and download Root Uninstaller and Titanium Backup. Open up Root Uninstaller and let it do it's thing.
Open up Titanium and find the scheduals tab. Run both options, one right after the other.

Next go to the All Things Root Guide sticky.
Go here: https://github.com/inferiorhumanorgans/android_device_lge_thunderc_common/wiki/Binary.
Download the MiRage ROM for the Optimus V.

Then go here:
http://goo-inside.me/gapps/
Download the 20110828 Gapps (Google application package). Leave them zipped and put them on the root of the sd card:
/sdcard.
(not in any folder,just with the list of folders).

Then go here:
Do not Factory Reset your Rooted Phone.
Let the page fully load, the tutorial is in post 22.
Go to section 7 and read all the rest.

After you have the ROM and gapps installed. Take out 2GB card and transfer all data to the computer.

Put 32GB sd card into computer and transfer all data to the computer.

Put 32GB card back in phone. Power up phone. Go to menu/settings/storage.
Select to erase card.

Go to the recovery (which one would have been a good bit of info for me). Assuming you used the one in the rooting guide, go to the advanced section and find the partition sd card option.

Select the 2.??GB size option.
Select yes. It will make a 2.??GB partition on the sd card that has an ext.3 format.

Now go back to the ROM and Download Titanium and Link2SD.
Open up Titanium and go to the Backup/Restore tab. Scroll down and install all apps that are widget apps.
Open up Link2SD and choose ext.3.
Reboot phone.
Open up Link2SD. Go to menu/settings . Check the Auto link box.
Go back to Titanium and install all the rest of the apps.
Note: The pro key is worth the money only if you plan to flash a lot of ROM's. If just doing this once install one at a time manually (the pro key allows you to select a batch restore, hit one button and it will do all the work).
Once everything is installed reboot phone.
After reboot check the pull down notification. If Link2sd warrning, open it up. Select the ext.3 option one more time and reboot phone.
Done.
Double check that all apps except widget apps are on the SD card and linked.

Link2SD is also the best uninstaller of unwanted ROM pre-installed apps.
Car at Home
Live wallpapers and pickers.
News and weather.
Browser.
Launcher.
Etc.
Just make sure you have an alternate launcher and or browser installed before deleting.
If you don't know if it's safe to delete, ask.

Once you have everything set up just how you want it, put clockworkmod folder (and anything else you need) onto 32GB card. Make backup of the new ROM.

The best setting for the CPU is:
Interactive Governor.
min set to 480MHz.
max set to 768MHz.
(found in CyanogenMod settings/performance).

You will have more questions as you discover all the supercool options.
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Will read through several times and get back to you with questions I may have before proceeding. Thank you.
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Please let me know which recovery you installed.

Also: The instructions in the tutorial where for those without Link2SD.
Follow instructions ^ for Link2SD.
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Please let me know which recovery you installed.

Also: The instructions in the tutorial where for those without Link2SD.
Follow instructions ^ for Link2SD.
"Go to the recovery (which one would have been a good bit of info for me). Assuming you used the one in the rooting guide, go to the advanced section and find the partition sd card option."

Not sure what this sentence means. A little further explaining would be great. I downloaded a file from section 4 of the rooting guide if that's what your referring to.

Also, by "reboot", are you saying to 1)turn phone off, then back on or 2)turn phone off, remove battery for a sec, turn back on?

thank you... I am currently doing the titanium back up part of your instructions btw.
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There are so many recovery's and they have different menu's and options.
OK, That means you have the BobZome recovery. The info I gave is for this recovery.
This is a very good recovery. I know it well. It will allow you to flash all Gingerbread, ICS, and Jellybean ROM's.
It doesn't have the fix recovery loop option though. You can download the zipped version of the Xionia 1.2518.6 recovery and keep it on the root of the sd card, just in case. Or: you can install a recovery with that option in it already.
Let me know what you would like to do.

To reboot just means to turn phone off, then back on.
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There are so many recovery's and they have different menu's and options.
OK, That means you have the BobZome recovery. The info I gave is for this recovery.
This is a very good recovery. I know it well. It will allow you to flash all Gingerbread, ICS, and Jellybean ROM's.
It doesn't have the fix recovery loop option though. You can download and install the zipped version of the Xionia 1.2518.6 recovery and keep it on the root of the sd card, just in case. Or: you can install a recovery with that option in it already.
Let me know what you would like to do.

To reboot just means to turn phone off, then back on.
Is it possible to verify which recovery and if I did this correctly? I'm starting to think I made a mistake with that. Recovery is simply a menu option to go into during bootup correct?

I downloaded the VM670NH_recovery.img (step 4 of rooting guide) frommy phone's browser and proceeded to step 5 on the guide (first post in this thread). There is a file with that title in my download folder. I selected recovery image from the flash GUI app with the downloaded file.

Also, when you say "go to the recovery" you are saying shut down phone and turn on while holding down home, vol dwn & power correct?

Also on the gapps download...one says "newtalk-signed". I downloaded the other one that had the most downloads. it simply said signed. was that the right one?

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It looks like you have the recovery installed.
There are two ways to get into the recovery with the stock ROM.
1. Download a terminal emulator from the PlayStore. Open it up and type in:

su
reboot recovery

(hit the return key after each line).

2. Hold down the HOME + VOLUME DOWN then the POWER . Hold them all at the same time until you see the LG logo.

If the recovery was installed you will see 8 options in menu.
If not you will only see 4-5 (this is the stock recovery).

As far as the Gapps, the ones you have will work just fine.
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I've completed the ROM and gapps install (wow what a difference) and was moving on to the link2sd and noticed that my phone no longer goes into usb mass storage mode when connected to my pc or laptop. I connect the cable and nothing happens. Was working fine til installs. Got any suggestions?
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Go to menu/settings/applications/development.
Turn USB debugging on. Then as fast as you can turn it off,then back on.
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Turn USB debugging on. Then as fast as you can turn it off,then back on.
Tried several times with no luck. I figured things were going too smoothly lol
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Try turning off phone. Then plug into computer. Turn phone on. Check for icon in phones task bar at top.

If that doesn't work try phone on, computer off. Phone plugged into computer.
Turn computer on.

If that doesn't work go here: http://forums.androidcentral.com/showthread.php?p=1844735
Left the developer know exactly what's wrong.

If no fix available let me know. I will link you to another stable ROM.
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Nope...I'm open to any other suggestions. Thanks
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Try turning off phone. Then plug into computer. Turn phone on. Check for icon in phones task bar at top.

If that doesn't work try phone on, computer off. Phone plugged into computer.
Turn computer on.

If that doesn't work go here: [ROM+Kernel] MiRaGe-CM7.2-IHO - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com
Left the developer know exactly what's wrong.

If no fix available let me know. I will link you to another stable ROM.
Thank you...I think I got it working. Had to install windows drivers because the phone wasn't being recognized. Also had to turn off debugging. Does debugging need to be stay on after the phone is rooted?
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Really! Hmm.
Just make sure you turn USB Debugging on before flashing a theme,kernel, or anything alpha/beta. Also: turn it on before adding or deleting any system apps or folder, editing build.prop, etc.
This is for just in case you softbrick your phone. USB debugging needs to be on when trying to give shell commands to phone from computer.

What's your CPU setting now?
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Really! Hmm.
Just make sure you turn USB Debugging on before flashing a theme,kernel, or anything alpha/beta. Also: turn it on before adding or deleting any system apps or folder, editing build.prop, etc.
This is for just in case you softbrick your phone. USB debugging needs to be on when trying to give shell commands to phone from computer.

What's your CPU setting now?
Im using the settings you suggested in post #434. Working on setting things up but all is looking good so far. Got the link2sd working and have a majority of my apps installed with well over 100mb of space!

I'm curious about restore of things such as swype. Titanium warned it was a "system app" so i didn't bother til asking first.

Thank you again for taking the time...
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It seems like Root Uninstaller Pro does a better job, but if Titanium Backup handles it, no problem.
If for some reason it creates a problem, delete using Link2SD and install a swype keyboard from the market.
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It seems like Root Uninstaller Pro does a better job, but if Titanium Backup handles it, no problem.
If for some reason it creates a problem, delete using Link2SD and install a swype keyboard from the market.
Thank you so much for taking the time to help with this. What a difference! I have everything set up nicely and did a backup this morning. Glad I came across this website.

I have been reading up on the ATR thread and this different language is slowly starting to make more and more since to me

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