Root difference between roms and themes

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by incrediblenotinstock, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. incrediblenotinstock

    incrediblenotinstock Well-Known Member
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    looked around and couldnt find an answer. they seem the same to me
     

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  2. irishpride

    irishpride Well-Known Member
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    With the bootloader locked, theres not going to be much separating a ROM and a theme. A ROM may have some programs removed, but since it can't have a custom kernal, there's really only so much one can do.

    With a phone like the D1, themes and ROMs are very different.
     
  3. incrediblenotinstock

    incrediblenotinstock Well-Known Member
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    what would be the difference if the bootloader wasnt locked?
     
  4. Piiman

    Piiman Well-Known Member
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    You could virtually rewrite the entire OS and themes just change how the UI looks. Like the color scheme the fonts etc
     

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