Getting more out of droid x


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  1. droidcallx

    droidcallx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    So I am currently on the leaked 2.2 (buggy and blah) and i want more. I don't know if i should root (do not know how) and at that what's the best way for me to actually root. if anyone wants to give me a hand on some andriod knowledge hit my up on google talk or here jmenard156@gmail.com and show me the light.

    Yes i have searched but this being my first droid i am afraid to do the wrong thing (like updating to the leaked os and now being stuck with it) and i'd rather an expert hold my hand per-say.


    thank you
     

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  2. eraursls1984

    eraursls1984 Well-Known Member

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    Flash back to 2.1 and get the OTA update, then get the one click root app from the market, run it and your done.

    Here's a thread on the one click app
    http://androidforums.com/droid-x-all-things-root/212293-1-click-root-app-market.html
     
  3. droidcallx

    droidcallx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    but doesn't going back to 2.1 brick your phone? wheres the sbf to get back to 2.1?
     
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    eraursls1984 Well-Known Member

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    If you don't know what flashing is (no, not the fun kind lol) you'll need to search for rsd lite 4.8 download and install it, download the 2.1 OTA and select that file using rsd lite. You should also find and download the OTA 2.2 sbf encased you mess up something once you upgrade to the OTA 2.2
     
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    droidcallx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    ok thank you, you are the man.
     
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    eraursls1984 Well-Known Member

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    Only if you have the OTA 2.2, you said you have the leaked 2.2. Some say you can flash just the OTA 2.2 and your phone be up to date, but a lot of people notice their bootloader and kernel doesn't upgrade that way. I would just flash 2.1 first and then update through the settings, then some of the bugs you have will be fixed and others will have to wait until MOTO releases the next patch.
     
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    droidcallx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    true well once i get to the ota 2.2 i think i am going to root and all the other andriod stuff.
     
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    I went from leaked 2.2 to the released 2.2 no problem, no sbf, not wiping cache/data, just updated using the bootstrapper. There are links around to download the official 2.2 update.zip.
     
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    From what I understand that doesn't upgrade the bootloader, kernel and radio, it just does the system upgrade
     
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    droidcallx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    im going to loose all my apps this way aren't I?
     
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    droidcallx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    droidcallx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    but more importantly, after that should be able to update to 2.2 by the real ota via the phone and then the root app will root that for me?
     
  13. eraursls1984

    eraursls1984 Well-Known Member

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    You can root your phone now, bit to get the most out of it you should get the OTA 2.2. All of your paid for apps are linked to your gmail so you'll be able to go back and redownload them. If I were you is root my phone now, buy titanium backup, backup your apps and then go through the process of getting the OTA. Titanium backup will make things easier, one click restore (if you get the paid one) but you can just go in the market and get them one by one if you don't wanna buy titanium backup (free version allows one by one restore also but not the one click restore. Can be a major pain if you have 192 apps like me)
     
  14. droidcallx

    droidcallx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    lol beat you to it just waiting on the reboot then ill grrab the OTA then blah blah thanks man so far so good I cannot wait to get rid of the bloat ware this things got.
     

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