Root Haven't Gotten 2.2; Impatient or Rooted?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SLeepdepD, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. SLeepdepD

    SLeepdepD Active Member
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    Maybe I'm just impatient, but I bought my Droid from eBay--used--a couple of months ago. I'm wondering if the previous owner rooted it, if that would affect me getting the OTA 2.2 update? It says I have 2.1-update1 installed right now.

    Does being rooted make a difference? How can I tell if my phone's been rooted? Thanks!
     

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  2. supersaki

    supersaki Well-Known Member
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    Do you have 'Superuser' in your applications?
     
  3. OMJ

    OMJ Bazinga
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    Most likely you just havent gotten it yet. It actually appears they have stopped the OTA and are going to be starting a new one next week.

    If you wanna know if you are rooted
    turn off the phone then Hold X while powering on the phone.
    do you see a triangle with an !. If you do you are stock if you see something that Says clockworkmod or SPRecovery you are rooted.
     
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  4. SLeepdepD

    SLeepdepD Active Member
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    I see the triangle and !. I guess that answers my question...just impatient. :) Thanks!
     
  5. ckochinsky125

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    You can manually install 2.2 there was an article on here about it its really easy actually I just did it today when I got my droid
     
  6. Kn1nJa

    Kn1nJa Well-Known Member
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    Yeah, Trident made a very sweet guide.
     

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