Root If you live in the New Jersey area I'm willing to pay you to root and add Froyo to my phone

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by craigrn16, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. craigrn16

    craigrn16 Well-Known Member
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    So can someone help me out? Name the price.
     

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  2. narf

    narf Well-Known Member
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    Hi, I live in Nigeria, I have great wealth and I would very like much to help you out. Please to me mail your phone. I root free no charge. okay?



    ha, sorry couldn't resist...
     
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  3. bmo21

    bmo21 Active Member
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    I'm in NH and would love tp take your $ but really it is quite easy.

    DL the unrevoked 3
    Run it
    plug in your phone
    You're rooted

    Pick a Rom
    DL it
    Save it to root of SD card
    Restart phone holding volume down
    Recovery
    Nandroid backup to be safe
    Power to back up a menu
    Install from SD card
    Select zip
    Install.
    Enjoy froyo.
     
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  4. coolbone

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    Yeah this is about as simple as it gets. If you need any advice though, feel free to PM me.
     
  5. woop

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    Alot of people are willing to help you via online for free. No need to pay anyone
     
  6. bisbers

    bisbers Well-Known Member
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    I'm in jersey (well, will be for the weekend), and could give you a hand if you're serious. Not going to take your money though.

    Where about are you?
     
  7. craigrn16

    craigrn16 Well-Known Member
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    My problem is I dont know how to nandroid back up and ADB and all those other code words and nonesense is
     
  8. craigrn16

    craigrn16 Well-Known Member
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    where do I pic a froyo rom from?
     
  9. cuban11182

    cuban11182 Well-Known Member
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    look in the roms section of the forum, there or XDA. I personally reccomend the FrankenROM (Evoport thread).
     
  10. craigrn16

    craigrn16 Well-Known Member
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    so all I gotta do is root put rom in root of sd card select it then good to go? Which rom gives me the features if Froyo without reducing my battery life
     
  11. jskolm85

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  12. Berry2Droid

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    this is priceless..where in jersey are you?
     
  13. craigrn16

    craigrn16 Well-Known Member
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  14. bisbers

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    Dude, I'm in seaside park. Here now, will be until I fly back to CA tomorrow afternoon. If you for real want a hand getting this stuff down, I don't mind. Just lemme know, I'll PM you my email. Otherwise, reading the stuff already referenced covers everything you need to know, but I get it with being overwhelmed by acronyms and new terms.
     
  15. ac2basis

    ac2basis Well-Known Member
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    I work @ a bar in Central Jerz. I could root it for you if you want but these guys are right if you follow the step-by-steps online it's really easy.
     
  16. Eris Lover

    Eris Lover Well-Known Member
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    I love to help too. . But the truth is you should just keep reading until you can do most of it or you probably don't really even need a rooted phone, most of what you would do with root requires the same knowledge.
     
  17. craigrn16

    craigrn16 Well-Known Member
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    ok does anyone have yahoo messenger or aim so I can ask?
     
  18. sucker4pa1n

    sucker4pa1n Well-Known Member
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    I'm about to be in NJ in like... 3 hours. Gotta get back to MD by tomorrow evening though. Like everyone said, it's really straightforward. Hardest part is biting the bullet and doing it; overcome the fear!

    I must not fear.
    Fear is the mind-killer.
    Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.
    I will face my fear.
    I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
    And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
    Where the fear has gone there will be nothing.
    Only I will remain.
     
  19. craigrn16

    craigrn16 Well-Known Member
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    Ok I followed these instructions to the letter. When I get to the part where I intstall from SD card I install Frankenrom B5 which I put in my SD card and I keep getting file not found. Help!!!
     
  20. sk8skanj

    sk8skanj Well-Known Member
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  21. EmpedoxFCB

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    I'm in Bergen County, PM if interested.
     
  22. Squintz82

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    Honestly, if you are not willing to learn how to root yourself, or can't figure it out, I don't recommend that you should have a rooted phone. If you're going to modify the filesystem of your phone, you should have some sort of knowledge of what it does and how to change it yourself.

    But that's just my opinion.
     
  23. mrjinglesusa

    mrjinglesusa Well-Known Member
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    Ok, one of several things:

    1) your download of the Frankenrom is corrupt or incomplete. It should be ~155 MB. Make sure the checksum is correct.

    2) Make sure it is on the root of your SD card. /sdcard/Frankenrom.zip.

    3) Make sure that it is not named Frankenrom.zip.zip.
     
  24. shpotik

    shpotik New Member
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    dude, if you havent done it yet, email me shpotik@gmail.com, im no expert at this stuff, but just through youtube, i upgraded my incredible to 2.2 foyo, rooted it, have wifi tethering, full flash it works real nice pretty much anything you find online besides hulu works. so get at me if u want help! my email comes right to my phone, so ill reply within minutes.
     

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