Root Optimus V rooting? ....i think

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  1. jtragna

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    Hi, im very new here and i dont know if i posted this in the right area but i want to root my phone, and install a custom ROM, ive tried so many tutorials and i want to start over, i tryed to root with gingerbreak but im not sure if that worked....i dont think it did so i tryed SuperOneClick....clicked on root said it was already rooted...tryed shell root....failed....tryed unrooting on it failed couldnt find the root. i have all the drivers installed and im running 2.2 Froyo on it....all i want to do is install a Gingerbread Rom to help save battery...the text messaging theme and all! Please help...i also tryed unrooting using unrooting using gingerbreak. please help! thanks! :thinking:
     

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  2. Atma

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    i have the LG Optimus V running 2.2 Froyo
    and thanks alot!
     
  4. Atma

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    Ok, those links are for you then. :D
     
  5. benslgdroid

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    There's different 2.2 there's 2.2.1 and 2.2.2 which one is very important. Also look in your apps if you see super user app then gingerbreak worked
     
  6. jtragna

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    it is the most recent one Virgin Mobile has uploaded on the phone so probrably 2.2.2 and i do have super user.
     
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    Did you use this guide? because my phone is taking a while to boot up its been 10 minutes...im scared.....ahhh.....
     
  8. Atma

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    Yes, that's the same guide I used. I don't remember how long but I don't think it was 10 minutes. What is it doing? What have you done so far?
     
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    If you have super user you are rooted gingerbreak won't install it unless it roots. Now you need to finish the steps in root without a computer.
     
  10. jtragna

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    i got everything to work and got a custom ROM....thanks Everyone!!
     
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