Last Updated: Oct 08,2010
i'm new to this and i actually don't know what rooting does? is it required
Rooting is to Android like Jailbreaking to iPhone. Out of the box, the phone is on a guest account. Rooting pretty much gives you superuser (or administrator) access to your phone.
From Cyanogen's website:
Obtaining root ("administrator", or "full") access to your phone. This means you can mount its internal memory partition as read/write, which lets you do various things: have Wi-Fi tethering (on
did you do this ? im pretty scared to do it ..
I suggest you read up quite a bit before actually doing it.
Here is my guide on rooting the A1 (E is rooted the same way)- http://androidforums.com/a1-all-thi...t-acer-liquid-a1-guide-updated-8-30-10-a.html
Check out the MoDaCo forums (most active Liquid hacking community)- Acer Liquid - Liquid.MoDaCo.com - Android @ MoDaCo
Check out the XDA forums- Liquid S100 Android Development - xda-developers
what's the worse that can happen if you mess up?
Well the worst that could possibly happen would be you ending up with an expensive paperweight but the odds of that isn't high (it just is possible and there have been a couple of cases of bricked phones).
thanks alot man i aprreciate it
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