Root rooted now what

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by beerbq, May 28, 2012.

  1. beerbq

    beerbq Member
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    I downgraded to froyo and rooted. Now most of my apps won't work and lost half of my contacts. I had 2.3.4 I hate this any ideas?
     

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  2. crump

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    Flash any Gingerbread ROM and you should be good as far as app compatibility. You probably should have backed up your contacts before rooting..
     
  3. beerbq

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    I am new at this I didnt think about that. I downloaded new sense rc2 and Im scared to mess with anything really. Since I did a backup I shouldnt be able to mess anything up right?
     
  4. tube517

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    Did you do a nandroid backup? Did you use titanium backup to backup your apps?
     
  5. beerbq

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    I did a backup with rom manager Im not sure if thats what youre talking about. I did download titanium and backed up my apps.
     
  6. crump

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    As long as you have a nandroid backup (made through recovery or rom manager) you should be fine. Just make sure you wipe properly before flashing (wipe data/factory reset, cache and dalvik cache. Optionally, format system, data and cache. I would also suggest getting comfortable with recovery and not just trusting rom manager to do everything for you.
     
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