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  1. Del1701

    Del1701 Well-Known Member

    Finally took the plunge and unlocked my bootloader, flashed a kernel and now have root and cwm :D

    Let the fun begin ha ha ha

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  2. jaseuk

    jaseuk Well-Known Member

    Yep did mine this week too, currently testing the on screen buttons mod just like the nexus, i'm kinda liking it
  3. Del1701

    Del1701 Well-Known Member

    Sweet I'll have to have a look at that, cheers ;)
  4. Tyseyh

    Tyseyh Well-Known Member

    Mine has the toggles for Internet etc when you pull the menu down.
  5. David56543

    David56543 Well-Known Member

    same. got rooted yesterday, the phone did not me lol (dirty minded)
  6. Del1701

    Del1701 Well-Known Member

    I now have my titanium backup pro running again, ah how I missed it lol, cwm via advanced stock ics kernel 11, and a couple of my old apps that needed root.

    Ah happy days :D
  7. David56543

    David56543 Well-Known Member

    lol

    clockwork is a recovery mod isn't it. might have to flash it as i will break the rom very soon :D
  8. Del1701

    Del1701 Well-Known Member

    Yep it's a recovery to make nandroid backups, if you rooted with a custom kernel then you probably have it.

    To see our you have restart your phone and when you see the Sony logo just keep pressing volume up repeatedly and you should go into recovery ;)
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  9. David56543

    David56543 Well-Known Member

    wow you're right. so this recovery is NOT a kernel and is not a "ROM" so if i do something wrong when flashing kernels/roms i can revert by going to my backup. right? that's if this backups kernel, rom and firmware
  10. Del1701

    Del1701 Well-Known Member

    It will backup your rom so you can restore back to a previous state if you stuff up but I'm not to sure about the kernel because cwm is part of the kernel
  11. Tyseyh

    Tyseyh Well-Known Member

    Moved to all things root.
  12. David56543

    David56543 Well-Known Member

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    Del1701 Well-Known Member

  14. Tyseyh

    Tyseyh Well-Known Member

    Try the XsX kernel, I'm on that, seems nice.
    Not over clocked it, just under clocked.
  15. Del1701

    Del1701 Well-Known Member

    I tried that one last night and my battery drained really quickly so I flashed back to the advanced stock ics kernel
  16. David56543

    David56543 Well-Known Member

    i will give that kernel a try and report back my battery life
  17. Tyseyh

    Tyseyh Well-Known Member

    Weird, best one I've tried so far
  18. David56543

    David56543 Well-Known Member

    do you know if there is any kernel that can overclock atleast to 1.9 - 2.0 ghz

    i just flashed that kernel and it doesn't have overclock
  19. Tyseyh

    Tyseyh Well-Known Member

    Not a clue, I don't care for over clockin '
  20. Del1701

    Del1701 Well-Known Member

    I think maybe the xss speed kernel allows over clocking to about 1.67
  21. Del1701

    Del1701 Well-Known Member

    Just wanted to let you guys know that if you want to return to stock kernel just extract the kernel from your ftf with 7zip or winrar and flash it back in fastboot, and the best part is you retain root :D
  22. Tyseyh

    Tyseyh Well-Known Member

    Why would you want a stock kernel?
  23. Del1701

    Del1701 Well-Known Member

    Oh dear I'm a bit late answering this one lol, some people like to root but still want everything stock.
  24. Tyseyh

    Tyseyh Well-Known Member

    Ha just a little late, yeah.

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