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Root App problems after Root

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mbrudolph, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. mbrudolph

    mbrudolph Active Member
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    I completed the root process which has given me access to several apps that i wanted but now I'm having issues with several previous apps that ran great. Google maps force closes every time now. And a few games by Storm8 no longer work at all.

    I'm on 2.1 ota. All apps worked fine before root. Any suggestions.
     

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  2. jcase

    jcase Well-Known Member
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    Which rom are you on specifically?
     
  3. thenestor

    thenestor Well-Known Member
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    It sounds like he didn't flash a ROM; he's on the 2.1 that came with root.
     
  4. mbrudolph

    mbrudolph Active Member
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    I didnt change the rom. I was content with the verizon 2.1 ota. I wanted root mainly for wifi tether. However I know the more i mess with this phone the more likely i will change the ROM.

    I have already attempted to uninstall and re-install the apps with no success, same problems. And now with google maps when i attempt the install it says "Installation error: Package file was not signed correctly"

    ???
     
  5. hallstevenson

    hallstevenson Well-Known Member
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    Look to see if the apps write any "config" data or settings and be sure to remove that too. Looking on my phone, I don't see anything in my ~/ directory for Maps.
     
  6. Papadroid

    Papadroid Well-Known Member
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  7. hallstevenson

    hallstevenson Well-Known Member
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    Which is rather "old" now, isn't it ? This ROM came out right after leak v1 was out, as I recall.

    He should still be able to get the up-to-date Maps app from the market though. If the problem is solely with Maps and not a combination of an older ROM and Maps, the problem may go away.
     
  8. mbrudolph

    mbrudolph Active Member
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    Problem was the older rom, problem solved!
     
  9. cableguynoe

    cableguynoe Well-Known Member
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    SO what did you go with?
     

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