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Haven't Gotten 2.2; Impatient or Rooted?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SLeepdepD, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. SLeepdepD

    SLeepdepD Newbie
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    Maybe I'm just impatient, but I bought my Droid from eBay--used--a couple of months ago. I'm wondering if the previous owner rooted it, if that would affect me getting the OTA 2.2 update? It says I have 2.1-update1 installed right now.

    Does being rooted make a difference? How can I tell if my phone's been rooted? Thanks!
     



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  2. supersaki

    supersaki Android Enthusiast

    Do you have 'Superuser' in your applications?
     
  3. OMJ

    OMJ Bazinga

    Most likely you just havent gotten it yet. It actually appears they have stopped the OTA and are going to be starting a new one next week.

    If you wanna know if you are rooted
    turn off the phone then Hold X while powering on the phone.
    do you see a triangle with an !. If you do you are stock if you see something that Says clockworkmod or SPRecovery you are rooted.
     
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  4. SLeepdepD

    SLeepdepD Newbie
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    I see the triangle and !. I guess that answers my question...just impatient. :) Thanks!
     
  5. You can manually install 2.2 there was an article on here about it its really easy actually I just did it today when I got my droid
     
  6. Kn1nJa

    Kn1nJa Member

    Yeah, Trident made a very sweet guide.
     

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