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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by silverxbv2, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. silverxbv2

    silverxbv2 Well-Known Member
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    What can we remove or install from our phones directly without having to be plugged in to computer? I know I've seen terminal emulator somewhere, but is that the same effect as running command prompt on a pc? It's odd to me that this can't all be done right on the phone. Or can it? I know a lot of the theme and app installs can be downloaded to the phone and flashed in recovery, but what else?
     

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  2. coolbone

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    The problem with semi unlocked nand is that you can't write to /system while up and booted. You'd need to be in recovery. You can have programs queue up commands to run in recovery. Rom Manager by koush will do a couple preset commands (Nandroid backup, wipe cache and data, then run a rom installer) straight from the app when you're up and booted. But that still is recovery only.

    You can mess around in /data ask you want, but it's not necessarily the most productive with what you probably want to do.

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