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Root in desperate need of step by step root

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by joshc286, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. joshc286

    joshc286 New Member
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    i just recently purchased a behold 2 from t-mo it came with 1.6 loaded but i can not stand the touchwiz, i know BH_man has a custom rom for 1.6 with no TW but as much as i have looked i cant seem to find a step by step on rooting the phone and then installing the rom. i have rotted my my touch without issue several times but this Sammy phone seems to give me nothing but issues and the root guides i have found were all for the phone before the 1.6 update if anyone out there could help me out by giving me a step by step i would be really grateful.

    also im not really a noob i am good with computers and phones i just need some clear cut instruction if anyone can help me out please let me know or if there is a guide out there i am missing please post the link...thanks everyone
     

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  2. suyash1

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    you dont need root to install roms for this phone. you install rom and most of them alreadyhave root
     
  3. joshc286

    joshc286 New Member
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    hmmm well thats strange, helpful but strange i am starting to hate samsung anyway i digress... ok well im wanting to put take 5 on my phone i have sdk on my comp and installed the adb drivers so exactly where do i go from here ...now that i know i dont need to root it should not be that hard but. my question is will take 5 work even though my phone came with 1.6 from tmo? or do i need to revert to 1.5 first? and what exactly are the steps to get everything going ( i have never used odin before ) and on my mytouch i just followed all instructions from the unlockr but there page dosent give me anything helpful for the behold 2 thanks for the info about root on this phone btw kinda wondered why i couldn't find anything on that lol
     
  4. suyash1

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    this might help http://androidforums.com/behold-2-all-things-root/66867-how-flash-using-odin.html
     
  5. joshc286

    joshc286 New Member
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    thanks a lot somehow i overlooked that one... i feel like a idiot lol... appreciate the guidance as i really cant tolerate the the twiz interface on this phone and am desperate to get rid of it
     
  6. htwnzballa09

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  7. suyash1

    suyash1 Well-Known Member
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    that rom that you linked to is old (1.5) use newer ones(1.6)
     
  8. htwnzballa09

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    thanks for answering, can you give me the link to it?

    and i just simply need a faster rom that has vibration and sound, if 1.6 has that then it would be awesome if you can give me the link to it.
     
  9. htwnzballa09

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    thanks alot dude!

    what software do i need to install it now? im a TOTAL noob to the whole android thing so yeah..:D
     
  10. htwnzballa09

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    and also is 'rooting' required? cause i still havent done that.
     
  11. Oreojacks

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    Use Odin I think it should be in the file you download and no you don't need root to flash the rom
     
  12. htwnzballa09

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    is there anything that Doesnt work in that rom? such as vibrating? cause i need that for sure.
     

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