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  1. riverkid090

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    I am not an expert in cell phone or rooting, however the Low Internal Memory is driving me nuts. I already did a factory reset 3 months ago, now the same problem came back. I know rooting the phone will void my manufacture warranty, but I guess I have no choice.

    Can someone give me some advice? Is there any place I can go in the GTA area to have some expert or more experience people to root my phone?:thinking:
     

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    you can try in phone shops but i cant guarantee youll find anyone. if you cant come back to us, we have lots of advice.
     
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    Follow the links in SUroot's and my sig.

    If I can root, so can you! ;)
     
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    Yes, same here. I managed to debrand, make goldcard, root and install various ROMS all with the help of folk on here. I wouldn't have managed otherwise. It is a little daunting and time consuming BUT worth it. If you try and get stuck folk are more than willing to help out and they got me out of trouble once or twice [quite a few more than that actually!! :) ].
     
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    its really pretty straight forward, and like what has already been said on here, there is loads of help, but dont let Lecter bully you :p, just read everything you can find, and then read it again! go and have a look at XDA Developers for lots of info and the different Roms available, ive some links in my sig, Mr SUroot is very helpful and is never off this forum :p, Rastaman is a very clued up guy, must mention Lecter again as he did help me a couple of times and then i cant forget Infernal byte and Hadron, you will always find some help if you need it!!
     
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    Thank you so much everyone for the encouragement. I will do my best to read through all the material before I act.

    Should I get a back up phone while doing this? just in case?

    I have another question. I got my Desire about 8 months ago, do you think I should root the phone now? Since rooting the phone will void the manufacture warranty, do you think is worth to do it now? or wait till the warranty is over?
     
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    First off, where in the world are you and where did you get the phone?
     
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    ALWAYS do a backup!!!
     
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    Lecter, I mean an extra Phone, in case rooting failed?
    Do you suggest to use My Backup?
     
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    Which ROM should I use?

    Can I just Root the phone without doing the partition?
    I have a 4G SD card, any suggestion what is the best way to partition it? should i do 2G?
     
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    You have to root the phone to be able to partition the card. Partition before flashing a Rom though. Use gparted to partition card. Apps2sd faq has step by step or lecter has video in Sig, but not watched it myself


    1GB is easy enough
     
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    First do A LOT of reading about rooting and then look for a rom!

    Once you're rooted and partitioned you can flash almost anything you like.

    Go to xda to look at some roms.

    Nothing really bad can happen when you root that can't be fixed! ;)
     
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    Hi experts, i am going to root my phone tonight. want to double check before i start

    below is the info of my phone

    BRAVO PVT3
    HBOOT - 0.93.001
    MICROP - O51D
    TOUNCH PANEL - SYNW0101
    RADIO - 0-5.09.05.30.2

    am i good to go with your links?

    how can i tell if my phone is SLCD or AMOLED?

    thanks
     
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    We were all like you once my friend, we all help each other here and are very friendly bunch. Just don't be afraid to ask anything now matter how trivial it might seem.
     
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    God knows I asked enough stupid questions and was hand held through it! ;)
     
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    thanks guys! my friend trying to root the "one click" method on my phone last night but failed. he said make sure i have all the information ready, and all the apps must be able to support my phone before i start.

    looking at the HTC Desire Root guide in this forum, one of the guide don't support HBOOT 0.93, that's why i want to make sure i am following the right guide

    how do you guys manager the rooting? i will promise and make sure i follow the guide step by step
     
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    dont worry..proceed with unrevoked
    also read SUroot's guide before starting
     
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    Yeah click the red link in my signature either below this post, or my first post in this thread. Then look for the unrevoked rooting guide.
     
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    You said you were from Toronto? Telus Desires are SLCD. My phone info is the same as yours, I rooted using unrEVOked, piece of cake. I haven't had the time to do a ROM yet, but I will soon, mainly to free up space for apps.
     
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    hi 1500CC,

    yes, i am in Toronto, but my phone is an unbranded phone, got it from those independant phone shop. the out of space issue is killing me, can't stand it anymore.
    i will root it and do the APPS2SD together.
     
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    Reading the Root Guide, i couldn't find the ARA build (ARA 2.xx.415.x) on my phone.

    only the following show up

    Andriod Version
    Baseband Version
    Kernel Version
    Build Number
    Software number
    Browser version

    no ARA, is that oK?
     
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    The 2.xx.415.x is the build number of a phone that has the ARA rom on it (Arab rom).

    Whats yours?
     
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    You can try South Pacific Mall. It is kinda infamous for jailbreaking/rooting etc.
    But I suppose you can also follow the guids on here. :p
     
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    Anyone who wants to send me phones, I would be happy to root them.

    (Note: I didn't say I'd send them back afterwards.)
     
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    hi i just rooted my phone and i am having a lil bit of trouble turning s-on to s-off the phone is htc desire z if anyone can plz help me that will be great if not i gess its off to pacific mall
     
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