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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dragonbro, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. dragonbro

    dragonbro Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Hi All! So I took the plunge and followed the super easy one click method for rooting my Eris....stupid easy!

    I installed the XTRrom3.0.3 and I like the feel, getting used to only 3 screens.....so much cleaner! I installed the extra .zip files that come with it, installed Set Cpu (using for now, seems stable). Love the wireless teather, can't wait to show that off!

    Silly question I can't seem to find an answer to....How can I change the lock screen wallpaper from the standard carbon fiber? :eek:

    I would also like to have a rotate unlock instead of the drag down. All help is appreciated!

  2. DFA1

    DFA1 Well-Known Member

    So you can't have the Sense UI with a rooted phone? Damn, I liked how Sense used Facebook to manage contacts and the clock and weather built into one widget was nice too.

    What else is missing when you rooted?
  3. thetomlin2

    thetomlin2 Guest

    Find the image you want as your LockScreen in your albums. Long press it and select "set as" then click lock screen.
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  4. thetomlin2

    thetomlin2 Guest

  5. LED

    LED Android Enthusiast

  6. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary

    ...or, you can do an in-place root: i.e., root your stock 2.1 Eris without changing anything by just giving yourself root privileges. From there, you can add wi-fi tethering, update your kernel so you can overclock, etc.

    This way, you can keep everything you already have and like, including Sense.

    It used to be that the only way to root was by installing a new rooted ROM over top of the existing O/S, but now we've got options. Let me know if you want more details re. this.
  7. dragonbro

    dragonbro Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Now that was easy :) When in doubt long press items, got it!

    What about changing the unlock slider from drop down to something else? Are there .zip files for that I can flash?
  8. dragonbro

    dragonbro Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    You can still use Facebook with your contacts, the XTR3.03 comes with an app for that :)

    There are a ton of apps you can download for weather/clock widgets.....root is not missing anything but LAG! I might try a rom with more sense features in the future, but I'm liking the change for now!
  9. Shamec

    Shamec Lurker

    I too would love to have the rotary lock screen on xtrROM.

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The HTC Droid Eris release date was November 2009. Features and Specs include a 3.2" inch screen, 5MP camera, 288GB RAM, MSM7600 processor, and 1300mAh battery.

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