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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by J-Bert, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. J-Bert

    J-Bert Member
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    After doing alot of reading, I'd like to finally root my phone. Unfortunately, I'm a newb when it comes to something this extensive (just don't have the knowledge).

    First of all, I just had the phone updated last week due to random re-boots. The current Firmware is 2.1-update 1.

    I thought I saw a thread a few days ago about not being able to root 2.1 - is this correct?

    My primary reason for wanting to root is to be able to occasionally tether my laptop when wifi isn't needed - the increased speed is a second benefit.

    From here, where do I go?
     

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  2. Jaffa

    Jaffa Well-Known Member
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    Who is your provider?
     
  3. ccapasso

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    As long as you have a Sprint CDMA Hero, if you are running 1.5 You can follow the guide I wrote up here. If you are running 2.1, you can follow this
     
  4. J-Bert

    J-Bert Member
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    Thanks for the link, I ended up finding it after not being able to sleep. Got the phone rooted, now I just need to figure out what I'm doing with it lol.
     
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