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Root optimus m keeps restarting.

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  1. Superdroidlove

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    hello im hoping i can get some help here. my optimus m was bout just a week ago and it keeps restarting during web usage and text messaging.
    it also locks up from time to time. is there anyone who can tell me how to fix.
    also, i was wondering if after i root my optimus m would it allow me to send videos via text and will it allow me to download a flash player

    if anyone has answers please help
     

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    Random restarts and freezing is usually sign of an internal issue. Seems this line has more than a few bad berries in the bunch. Best bet is to see if you can get an exchange at the store you got it from or a corporate store.

    Rooting will not affect your MMS capabilities. If you mean bypass the 600k limit to send larger videos, no it will not. Flash cannot be installed on our phones without frying them. It's a hardware limitation with no (safe) way to bypass it.
     
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    I thought the flash problem was adobe intentionally not supporting the cpu, You could ramp up the cpu to 1ghz and still not get flash too work as flash see's the cpu id and wont play.
     
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    Well our CPU being an ARM6 is technically a "hardware limitation". If you dig a little deeper, people have gotten it to run and decently, but the outcome for the phone is usually permanent damage.
     
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    ok so rooting my phone after an exchange will do what? what can i do with administrative access
     
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    Mainly disable or delete the MetroPCS bloatware. Some of their apps run regardless of what you do and just drain your battery all day long. Disabling Metro WiFi alone helped me go from a ~6 hour battery to a 15 hour battery. My Extras is just annoying. Other apps you'll probably have no use for or bypass because of android equivalents or better options available in the market. Some apps require a rooted phone to function. If you're bold enough, you can even overclock your phone.
     
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    Wifi tethering is one that needs rooting
     
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    Crashing and spontaneous restarting on the LG Optimus M can be the result of moving a MicroSD memory card from another phone into the Optimus. You must format the memory card using the phone to correct this problem.

    I agree that it should not make a difference but it does.

    Solution:
    remove the MicroSD from your Optimus
    put the MicroSD into an SD carrier and copy the contents to your PC
    reinstall the MicroSD into your Optimus and go
    Home
    Menu
    Settings
    SD Card & phone storage...
    Unmount SD card
    Format SD card (everything will be erased so make certain you copied everything onto your PC first)

    Remove MicroSD and put the MicroSD into an SD carrier
    Copy the information you saved before back onto the memory card
    reinstall the MicroSD into your Optimus

    voila
     
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