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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by cammykool, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. cammykool

    cammykool Well-Known Member
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    is metro still offer the optimus M i have the admire and i cant even root it! i loved my optimus v sdo i thought ide ry it
     

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  2. BrandonOptimus

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    Sadly no. It got discontinued. From what I heard, other sites and stores sell it though
     
  3. Insanecrane

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    Not to get off topic but the Admire can be rooted.
     
  4. BrandonOptimus

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    Yerp, but is it for 2.3.3 or 2.3.4?
     
  5. cammykool

    cammykool Well-Known Member
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    i know it cxan be but my computer gives me a few lovely errors like
     
  6. douglasr007

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    It's iffy. When I got my LG Optimus M from Best Buy 2 months ago, one store didn't have it and he said the phone was discontinued so no more shipments would come in with more phones. However, I found another Best Buy with 1 LG Optimus M left and lucked out.
     
  7. BrandonOptimus

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    Yeah, I was a lucky one who got a new one in September. I guess if you know the manager a lot of a store, he can pull some tricks for you :p Where I live, theres too many old people, they would settle for a small 12button keyboard phone. Thats why where I live, getting an OM isn't hard. It's just a simple can I have one? *They check* 5 mins later they give you one* You hand money* Your good to go :p
     
  8. vanceable

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    Go to newegg.com and search for it. I ordered one this week for like $69 with free shipping.
     
  9. Insanecrane

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    I just rooted a 2.3.3 and I know that over at XDA they are working on a way for 2.3.4 so it shouldn't be long.




    My bad, I should have clarified the version in my original post.
     
  10. raber99

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    I just got one on ebay that is brand new, never been activated,
    still sealed in factory plastic for $45 bucks.....amazing phone.
     
  11. jleigh2536

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    how do you know what type of optimus m phone you have? Maybe that is my prob of not being able to root..but gingerbreak does not work anymore...z4root ends up being some sync thing...ughhh
     
  12. Fox Mulder

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    Go to Settings>About Phone. The Android version is listed as well as the SW version (ZVx). z4root only worked on the early version w/2.2.
     
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