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Root Pros/ Cons of updating to OTA Gingerbread

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by bigbadwulff, May 26, 2011.

  1. bigbadwulff

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    Please correct me if I am wrong and help me out here.

    -OTA Gingerbread will leave you unable to root until hacked.
    -You can update OTA GB if you are rooted and on OTA Froyo?
    -Do you need to delete any downloaded ROMs(not in use)?
    -You need to un-freeze and have present on the phone all stock apps, especially the bloatware apps.
     

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    1. yes
    2. not sure, but safer if not rooted
    3. delete? not required, since you aren't using them if on stock Froyo
    4. yes
     
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    Cool. Got it. Was gonna wait for the smoke to clear anyway. But i wanted to make sure for me and for others that don't follow this stuff too closely. On a scale of 1-10, i'm probably a 4 on the knowledge meter. I like to read about all this stuff but don't always do the stuff or put the knowledge into permanent memory. I like knowing this stuff but I don't but a big emphasis on it in my life.
     
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    Moved to All things root.
     
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    The same basic principles would apply to either phone, but since this is the Droid Pro All Things Root forum, and the OP has a Droid X, I'm guessing bluenova meant to move this to the Droid X All Things Root forum.
     

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