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Root Question?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by brownythegreat, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. brownythegreat

    brownythegreat New Member
    Thread Starter

    Aug 9, 2010
    The Great State of Maine
    Hey Everyone! New here

    Just bought a new incredible with 2.2 off craiglist(200$ and no contract not bad). I had a Droid Eris previous to this and its now me and my wifes backup phone. I really can tell the difference! My Eris was rooted and was running 2.2 and honestly I thought it was running pretty great(a thousand times better after being rooted). Now I guess my question is, I see such a great improvement from my Eris(even rooted) is it still worth me rooting my new phone? Will I see even a faster phone? I like faster. The one thing Ive noticed is certainly battery issues, this thing sucks up the battery! Although it is snappier and quicker to load even in stock then my Eris. So should I take the leap?


  2. TheWhiteBandito

    TheWhiteBandito Well-Known Member

    May 2, 2010
    Student / Software Developer / Web Developer
    Yes, you'll notice a faster phone. Get KingxKlick kernel which is undervolted, so you'll see improved battery life on top of some extra speed.
  3. teacha6141

    teacha6141 Member

    Apr 30, 2010
    I agree the battery sucks, and your phone should be faster...I tried several Kernels which are easy to install when rooted, The best I have used so far is the Hydra Kernel. the "overclock" 1.5 is working great. and improves battery life because it regulates the phone to underclock when not being used and gives you the speed when needed...Again, experimentation is the key..I did try the Hydra stock with Skyraider, and for some reason it locked up..No big deal, just reboot in previous backup. (Power Button and Down, at the same time)

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