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Root Root just to delete sense and some htc-apps

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Run3, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. Run3

    Run3 Active Member
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    So i've been looking at the rooting guides, and now im tempted to root.

    Basically i just want to root in order go get rid of sense and some apps like Stock, Peep, News etc. etc. - will this be possible if I root?

    And suppose its possible, will i be able to update phone software (not sense, of course) as always without losing the super user abilities?

    Oh, and I have a generic desire.
     

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  2. SUroot

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    No.

    Get a custom Rom
     
  3. Run3

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    So, sense is not something "on top" of android, its incorporated into it on the desire?
     
  4. HTC desired

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    Sense is something on top but it cannot be removed simply by rooting but it allows you to delete system apps. My advice root and then get a custom vanilla ROM e.g. Cynanogen however I would wait as hopefully there will be some gingerbread builds soon!
     
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    It's in and on. It's a customized android with a HTC kernel. Any update will break whatever you do so its best just to get a frequently updated custom Rom
     
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  6. Run3

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    ^ ok. Nice to know.
     
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