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What are some things I should try when I root my phone?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ivanoid, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. ivanoid

    ivanoid Well-Known Member
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    I have the Vibrant, and I'm thinking about rooting it but I have not idea what to do after I do this. Are there themes I can download are there games I can have? I don't know what rooting is for apart from having total control of your phone.
    Help?
     

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  2. NZtechfreak

    NZtechfreak Well-Known Member
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    You can use Root-only apps like Titanium Backup, ROM Manager (with clockworkmod recovery), take screenshots from the phone without needing to connect to PC and use ADB, change the CPU values (like underclock it when the phone is sleeping to conserve battery), change the way the Android OS handles memory management to keep more free RAM, change the calender alert tone etc...

    I'm sure there is heaps more, these are just a few things I know of, new to this also...
     
  3. voodooochild

    voodooochild Well-Known Member
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    nice i new there were a few things but wasnt sure so much could be done!
     

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