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Root Wife's phone still on 1.5, want to root it...

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by hallstevenson, Apr 10, 2010.

  1. hallstevenson

    hallstevenson Well-Known Member
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    That said, what is the "safest" ROM to use for someone like her ? Keeping SENSE is almost a requirement. Is Evil Eris a good choice ?
     

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  2. droidkevlar

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    no, evil is buggy...use grdlocks from the guide. most stable and fastest...or sense...i use that and very rarely get a fc
     
  3. jwm2

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    Sense-able v2.0 is pretty solid, i like it alot.
     
  4. T2noob

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    Sense able 2.0 is actually ivan's stable t2 build with a theme over it so I would say that's the best version.
     
  5. hallstevenson

    hallstevenson Well-Known Member
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  6. droidkevlar

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    yep. and after you get root, i would recommend getting a program called titanium...makes installiong your backs up piece of cake....and after all your settings and apps been reinstalled, do a NAND backup so that if she messes something up, you just go right back to it
     
  7. jwm2

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    Just be sure to follow the steps exactly when installing the sense-able rom, like wiping the data and etc. The first time i didn't wipe the data and the phone kept rebooting over and over, so i wiped the data and reflashed it and all was well.

    But yeah do steps 1 and 2 and then instead of flashing the rom they suggest use sense-able v2.0, don't worry about .7, go straight to 2.0.
     
  8. hallstevenson

    hallstevenson Well-Known Member
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    Overruled.... :( She said "you're not hacking my phone !". I even offered to trade her phones (we both have Eris') so I could have a 1.5 Eris that I could root.
     
  9. droidkevlar

    droidkevlar Well-Known Member
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    just take her phone when she sleeping and do it....she dont like it, she switches with you and you win

    :)
     
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  10. droidkevlar

    droidkevlar Well-Known Member
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    Edit: Double post, sorry
     
  11. LexusBrian400

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    I'm a drifter.. here and there.
    Very easy to swap phones via IMEI number on VZW.com

    :)
     
  12. jwm2

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    Tell her you aren't hacking it, you are unlocking it. Theres a difference. Hacking is usually a negative term, maybe using another term will sway her to let you do it.
     
  13. Activate your phone on her number overnight and change everything to match what she has now. Job done.
     

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