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how to make my rooted moto droid run faster??

Discussion in 'Technology' started by THXEY, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. Nov 15, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    THXEY

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    my rooted droid runs pretty smooth but my brother just got the X and im drooling over the speed of his phone....so whats this overclock thing ive heard of?
     
  2. Nov 15, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    overclocking a phone.....who would've thought it
     
  3. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:00 PM
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    i sense your sarcasm, but thats not what im looking for. thanks for all your help
     
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    thanks guys. i guess i have another quick question. i wanna do a new rom, do i have to delete my old rom to install the new one?
     
  7. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:06 PM
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    Boot into recovery and wipe cache/data. Then flash new rom. Easy as pie. Just ensure to make a backup before doing so.
     
  8. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:07 PM
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    easy enough!

    thanks guys!
     
  9. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:11 PM
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    Titanium Backup is a really good tool, just in case you get into modding it more
     
  10. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:25 PM
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    ONE more question. does ultimate droid work on froyo 2.2? i see a ton of stuff for 2.1 but nothing for 2.2
     
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    i have that :)
     
  12. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:28 PM
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    I believe it does... But I have heard of some program incompatibilities (small issues). I'm pretty sure it works though. Either way, it is definitely the ultimate control panel
     
  13. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:29 PM
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    i have a droid 2 and wtf are u guys talking about? haha
     
  14. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:31 PM
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    Much bigger possibilities with the Droid 2... Start with Rooting. It is essentially admin access to your phone. Look that up and go from there.
     
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    Last i heard, yes it works. With 2.3 coming out soon, i have no idea bout 2.3
     
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    so before i do this let me recap what im doing so im not screwing up
    so i reboot into recovery wipe all data. start phone up then drag "update.zip" onto the sd card. then reboot into recovery again then install update.zip?
     
  17. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:36 PM
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    rooted FTW! im runnin hydrakernal with the stock rom. nothing better then free mobile hotspot! :D

    i would wait until someone comes up with a stable rom before changing the stock one. check out droid-life.com
     
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    Ok so first download the rom you want and put it on your SD card. Boot into recovery and select nandroid and then backup to make a "backup" of your current setup. When that's done select wipe data/factory reset and select yes. Then wipe cache partition and select yes. Some people do this two or three times in a row. You can if you want. I do. Anyway now choose install zip from sd card and then select choose zip from sd card. Then navigate to where the zip file is and select it. When it is all done reboot and you are good to go.
     
  19. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:38 PM
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    sweet man! thanks dude :D
     
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    i want this lol how do i do it tho,i just watched 2 youtube vids and had no clue what the dudes were saying
     
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