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great999
12-12-2010, 11:46 AM
hello all,

im sort of new . i have had my x since mid october. i recently updated OTA update.
i was wondering what i gain from rooting my x im completely stock to include the most recent update. i have a few apps i have dl off the market. and if i root what are the possiblity of me bricking my x ??

please let me know thanks in advance.. ps if i do root what is a rom and what do they do and which one is good ??

smalltowngirl13
12-12-2010, 12:07 PM
Here is a good link for ya read thru...

What is rooting and why should I do it? The pros & cons of Android rooting (http://www.talkandroid.com/7686-what-is-rooting-and-why-should-i-do-it-the-pros-cons-of-android-rooting/)

Welcome to the forums...

mikeinrichmond
12-12-2010, 06:48 PM
hello all,

...ps if i do root what is a rom and what do they do and which one is good ??

See my sig line. ROM's and custom themes are some of the fun you can have after you root. Once you decide to root, make sure you read up on Bootstrap/Clockwork/Nandroid, so you can backup your phone and restore it should you have difficulty. Have fun!

Gerane
12-13-2010, 05:54 AM
nice guide

Droid-Xer
12-13-2010, 08:14 AM
For root check out my sig, should work for the latest update. Courtesy of Wicked.