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EDIT

PROBLEM SOLVED. THANKS FOR THE HELP GUYS.



Ok. I have a DX. I rooted it and installed Rubix on it like a year ago or something. My phone has become laggy and has troubles with internet and stuff. I assume it is because I still am not on 2.3 or whatever.

What do I need to do to update. I have literally forgot how I even flashed it. LOL. I have read some stuff, but I want to make sure I don't brick it in the process.

Thanks

D
Edited by Ihasfip - 8/17/11 at 1:08am
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Do you know what bootloader you're using?
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Do you know what bootloader you're using?

Phew...been so long I don't remember. It is all green letters on black background like DOS. Don't even recall how to boot into it.



D

If I hold volume down and camera button I see bootloader 30.04? Thats not the screen I was thinking of though.

Edit: It has clockworkmod recovery v2.5.0.6 on it. That is what I was thinking about.
Edited by Ihasfip - 8/16/11 at 12:59pm
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Aha! That's a good start.

What I believe is the latest version: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1003723

Droid X ROMs: http://www.droidxforums.com/forum/droid-x-roms/

Follow the guide on the first link for the bootloader. Once the bootloader is installed, copy over a ROM of your choice, and do the following:

1) Clear Data
2) Clear Cache
3) Go to Advanced -> Clear Dalvik Cache
4) Install zip from SD card -> choose zip from sdcard -> ROM zip
5) Reboot, done.

Will wipe all of your data, obviously. I'd suggest running a backup first.
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Aha! That's a good start.

What I believe is the latest version: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1003723

Droid X ROMs: http://www.droidxforums.com/forum/droid-x-roms/

Follow the guide on the first link for the bootloader. Once the bootloader is installed, copy over a ROM of your choice, and do the following:

1) Clear Data
2) Clear Cache
3) Go to Advanced -> Clear Dalvik Cache
4) Install zip from SD card -> choose zip from sdcard -> ROM zip
5) Reboot, done.

Will wipe all of your data, obviously. I'd suggest running a backup first.
Don't I need to download the OTA download or something? To 2.3?

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Since you're rooted, all you have to do is to download and install a custom ROM and not rely on OTA. Make sure you do a system backup in case the flashing process goes wrong.
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Since you're rooted, all you have to do is to download and install a custom ROM and not rely on OTA. Make sure you do a system backup in case the flashing process goes wrong.
Refresh me on how to do a system back up? Is that through clock work recovery?

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Also the rom I want says I need to be on OTA 2.3 for it to work. Its the new version of the Rom I have been using.

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http://www.droidxforums.com/forum/dr...sed-2-0-a.html
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Refresh me on how to do a system back up? Is that through clock work recovery?

D
Through Clockwork, go to Backup & Restore -> Backup

For the OTA update, here's a root version: http://www.mydroidworld.com/forums/d...-everyone.html
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Refresh me on how to do a system back up? Is that through clock work recovery?

D
There's supposed to be a list of functions within Clockwork, one of them is "backup and restore". So yeah, just make a backup (make sure you have ample storage space) before flashing a ROM from your SD card.
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