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yeah seesm to be. Just creating a backup now in CWM, and then gonna do a titanium backup and an efs file backup.

After these whats the best things I should start doing, i.e custom ROM, different kernal etc?
post #12 of 28
Do a NANDROID backup first, then, look have a look at this website for ideas

http://www.clockworkmod.com/
     
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Thanks, I did a nandroid backup using CWM it was easy! I would like to underclock my phone when idle so that I can increase battery life
post #14 of 28
Use SetCPU, its avaible from the market place, but search 'setCPU.apk full' and pass it to your phoen and install, that will be the full version. You must enable unknown sources in application settings though
     
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post #15 of 28
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Cool, so ive run CWM backup, titanium backup, copied both to my PC. Am I ok now to do stuff on it?
post #16 of 28
Yes go ahead - Do what I said above about SetCPU, follow my steps and youl have a full version.

Go to market place and download Aptoide, it has most things in play store, but full version are free thumb.gif
     
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post #17 of 28
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thanks!

Ive downloaded setCPu and created a profile, changed none of the settings other than max/min cpu frequency 100mhz and set it to active when screen off. Im hoping it downclocks to minimum speed when idle now. Do I need to adjust voltage?
post #18 of 28
You could, but it might be a good idea to lower the max clock as it might need that voltage. Download a app called CPU Sleeper, this will turn all but one core at idle off, this will help too
     
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post #19 of 28
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lower the max clock it might need that voltage, I dont understand sorry
post #20 of 28
Lets say your phone runs at 1000MHz @ 1v. And you undervolt to 1000MHz @ 0.980v

When your phone is at full load, it might need the voltage you take away to achieve the 1000MHz, thus making it unstable, just like over/down clocking your PC
     
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