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post #1001 of 1529
Hi fellas,

can someone please point me in the direction of a Milestone rooting tutorial that's reliable. I google'd it but just want to make sure I get something that everyone knows is trustworthy and won't kill my phone.

Also, is it still true that you can't put custom roms on the Milestone? Or has this changed in the past few months?

Thanks
post #1002 of 1529
Did anyone else get Froyo direct from verizon today? i got into work, pulled out my phone and I had the update waiting for me...

Looks pretty cool, it added extra homepages and seems a bit snappier, my applications tab loads a lot quicker than it used to when trying to add shortcut icons to the homepages.
     
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Originally Posted by ripjack View Post
Hi fellas,

can someone please point me in the direction of a Milestone rooting tutorial that's reliable. I google'd it but just want to make sure I get something that everyone knows is trustworthy and won't kill my phone.

Also, is it still true that you can't put custom roms on the Milestone? Or has this changed in the past few months?

Thanks
There are a couple ways to do it from what I understand and I had some links to help someone out a couple pages back...ill hit you up with the link to the post...gimmie sec

EDIT: Here it is.

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Originally Posted by identitycrisis View Post
Did anyone else get Froyo direct from verizon today? i got into work, pulled out my phone and I had the update waiting for me...

Looks pretty cool, it added extra homepages and seems a bit snappier, my applications tab loads a lot quicker than it used to when trying to add shortcut icons to the homepages.
You mean the OTA update. I believe it has been out for a week or so. Don't really keep up with OTA's since I am already on Froyo but yes its much better.
Edited by Shadowclock - 8/11/10 at 8:23am
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Well no one I knew had it yet (like 5 people with Moto Droids). And no one has gotten it yet, so I was curious, I know they were saying sometime soon, but wasnt exactly sure. Haha
     
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Just got the Droid 2! My first Android phone (coming from a Blackberry). So far, I love it! Any recommendations for apps? Any way I can avoid the $20/month Verizon charge for mobile wifi hotspot? is PDANet the recommended tethering app?
It's about time!
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Just got the Droid 2! My first Android phone (coming from a Blackberry). So far, I love it! Any recommendations for apps? Any way I can avoid the $20/month Verizon charge for mobile wifi hotspot? is PDANet the recommended tethering app?
Can you just NOT pay the $20? Wait a few weeks till it gets rooted and hotspot for free.

Most Wanted Apps (FREE):
Barcode Scanner
GPS Status
Handcent
Quadrant
Shazam
Talk To Me
Where's My Droid
Zedge
Mobile Defense

Most Wanted Apps (PAY):
Better Keyboard...unless it comes with Swype?
Beautiful Widgets

Besides that...once you figure out how to root:

ROM Manager
SetCPU
Edited by Shadowclock - 8/12/10 at 2:56pm
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post #1007 of 1529
I don't know if you guys know... but Swiftkey is a great Keyboard app! It's still in beta, but it's in the market. The word prediction is simply amazing. It literally remembers what words you use the most and when, and you can type extremely fast by just tapping the next word or tapping space bar. I've been using it for a while now and I type faster than I did with Swype and the stock keyboard!
post #1008 of 1529
anyone got the more recent 2.2 files? I got 2.2 when it first came out for rooted users and it's got some bugs in it.
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post #1009 of 1529
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anyone got the more recent 2.2 files? I got 2.2 when it first came out for rooted users and it's got some bugs in it.
Here are some

http://www.peteralfonso.com/p/downloads.html
post #1010 of 1529
o.0 all I see are weird code names lol, which one is froyo rooted? or at least froyo so I can root it myself. The only real bug I have is the fact google maps can't update, it keeps failing.
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