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nevermind imma root this the manual way, so i can use cyanogenmod rom.
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Once you are rooted, download ROM manager from the market, it will install the cyanogenmod rom for you.
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do i back up first or do i back up after i flash? i dont wanna loose any of my contacts incase i Fup. and if i find problems with root and i want to go back to stock how do i go about doing that?
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any of u have done this? DMupdater to unroot? is it safe? and is there any bugs i should be aware of?
Did it to two Droids today (my own and my roommates) and neither had any issues. Both are overclocked as well
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do i back up first or do i back up after i flash? i dont wanna loose any of my contacts incase i Fup. and if i find problems with root and i want to go back to stock how do i go about doing that?
Your contacts and stuff are already backed up to google. So you don't have to worry about losing that stuff. and yes there are a few ways to go back to stock, the DroidMod updater will allow you to do that easily.
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Your contacts and stuff are already backed up to google. So you don't have to worry about losing that stuff. and yes there are a few ways to go back to stock, the DroidMod updater will allow you to do that easily.
So you can run DM Updater right from a fresh phone and if you brick it you can go back to stock anyway? I do have contacts backed up to the cloud though.

Going to be rooting tonight.
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DM updater will root your phone and install a custom recovery image. Once you have this custom recovery image you can make backups and stuff like that. DM updater also has an option that will return you to stock.
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So I checked out cynogen mod, and it looks like it's built for Nexus. What do I do about trying it out on a Droid? I'm currently using DM.
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So I checked out cynogen mod, and it looks like it's built for Nexus. What do I do about trying it out on a Droid? I'm currently using DM.

As far as I know it installs the same as it would on a Droid.
2 different ROMs: 1 for Droid and 1 for N1. I am hearing a lot of good things about Cynogen (fastest, stable, clean).
Edited by Shadowclock - 3/17/10 at 9:48am
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So I checked out cynogen mod, and it looks like it's built for Nexus. What do I do about trying it out on a Droid? I'm currently using DM.
There are two versions. One compiled for N1 and one for Droid. Go to the forum and you'll see the droid section. ROM manager will take you through flashing the clockworkmod recovery and downloading and installiing the ROM. You can do it manually if you like, but koush's site doesn't show the latest recovery. It was on 1.6.3 last I checked and the current is 1.7.x.
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