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[ENG] Droid Incredible Gets Rooted at Long Last

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The Incredible wait is finally at an end -- HTC's finest handset on Verizon had proven quite the tough nut to crack, but at long last it has succumbed to the efforts of some industrious root-hungry coders. You should be mindful that progress is still at a very early stage, and hacking your own Incredible is said to be both "very hard" and "not very repeatable." The important thing though, is that it's happened,

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It's here!
Edited by JasonCz - 6/10/10 at 5:44am
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now it needs cyanogen and it'll actually be a suitable upgrade from a motorola droid
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now it needs cyanogen and it'll actually be a suitable upgrade from a motorola droid
I respectfully disagree!
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Great news! I'm loving my Nexus One (though I have it on stock at the moment) and root is great to have!
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I wonder how much the snaper dragon could be overclocked. Hope is like the arm on the moto droid.
    
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I wonder how much the snaper dragon could be overclocked. Hope is like the arm on the moto droid.

What about battery life?
 
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This is "Incredible" news. lol

Anyways, my moto droid is running android 2.2 rooted with the BuglessBeast 0.1 ROM and overclocked to 1.2ghz with a quadrant score of 1602. Let's see what that phone can do.
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post #8 of 12
I saw this, thought I would post it in here.

It is different instructions that seem a little easier to follow.

http://www.incredibleforum.com/forum...art-added.html
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Does Android have any kind of terminal/shell program or is it only accessed when plugged into a computer?
    
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What about battery life?
What about it??? Chargers are your friends.
    
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