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    (Original post by A.galloway)
    what is the benefits/drawbacks of rooting, i have a galaxy s also and i am getting around ~800. And how would i do it.
    Normally you download one click lag fix from the market and that includes the root, it has some instructions with it. However, that didn't work for me as I am with T-mobile (who don't allow new ROMs to be installed), so I used a program called Super One Click . You need Samsung Kies on your pc/mac first though. I'm not too sure about benefits aside from speeding your phone up a lot (and that's down to the lag fix not the root), but a wider range of applications are available to you including screenshot apps etc.
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    (Original post by Hawiz)
    Normally you download one click lag fix from the market and that includes the root, it has some instructions with it. However, that didn't work for me as I am with T-mobile (who don't allow new ROMs to be installed), so I used a program called Super One Click . You need Samsung Kies on your pc/mac first though. I'm not too sure about benefits aside from speeding your phone up a lot (and that's down to the lag fix not the root), but a wider range of applications are available to you including screenshot apps etc.
    ...being able to install custom roms? Nandroid backups? Dude, you totally missed the point of rooting :P
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    (Original post by NothingCrushesUs)
    ...being able to install custom roms? Nandroid backups? Dude, you totally missed the point of rooting :P
    Heh, I only did it for the lag fix :dontknow:
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    (Original post by Hawiz)
    Heh, I only did it for the lag fix :dontknow:
    You're missing out :P
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    (Original post by NothingCrushesUs)
    You're missing out :P
    Seconded, the only thing is having to mess around finding something good. But I suppose thats only because my phone is new, was the same with my HD2. I am on my about 25th flash since friday right now. And thats not including kernels. Thanks god for nandroid.
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    I've just got a Orange SF to replace my crappy Magic that was really annoying me with it's speeds. I've tried all the latest phones (except the Desire HD which is a little too large for me) and don't like any of them, so the SF will do me nicely for the next 6 months :top:

    No idea how to root but it can't be that hard surely?
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    (Original post by silent ninja)
    I've just got a Orange SF to replace my crappy Magic that was really annoying me with it's speeds. I've tried all the latest phones (except the HD which I think is too large) and don't like any of them, so the SF will do me nicely for the next 6 months :top:

    No idea how to root but it can't be that hard surely?
    It is easy to root
    http://android.modaco.com/content/zt...oot-root-mcri/
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    Whats the difference between that and this:
    http://android.modaco.com/content/zt...kmod-recovery/
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    (Original post by silent ninja)
    Whats the difference between that and this:
    http://android.modaco.com/content/zt...kmod-recovery/
    I THINK the one you linked has a UI. Which is better than the messy one I linked
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    (Original post by G8D)
    I THINK the one you linked has a UI. Which is better than the messy one I linked
    Wahay! Someone else is stil using MoDaCo! Paul is still better than anyone on XDA... :P
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    (Original post by G8D)
    I THINK the one you linked has a UI. Which is better than the messy one I linked
    Thanks
    I'm looking at AV Forums and they link to that one. Mine arrives tomorrow so hopefully this newb can root it.
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    Anyone else have "SwiftKey"? I wanted swype but can't find an APK for it so got swiftkey (using handcent) and now whenever it's set as the text input the keyboard won't stay up - it appears for a few seconds and says it's loading predictions and then hides again.
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    (Original post by Disconfigured)
    Anyone else have "SwiftKey"? I wanted swype but can't find an APK for it so got swiftkey (using handcent) and now whenever it's set as the text input the keyboard won't stay up - it appears for a few seconds and says it's loading predictions and then hides again.
    Hmm try reinstalling it? but I love swiftkey
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    Winamp is best amp.
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    Poweramp > Winamp, but it does eat batteries for the lulz.
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    Well, now I've got my Mozart, Zune player > anything that android currently has out, but anyway...

    Where do you guys see Google going with 2.3 and 3.0?
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    Poweramp > Winamp, but it does eat batteries for the lulz.
    Not tried Poweramp but Winamp is really slick.
    My only gripe is the look of the Now Playing page and the widget. But tbh most of the time I use the volume rocker to change songs so I don' look at it too much
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    (Original post by G8D)
    Not tried Poweramp but Winamp is really slick.
    My only gripe is the look of the Now Playing page and the widget. But tbh most of the time I use the volume rocker to change songs so I don' look at it too much
    Byebye Poweramp hello Winamp.
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    (Original post by Ducklighter)
    Byebye Poweramp hello Winamp.
    No. It's part of Froyo I think.

    EDIT: To clarify, long-pressing the volume rockers skips songs back and forth on whatever app is controlling the media server.
    Default/Mixzing/Winamp it doesn't matter.
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    (Original post by G8D)
    No. It's part of Froyo I think.

    EDIT: To clarify, long-pressing the volume rockers skips songs back and forth on whatever app is controlling the media server.
    Default/Mixzing/Winamp it doesn't matter.
    Ohh How gay.

    Do you know any player on 2.1 has shake to change song or anything like that rather than going on the screen. I can't bloody change song when I'm wearing gloves.

    Edit: I found something called Shake2PlayNext.
 
 
 
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