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Rooting my Droid 3

Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:26 pm

It's that time. I've gotten annoyed enough with the stock Moto ROM that I'm rooting and going to flash something new. Looks like it'll be Maverick 3.5, but I may try one of the ICS ROMs in a month or so.

My main issues with the stock rom are wifi and visual related. Wifi can take forever to connect, and everything I can change has been changed in an attempt to make it prettier with only minimal success. Here's to hoping everything works out. Any comments/questions will be taken and possibly even answered (dependent on how much time I can take away from phone/classes/work/bike)!

Edit:
Went with AOKP. ICS was so alluring. Definitely seems worth it as my issues seem to have been addressed. Just working on getting it set up again.
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Re: Rooting my Droid 3

Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:08 am

For those of you wondering about ICS:

It's definitely still the android we all know and hate/love. It just looks so much prettier than Gingerbread (especially with MotoBlur). It's a lot smoother and seems better on battery life, but that may be due to the custom ROM and not ICS. I'm really liking it and so far am happy that I rooted.
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Re: Rooting my Droid 3

Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:37 pm

I run AOKP on my Galaxy Nexus. It's the best custom ICS ROM as far as I'm concerned. The developers are pretty easy to contact too, which makes it a lot easier to solve any issues you have.

What build are you running?
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Re: Rooting my Droid 3

Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:55 pm

I'd imagine he's running the one from Hashcode. That's what I was using until I got bored with it and went back to rooted and debloated stock.
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Re: Rooting my Droid 3

Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:05 pm

Yup, running the one from hashcode. I was honestly amazed at how simple the entire process was.

I've found a few things that don't work so far though. Mainly, panorama mode in the camera doesn't work and video chat doesn't work with Google Talk. Certainly not big issues for me.
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