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[Q] i9100t rooting roming etc

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1st April 2012, 09:55 AM   |  #1  
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okay just making sure i have this right.

i've backed up all my data, backed up my google account. just cuase im nervous.

now, do i use oneclick to root it.

once rooted, i flash the rom,
then i flash the kernal

and does the kernal have to by compatible with my model of i9100tdvkf2

ive been lurking forums but cant seem to find any answers :\
1st April 2012, 10:04 AM   |  #2  
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Seeing as you're a beginner, I'd recommend using CF Root. You flash it via Odin as a kernel, you get root, clockworkmod mod and it's simple!

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1st April 2012, 10:26 AM   |  #3  
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thanks for the reply mate, i really just want to ROM it for the simple purpose that is getting a new ui/interface/feel to the phone haha. something flashy, or better battery's worth.

but cheers dude i will do that until i get a firmer understanding.

but just dont understand what kernal to use , the one that comes with it, or do i need to get one to match mine?
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Kernel as per the instructions .
Custom rom as per the instructions .
Rooting custom roms or custom rom counter above zero will void your warranty .



Root + CWM .

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1103399

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I agree you should use cf root look for kf2 kernel flash via pda in odin really easy.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=14283397
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Thanks dudes i actually understand now that putting roms on and kernals etc, that's just rooting i thought to root was another process all together.

but it's just like saying MOdding i guess.

Some questions i have are, Are roms Kernal specific. EG
could i soft brick if i just used CFkernal. then flashed a rom afterwards?
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[QUOTE=deanobro;24301285]Thanks dudes i actually understand now that putting roms on and kernals etc, that's just rooting i thought to root was another process all together.


It is you need to read the faqs and guides .
Rooting is rooting and not putting roms and kernels on.





Some questions i have are, Are roms Kernal specific. EG
could i soft brick if i just used CFkernal. then flashed a rom afterwards

Yes but unlikely but in your case more probable as you have failed to understand the very very basics .

Root using CWM and root and flash a custom rom afterwards via CWM is the normal route .

FAQS and GUIDES all in the sticky.

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