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Is flashing CM9 worth it?

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27th March 2012, 10:07 PM   |  #1  
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As the title says, or should I just stay on OTA GB 2.3.6 for now?

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28th March 2012, 12:45 AM   |  #2  
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Install Safestrap then flash CM9 to your other system. Then you can play around with it and see how you like it while still keeping GB as your main. At the moment I would not use CM9 as my primary system since there are still bugs getting worked out but for the most part its stable. Give it a try and you can be the judge of it. As long as your good at following directions, installing Safestrap is fairly safe. Obviously there is always some risk with this kind of stuff and you may want to wait until fastboot files are available but the risk of bricking your device is minimal. I started using Safestap about 3 weeks ago and it has been awesome. I love the idea of dual-booting your phone.
28th March 2012, 07:21 AM   |  #3  
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Well I have Safestrap installed, but I didn't know it does all that, wow that's pretty cool(and noobish of me). I might give it a try, thanks.

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28th March 2012, 03:03 PM   |  #4  
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Yeah Safestrap would be the ideal way to tryout CM9. It's very easy to use. You just toggle your safe system to be on, then you flash the CM9 ZIP and the gapps ZIP and your good to go. It takes about 5-10 mins to switch between the two systems. Don't use quick swap because apparently its dangerous. Have fun
28th March 2012, 11:20 PM   |  #5  
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Thanks! I just finished playing around with CM9 and I love it so far! But I came back to my stock GB because I noticed there are problems with the data and how it would switch to roaming, also the camera. But maybe I don't care because I already feel like going back, lol.

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