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[GUIDE] Clean up your Vivid: easily root, install recovery image, remove Carrier IQ

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Ok, so I just spent all night doing this........
It worked GREAT! Unlocked, Recovery, Rooted.......
I do have questions about removing the Carrier IQ, so if someone could PM me on the details of how to do it, THAT WOULD BE AWESOEM...(I wasn't able to locate them in Titanium Backup). All-in-all...BIG THANKS.
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Android:4.2.2
Bootloader: Unlocked
Rooted: No
ROM: Stock
Recovery: Stock

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HTC Vivid
Android: 4.0.3
Bootloader: Unlocked
Rooted: Yes
ROM: MIUIAndroid_Holiday-2.8.31
Recovery: TWRP v2.2.0
Google Nexus S 4G
Android: 4.1
Bootloader: Unlocked
Rooted: Yes
ROM: Custom
Recovery: TWRP v1.1.1
 
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Ok, so I just spent all night doing this........
It worked GREAT! Unlocked, Recovery, Rooted.......
I do have questions about removing the Carrier IQ, so if someone could PM me on the details of how to do it, THAT WOULD BE AWESOEM...(I wasn't able to locate them in Titanium Backup). All-in-all...BIG THANKS.
I also wasn't able to locate them in TB. I'm assuming that means the program isn't there. Would I be incorrect in assuming that?
 
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No, not correct...There is another program you can use to remove the CIQ, I'm not at my comp right now, but its one of those "one-click" kind of things. Sorry I can't be more specific, but browse the forums...you should find it. But I've used it and my Carrier IQ is now removed.

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Android:4.2.2
Bootloader: Unlocked
Rooted: No
ROM: Stock
Recovery: Stock

Past Devices:

HTC Vivid
Android: 4.0.3
Bootloader: Unlocked
Rooted: Yes
ROM: MIUIAndroid_Holiday-2.8.31
Recovery: TWRP v2.2.0
Google Nexus S 4G
Android: 4.1
Bootloader: Unlocked
Rooted: Yes
ROM: Custom
Recovery: TWRP v1.1.1
 
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Is the reason you couldn't find the IQ is because your running: MIUIAndroid_Holiday-2.7.6 ?
I'm just asking because I unlocked, rooted and flashed a stock ICS and I also can't find the apps in TB.
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ATT Vivid stock ICS, CWM, rooted, unlocked, debloated (lent out)
ATT Samsung S3 I-747 CM10.1 05/03, TWRP 2.5 (Current)
 
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Negative.....this incident was prior to me installing MIUI.....

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GSM Samsung Galaxy Nexus
Android:4.2.2
Bootloader: Unlocked
Rooted: No
ROM: Stock
Recovery: Stock

Past Devices:

HTC Vivid
Android: 4.0.3
Bootloader: Unlocked
Rooted: Yes
ROM: MIUIAndroid_Holiday-2.8.31
Recovery: TWRP v2.2.0
Google Nexus S 4G
Android: 4.1
Bootloader: Unlocked
Rooted: Yes
ROM: Custom
Recovery: TWRP v1.1.1
 
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Carrier iq was removed in ics

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Thanks. After years of cyanogenmod, I'm just getting back into it....

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Does this method still work today? Or an easier method available??

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Does this method still work today? Or an easier method available??

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i'm sure the method still works, but you might want to try this out instead. i think it got good feedback.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2437705

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