[PLUG-TALK] Rooting Android phone

Aaron Burt aaron at bavariati.org
Mon Mar 7 15:17:21 PST 2011


On Sun, Mar 06, 2011 at 11:37:29PM -0800, John Jason Jordan wrote:
> One thing I want to get rid of is Motoblur.

I was about to post something incredibly informative that I ran across, but
then I noticed that it was a forum response to John Jason from Portland. :)

> But if I install vanilla Android, will the phone still work?

Yep.  Here's some info on rooting and available ROMs:
http://mobile-tech-reviews.com/motorola-atrix-4g-adeo-rom-worlds-first-atrix-rom/
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=960336

> I am seriously considering just returning the phone.

Not a bad idea.  But then, I don't really "get" smartphones yet.  I do use
the half-assed browser on my Nokia 6300 to look up phone numbers and bus
times, but that doesn't require a big fragile gizmo.




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