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    Phone won't start up after rooting - HELP

    Hi All,

    Rooted my phone using ODIN and Superoneclick successfully. Then I started to freeze apps (only the ones suggested on this forum) in order to try and improve performance and battery life.

    Unfortunately when I now switch on the phone never gets past the splash screen and neither of the soft buttons at the bottom work.

    I have tried reinstalling the stock kernel via ODIN but no joy. Can anyone help me please

    Seamus

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    Did a factory hard reset and the phone is back to the way it was out of the box. Next question - should I re-root the phone or just leave well alone?

    Seamus

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    Boot into recovery and try factory reset from there, or flash a fresh ROM on there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NZtechfreak View Post
    Boot into recovery and try factory reset from there, or flash a fresh ROM on there.
    You got beat

    Yes, you can Root again. Just be careful on the apps you uninstall or freeze

    This has happened to me before, I've removed apps that I've removed before to find out phone won't boot
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    Quote Originally Posted by sosullivan View Post
    Did a factory hard reset and the phone is back to the way it was out of the box. Next question - should I re-root the phone or just leave well alone?

    Seamus
    What happened to all your apps and settings? Did you lose them?

    Getting root access will allow you to play with your phone relatively risk-free. When rooted you can use Titanium Backup, or MyBackup to backup your apps and their settings so you can restore them back to your phone at a later date if something goes wrong and you need to reflash or you get a new/replacement phone. You'll also be able to change other stuff you wouldn't normally be able to.

    My advice, root and make several backups.
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    A note to add. You will not be able to back up system apps, only there data.

    If you want to back up system apps, you'll need a Root file explore, then goto: /system/app. Mark the ones you want and copy them to where you want the backup
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    Quote Originally Posted by sosullivan View Post
    Hi All,

    Rooted my phone using ODIN and Superoneclick successfully. Then I started to freeze apps (only the ones suggested on this forum) in order to try and improve performance and battery life.

    Unfortunately when I now switch on the phone never gets past the splash screen and neither of the soft buttons at the bottom work.

    I have tried reinstalling the stock kernel via ODIN but no joy. Can anyone help me please

    Seamus
    Where did you find the stock kernel?
    I've been looking for it with no luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by itsnoiphone View Post
    Where did you find the stock kernel?
    I've been looking for it with no luck.
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1075278

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