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Old 08-28-2011, 06:15 AM   #225
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Question for you guys who know how this rooting thing works. I finally rooted mine so that I could move some apps to the SD card and get wifi tethering. However, I'm perfectly content with the stock Sprint ROM.

At some point, Sprint's supposed to be updating this thing to Gingerbread. If that happens, what are my options? If I were to accept an OTA update, would it 1) brick the phone, 2) update properly, but unroot it, or 3) update properly with no impact on the root? I'm guessing #2, but just wanted to make sure I understand it in case it pops up and asks someday.
Since you're still running the original stock ROM, you shouldn't have any issues beyond having to re-root your phone. Many custom ROMs have blocked OTAs by default (CM did this in a late 5.x or early 6.x version), so that you don't even see them.

If you plan to keep the Sprint ROM, I would wait to update until there is a confirmed root process. Personally, I would have gone to a custom ROM just to get to GB.
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