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How can I root my device? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I root my device? What is involved in rooting an Android phone? I am thinking of rooting my Motorola Droid.
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Is it possible to completely brick your Android phone by using a Custom ROM?

I understand that you can completely "brick" (render unusuable) your iPhone by attempting to Jailbreak incorrectly. Whether or not this is actually the case, is it possible to do the same with your ...
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What is the difference between jailbreaking and unlocking an Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between: Rooting, Jailbreak, ROM, Mod, etc Is either possible, legal, contractually legit and does either damage the phone?
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Backup/Restore Android [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I perform a full pre-rooting backup of an Android phone? I am considering rooting my Motorola Droid, and I am wondering if it is possible to revert back to the exact ...
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How do I root my HTC Hero?

I'm tired of waiting for my Android 2.1 update to arrive, so I've decided to root my HTC Hero. Any direction as to how I should do this? Note: I actually have a T-Mobile branded version, so I do ...
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Gaining root acces/installing custom rom on G1 with build number CRC1

Could you please share your knowledge about how to flash the latest update of stock Android OS on G1 (aka HTC Dream)? I would like to try out some custom roms, but most information I was able to find ...

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