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Root Custom roms vs rooted gingerbread


Oct 26, 2011
Hi People,
I'm really sorry if this has been asked before, but I noodled around a bit and it doesn't seem to have been.
So I have a mini, I've put ginger on it, rooted it, got cwm, and it's very nice. I tried CM7 and it was very nice too, but it did seem like it would take me a couple of hours or longer to get it the way I had my old OS. I'm just talking about reinstalling stuff, getting the android market, swype, finding my sim contacts etc. Seems like a lot of work really. If I have a tweaked and rooted system already is there really any point in CM7? Just not sure what the advantages are, and can't be arsed to spend half a day finding out. Lazy, aren't I?
Any Opinions?
Custom roms are much more than rooted smartphone.... Rooted Stock roms are only rooted while custom rom provides new apps, new tweaks, extra performance and battery --it depends though--, and more customization...

So, basically custom roms are much more than rooted roms try and you will find out by yourself....
Yeah OK. I'm kinda saying I did try, and I didn't see what all the fuss was about so I went back.So I thought I must have missed something. Your comment is cool, but it it just generic, if you see what I mean. I have a rooted stock-samsung gingerbread. What , specifically, am I missing out on. And is it worth the several hours it wiil take me to get android market and my sim contacts, then reinstall my software etc. If you are saying it is, then that's cool, I'll give it a go. But I'[m just after specifics. it sort of seemd to me that CM7 was neat, but about as neat as my phone was already after I'd tweaked it about for a few days, There was nothing extra. Or is there?
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