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    Default Best Rooted JB Rom for Sprint S2

    Hello everyone. I have never rooted a phone before and really kind of scared to do so. I was wondering what the easiest and safest Rom out there to install. I guess what I am looking for is the most stable From out to download? Also, any tips or info would be greatly appreciated. Like I said, I have NEVER rooted a phone before. I have read up on it before and at times, don't really understand the lingo that they are talking about. I just want to make sure that I am not going to mess my phone up to the point that it can't be fixed. Again, any info would be appreciated. I am just getting a bit bored with my phone and would like a stable, easy taste of Jelly Bean. Thanks in advance :-) .

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    I've been asking a similar question but haven't heard much from anyone.

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    I am a newbie to this myself. But I have found CM9 to be a good daily driver and I use a JB theme. The CM10 from what I've read is still in alpha so I am gonna wait till it comes further along. Just follow directions on rooting. Once you do it its like having a new phone and different themes and roms to try

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    It would be best to stick with cm9 until Samsung releases the source code for our phone otherwise you'll have some issues

    I'm running cm10 paranoid android
    Locks up a lot
    Battery sucks
    Screwed up how you access your external sd

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    Highly recommend MIUI. It's so customizable and so beautiful. I switched to MIUI from CM9, kinda got tired of CM9 because I had to flash extra files for a transparent statusbar and bubble styled messaging app and some apps don't work on CM9. MIUI has everything I want and everything works. Battery life is great too.
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    My current flavor is CNA 3.6.5 I have yet to find anything I can't do customization wise I'm happy with the battery life and have had no issues or fc.
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    CM10 and AOSP are really good roms, but battery life sucks on them.

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    I was using Paranoid for a while and found it to be great. Battery was ok for what I do on a daily basis and the over-all smoothness gave me a good look at what JB will offer. If you are nearby a charger throughout the day its not a big issue. Otherwise, install CM9 (ICS) or a rooted/tweaked stock ICS ROM. Be sure to read the stickies in this thread, in particular the ICS Brick Bug discussed by Jaywill. You'll find lots of useful information there.
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    I am on CNA JB Rom, and it is pretty stable. IME, CM9 was a very ICS Rom. I have not tried MIUI yet, maybe I'll check that one out next from what Carole says. Most ICS Rooted Roms are pretty stable for daily drivers now and I recommend loading one of those for a week or so before you go to JB. It will probably make your JB experience better in the long run.
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    I recommend sbrissin aosp jb rom on xda. Everything works except the default music player I'm using it now

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    Because of various issues that I have seen I can only recommend one.

    There are some other very good ones but miscellaneous issues won't allow me to recommend them. This is the only one I have used that everything works and it doesn't have terrible battery life. Give this one a try.
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    I have been running JellyBean Joyride Rom and it is really smooth on the E4GT. It is a little more battery intensive but I have an extended battery so it is good for me. Everything is working on it. I do not have the link but you can google it and find it fairly easy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tripp2776 View Post
    I have been running JellyBean Joyride Rom and it is really smooth on the E4GT. It is a little more battery intensive but I have an extended battery so it is good for me. Everything is working on it. I do not have the link but you can google it and find it fairly easy.

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    Joyride? Never heard of it, but it does sound like one of chris41g's build names. If so I'm guessing it's CM10?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JayWill72 View Post
    Joyride? Never heard of it, but it does sound like one of chris41g's build names. If so I'm guessing it's CM10?

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    Enjoy!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Surj138 View Post
    Its CNA by justlovejoy

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    Ahh duh. It's even right there in the link description a couple posts up.

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    Have been using ParanoidAndroid for a little over a month. Zero issues. Best ROM I've used. Agree with most others as well though that CM is solid and probably the best place for you to start
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    Using cm10 11/4 nightly with exit only alpha1 tweaks and everything is working great . So far12 hours on battery with 2 hour screen time down to 41% from 96% charge
    Gets gps lock. Navigation pointer goes in correct direction. Send and receive MMS.

    Oh be sure to follow all directions

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