Just plug in your phone and make sure USB debugging is enabled (settings - If you just wanted to have root access to the phone, you can stop here.
Luckily, teams Alpha Rev and Unrevoked joined forces and released Revolutionary: The tool seems to be in a great state right now, so if you’ve updated your phone to 2.2, or your Wildfire came shipped with 2.2, this is probably the best option.
All tips and hints I gave in the previous section (don’t touch the phone, be patient, …) are still valid, you’re just using a different tool.
Update: This guide was written for Wild Puzzle Rom originally.
This market fragmentation is one of the key problems for Android: Vendors customize and brand Android so extensively that not only the updates lag behind, but the user experience is hampered, and the phone essentially becomes very locked down, leaving the user guessing whether or not he will receive further (security) updates.
You need the charged phone, the micro-USB cable that came with it and a Windows or Linux computer.
I haven’t tried it on a Mac, but other users are reporting success too.At least the camera application is fast and easy to use and produces acceptable quality photos of up to 5 megapixels.As ever they’re still some way off even a basic dedicated compact but will do for the occasional snap of friends.As a first-timer, this can be a pretty damn rollercoaster ride. The first thing you have to do before you can go experimenting with custom ROM’s is rooting your device, essentially giving you, the user, access to pretty much anything on the device – and thus allowing you to swap ROM’s, kernels, …The term “rooting” reveals the actual inner workings of Android: the super-user on Linux systems is called , and Android uses the Linux kernel.We’ve long-held the belief that what the mobile phone market needs is a small, low-cost handset that packs in all the key features of top end smartphones and is reasonably well made.