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Default [GUIDE] How to root the ZTE Score M

This guide will explain how to root the ZTE Score M with the documented backdoor ZTE has put on the Score M. This method will not work once ZTE pushes out the patch to remove it which ZTE has stated they will do soon.

So now on the what needs to be done.


Requirements:

  • Need adb working and recognising your phone.
  • Needed drivers for your phone installed. (Windows, listed below)




Instructions (the following will need to be done from cmd on windows or a terminal on linux:

  1. Download zip (listed below)
  2. unzip zip
  3. navigate to the unzipped dir in cmd
  4. run push.bat (windows) or push.sh (linux) should be able to dbl click it to run too.:
    Code:
    ./push.bat or ./push.sh
  5. type:
    Code:
    adb shell
    or
    Code:
    ./adb shell
  6. type:
    Code:
    /system/bin/sync_agent ztex1609523
  7. type:
    Code:
    mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock2 /system
  8. type:
    Code:
    cd /data/local/tmp
  9. type:
    Code:
    busybox cp su /system/xbin/su
  10. type:
    Code:
    busybox cp Superuser.apk /system/app/Superuser.apk
  11. type:
    Code:
    busybox cp busybox /system/xbin/busybox
  12. type:
    Code:
    chmod 755 /system/xbin/busybox
  13. type:
    Code:
    chown root.shell /system/xbin/su
  14. type:
    Code:
    chmod 6755 /system/xbin/su
  15. type:
    Code:
    ln -s /system/xbin/su /system/bin/su
  16. type:
    Code:
    /system/xbin/busybox --install -s /system/xbin
  17. type:
    Code:
    exit
  18. then from term or cmd type:
    Code:
    adb shell "rm /data/local/tmp/*"
    or
    Code:
    ./adb shell "rm /data/local/tmp/*"


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Last edited by PlayfulGod; July 7th, 2012 at 11:02 AM. Reason: REVISED INSTRUCTIONS!!!!
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