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Old September 16th, 2012, 01:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have had the lg ally for 2 years and decided to root it. I did it sucessfully using gingerbreak. I downloaded the "must haves" and eventually my google play downgraded to android market. It worked fine for a while however then it began force closing whenever I went to download an app or do something simple with it. I factory reset my phone and I'm stuck with the superuser app and the downgraded and faulty android market. Can someone explain to me how to get rid of superuser and go back to regular google play. I don't think I'm ever gonna try rooting again after this experience. I just feel so worried about bricking my phone. Any help will suffice. Thanks!

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Doesn't gingerbreak still offer the unroot option? It did when I was rolling with the Ally. Reinstall it and select unroot. That'll undo everything including superuser.
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Doesn't gingerbreak still offer the unroot option? It did when I was rolling with the Ally. Reinstall it and select unroot. That'll undo everything including superuser.
I used v1.1 and I don't see it anywhere
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Just flash a Rom like bionx that'll clear things up and you'll be on your feet with Google play don't understand how you lost it but when I was on the ally bionx was the way to go.
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Just flash a Rom like bionx that'll clear things up and you'll be on your feet with Google play don't understand how you lost it but when I was on the ally bionx was the way to go.
How do I do that? My phone won't let me download anything from anywhere.
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Hope you don't mind, I moved this thread over to the Ally All Things Root forum to get the root users involved.
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OK, I found an awesome post by another Guide that can probably help you on your quest.

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Hey there. The Ally was my first Android phone. Let me see if I can help.

You are rooted, yes?

Good. You need to flash recovery. The easiest way is to download ROM Manager, open it, give it root permission, scroll to the bottom, as flash AmonRa Recovery. Next, download Velocity 1.2.2. It can be found in the All Things Root section of this forum.

Now, boot into recovery. This can be done using as app called QuickBoot.

Once in recovery, using volume buttons to scroll and the power button to select, choose Backup/Restore. Now choose Backup. This will create an snapshot of your phone before we wipe it and flash Velocity. That way, if you don't like Velocity or whatever the case may be, you can always go back where you were.

Once the backup is made, Wipe data, wipe cache and in the advanced menu wipe dalvik cache. Once that is handled, choose flash zip from SD card. Navigate to the zip and select it to flash.

When that is all done, reboot and sign in to your gmail account to regain all your contacts and emails, etc. You will notice that Velocity has less bloatware apps and some useful apps to enhance your experience.

Hope this helps.

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Velocity: use open beta 18. It is the last version this ROM: http://androidforums.com/ally-all-things-root/479960-velocity-1-2-2-open-beta.html#post3777099

This is a helpful place if I forgot to mention something. http://androidforums.com/ally-all-things-root/162822-lg-ally-rom-root-guide-faq.html#post1483320
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thanks for the help! However my phone wont let me download anything. The only "extra app" on my phone is superuser. ITs useless because i cant download anything and i cant ged rid of it either.
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thanks for the help! However my phone wont let me download anything. The only "extra app" on my phone is superuser. ITs useless because i cant download anything and i cant ged rid of it either.

Go to google play on your pc and download rom manager it will ask you to sign in and what device to send it to then it'll download to your phone
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