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Old February 6th, 2012, 12:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, so I have just purchased my first Android phone: the Samsung Galaxy Attain 4g. I have spent countless hours searching for a successful method to root my new phone to no avail. I have tried superoneclick, and followed the instructions to a "T". It seems that the exploit used to root 2.2 was patched in 2.3. I want to root my phone to remove bloatware and add a few applications that require root. I'm a n00b, but I can follow detailed instructions.
Some specs:
Hardware version
H:R920.03 M.Q
Model number
SCH-R920
Firmware version
2.3.6
Baseband version
CDMA : R920.03 M EL03
LTE: SCH-R920.EL01
Kernel version
2.6.35.7-EL03-CL782871
Build number
SCH-R920.EL03
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I don't believe the Attain has root just yet. I'm not sure if anyone is working on it at the moment. But yes, I too would like to remove all the bloatware from this otherwise awesome phone.
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Google root android 2.3.6
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Anyone tried the sister phones (samsung conquer) root method yet?
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Yahhboy It wouldn't work. Stock android version for that phone is 2.3.3 admire has 2.3.6 Google root 2.3.6 on xda and you'll come to a page with a kernal and kernal flashing software. Follow the guide and see if it'll work. I don't have this phone so I can't do it myself. And I plan to get the LG connect so.....
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Lol me either its my dads just trying to clear up some bloatware for him, I'm rocking an esteem
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Lol. Ill see if I can find the link to what I was talking about. Ill post it here for some brave soul to try. :-)
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Lol me either its my dads just trying to clear up some bloatware for him, I'm rocking an esteem
It is my understanding that you can delete all the bloatware off this phone without rooting it.
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It is my understanding that you can delete all the bloatware off this phone without rooting it.

I mentioned this in an esteem forum thread but you can't delete everything just a few of metros apps like metro mail and metro navigator. However some things like easy wifi and rahpsody you cannot.
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Lol. Ill see if I can find the link to what I was talking about. Ill post it here for some brave soul to try. :-)

Lol well at least they'll probably get a brand new one if they brick it
This phone is actually pretty nice and the only downside is really see is the cameras, but it runs great and once it goes to 150 it will sell pretty well
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Yahhboy It wouldn't work. Stock android version for that phone is 2.3.3 admire has 2.3.6 Google root 2.3.6 on xda and you'll come to a page with a kernal and kernal flashing software. Follow the guide and see if it'll work. I don't have this phone so I can't do it myself. And I plan to get the LG connect so.....

No way, your crazy, you should never flash a kernel that isn't specifically meant for your phone, thats a sure fire way to a brick, especially when you don't have a custom recovery to fall back on...


gingerbread-2.3.6-root.zip

found the above for the Galaxy Ace, but haven't had a chance to mess with it, as a few things would need modifying to work with the Attain, & thats just a shot in the dark, need alot of research before Id even attempt it...

Its not really a fix, but I just have all that metro junk hidden using launcher pro plus atm, outta sight, outta mind...
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No way, your crazy, you should never flash a kernel that isn't specifically meant for your phone, thats a sure fire way to a brick, especially when you don't have a custom recovery to fall back on...


gingerbread-2.3.6-root.zip

found the above for the Galaxy Ace, but haven't had a chance to mess with it, as a few things would need modifying to work with the Attain, & thats just a shot in the dark, need alot of research before Id even attempt it...

Its not really a fix, but I just have all that metro junk hidden using launcher pro plus atm, outta sight, outta mind...

Yeah I wouldn't have an easy way to flash a kernel anyways lol, I got what he meant to look for 2.3.6 methods and with all that internal storage for apps it doesn't even matter lol
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Ok, I have tried several different methods to root my phone. I have tried: superoneclick, gingerbreak apk, and zergRush. I have downloaded and installed the Android SDK, Java/Eclipse, and have become quite proficient in adb commands. As I mentioned in my first post, I can read and follow instructions to a "T". My latest attempt to root using DoomLord's Toolkit resulted in the following:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools>adb shell
$ cd/data/local
cd/data/local
cd/data/local: not found
$ cd /data/local
cd /data/local
$ rm -r tmp
rm -r tmp
$ mkdir tmp
mkdir tmp
$ exit
exit

C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools>adb push"C:\Program Fi
les (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools\zergRush"/data/local
Android Debug Bridge version 1.0.29

-d - directs command to the only connected USB devic
e
returns an error if more than one USB device is
present.
-e - directs command to the only running emulator.
returns an error if more than one emulator is r
unning.
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ith
the given serial number. Overrides ANDROID_SERI
AL
environment variable.
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out directory like 'out/target/product/sooner'.

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be an absolute path.
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is specified.
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es.

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themselves
in the archive; the default is noapk.)
(-shared|-noshared enable/disable backup of the
device's
shared storage / SD card contents; the defau
lt is noshared.)
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ns)
(-system|-nosystem toggles whether -all automat
ically includes
system applications; the default is to inclu
de system apps)
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e backed up. If
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he package
list is optional. Applications explicitly g
iven on the
command line will be included even if -nosys
tem would
ordinarily cause them to be omitted.)

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ANDROID_SERIAL - The serial number to connect to. -s takes prior
ity over this if given.
ANDROID_LOG_TAGS - When used with the logcat option, only these de
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C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools>adb shell
$ chmod 755 /data/local/zergRush
chmod 755 /data/local/zergRush
$ /data/local/zergRush
/data/local/zergRush

[**] Zerg rush - Android 2.2/2.3 local root
[**] (C) 2011 Revolutionary. All rights reserved.

[**] Parts of code from Gingerbreak, (C) 2010-2011 The Android Exploid Crew.

[+] Found a GingerBread ! 0x00000118
[+] Found a Samsung, running Samsung mode[*] Scooting ...[*] Sleeping a bit (~40s)...[*] Waking ![*] Sending 149 zerglings ...[*] Sleeping a bit (~40s)...[*] Waking ![*] Sending 189 zerglings ...
[-] Hellions with BLUE flames !
$ exit
exit

I am not going to flash a custom kernel ( aka gingerbread-2.3.6-root.zip) to my phone because the OEM version for my phone is not available. If I brick my phone there's no way to revert to the stock ROM.

I am willing to work with anyone that can help, I'll send any information you may need (I may require some instruction, but I know how to follow directions!)

Any help will be greatly appreciated!
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Samsung has released the open source zip!
It can be found here:
https://opensource.samsung.com/index.jsp
Scroll down to find the SCH-R920 MTR Opensource.zip
I really hope this helps the developer community.
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you can try this. follow the link and see if youll suceede. My gf has this phone but she wont let me test it on hers., so if one of you brave souls want to try go ahead.

[04/Jan][ROOTING/UNROOTING] DooMLoRD's Easy Rooting Toolkit [v4.0](zergRush Exploit) - xda-developers

On a side note...i hold no reprehensibility or blame for any harm this may cause to your phone. You (fully and completely) understand the risks when you attempt the above stated method to root your device.

If it works post your results.
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[04/Jan][ROOTING/UNROOTING] DooMLoRD's Easy Rooting Toolkit [v4.0](zergRush Exploit) - xda-developers
As posted above, I have shown zergRush does not work for this phone.
(Hint: Look at the ADB results...Hellions with blue flames!)
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My latest attempt to root using DoomLord's Toolkit resulted in the following:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools>adb shell
$ cd/data/local
cd/data/local
cd/data/local: not found
$ cd /data/local
cd /data/local
$ rm -r tmp
rm -r tmp
$ mkdir tmp
mkdir tmp
$ exit
exit

C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools>adb push"C:\Program Fi
les (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools\zergRush"/data/local
Android Debug Bridge version 1.0.29


C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools>adb shell
$ chmod 755 /data/local/zergRush
chmod 755 /data/local/zergRush
$ /data/local/zergRush
/data/local/zergRush

[**] Zerg rush - Android 2.2/2.3 local root
[**] (C) 2011 Revolutionary. All rights reserved.

[**] Parts of code from Gingerbreak, (C) 2010-2011 The Android Exploid Crew.

[+] Found a GingerBread ! 0x00000118
[+] Found a Samsung, running Samsung mode[*] Scooting ...[*] Sleeping a bit (~40s)...[*] Waking ![*] Sending 149 zerglings ...[*] Sleeping a bit (~40s)...[*] Waking ![*] Sending 189 zerglings ...
[-] Hellions with BLUE flames !
$ exit
exit


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Trust me, I have tried every "easy" rooting solution and a few not so easy methods. If you have a solution I haven't tried, I'm all ears...
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Rooting occurs when an exploit is found to trick a system app (an app with root permission) into giving the entire device root permissions. Keep on searching. If you can't find anything hit up plafullgod in the esteem forums. He may have some ideas. My only experiance with android is making apps so....
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As I said in another post if you guys really want root hit up miketoolz in howard forums who rooted the esteem, or koane who is the major dev for the indulge but I haven't seen him in a while..
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I am a moderator over at AndroidInvasion with MikeToolz and am about to go get the Attain to see if I cant help you guys out. I am also going to be working with Mike to see we can't get what you guys want. would anyone appreciate this at all? I am also a decently prestigious guy over at the Esteem forums so let me know ASAP. whatever is posted when I get back will determine if I buy or not. I have no desire to get this phone but i will to support everyone here.
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Atm this forum is pretty weak since the esteem isn't too far up the tree in price, but this fun is actually pretty decent and once it goes down to $150 it will sell like Justin beiber tickets at a middle school
I would appreciate it and so would some other people but right now I guess not many :P
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i got to say... "if the devs will root the weaka$$ admire schr720" p.s. thanks i also have an admire,

then id REALLLLLLLYYYYYYY hope they would be willing to help with the schr920 i love my attain by far the best adroid for prepaid !!!! i love the fact i can make my own ssid password for DIY oneclick tether WITHOUT ROOT the phone is awesome on the tethering tip.... i have had my ps3 the schr720 my windows laptop and made a phone call with my attain with NO PROB!! no lag NO OVERR HEATING played for 2hours i love this.. only thing its missing is dev love!! and cm7 even the synergy along with other much needed root-only apks. ie. adfree, Titanium Backup, Superuser, AVAST and so-on...

id appreciate the help from YOU AND MIKE to make this hands down metro pcs BEST PHONE EVER (: thank you for your time/money/sacrifice
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I just got this phone and love it! Well, I did come over from the ascend and this phone blows it away! Anyone that can help root this and get some badass roms going will be treated like a king in attain land. Thanks and lets do this!!!
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None of the existing root methods work on the attain. As soon as an.exploitable path is found, someone will write the script to push the needed root files. I'm sure it'll happen. The phone's still new so it may be a little while.
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Well we have source, SCH-R920 MTR Opensource.zip, I have a system dump, now we just need some time (from work) & some more interest from dev community...
I already have a few mods ready to go, but... I don't like to play too much until I have a solid recovery...
Like someone said above, if they can get a root method & all for the Admire going, then hell... all in due time I suppose, its been ages since Ive been stock unrooted, no sir, i don't like it one bit.
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when i run z4root on the phone and superoneclick on the pc at the same time it says zerglings found a way in 0x10 ,but then later says zerglings returned nothing interesting. not sure if this will help anybody. maybe figure out the way they found in will lead to the exploitable app.
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So on this phone you can Wireless tether without root?
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anyone else had any luck with this? i've been searching but usually only come accross this thread
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I've got a bricked Samsung Attain sch-r920 from metropcs if anyone has compiled the kernel... I've been attempting to learn how to develop the kernel myself with the open source file, but I'm a noob to cygwin and arm-gnueabi architecture. And yes, I know how ******ed I am for flashing without backing up, and blah...

So, I have odin and cygwin and sourcery codebench lite for the toolchain, arm-none-linux-gnueabi and sparce... although I can't figure out how to use sparce other than having it installed as the source code checker...

I've been trying to figure it out. Any developers out there? Can anyone make a basic kernel for the Samsung Galaxy Attain? Or, like Gypsybikes, give me instructions? Or tell me what variables I should set, other than cygpath, and export cross-config to the directory of the toolchain...

I would love to have a working phone again... OEM Tarballz anyone?
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any word yet? with you and mike over at androidinvasion? how's the samsung galaxy attain 4g lte going?
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I've got a bricked Samsung Attain sch-r920 from metropcs if anyone has compiled the kernel... I've been attempting to learn how to develop the kernel myself with the open source file, but I'm a noob to cygwin and arm-gnueabi architecture. And yes, I know how ******ed I am for flashing without backing up, and blah...

So, I have odin and cygwin and sourcery codebench lite for the toolchain, arm-none-linux-gnueabi and sparce... although I can't figure out how to use sparce other than having it installed as the source code checker...

I've been trying to figure it out. Any developers out there? Can anyone make a basic kernel for the Samsung Galaxy Attain? Or, like Gypsybikes, give me instructions? Or tell me what variables I should set, other than cygpath, and export cross-config to the directory of the toolchain...

I would love to have a working phone again... OEM Tarballz anyone?
source didn't help me, (yet). Without any modifications, the source compiles and downloads to phone but phone just boot-loops. Other attempts to re-compile yielded same results.
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source didn't help me, (yet). Without any modifications, the source compiles and downloads to phone but phone just boot-loops. Other attempts to re-compile yielded same results.
Ditto. Forgot to mention that the boot loops. I think there has something to do with the kernel verification, because each time it fails when I flash a new kernel tarball zimage with odin.
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Okay, after numerous attempts to fix using scripts and software, I have discovered that the adbd interface is up with /mnt/sdcard already mounted. (I thought I had tried this before and didn't work. Maybe was different computer -- is communicating with Linux box now). I can even login to shell without root (with the 3e recovery screen on phone prompting me to select update.zip file. Not sure where to go next but attempting to fix from shell prompt. At the very least -there seems to be some positive progress. Just need to figure out how to convince phone to restore from recovery.img. Anybody got any ideas on how to accomplish this?
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I am a moderator over at AndroidInvasion with MikeToolz and am about to go get the Attain to see if I cant help you guys out. I am also going to be working with Mike to see we can't get what you guys want. would anyone appreciate this at all? I am also a decently prestigious guy over at the Esteem forums so let me know ASAP. whatever is posted when I get back will determine if I buy or not. I have no desire to get this phone but i will to support everyone here.
I just got this phone and had no idea there was no root before i bought it. That said, I am still glad I bought this phone. It is a great phone, very snappy for metro. i am pleasntly surprised. However, I have never been stock unrooted since purchasing my very first android, the Ascend. I will gladly donate to whoever gets this thing rooted and hooked up with a custom recovery of some sort. Thanks in advance,
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I will also donate for the root of this phone. As everyone seems to agree this is a great phone! My only problem is all the bloatware, when I'm not using the phone all these stupid metro apps just drain my battery. I'm using Juice Defender and a task killer and getting on average 30 hrs before it gets to around 10%, which isn't so bad but with heavy use that goes to about 5-7 hours. I used to have a rooted HTC Incredible 2 that would last for 5 or 6 days before recharging. Then in fell in the toilet.

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I just upgraded to the Attain from the Indulge. This phone is great! Except for all the metro bloatware apps! Anyone having any luck with rooting it yet?
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I just upgraded to the Attain from the Indulge. This phone is great! Except for all the metro bloatware apps! Anyone having any luck with rooting it yet?

Lol no.... I picked a really bad phone to learn on... should have started on the ascend... tried a path opened by a combination of rooting tools (someone else in this tread noticed it, I just spent 12hrs looking into it) but it just freezes up with any change and actually bricked two phones flat out. (I think the local corporate store is on to me btw).
I can't afford a new one ATM so I'm just gonna gmao (Google my ass off) and talk with my old tech teacher.

However I will help support anyone who can supply proof of effort (sorry, I'm not very trusting when it comes to business. And this is business) as best I can.
My offer, $25 for effort $50 upon completion.
Effort must be proven with logs and/or screencaps. Effort is defined as any new progress or true attempt at progress. If I can Google it and find pre-existing proof that your attempt was proven to fail or that you plagiarized your logs or were in anyway dishonest I will deny payment and out you. If you are working in a group we will discuss fair payment based on your groups opinion.
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Although this may not be a legally binding doccument I will sign with my name.

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Lol no.... I picked a really bad phone to learn on... should have started on the ascend... tried a path opened by a combination of rooting tools (someone else in this tread noticed it, I just spent 12hrs looking into it) but it just freezes up with any change and actually bricked two phones flat out. (I think the local corporate store is on to me btw).
I can't afford a new one ATM so I'm just gonna gmao (Google my ass off) and talk with my old tech teacher.

However I will help support anyone who can supply proof of effort (sorry, I'm not very trusting when it comes to business. And this is business) as best I can.
My offer, $25 for effort $50 upon completion.
Effort must be proven with logs and/or screencaps. Effort is defined as any new progress or true attempt at progress. If I can Google it and find pre-existing proof that your attempt was proven to fail or that you plagiarized your logs or were in anyway dishonest I will deny payment and out you. If you are working in a group we will discuss fair payment based on your groups opinion.
If others choose to pool in with me the numbers will be adjusted to reflect the pool total.
upon enough pool requests a private PayPal fund will be created and the pool will be held by a trusted third party based on donor group vote and party availability.
If no root is found all donors will be refunded pool deposits.
All pool deposits will be refunded at donor request.

Although this may not be a legally binding doccument I will sign with my name.

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I second that ( just got my attain, upgrade from indulge).

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I've contacted PG and konane here, and mikestoolz at Android invasion. Both PG and mike have been active since I've messaged them and neither bothered to even respond .. so I don't know guys.
Playful doesn't dev when it comes to root afaik. He's not ignoring you, nor is konane. They just tend to be super busy with their other projects and whatnot. That and a swamped inbox only makes answering individual messages a bit tricky, some get missed some get passed up at the moment and disappear under the stack the next day (speaking from experience here. Plus I know PG fairly well and he's not the kind to cold shoulder someone without reason).

Try and catch him in the unleashedprepaids.Net irc chat room.

I was actually considering him, spyder (whom I know personally, been pretty tight since the ascend days and talk to fairly often) pipp2k (he currently uses a different handle I won't divulge now but he ported cm6 to the ascend), and konane as the pool holder in my proposition.
I know that both PG and spyder are both trustworthy (purchased a laptop from PG and spyder has proven honest and trustworthy multiple times.) And feel the others can be trusted too. But I'm open to other commonly known and trusted people too.
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Playful doesn't dev when it comes to root afaik. He's not ignoring you, nor is konane. They just tend to be super busy with their other projects and whatnot. That and a swamped inbox only makes answering individual messages a bit tricky, some get missed some get passed up at the moment and disappear under the stack the next day (speaking from experience here. Plus I know PG fairly well and he's not the kind to cold shoulder someone without reason).

Try and catch him in the unleashedprepaids.Net irc chat room.

I was actually considering him, spyder (whom I know personally, been pretty tight since the ascend days and talk to fairly often) pipp2k (he currently uses a different handle I won't divulge now but he ported cm6 to the ascend), and konane as the pool holder in my proposition.
I know that both PG and spyder are both trustworthy (purchased a laptop from PG and spyder has proven honest and trustworthy multiple times.) And feel the others can be trusted too. But I'm open to other commonly known and trusted people too.
I'm just frustrated, jumping the gun on not being responded to, I know. I know PG doesn't deal with the actual root exploit, I am just hoping he can throw some direction in my way. Konane isn't ignoring me, he just hasn't been very active this week.

I'm just jumpy when it comes to getting this thing going, as I'm sure you are. Haven't been stuck in stock mode in some time now.

Btw, I know who you are talking about in reference to the ascend dev ;-)
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Lol yeah.... you know, until now I never actually saw the metropcs "my extras" bloatware activate. Confused the hell out of me for a moment today.
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I thought I read about a way around the my extras. Maybe I was mistaken. I'm still waiting on my attain. I made an insurance claim on my indulge and since indulge is discontinued, I get an attain for the same deductible. I need to mention that in the indulge forums lol.
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I am new to this forum, but I have been here several times over the last year or so to find information on different phones. I noticed that the attain has an unlocked bootloader so that you can install a custom rom without rooting the phone. Was wondering if anyone knows how to copy the rom off the phone to the computer so that I can try installing super user to the rom and then reinstalling the rom to the phone, or has anyone tried this yet, or would this even be possible?
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Oh man, honestly I thought I did lol. I know I had a pm open to send to you, I'm just scatter brained. Are you interested in getting in on this thing. We could definitely use you.
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