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Old November 24th, 2012, 02:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Root the Reverb (no PC Required)

I was able to root my SPH-M950 (Reverb) VM with no PC and it was totally painless:

1 - Download Ministro II.apk (see attached) let it update.
2 - Download Poot.apk, run it and "press here to poot"
3 - Go to the App store to get SuperUser.

Thats it! Enjoy!

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I was able to root my SPH-M950 (Reverb) VM with no PC and it was totally painless:

1 - Download Ministro II.apk (see attached) let it update.
2 - Download Poot.apk, run it and "press here to poot"
3 - Go to the App store to get SuperUser.

Thats it! Enjoy!
Excellent. Run them just like he said. Update SU binary. Voila. SuperSU didn't work.
So simple, MAD PROPS TO SPENY333!

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I just rooted, tested a couple of apps that require root access and it is all working fine.

Thank you very much for this information.
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I get can't open files after I download. What am I doing wrong?
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Never mind. I got it. Thanks!!!!
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Can someone get stock recovery
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For those of you who don't want to flash stuff you've never heard of, the original source of these files is here:

Optimus Elite root with an apk

I cannot confirm whether or not this works on a Reverb, as I just ordered mine on Black Friday.
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For those of you who don't want to flash stuff you've never heard of, the original source of these files is here:

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I cannot confirm whether or not this works on a Reverb, as I just ordered mine on Black Friday.
The files are clean. And you don't need to confirm, I did.
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I have an optimus elite also, guess I should have thought of this. As for the poot apk, giantpune@ he had done wonders for the elite. You might think he's a god fit the elite.lol
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Ok, I just rooted and I'm also getting nagged to install a system update, that started earlier today. I don't want to lose root so I don't have plans to update until someone smarter than me looks at it. I did see that Swype is in it and Google quick search. Here's a copy of the updatehttp://www.sendspace.com/pro/dl/r0vgj4
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The files are clean. And you don't need to confirm, I did.
The files were posted with no credit to the developer or pointer to the original source. While adding (what I hope was useful) info, I didn't want to imply that I had tested the files, since my phone hasn't arrived yet.
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Ok, I just rooted and I'm also getting nagged to install a system update, that started earlier today. I don't want to lose root so I don't have plans to update until someone smarter than me looks at it. I did see that Swype is in it and Google quick search. Here's a copy of the updatehttp://www.sendspace.com/pro/dl/r0vgj4
Update then root. I updated as soon as it came over the wire. You'll be fine. I'm pretty sure you're gonna get sick of the "update push"! Once you're rooted again, trash the parts you don't want.
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EThat's the problem, I've already rooted and deleted the zip in the cache. I saved a copy of it, I guess I could put it back, just didn't know if being rooted prior to updating would cause problems

Edit: ok, made the jump and kept root. Don't know of it helped but I downloaded ota root keeper and made a copy of su. Restored su after update.
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This doesn't sound like it enables creating Nandroid backups yet, or am I mistaken?
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I get cannot open can someone help me what am I doing wrong
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Old November 25th, 2012, 04:30 PM   #18 (permalink)
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hey guys i get an error saing cant root . doesnt work for me.
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No offense but can someone who actually got this working provide proof? A video maybe? I hate to sound all suspicious, but the people claiming it worked have like 11 posts and under
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Well i have alot more than 11 post and i have no reason to lie. Don't have the means to produce a video, however i can provide you with my steps i took.

1. Download the mistro ll and poot apk.
2. Installed mistro ll first, then poot apk
3. Ran poot and screen popped up needing to download libs
4. I accepted and poot screen had two buttons , one to root and one to check root
5.i pushed root
6. When it finished it popped up an error and said i needed to reboot.
7.i rebooted and installed supperuser, then I installed titanium and es explorer to confirm that i had root.
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hey man thanks i worked for me the second time. make sure put ur second root step on top edit the first one.0

AND GUYS YES IT WORKS I TRIED IT AGAIN. IT WORKS. THE FIRST STEPS ARE WRONG. IM GONNA DO A VIDEO AND GIVE PROPS TO THIS GUY.
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HEY GUYS HERES THE VIDEO. MORE DETAILED OF THE ROOT OF THE SAMSUNG GALAXY REVERB.

HOW TO ROOT THE SAMSUNG GALAXY REVERB (VIRGIN MOBILE) (2).wmv
Upload complete! Your video will be live at: HOW TO ROOT THE SAMSUNG GALAXY REVERB (VIRGIN MOBILE) (2).wmv - YouTube



ALL PROPS GO TO PENY333 FOR FINDING HOW TO ROOT IT.
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Yup, this worked. Next step is to see if I can get Google Now on the device. Should be fun.

But I'm still holding out for someone to get a recovery on here where I can make Nandroid backups, and of course, flash a non-TouchWiz version of Android. :P
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does anyone know how i can reinstall all the drivers for the reverb beats audio screwed it up factory reset didnt work
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I'm a new user, but after watching mistichunter's video I decided to try out the rooting technique mentioned in this thread even though I had some concerns given the low post count of many of the contributors.

My first attempt failed, complaining about a running daemon process. After rebooting my phone and using task manager to kill all running processes I tried to "poot" it a second time. This time it worked!

I installed Super User, and Root Check, and it is indeed rooted. I then installed Titanium Backup and I'm about to try and remove the Virgin and Samsung bloatware that came with the phone.

I would still advise caution at this point as we have no way to make complete backups yet, so if you wield your super powers unwisely you could mess up your phone and have no way to recover it...
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I just posted the video for people that never hage rooted a phone .
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I know it is hard to accept when a user with just one post gave you the solution (partly, no recovery yet) many people were looking for the past weeks, but it only proves that sometimes people just want to contribute and help. I think this is what these forums are for...
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I know it is hard to accept when a user with just one post gave you the solution (partly, no recovery yet) many people were looking for the past weeks, but it only proves that sometimes people just want to contribute and help. I think this is what these forums are for...
There's always an exception to the rule

I usually exercise caution when trying out things on a new device - people often post "guaranteed" solutions as a way to get others to be their guinea pigs...

At least now we know the posted method works. I was able to uninstall Mobile ID, which kept pestering me to install it. Worth the price of admission for that alone
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I know it is hard to accept when a user with just one post gave you the solution (partly, no recovery yet) many people were looking for the past weeks, but it only proves that sometimes people just want to contribute and help. I think this is what these forums are for...
Yeah I didn't mean to sound rude or call anyone a liar, I was just being cautious as a handful of popular developers took a few stabs at this phone and didn't get very far, but then this super simple solution randomly pops up from a new user. If it truly works then the OP deserves plenty of praise
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How do u get poot file to open
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hey VPORT just download poot.apk to ur phones sd card do that after uve installed ministro on ur phone. go to my files icon on the apps icon in your reverb . select it poot.apk and clik "install"

after that open poot and "accept" to dowload binaries.

next select "click here to poot"
u will get an erro 64 saying to reboot ur phone . reboot ur phone install superuser.

run superuser and select "info" after that select "outdated binaries" and check it
next clik on top of outdated binaries and clik to update another screen come ups select "update" . after that u will get a bunch of green letters saying "okay" that means ur phone is being rooted.

next download root cheker and install it. open root cheker and clik on "allow" from superuser '

next select "check root access". thats how u do the steps in rooting the phone.
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I have root but TB says unable to access root. Am I doing something wrong?
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1 download ministro
2 download and "install poot.apk"
3.open poot and "download binaries"
4. clik on "clik here to poot" on poot menu
5."restart phone" do <<<this after selecting "clik here to poot"
6 download and install superuser
7 open superuser and "select info"
8. check "outated libraries" and select red or green letters on top and clik on "update" .
9.. clik on "allow" for superuser request
10. you will get a bunch of "green okays"
11.download and install root cheker
12. open root cheker
13 clik on "check root access" and clik on "allow" request from superuser
after that u should get a message like this

"CONGRATULATIONS YOUR PHONE NOW HAS ROOT ACCESS"

make sure uve done ti this way. cause if u dont it wont work.
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guys can u make this last instructions i typed a sticky they work perfectly. speny333 ur steps are kinda confusing for alot of people ive broken it down for 12 steps. follow them and u wont have issues rooting the phone tomorrow i will post a better updated version of my video
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Thanks for the easy layout info!
I ordered a couple of this these phones yesterday for me and the wife.
Now Ill have root thanks again.
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How can this be so confusing? The OP's instructions are fine! We need videos and walkthroughs? No wonder the jobs are leaving our shores by the droves. Are some of you folks the reason McDonald's put pictures on their registers? APPS TO EXPLOIT ROOT. Doesn't get easier than that.
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If you guys want cwm someone needs to provide the stock untainted recovery.
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More work in progress, with all these new phones coming on line in the next few weeks were going to need it.
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This kind of put-down is absolutely not necessary. Everyone is a beginner at some time, and some people are more nervous about rooting than others.
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If you guys want cwm someone needs to provide the stock untainted recovery.
I've been trying to do that, but the mtd table in my phone is empty. All that it has is "dev: size erasesize name" without any of the info. Unless I somehow unknowingly erased that, I think the phone came like that. Is there any other way to copy the recovery?

Edit: I tried using romdump to dump the partitions, but when it finished, the recovery partition was missing. I'm guessing that's because of the missing info in my mtd table, though.
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Excellent. Run them just like he said. Update SU binary. Voila. SuperSU didn't work.
So simple, MAD PROPS TO SPENY333!

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If you guys want cwm someone needs to provide the stock untainted recovery.

I know a bit about push/pull/adb/recovery/lock/unlock bootloader/twrp/cwm, not too much, just a bit. If with enough guidence, I would try to extract a stock ROM from my reverb. And hope that would stimulate some custom ROM in return,

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I know a bit about push/pull/adb/recovery/lock/unlock bootloader/twrp/cwm, not too much, just a bit. If with enough guidence, I would try to extract a stock ROM from my reverb. And hope that would stimulate some custom ROM in return,

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Hi, could you enter the following command into a terminal emulator (you can get one from the market) and tell me what the results are?

cat /proc/mtd

Note: This won't do anything to your phone. It will just list the contents of a file. The same thing could be achieved using a root file browser.

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Hi, could you enter the following command into a terminal emulator (you can get one from the market) and tell me what the results are?

cat /proc/mtd

Note: This won't do anything to your phone. It will just list the contents of a file. The same thing could be achieved using a root file browser.

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I ran that cmnd.
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Dev: size erasesize name
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This kind of put-down is absolutely not necessary. Everyone is a beginner at some time, and some people are more nervous about rooting than others.
I apologize. I was out of line.
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Could somebody that has root use Titanium Backup to get me a backed up copy of the stock "Google Books" application? I deleted it and then lost the backup (stupid, I know), and now I can't update my Reverb.
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Yup, this worked. Next step is to see if I can get Google Now on the device. Should be fun.

But I'm still holding out for someone to get a recovery on here where I can make Nandroid backups, and of course, flash a non-TouchWiz version of Android. :P
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Hi, could you enter the following command into a terminal emulator (you can get one from the market) and tell me what the results are?

cat /proc/mtd

Note: This won't do anything to your phone. It will just list the contents of a file. The same thing could be achieved using a root file browser.

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Yeah, same thing as cobretti. See: screenshot.
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No offense but can someone who actually got this working provide proof? A video maybe? I hate to sound all suspicious, but the people claiming it worked have like 11 posts and under
Can't provide "proof" but I sure can +1 that this works. I rooted TWO Virgin Galaxy Reverbs last night. When I did the wifes there was an "error" upon completion, but the built in root check verified root, and upon restarting I was able to have root access with ES file explorer.. [Now to figure out the boot screens on this thing. I can disable em, but not change em. :-(]
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