activate a stock rom rooted phone

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  1. 350X

    350X Well-Known Member

    activate a stock rom rooted phone

    Will I have any trouble?

    GF son has been using a rooted stock rom OV as a wifi device only, he wants to turn it on now. it has a clean esn.

    Can I just click activate?

  2. 350X

    350X Well-Known Member

  3. GoCrew

    GoCrew Member

    How did he root?

    I know with Superoneclick you can unroot. I am unsure if it will unroot a gingerbreak root. Why not just unroot, then reroot? I have never seen mention of avoiding the activate app after rooting.

    Why not activate with the dialer.
  4. 350X

    350X Well-Known Member

    just wanted to make sure, I used gingerbreak just so that I could extend the apps space with linktosd and such. was going to be a game rig only, now he want to use it as a phone.

    just wanted to make sure before I got knee deep into it.
  5. AndyOpie150

    AndyOpie150 <strong> <a href=" Contributor

    The safest way to unroot is to flash the ZV9 update. It will totally return your phone to bone stock, with a stock recovery.
    Follow Petrah's ZV9 update guide in the All Things Root Guide sticky. After you've activated the phone and need to re-root with a custom recovery, just follow the rest of the guide.
  6. Thewraith420

    Thewraith420 Well-Known Member

    You can activate from stock rooted no problem. Harmonia and Rhode are 2 examples of rooted stock based roms that people activate from all the time Rhode was actually developed specifically for utility use since we can only activate from stock based froyo.

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