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Gingerbread (Android 2.3.3) seems to disable SuperOneClick


  1. Hook

    Hook Ever since DU... ;-) VIP Member

    Mostly FYI. See discussion on SuperOneClick thread over at XDA. I was roote fine with SOC on my Nexus One on Android 2.2.3, but can no longer do it with the 2.3.3 update installed.

    I'm sure a new method will emerge eventually. Have to go look to see if there are other viable methods that might work.

    Anyone have ideas? Not ready to go to a new Rom yeat, would like to play with stock Gingerbread first. Just want Titanium Backup back. :rolleyes:

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  2. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

    Just unlock the bootloader, no pissing around, never struggle for root again.
    Hook likes this.
  3. RomeSC

    RomeSC Member

    How do you unlock a bootloader? Can you do this on 2.3.3?

    Does doing such a thing prevent future OTA/update.zip updates?

    Do you have a link to a trusted, successful guide to "unlocking a bootloader"? Thanks!
    ~Rome
  4. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

    Guide? It's one command fastboot oem unlock lol

    It wont prevent any future updates, but it will allow you to flash a custom recovery whenever you want.
  5. RomeSC

    RomeSC Member

    "command". See you already lost me. How exactly am I giving my N1 a command?

    Hehe, I think you technogeniuses forget what its like to be a total noob :)
  6. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

  7. Hook

    Hook Ever since DU... ;-) VIP Member

    Yes, I probably will. Just a quick question, probably dumb, but I'm not clear. Does unlocking the bootloader (as opposed to just rooting) wipe the device? I know I want to do this and try Cyanogen, but for now I jut want to play with Gingerbread. So, if I unlock the bootloader, will I have root but still be able to keep my stock Gingerbread as is?

    Thanks as always for your help. :)
  8. Hook

    Hook Ever since DU... ;-) VIP Member

    Okay, I think I answered my own question-- I believe it will wipe the device to unlock the bootloader. So, if I install the Amon Ra recovery, can I then reinstall Gingerbread and it will leave me rooted and unlocked, or would I have to move to another ROM. As you can tell, I'm still fuzzy on some of the key distinctions in this process.
  9. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

    Correctamundo.
    Hook likes this.
  10. Lason

    Lason Member

    Just an FYI, the bootloader being locked isnt the problem. Its the exploits used by superoneclick. Psneuter and rageagainstthecage dont work with 2.3.3. My bootloader has been unlocked since day one but superoneclick fails to work anymore after the gingerbread update to gain root access.
  11. swinefeaster

    swinefeaster Member

    Hmmm so I am running rooted 2.2.2. Is there a way to root 2.3 yet? Or should I deny the OTA update until this happens?

    From what I understand on this thread, if I unlock the bootloader, I can flash any rom I want, but in order to have root access on that rom, it'll need to be 2.2.2 or older. Is this correct?

    Cheers
  12. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

    On XDA you'll find a complete stock 2.3.3 ROM along with an su.zip, flash them instead of the official OTA.
  13. swinefeaster

    swinefeaster Member

    Thanks Rusty... never flashed a rom before though. Will I lose all my apps and settings?
  14. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

    No, you shouldn't do. Always best to take a backup first though, just in case.
  15. Hook

    Hook Ever since DU... ;-) VIP Member

    Any chance that SU.zip would work on the Stock but not rooted Android 2.3.3 I've already flashed?

    If so, would I just rename the file update.zip and do the same thing I did with the original manual update of 2.3.3?
  16. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

    It will, but only if you have a custom recovery.
  17. Lason

    Lason Member

    Why do you need a custom recovery? I havent tried doing the cooked 2.3.3 but I manually installed the official gingerbread and have the stock recovery. Cant you do the cooked one the same way?

    Rename it update.zip on the sd card, trackball+power button, bootloader, recovery, volume up+power at exlamation screen, apply sdcard:update.zip
  18. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

    Because things need to be signed with release keys to work on the stock recovery. As these aren't available to the public, devs can only release updates signed with test keys (or unsigned) which is why you need the custom recovery to flash them.
  19. Hook

    Hook Ever since DU... ;-) VIP Member

    Ok, I seem to have done something wrong, but I'm not sure what. I unlocked the bootloader ok and it even factory reinstalled my Gingerbread. I then seemed to successfully instal Amon Ra recovery (recovery-RA-passion-v2.2.1.img from XDA). Fastboot command said Okay to both sending and writing.

    Now however, when I reboot in bootloader mode (Hold trackball and power), select bootloader and select recovery, it reboots and gives me a screen with an exclamation point and the little Android and just seems to freeze there. Am I waiting for something to happen or did I do something wrong?

    I'm so close... I just want to flash that su.zip so I can have root again.
  20. Hook

    Hook Ever since DU... ;-) VIP Member

    Okay, I think I have figured out what needs to happen, but I seem to be stuck in a catch 22 because I don't have root. Looking through the thread over on XDA, after installing the custom recovery, I need to delete or rename two files:

    /system/etc/install-recovery.sh
    /system/recovery-from-boot.p

    Or it just restores the stock recovery when I reboot. Unfortunately, despite being unlocked, I don't have root and therefore I am denied permission to do anything with those files.

    Sheesh. :rolleyes:
  21. Hook

    Hook Ever since DU... ;-) VIP Member

    Okay, go ahead and smack me. The Noob has root again. I finally figured out that if I don't reboot after installing Amon RA, I can actually use Amon RA. I installed SU.zip and I have root again. :D :rolleyes:

    It really is lucky for me that this stuff really is pretty idiot proof. :rolleyes:
    ballroomdru likes this.
  22. redrage

    redrage Member

    Noob question, please help.
    How to do a complete backup before unlocking a boot loader?

    Could someone please help me.
  23. ballroomdru

    ballroomdru Well-Known Member

    This is just F!!!I!!I!!N!!G FUNNY!!!! Thank you so much. All i have to do is move the ROM to my SD card and boot into the recovery and flash then yes?
  24. ballroomdru

    ballroomdru Well-Known Member

    I am SO GLAD I found this thread. If it hadn't been mentioned to NOT reboot, just go from the fastboot STRAIGHT INTO THE RECOVERY then I would not me running Cyanogen Mod 7 right now.
  25. TheWierd

    TheWierd New Member

    The EASIEST way that they "just" released, is the new Gingerbreak.
    You don't unlock you bootloader so NO WARRANY VOID! :D:D

    Read here to get up to date on how-to!
    [26.04.2011][v1.2] GingerBreak APK (root for GingerBread) - xda-developers
    Remember to read som of the replies as they are crazy useful.
    Like how you have to format your SD before doing it on Nexus One 2.3.3(stock).
    (I tried 4 times before I tried formating the SD :p)

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