Root How to update from stock 2.1 to Froyo 2.2 (directly OTA) and have root access

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rajivm, Sep 3, 2010.

  1. rajivm

    rajivm New Member
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    So I've been planning on rooting my phone for a while, but today the OTA become available to me, and I wanted to make sure I would still be able to root afterwards. It seemed like rooting post-Froyo on the Incredible wasn't possible, so I did some research how-to get and keep root along with use the official update directly over the air. I also did not want to lose my files/apps in the process or rely on backups to bring back my data, I wanted the same experience as a straight OTA update where you lose nothing.

    I decided to document what worked for me in case anyone else would like the same thing:
    Upgrading to 2.2 Froyo OTA + root on a stock HTC Incredible < Rajiv Makhijani
     

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