Root Newbie Questions

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by RDM, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. RDM

    RDM Member
    15

    Oct 7, 2009
    22
    0
    15
    Can anyone tell me how to get this theme off my phone, unrooted, & back to stock?
     

    Advertisement
  2. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH
    VIP Member
    3,823

    Feb 19, 2010
    32,921
    25,271
    3,823
    Male
    Well, you can

    1) do a factory data reset
    2) Install another theme over it and wipe data and cache
    3) sbf back to your rom.

    Feel free to ask for further help if necessary.
     
    RDM likes this.
  3. RDM

    RDM Member
    15

    Oct 7, 2009
    22
    0
    15

    What is sbf back to rom?
     
  4. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH
    VIP Member
    3,823

    Feb 19, 2010
    32,921
    25,271
    3,823
    Male
    Glad you asked. Firstly I would ask you if you're on android 2.2.1 or 2.2. Then I would direct you to the appropriate files and procedure on how to recover your phone back to stock.

    Are you bricked, now?
     
  5. RDM

    RDM Member
    15

    Oct 7, 2009
    22
    0
    15
    2.2 & no I'm not bricked yet
     
  6. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH
    VIP Member
    3,823

    Feb 19, 2010
    32,921
    25,271
    3,823
    Male
    sbf is a recovery process if you are bricked. At this point, if I were you, I'd switch to another theme or rom or just do a factory data reset. SBF isn't necessary..

    Steven
     
  7. RDM

    RDM Member
    15

    Oct 7, 2009
    22
    0
    15

    Ok! What I did was, unroot with Z4. & installed 928 back to stock de-odexed. How can I tell if I am unrooted & it is out of the ox stock? So I can OTA updates.
     
  8. eraursls1984

    eraursls1984 Well-Known Member
    78

    Sep 7, 2010
    800
    76
    78
    FL
    I don't think it needs to be unrooted for the OTA, I was able to update last time while rooted. I don't think it needs to be odexed bit it will take your deodexed phone back to odexed
     
  9. RDM

    RDM Member
    15

    Oct 7, 2009
    22
    0
    15

    Ok! What does odexed& de-odexted mean. I'm learning a lot here.
     
  10. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH
    VIP Member
    3,823

    Feb 19, 2010
    32,921
    25,271
    3,823
    Male
    RDM likes this.
  11. colchiro

    colchiro Well-Known Member
    313

    Jun 4, 2010
    8,886
    1,784
    313
    Male
    Web developer/IT
    Did you make a backup BEFORE you deodexed and applied a theme?

    Restoring a backup would be the easiest way back to stock.

    No you didn't need to unroot and I've read that deodexed phones got the upgrade. For me, root was broken and I had to reroot after.

    Deodexing is required to install themed applications. Odexed is how your phone was when you received it.
     
    RDM likes this.
  12. RDM

    RDM Member
    15

    Oct 7, 2009
    22
    0
    15
    Just got word from Motorola, that I'm suppose to get the update tonight.
     

Share This Page

Loading...