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  1. chrisjackson1985

    chrisjackson1985 Well-Known Member

    do I need to unroot to restore factory default?

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  2. big_mike

    big_mike Well-Known Member

    no as factory default makes the phones like new- totally wipes it!

    (correct me if im wrong anyone but i don't think i am)

    i did it on my G1 a few times to clear it out and again before i sold it was just like the day i bought it.

    hope this helps.
    mike
  3. chrisjackson1985

    chrisjackson1985 Well-Known Member

    So, I don't need to unroot it, but factory default will unroot it?
  4. chrisjackson1985

    chrisjackson1985 Well-Known Member

    I was hoping it wouldn't un-root it, as I would then need to re-root and then install titanium backup to restore all my apps.
  5. big_mike

    big_mike Well-Known Member

    yes you would need to re-root.
  6. big_mike

    big_mike Well-Known Member

  7. Cyb3r5c4r

    Cyb3r5c4r Well-Known Member

    it will not un-root. it just deletes settings and contacts and user data but not system data or files
  8. chrisjackson1985

    chrisjackson1985 Well-Known Member

    Ok , it didn't un-root but it also never re-installed one of the pre-installed apps that I deleted, so I guess once those are removed, they are destroyed lol
  9. Cyb3r5c4r

    Cyb3r5c4r Well-Known Member

    it wont re-install anything it just clears out all your details and returns the phone to origional settings, any app deleted before a factory reset will not return!
    you have to re-flash the firmware that contains the app or find the app online and reinstall

    Note: re-flashing firmware will unroot

    which app was that? i may have the .apk(application) file on my pc
  10. chrisjackson1985

    chrisjackson1985 Well-Known Member

    Thanks, was just stating it didn't restore it, I don't actually want the app, which is why I deleted it :)

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