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regain root after ota - HTC Droid DNA


  1. P1DroidX

    P1DroidX Active Member

    I have Voodoo OTA Rootkeeper and it kept the root access through this last OTA update, but it did not allow any more applications to be added to the SU log, so I tried to temp-UN Root, now i can not regain root.

    My Bootloader shows S-OFF

    SuperUser apk in installed, tried uninstalling and reinstalling, but it wiped the apks that had previous access to root :(

    Voodoo shows Protected su copy available, and /system supports root protection, but when i hit restore root it locks the phone UI and then nothing, comes back after about 10 seconds and root is not restored.

    current Android version 4.2.2
    HTC Sence version 5.0
    Software number 3.06.605.4

    I am not using any ROMS, my experience with the boot loader is very limited, I can follow directions and figure some stuff out, I have rooted my old DroidX and my NEW DNA.... I tried to read some of your other forums and will continue to do so, Thanks for any pointers in advance.

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  2. P1DroidX

    P1DroidX Active Member

    rooting to 4.2.2 requires a new way to access, moonshine is now rumrunner get it at rumrunner.us

    **make sure you get the Download that is for the DNA**

    Uses SuperSU instead of SuperUser

    Attempting to restore root to my phone.

    Failed at second fastboot...

    MSG: FATAL: Download updated package at www.rumrunner.us

    :/
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  3. P1DroidX

    P1DroidX Active Member

    I was failing out of the rumrunner update because my phone was already S-OFF.

    I had no recovery installed, so I had to install one.
    I installed TWRP 2.5.0.0 recovery.
    courtesy of Tool kit: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2219175

    In order to get root back I had to flash a custom ROM with root:
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2560010

    For any problems that may occur, you can re-flash the STOCK 4.2.2
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2570548

    Back up and running once again! Hope my experience helps someone.
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  4. scotty85

    scotty85 Guides Guide

    sorry for the late reply, i could have saved you some fustration. :eek: as youve found,when youre s off,rerooting is as easy as install recovery,flash supersu

    thanks for posting back your experience and results :cool:

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