Root Root help??

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by RulyLeviii, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. RulyLeviii

    RulyLeviii Member
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    I have a Samsung Captivate, I've rooted my phone with z4Root, didn't do much good because I still had the Market-Only app restrictions. Next, I tried the Unleash the Beast, both version 1.0 and 2.0, those didn't even work, kept getting an error saying "E:Can't open /sdcard/update.zip (no such file or directory) - installation aborted." After trying that numerous times, I tried to downgrade to 2.1, turns out you can't do that on a Mac. Fml.
    Any help would be great. Thanks in advance!
     

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  2. sremick

    sremick Well-Known Member
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    Why didn't you read the Captivate FAQ? You don't even need to root to sideload non-market apps, but there's also simple instructions on how to remove the limitation entirely.

    Sideloading - CapFAQ
     

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