Root Root is out!!!!!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by pingpongboss, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. pingpongboss

    pingpongboss Well-Known Member
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    Got Android 2.2? This thread claims to have rooted Froyo on your HTC Evo 4g http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=765496

    Old Info for Android 2.1 Root:
     

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  3. jgangsta

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    damn ping u beaat me 2 it
     
  4. pingpongboss

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    Got flaming fast fingers :cool:

    Can't get it to work yet though.. I suspect the uploaded ZIP is corrupt
     
  5. pingpongboss

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    The instructions say PC36IMG.zip but the file is PB36IMG.zip

    RENAME THE ZIP FILE
     
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  6. jgangsta

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    got it thanks going to test in the next 24 hrs
     
  7. x4sper

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    sweeetttt
     
  8. infamousjax

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    This is certainly a milestone in Android history.... and it happened before the phone was even officially released. Wowsers.
     
  9. pingpongboss

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    WOW the dam bootloader couldn't find the ZIP in my 16gb microsd card, but when I switched to a 8gb one it worked... wasted so much time
     
  10. pingpongboss

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    Pictures of the root process moved up to first post.

    Starting Evo Froyo update!!!

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    Transfer the update ZIP to SDCARD

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    Wipe data and dalvik cache after reboot into recovery. To do this, boot into the bootloader (vol down+power), choose Recovery, connect usb to computer, run recovery-windows.bat

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    Choose Update from SDCARD

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    Ahhh so scary!

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    Success!

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    Boots just fine. Setting up...

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    FROYO HOMESCREEN!

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    What the, it automatically "Restored" my apps. Is Froyo getting smart?

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    New Market look. Automatic updating!

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    This is going to make the Market comments much more useful.

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    Buttons look different in Gmail.

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    HOLY F@#K JIT is awesome.

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    Google Wave is probably the slowest, javascript-heavy site out there. It loads!

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    I don't remember being able to do this with the past browsers. V8 engine in the new Froyo browser.

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    Unable to Wireless Tether :(
     
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  11. BigRick10

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    More pics!! :D
     
  12. newone757

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    not gonna root right now. dont see the reason YET. Waiting for a good custom rom or something then Ill root

    thanks
     
  13. freeza

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    Second thing i'm doing after installing my screen protector is rooting...
     
  14. nitty917

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    you bastard!!! lol

    hows Froyo running? did you try the tether app? im guessing it doesnt work...
     
  15. BigRick10

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    Froyo!!!! Success!!!!
     
  16. pingpongboss

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    Once someone comes up with an Overclocked Kernel you'll really want to root :D

    Wireless tether is no go. Froyo JIT is raping Linpack.

    This was a triumph!
     
  17. BigRick10

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    Good Stuff man
     
  18. pingpongboss

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    Wireless tethering (bluetooth and wifi) fails. For now

    And I dont think automatic brightness is working.

    NOOOO LED Desire Light is no longer working :(
     
  19. newone757

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    thanks alot for trying it out and lettin us know about froyo. Ill be watching this
     
  20. GamerCore

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    Pink Eye Relief medicine in the background... *teehee* :p
     
  21. xXSecretAgentXx

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    please try out the wifi tether app and neocore test and let us know. :) im dying to find out!
     
  22. fr4nk1yn

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    cameras still not working?
     
  23. GaryColeman

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    And a roll of TP. This guy knows how to par-tay!
     
  24. cooper1010

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    wow! this looks very complicated. someone come over to my house and do it. i'll give you a soda.
     
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