unrEVOked3 vs. forever?


Last Updated: 2010-12-29 20:42:19
  1. tray262

    tray262 Active Member

    I'm just about to hit GO on the rooting process here, and now I'm confussed again. What is unrevoked forever for? or is it not something I need to worry about.

    Thanks in advance.
    Tray262

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  2. frenchy714

    frenchy714 Well-Known Member

    It's not something you need to worry about. Unrevoked Forever is included when you root using Unrevoked 3.2.
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  3. tray262

    tray262 Active Member

    Frenchy you are the man (that should be included in the "for dumbies"), I'm nervous about the root, but getting everything downloaded now. Just not sure if I've got the balls to hit go. lol
  4. tray262

    tray262 Active Member

    My goal:
    Root, and flash myn's rs4
    Best was unrEVOked 3.22
    then clockwork to download and install rom?
  5. frenchy714

    frenchy714 Well-Known Member

    If you're new to rooting, flashing, etc., I'd recommend using ROM Manager (until you're comfortable manually booting and navigating in recovery) to begin with to download and flash Myn's Warm RLS4.

    Out of curiosity, which hboot/build version is your phone (ie: 00.97, 3.30.xxx.x)?
  6. tray262

    tray262 Active Member

    I'm
    0.97.0000
    041f
    radio 2.15.00.09.01
    software 3.29.654.5

    Are you live chat?
  7. frenchy714

    frenchy714 Well-Known Member

    Just making sure you had a build/hboot that was rootable via unrevoked. Unfortunately I'm not available to live chat.
  8. frenchy714

    frenchy714 Well-Known Member

    If you have any problems or questions let us know!
  9. fortisi876

    fortisi876 Well-Known Member

    I thought the difference between the two were one unlocks nand and the other does not?

    I say this only cuz I used UnRevoked3, originally to root my Evo, but just recently unlocked Nand using their Forever patch.
  10. akazabam

    akazabam Well-Known Member

    Sort of. By default, unrevoked3 includes unrevoked forever for the Evo, Incredible, and the Desire (CDMA). The purpose of unrevoked3 is to give you a custom recovery and it will also root your rom, but it also gives you s-off via unrevoked forever. I believe you can disable it if you want, to give you partial root (don't flash unrevoked forever, and leave s-on). There's also been a problem lately where the unrevoked forever included in unrevoked3 isn't flashing correctly after clockwork has been flashed. People have had to flash it manually.
  11. tray262

    tray262 Active Member

    Thanks for all of help here guys, I did root the phone. I also was one of the people that had to flash forever on my own. It scared me at first, seeing the words aborted.....fail... on your screen not a pretty site. lol. Anyway's all is good THANKS to all. Thumbs up to Frenchy for the 1am help!
  12. frenchy714

    frenchy714 Well-Known Member

    No problem ;)

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