Root Unrooting and keep changes

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SamsungPathos, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. SamsungPathos

    SamsungPathos New Member
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    So from what i gather the unrooting changes the stock firmware or w/e and allows superuser permissions.

    My question is if i root my phone to remove the AT&T bloatware installed and then unroot my phone, do i get to keep the changes? And do i run the risk of bricking my phone or have it red-flagged if or rather when in the future AT&T/Samsung updates come with froyo and all the other good stuff?

    Sorry if this has been asked, i did a quick search and didn't find anything.
     

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  2. Chromag

    Chromag Well-Known Member
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    It doesn't change any firmware. It just adds an app that gives you the option for root/superuser access to the phone. It can be easily removed. I swapped out my release day phone today after unrooting with no problems. When I removed the AT&T bloatware I made sure to rename the app files. I renamed them back today before returning the phone.
     
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  3. SamsungPathos

    SamsungPathos New Member
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    Oh okay, i must have misunderstood or misread.

    Just for clarification then, will my phone be able to accept AT&T/Samsung updates even if it's rooted?
     
  4. c2k

    c2k Well-Known Member
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    From what Ive read, you can accept OTA updates, but it will unroot your phone. So you will have to wait for someone to re-root the phone to use all of the features/programs of rooting. Generally it seems that once the update is released, devs will extract that and make it available in a form that wont unroot your phone.
     
  5. sgennuso

    sgennuso Active Member
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    My question is.....after I root my phone(which I did, took 15 secs' tops!!) and the froyo 2.2 update comes OTA, will the at&t bloatware apps I uninstalled with Titanium Backup show back up?
     
  6. jhnstn00

    jhnstn00 Well-Known Member
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