Upgraded to 2.3.6 and lost root


  1. imprezu

    imprezu Member

    I upgraded to 2.3.6 but before I did I ran OTA Rootkeeper. I installed the official OTA update and when the phone came back up and I went back to restore root I get a message that root was restored but the device root and root permission granted is still unchecked. Am I doing something wrong?

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  2. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice VIP Member

    Try a root app (like quick boot) and see if it works. :)
  3. FragDroidX

    FragDroidX Well-Known Member


    Did you select temp unroot with backup or just backup?
  4. imprezu

    imprezu Member

    Just backup
  5. DonDraper

    DonDraper Well-Known Member

    did you try restoring root a second time?
  6. imprezu

    imprezu Member

    Tried multiple times with no luck.
  7. FragDroidX

    FragDroidX Well-Known Member

    Yea, I have had that happen on several occasions. The only way I have found the root keeper to consistently work is to do a temp unroot with backup. I am afraid that your only way back to root is too fast boot.
  8. imprezu

    imprezu Member

    I'll give it a shot when I get home.
  9. rnlcomp

    rnlcomp Well-Known Member

    Your gonna have to go all the way back, and ALWAYS temp unroot before upgrade.
  10. Bodycount

    Bodycount Well-Known Member

    I didn't temp unroot before the upgrade and OTA got my root back from backup just fine.

    Already froze the additional bloatware.

    Just to clarify, I patched while rooted. OTA backed up my root access. After patch I was unrooted. OTA restored root perfectly.
  11. Sportster

    Sportster Well-Known Member

    I'm using Voodoo root keeper to make sure anymore....not taking chances.
  12. dmdroid

    dmdroid Well-Known Member

    Has anyone tried doomlords root method with this rom?

    It seemed to work just fine for the original rom on this phone as well as the last update.

    I'm getting ready to try it and was just curious if anyone else had any success with it.
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