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  1. xInterlopeRx

    xInterlopeRx Well-Known Member Developer This Topic's Starter

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    ICS source code was released today for this device and we now need people to help. If you own this device please join the new IRC chat at freenode.net #oudhitsquad. If you come please be prepared with adb installed. If you need help with that just let us know and we will tell you anything you need to know. Begin by letting us know what device you are there for please, so we can be prepared. I already have a kernel made and we can probably move right along to CWMR once we have some users in the IRC for a few days. Cheers!
     

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    TheBritton Resident Galaxy Cat

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    Is there a known method of rooting this phone yet? Or am I jumping the gun here? ;)
     
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    xInterlopeRx Well-Known Member Developer This Topic's Starter

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    Not that I know of, but I have someone ready to root it once we have a device to work with. Do you own it?
     
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    TheBritton Resident Galaxy Cat

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    Nope not yet but I will GLADLY test anything. I'm buying it October 1st (payday)
     
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    I got the device already since Sept 19 and I am already 100% willing to do all test necessary!
     
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    xInterlopeRx Well-Known Member Developer This Topic's Starter

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    Sorry I missed you AlwaysSmile. I'll be back in force on Monday, the weekend is family time and tomorrow is "Bring your dad to school' day. Thanks for showing up! But, what we'll be doing is trying to gain root, then get partition dumps so we can get CWM working. IDK if anyone will pick up CM or other ROMS, but we'll do all we can to make it possible.
     
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    Well I hope ill be available on Monday so we will be able to start testing!
    you could contact me private or email as well!
    thanks!
     
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    xInterlopeRx Well-Known Member Developer This Topic's Starter

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    TheBritton Resident Galaxy Cat

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    Unfortunately, that link didn't work for me. I'll try my browser at home later this evening to make sure it isn't due to configurations on this work PC.
     
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    Ill be trying out it out later today!
    I just hope it works and if it doesn't that my phone should remain working....!
     
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    Both links are not good!
    the 1st downloaded a unsupported file the 2nd link what you posted directs to a wrong website, besides for some odd reason I cant get my computer to notice my phone as a phone and not as a camera!
    I need help first with this cuz Samsung doesn't know why it happens this way!
     
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    Same thing, links don't work :/ AlwaysSmile do you have any unknown devices in the device manager when you set it your usb to phone?
     
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    xInterlopeRx Well-Known Member Developer This Topic's Starter

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    I took the second file off because a newer version came out here's the links with a little instruction:
    Samsung Drivers
    Root_with_Restore_by_Bin4ry_v13.zip

    First install the drivers unless you have Samsung Kies already installed.
    Next, extract the Root tool
    Run the RunMe.bat as administrator, it will tell you when to plug the device in.
    Follow the on screen prompts. Report back with your findings. If you are able to get root, we can then get partition dumps and possibly make CWMR...
    Cheers.
     
  17. AlwaysSmile

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    ill be trying this new one out later today!
    I just hope my phone will show up on my computer!
     
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    xInterlopeRx Well-Known Member Developer This Topic's Starter

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    Remember to start the RunMe.bat with the phone disconnected. Try "Normal" mode first. Make sure USB debugging and "Unknown sources" are enabled on the device.
     
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    did anyone get root
     
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    So what does this mean???
    Is it worth of trying or it will simple brick my phone???
     
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    I have a Virgin Mobile Galaxy Reverb. I tried v13 of this file and root failed. Below is the output of the screen:

    ======================================================================
    = This script will root your Android phone with adb restore function =
    = Script by Bin4ry (thanks to Goroh_kun and tkymgr for the idea) =
    = Idea for Tablet S from Fi01_IS01 =
    = (02.10.2012) v13 =
    ======================================================================

    Device type:
    1) Normal
    2) Special (for example: Sony Tablet S, Medion Lifetab)

    x) Unroot

    Make a choice: 1
    Checking if i should run in Normal Mode or special Sony Mode
    Please connect your device with USB-Debugging enabled now
    remote object '/system/app/Backup-Restore.apk' does not exist
    1064 KB/s (5452 bytes in 0.005s)
    .

    Normal Mode enabled!
    Pushing busybox....
    4139 KB/s (1085140 bytes in 0.256s)
    Pushing su binary ....
    4490 KB/s (91980 bytes in 0.020s)
    Pushing Superuser app
    4485 KB/s (996704 bytes in 0.217s)
    Making busybox runable ...
    Please look at your device and click RESTORE!
    If all is successful i will tell you, if not this shell will run forever.
    Running ...
    Successful, going to reboot your device!
    Waiting for device to show up again....
    Going to copy files to it's place
    mount: permission denied (are you root?)
    You can close all open command-prompts now!
    After reboot all is done! Have fun!
    Bin4ry
    Press any key to continue . . .

    Below is the info from the "About Device" menu:
    Model Number: SPH-M950
    Android Version: 4.0.4
    Baseband Version: M950VPLH6
    Kernel Version:
    3.0.8-perf-1047073-user
    se.infra@SEP-90#1
    Build Number: IMM76I.M950VPALH6
    Hardware Version: M950.07

    Something that I notice, and I don't know if it makes any difference or not, but it seems this phone is only able to do MTP or PTP for file transfer... can't get a drive letter. Don't know if that makes any difference.
     
  24. AlwaysSmile

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    which root guide did you use????
     
  25. mrphuzz

    mrphuzz New Member

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    The one posted by xInterlopeRx, dated October 4th, 2012, 12:47 PM:

    Root_with_Restore_by_Bin4ry_v13.zip
     

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