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Old June 9th, 2013, 04:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need help Rooting

Tried the one click root method and my phone is stuck at the
"Downloading... Do not turn off target !! "

Been like this for 15 minutes now

Am I screwed ?

Thanks,
John

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Old June 9th, 2013, 05:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Tried the one click root method and my phone is stuck at the
"Downloading... Do not turn off target !! "

Been like this for 15 minutes now

Am I screwed ?

Thanks,
John
Hi there,

Have you tried rebooting your phone and trying it again?
 
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Old June 9th, 2013, 05:18 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Rebooted, back stock and trying again.
I was a little worried about disconnecting with that screen showing
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Rebooted, back stock and trying again.
I was a little worried about disconnecting with that screen showing
Download a root checker app (don't worry, it's free ) and then check if it's rooted.
 
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Don't forget to check whether superuser is installed or not.
 
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how long does it take too download to the phone ?
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at the end do you have to do the option 2 prep for recovery ?
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at the end do you have to do the option 2 prep for recovery ?
Prepare for recovery?
 
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If you meant flashing a custom recovery, then that is optional.
 
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ok cool
thanks and the root tool worked great after I figured out a few things

Thanks again,
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ok cool
thanks and the root tool worked great after I figured out a few things

Thanks again,
John
So did your phone get rooted, John?
 
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yes it did
checked it with the root tool and SU is there also
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yes it did
checked it with the root tool and SU is there also
Glad it helped
 
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LOL so am I
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