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Root 1 Incredible rooted.. don't get too excited yet

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by EM30996, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. EM30996

    EM30996 Active Member
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    One and only one phone has been rooted.. it was a lucky break that can't be reproduced as of yet.. more details to follow.. irc channel ##incredibleroot to watch the action.. all voices have been muted for now to cut the devs a break with chatter..

    Here is the instructions for power users only:
    public:adb_in_recovery [RootWiki]

    Looks like 2 are rooted.. Looking good There might be more.. I can't get a good number..

    Use this link to post results regardless of whether you have root or not.. It would really help the devs with every bit of info..
    HTC Incredible adb+recovery root survey

    here is the text is case you missed it.
    pastebin - collaborative debugging tool

    Unrevoked team: Incredible Root process - xda-developers
     

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  2. e30kid

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    Please, don't blow smoke. Is this for real?

    Edit: I checked XDA devs and there is a thread about it.
     
  3. Are you referring to the IRC channel?
     
  4. Jakaro

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    where is the proof?
     
  6. secretLOVER

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    I'd be puttin' that shit on ebay.
     
  7. killadanny

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    Proof or it didn't happen, nah just kidding, it's just been so long :)
     
  8. EM30996

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    yes the irc channel.. i just added the text from it.. just kind of happened.. do not try not duplicate unless you know what you are doing.. read the whole thing and then do what you want with it..
     
  9. iowabowtech

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    Well it's certainly interesting. Been awhile since some positive news.
     
  10. SingJsong

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    Can we have a tl;dr version of that chatlog or am I being too wishful? Or is just saying only 1 phone has been rooted enough?
     
  11. yojoe600

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    thats pretty cool
     
  12. EM30996

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    chat log posted in my original post.. up to when i copied it of course..
     
  13. TokedUp

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    Wheres Jamor??? We need his Star Trek "In Before Lock" graphic!!!! I gotta see it..
     
  14. sylent101

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    If they reproduce it everyone go to jakedays blog and flame :D
     
  15. iowabowtech

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    Now they're saying 2 phones rooted. Did you get it to work EM?
     
  16. EM30996

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    trying it now
     
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  17. iowabowtech

    iowabowtech root@android:/ #
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    SOB!! I wish I would have opted for insurance this time around. I don't trust getting in this early without it. I want to try it bad.
     
  18. yojoe600

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    im not smart enough lol
     
  19. blw1230

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    I have insurance but I'm still cautious because this is my 1st android. But I'm still ready to go. I'm glad EM is trying this first.
     
  20. yojoe600

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    so far it doesnt seem easy to brick like windows.. from what ive read
     
  21. blw1230

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    Does anyone have info on proper backups in terms of apps/contacts etc. and also the possible need to downgrade to the pre-OTA os?

    Edit: You can export your contacts directly to the sd card from Contacts. Contacts>Menu>Import/Export.
     
  22. iowabowtech

    iowabowtech root@android:/ #
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    At this point it seems a rollback may not be required. Will update if that changes to keep the info current.
     
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  23. EM30996

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    use ASTRO File Manager - Android app on AppBrain to back up apps.. under tools (sd card required)
    and gmail for contacts

    Downgrade is NOT needed for this..
     
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  24. Josh2

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    Is there a guide for dummies? or non tech savvy people?
     
  25. blw1230

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    [​IMG]

    Not my DI but from Braden @ XDA.
     

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