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Root Add this step after the procedure to make root stick

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by prerunnerseth, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. prerunnerseth

    prerunnerseth Well-Known Member
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    Code (Text):
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    2. adb shell
    3. su
    4. /system/bin/cat /system/bin/sh > /system/bin/su
    5. /system/bin/chmod 4777 /system/bin/su
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    Not mine.. just passing it along.

    before you reboot follow this and you root will stick... I am running root explorer right now!
     

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  2. andrewzpsu

    andrewzpsu Well-Known Member
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  3. prerunnerseth

    prerunnerseth Well-Known Member
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    Drocap2, root explorer, and terminal confirmed working!!!!
     
  4. e30kid

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    I'm so doing this once I get home later.
     
  5. zombii matt

    zombii matt Well-Known Member
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    i'll wait till they make a more user friendly method
     
  6. coolbone

    coolbone Well-Known Member
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    I can't believe I'm on vacation right now...I could be rooting my phone!

    Sent from my HTC Drooooiiiid Incredible.
     
  7. fortesquieu

    fortesquieu Well-Known Member
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    Cancel your vacation, or cut it short. :)
     
  8. michaelkahl

    michaelkahl Well-Known Member
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    I look forward to the possibilities.
     
  9. Taylored

    Taylored Well-Known Member
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    I did that to get the phone from a Best Buy store. (though I told my wife I just wanted to get home early)
     
  10. fortesquieu

    fortesquieu Well-Known Member
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    Tell your wife you could have another honeymoon at home WITH Incredible and have an INCREDIBLE time together.
     
  11. The HITMAN

    The HITMAN Well-Known Member
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    I have to be in Los Angeles, California for E3 starting this Sunday. I really wish they found this a week earlier because the last thing I wanna do is bumble around trying to root my phone during E3 when my phone will be super important!
     
  12. jhkboy7

    jhkboy7 Active Member
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    do u have to type this in every time u are about to reboot or do u type it in after u just rooted? can u explain a little better for a noob =D and do u have to first go into cd C:\AndroidSDK\tools first then enter in the command?
     

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