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After .6 OTA update, is there a way to root?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jxr94, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. jxr94

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    Can i root the phone even though i installed the ota update? like could i reflash the .5 2.1 update if i could download it somewhere
     

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    Thats exactly what you gotta do.
     
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    well in that case is downgrading to .5 as simple as upgrading to 2.1 was?
     
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    Pretty much!
     
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    Many people, myself included, get error 171 usb connection error when trying to RUU. I heard that if this happens, just leave the phone as is, on white HTC screen, and run the RUU again. Now I haven't tried this myself but I probably will later tonight.
     
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