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Tips bypass activation

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by fnxjames, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. fnxjames

    fnxjames New Member
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    to bypass the activation on the Droid Bionic launch into safe mode by powering down the device and powering it back up, once the droid eye appears press and hold the volume up and down buttons simutaniously till you see the green android guy, then tap the corners of the screen starting at the top left and going clockwise around. skip the setup and enjoy guys

    -fnxjames
     

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  2. squeezix

    squeezix New Member
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    I couldn't get this to work at first. I think this is how I finally succeeded:

    1) When tapping the top left and top right, do the taps immediately =below= the icon bar, not all the way up in the corners.

    2) When tapping the bottom right and bottom left, do the taps immediately =above= the gray emergency dialer/change language bar, not all the way down in the corners.

    My thanks to someone-anonymous on Tumblr for step #2 there, and to fnxjames. I now happily (well, semi-happily) copying all of my setup information over from my old DX2 to my new Bionic... hope the switch is worth the work.
     
  3. Lucidot

    Lucidot Well-Known Member
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    What's the purpose of bypassing activation?
     
  4. SNeitzel

    SNeitzel Well-Known Member
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    One example, for those of us who have had to recover a stock system after tweaking something that shouldn't have been tweaked.
    In that situation, I just want to get to a home screen, turn on USB debugging so I can root, install bootstrap and recover my previous system. Signing into google, backup manager, having the phone try to sync etc. can be rather frustrating when you have to do it multiple times in one evening. :D
     
  5. Lucidot

    Lucidot Well-Known Member
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    Gotcha. Was curious.
     

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