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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by thepinkc, May 11, 2010.

  1. thepinkc

    thepinkc Well-Known Member
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    I have a Mac and no access to a PC. Can I still root my phone? If so, please tell me HOW to go about it.
     

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  2. Mama Luigi

    Mama Luigi Well-Known Member
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    I think the only way is to install Windows on your Mac. :p

    Real helpful I know. Sorry. Pretty sure running the Sprint Update Utility is the only way. :(
     
  3. thepinkc

    thepinkc Well-Known Member
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    It's okay LOL I knew it was a long shot.
     
  4. latinmaxima

    latinmaxima Well-Known Member
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    Yeah nothing yet. I actually use an old comp with windows xp that i was using for the kids to play online games. I know let them use on of the macs for that and My windows comp has become my phone back up system and developing tool.
     
  5. mac_moment

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    I have tried with my mac and even running WinXP via Virtual Box but it does not seem to pick up the USB connection. I have no problems connecting and moving files to the SD card though once I rooted it on my work laptop.
     
  6. vbetts

    vbetts Well-Known Member
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    Try Parallels, I like it over Virtual box. :D
     

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