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[CDMA] Do I need to unroot?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by borg92802, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. borg92802

    borg92802 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Hi,

    I am going to upgrade my rooted EVO 3D in a couple of months and I am going to give my phone to a friend who would like to have it with the ROM that is currently installed. When I bring it back to Sprint to have the number changed, do I need to unroot?

    thanks...
     


  2. wake69

    wake69 Android Expert

    2 things, first you dont need to unroot and second, you dont have to take it to a sprint store, you can do it online or over the phone.
     
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  3. borg92802

    borg92802 Newbie
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    thank you.. will save me a trip...
     
  4. DonB

    DonB ♡ Truth, Justice and the American Way !! ♡ ™
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    But keep in mind it will have to be on a Sensed based Rom, if you have MIUI Rom on it you will have an issue.
     
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  5. borg92802

    borg92802 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Oh boy..

    About my phone:
    Android version 2.3.4
    HTC Sense version 3.0
    Software number Xplod XE 2.2.1

    Does this mean my rom is Sensed based? I tried googling it but no luck. I will look into it some more..
     
  6. jerofld

    jerofld Fixing stuff is not easy

    Yes, that is a Sense based ROM.

    For our phone, there are only 2 options: Sense and AOSP.

    AOSP is so radically different than Sense, you'll know it if you're on AOSP.
     
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  7. DonB

    DonB ♡ Truth, Justice and the American Way !! ♡ ™
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    As long as you can update PRL and Profile your good to go, hope that makes it easier for you


     
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  8. borg92802

    borg92802 Newbie
    Thread Starter


    Thanks...
     
  9. borg92802

    borg92802 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Ok thanks.. I was searching and I ran across a post that suggests that the phone will prompt me with a PRL update, is that correct? It is not something I have to do on my own?

    If I have to do it on my own, do I need to be cautious and do an nandroid backup first?

    Thanks.. sorry for all of the questions..
     
  10. jerofld

    jerofld Fixing stuff is not easy

    Sometimes Sprint can force a PRL/Profile update remotely. It's no big deal. It's just the files that tell the phone where cell towers are so they know when they can switch to roaming towers.

    You can manually update them, if you wish. Sometimes it's an effective loss-of-signal troubleshooting tool.
     
  11. borg92802

    borg92802 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for all of the information. I will to figure out how to update it.
     
  12. jerofld

    jerofld Fixing stuff is not easy

    It's easy. Settings > System Updates > PRL and then Profile.
     
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  13. borg92802

    borg92802 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    OMG that was easy. . I ran across an old post that goes through the dialer where you have to use # etc. ..

    Thanks
     
  14. DonB

    DonB ♡ Truth, Justice and the American Way !! ♡ ™
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    That is a different way but updating the Profile and PRL is the easiest way



     
  15. ymmie

    ymmie Well-Known Member

    Will Sprint buy back my rooted Evo 3D? Or would I have to unroot it?
     

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