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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by fcortes626, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. fcortes626

    fcortes626 Android Enthusiast
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    so i bought a transformer prime and while looking for a way to root it, because i updated and the new update had a patch on it to block root, i saw a post that said there was now a touch version of cwm. i was wondering if we will have that anytime soon on the prevail????
     



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  2. inigomontoyasr

    inigomontoyasr Android Enthusiast

    i think hroark tried it some time ago but couldn't get it working. the progress being made makes me think it could be tried again, though.
     
  3. johnny424

    johnny424 Android Expert

    did you find a soloution for root?
     
  4. fcortes626

    fcortes626 Android Enthusiast
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    no. u have one too? i bet if one of the devs here had a prime they would have found one by now. the transformer section on android forums sucks so i check xda throughout the day to see if someone has a way to rot it. i wouldnt have updated if i would have known that asus was going to block root.

    the only solution right now would be to unlock the bootloader but that would void the warranty.
     
  5. Slayer72

    Slayer72 Android Expert

    Hypethetically speaking when you get the Prime rooted it'll void the warranty as well, so what's the difference??

    Sent from my pumped up Prevail running CTMod 3.4 OCd to 925 MHz with Tapatalk 2 Beta 6
     
  6. fcortes626

    fcortes626 Android Enthusiast
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    you can unroot and asus will never know you were rooted. if you unlock the bootloader the only way to do it is by downloading an apk from the asus webpage and it all goes thru asus and there is currently no way to restore the bootloader. unlocking the bootloader is just so you can use cwm and flash custom roms but there are also some roms (currently 1 that i have read of) that can be installed without cwm. with root i can just run scripts and remove bloatware without the full customization. the only reason i dont want to void my warranty is because the prime hasnt been out long enough to know if there can be some kind of hardware failure other than the wifi and gps.
     
  7. johnny424

    johnny424 Android Expert

    no sir, i am a Gtab user...i just dont like the idea of not being able to root any device, or a manufacturers attempt to TRY and stop it...take your asus back and get a Samsung :D
     
  8. rlphbgby

    rlphbgby Well-Known Member

    hehe
     
  9. creed10

    creed10 Android Enthusiast

    I think there's one on the TF101 (not that anybody cares about it anymore) but it's a stretch for the Prevail
     
  10. ITJ

    ITJ Member

    Hey, My TF101 cares greatly!!
     
  11. creed10

    creed10 Android Enthusiast

    I meant nobody cares about the TF101... But then again I get the feeling we're not on the same page here...
     

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The Samsung Galaxy Prevail release date was April 2011. Features and Specs include a 3.2" inch screen, 2MP camera, GB RAM, MSM7627-3 processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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