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Root Does new rooting method allow NAND unlock?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Blitzpwnage, Aug 26, 2010.

  1. Blitzpwnage

    Blitzpwnage Well-Known Member
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    I am going to be getting my Evo soon and it will most likely come with 2.2 Froyo. Now I am going to root my phone right away and want to use a custom kernel. Cyanogen-6, but some people are having trouble flashing it. Will this be a problem, I have root experience with the Hero and custom ROM's but I never heard anything about NAND unlock on the hero.
     

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  2. awrnsmn

    awrnsmn Well-Known Member
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    yes it does, works great!! just did it today.
     
  3. uminchu

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    Technically, you don't *have* to unlock nand, but if you want to flash ROMs, rooting is incomplete until you have.
     
  4. tsipa

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    Yes, you have to have NAND unlocked to flash CM6. When you downgrade to 2.1, just use Simple Root rather than unRevoked to gain nand access.
     
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