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Root factory reset after root

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ssandler, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. ssandler

    ssandler Well-Known Member
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    I have rooted my inc. Great work and seemed easy with all the guides!

    My only question is i want to perform a factory reset, how do I get the superuser.apk back and/or will I lose root?

    Any assistance will be greatly appreciated!!!!
     

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  2. yojoe600

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    i was told if u factory reset u lose root
     
  3. paimon.soror

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    I did a factory reset after I performed a root and deleted some of the stock apps just for good measure. You do not lose root. Cheers
     
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  4. fortesquieu

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    If this is true, I would want to do a factory reset too! If my root is gone, i would run after you! :eek:
     
  5. pman219

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    I did a factory reset after root, still have it.

    No worries
     
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  6. ssandler

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    ALL GOOD!!! Factory reset does not lose root.
     
  7. jryan727

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    Edit: someone answer my questions a few threads down :-X
     
  8. yojoe600

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    great news
     
  9. jackattack

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    Does a factory reset bring back apps that were removed after root such as City ID or FriendStream?
     
  10. paimon.soror

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    Nope, as long as you removed them from /system/app they will not appear again
     
  11. jackattack

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    I was afraid of that. I need to get the friendstream apk somehow.
     
  12. paimon.soror

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    I unfortunately deleted mine, but im sure someone else over here may still have it. Hopefully someone can rapidshare it for you.
     
  13. jackattack

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    I would be eternally grateful.
     
  14. Blotto

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  17. jackattack

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    I can only speak for me, but I suspect removing FriendStream has caused sync freezes on my phone. I won't know until I put it back, so we'll see.

    Other sources have said that after removing FriendStream you should disable Live Sync in the Facebook options (I don't even have Live Sync as an option anymore for some reason). Contacts pictures still update without any problems.
     
  18. paimon.soror

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    FriendStream works with Facebook for HTC so yes, there will be some issues when the option for syncing the "Live Feed" in your "Accounts & Sync -> Facebook" section is enabled. This is one of the issues that I had when removing FriendStream.
     
  19. xFlawless11x

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    Ah okay. Thanks for the info!

    Sent from my ADR6300 using Tapatalk
     
  20. jackattack

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    Blotto-

    You wouldn't happen to have the .odex file as well, would you?
     
  21. Blotto

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  22. jackattack

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    Thanks for this. Turns out removing Friendstream was causing my unending sync problems (even with Facebook only syncing contacts). I put it back and I have no more issues. Thanks again.
     
  23. d.scardino

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    Whats the process for reinstalling friendstream? i tried to install it through app manager but no dice
     
  24. jackattack

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    You have to go through the entire root process again so you're in adb shell in recovery. Then install with the cat command the same way you installed superuser.
     
  25. Asterdroid

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    Do you also retain custom recovery when you factory reset?
     

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