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[GUIDE] How to root T-Mobile 6.0 update

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by TMacgnolia, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. viperdink

    viperdink Android Expert



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  2. CYCONUMNUM

    CYCONUMNUM Android Expert

    I watched a vid of some dude fixing the charge port on a android...
    Looked like all he did was heat up the old one to release the solder..
    Wiped it a little.
    Then just flowed the solder on the contacts of the new one..
    The charge/data port on my zmax is sour..was doing research
     
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  3. viperdink

    viperdink Android Expert

    Its a walk in the park
     
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  4. ghet2rockuu

    ghet2rockuu Android Enthusiast

    yea if u have the right tools
     
  5. Nickforever216

    Nickforever216 Well-Known Member

    It works. Just don't so that 60+MB security update because after that it wont.
     
  6. ghet2rockuu

    ghet2rockuu Android Enthusiast

    uhhgg to late :(
     
  7. ghet2rockuu

    ghet2rockuu Android Enthusiast

    can i facotry rest ? and that update would be gone?
     
  8. bkttk2

    bkttk2 Android Enthusiast

    Factory reset will only take you back to stock with the firmware version currently installed on your device.

    In your scenario you would lose all personal data and settings but still be left with the 'updated' firmware version.

    You could downgrade the firmware if a KDZ file is available for your device /carrier.
     
  9. ghet2rockuu

    ghet2rockuu Android Enthusiast

    ah ok yea i know that didnt kno updated firmware would stay i cant use my pc because my charge port is broken . so im just riding out the phone until i have $$ to get the stylo 2 .. i lost root coming from katana rom , and took the last update , so cant root until kingroot comes with a new update

    was trying to use adb over wifi but i need to connct to pc the first try so.. ill wait it out
     
  10. Nickforever216

    Nickforever216 Well-Known Member




    Responded to wrong post. Disregard this post
     
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  11. ghet2rockuu

    ghet2rockuu Android Enthusiast

  12. pnut16

    pnut16 Lurker

    When i do fastboot flash recovery recovery.img it says cannot recover image
     
  13. viperdink

    viperdink Android Expert

    Then flash it using flashify after you reboot. Do a factory reset then a nandroid and save it off your phone to have a fresh recovery.
     
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  14. Daitheflu

    Daitheflu Lurker

    Ok everything up to "fastboot flash recovery recovery.img" worked but it wouldnt flash it kept failing. So I tried "fasboot boot recover.img" that got me into TWRP. From there trying to install SU.zp just kept rebooting my LG into TWRP. So what I ended up doing is sideloading adb and typing in adb sideload SU.zip. Then it flashed SU.zip to my phone. I rebooted and TWRP asked if I wanted to install SU it is very important that you say no. Saying yes will brick soft brick your phone. After saying no it rebooted twice wand when finally loaded I checked with rootchecker and it was rooted. then I used Flashify to flash TWRP. Backedup and rebooted to my NEW ROOTED 6.0 YAY!!!!
     
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  15. xmiaaxoxo

    xmiaaxoxo Lurker

    When i type fastboot oem unlock i get "waiting for device" what should i do.
     
  16. viperdink

    viperdink Android Expert

    Shameless b*t**;

    I like the old forum mobile app.
    The old tapatalk was also more user friendly.

    Sorry for my postting error..
     
    #291 viperdink, Mar 1, 2017
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2017
  17. viperdink

    viperdink Android Expert


     
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  18. bhelpuri

    bhelpuri Lurker

    I am not able to get past step 7, see screenshot. I have MS631 on marshmallow, the bootloader is unlocked. In some other forums, I found that root is necessary to get twrp recovery but I have not found a way to get root on this device, kingroot doesn't have support for this yet. Any suggestions?
     

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    viperdink Android Expert

     
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  20. bhelpuri

    bhelpuri Lurker

    Thanks a lot. it worked I am finally rooted.. :)
     
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  21. pnaralove

    pnaralove Lurker

    Hi,
    I'm new to Root industry and trying to root my phone,

    LG G Stylo (MS631 - Metro PCS).

    Android 6.0
    Security Level 3-1-2017
    S/W : MS63120p

    Is it still possible to root my phone using above method?
    I'd like to make sure that S/W version MS63120p still works for this method.

    Also is there anyway to remove a line of text saying the bootloader is unlocked on the splash screen when you boot your device?
    Many people told this line a text lasts 5 seconds whenever booting and is somewhat annoying.

    One last thing,
    From your latest instruction,
    18) Using Flashify backup your stock recovery image and then flash the TWRP image from your SD card. Do this step even if you have TWRP already installed. I have experienced full phone reset when this step is skipped.

    19) You should now be fully rooted with stock recovery.

    Finally, rooted with stock recovery OR TWRP recovery?
    You said flash the TWRP image but in 19) rooted with stock recovery

    Thank you in advance.
     
    #296 pnaralove, Jan 30, 2018
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2018

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