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Root h boot 0.98 need help

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by myers4768, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. myers4768

    myers4768 New Member
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    I want to root phone but when I go thru the new user area and follow directions my h boot is 0.98 . Can not find out how to root this one. Sorry if I have overlooked it in threads. Can someone point me in right direction. Thank you
     

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  2. SUroot

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    Search this form for "unrevoked". It is 3.21 version you need to use if running Froyo
     
  3. Rastaman-FB

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    .98 bootloader :eek:
     
  4. SUroot

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    Are you saying unrevoked doesn't support that?
     
  5. Rastaman-FB

    Rastaman-FB Well-Known Member
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    im not saying that at all
    ive just not seen this bootloader about before. who knows what htc have done to stop root with it
     
  6. SUroot

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    ah ok. I have no idea either way, but if unrevoked doesn't work on it, look into teppic74's downgrade tool.
     
  7. EddyOS

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    Is it even a GSM Desire?
     
  8. Rastaman-FB

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    hmm, im interested to learn where this is from, what network carrier and what build of froyo it is
     
  9. teppic74

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    I think that 0.98 is used on CDMA Desires.
     
  10. victor35

    victor35 New Member
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    I have a CDMA HTC Desire with a .98 Bootloader it is a Cellular South phone any info on rooting this phone
     
  11. Rastaman-FB

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    unrevoked 3.21 supports cdma desires
     
  12. kane1513

    kane1513 Well-Known Member
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    i can confirm this. i ahve a cdma desire with .98 hboot and i rooted today.
     
  13. rabrog

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    GCI/Alaska Digitel CDMA phones use 0.98 Hboot with Android 2.1. Unrevoked 3.21 roots them just fine.
     
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