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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by cambo, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. cambo

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    yes/no?

    2.1 OTA really slowed down my gf's eris. She wants me to look into rooting it like my Sprint Hero is and installing a custom ROM to speed it up. I know the 2.1 OTA update initially closed the root down, but is it still like that?
     

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    If you did the official OTA upgrade from 1.5, then your phone can be rooted. If you upgraded to a leaked copy of 2.1, then you cannot root.
     
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    OH. Awesome.
     
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    Really that is sweet can anyone conform this answer about OTA 2.1 being able to root.
     
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    Yes, the OTA update did not update the bootloader, so it can still be rooted in the same method as 1.5.
     
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    I rooted a phone that was upgraded to 2.1 over the air last week. You use the same procedure as if it was still running 1.5.
     

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