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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by snowman110011, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. snowman110011

    snowman110011 Member
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    I am tryin to Root my Phone... Here is What I Have done I Used ODIN to Flash knightsCrusader Kernel to phone using Recovey and Installed SuperUser From SD Card.. Now Evertime I boot my phone i have the Caution symbol, My phone is still not Rooted... If i use heimdall i get pass device detected then type heimdall flash --kernel root-zImage and just get the help menu in command prompt and my phonde does nothing what have i done or doing wrong or what have i not done Plz help i just want to get this bitch rooted thxs....
     

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  2. Diversebydesign

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    Well, the caution symbol is normal. That is an indication that the kernel has been messed with. Have you tried running a root check app? There are plenty on the market.
     
  3. snowman110011

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    Ya I've tried several of them and no luck I have flashed kernel and that is as far asi can get
     
  4. shrpshtr325

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    do you have superuser and busybox installed?
     
  5. snowman110011

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    No I have flashed super user using the recovery menu but no root.....
     
  6. Diversebydesign

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  7. belledee

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    I used the simplified version...but i cant seem to flash superuser. every time i tried to install the zip it said that the file cannot be opened and it is bad. Do you know how to fix this? thanks
     
  8. GuS807

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    Make sure to check for the correct version of SU
     
  9. belledee

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    Thanks. But it was my sd card acting up, it's a 32gb i got from china a few months back. I tried it with the 4g card that came with the phone and it works fine
     
  10. Diversebydesign

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    Ok, so does that mean your all good now?
     
  11. belledee

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    Yes it does....

    Sent from my SCH-I405 using Tapatalk
     
  12. snowman110011

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    I Followed All The Steps from Here: [How-To][Guide]Rooting the Stratosphere - Simplified - RootzWiki ..... Every thing went exactly as it should installed superuser rebooted Phone I have the superuser app On my Phone but when i open it there is nothing there (no apps in List) And my phone is not rooted WHAT steps could i have possibly Missed or done wrong????
     
  13. dwitherell

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    Have you tried to install any root-only apps?
     
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  14. snowman110011

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    I also tried wipe and format my SD card in phone and did a factory reset but still same result every time.... :(
     
  15. snowman110011

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    Yea i have tried several root only apps they all say no root access
     
  16. snowman110011

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    I feel like such a **** I was Installing the wrong version of superuser (donut) I Did it again using correct version of Super user And It is Now Rooted
     

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