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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by DanielJ, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. DanielJ

    DanielJ New Member
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    i'm a newbie and would be greatful if someone could tell me how to root the phone, cheers!
     

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  2. InfernalByte

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    For now you'll need the xtc clip, I'd sit on it for a while though it costs $200 or something!
     
  3. kaykhanittha

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    hi,

    Can you tell me how to root my wildfire S Android 2.3.3 Sense 2.1 to install a ROM with more languages ?

    Thanks.
     
  4. avgeek

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    You may not have to root it if you just want to replace it with another factory ROM, but you likely need to make a GoldCard. Try the European version as described in my blog post as this appears to support lot of different languages.
     
  5. BackDaws

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    when will i be able to Root my Wildfire S so i can free up the internal memory, ive got all the apps i can on my sd card but im left with 30mb internal.

    or is there an easy way to move it without rooting ?

    Thanks BackDaws

    im a n00b to my Wildfire S as you can probably tell so be gentle with me....lol
     
  6. onun

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    i'm also a newby to rooting android devices and have had no luck with any rooting procedure on this model phone in France. HELP!!!! :/
     
  7. kaykhanittha

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    hi,


    do you know where to find the files of new ROM to install on Wildfire S ?

    even original rom with more languages offered would be good.


    Thanks.
     
  8. BackDaws

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    Any news on rooting the wildfire s? my phone also has S-on enabled. I seriously need to get control of this phone.
     
  9. El Presidente

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    Does anyone know if Z4root works with the HTC Wildfire S (Android 2.3.3)
     
  11. CafeKampuchia

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    If your phone has S-OFF or an unlocked bootloader, then yes it should work.
     
  12. El Presidente

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    Gingerbreak might be a safer bet than z4Root.
     
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  13. CafeKampuchia

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    (I've never quoted myself before! :))
    I take that back. It seems that WFS has problems with Z4root. Gingerbreak works for some (tks, El Presidente). ZergRush is known to work well with WFS, and TacoRoot works as well.

    To make it easy, try the HTC SuperTool v3 by XDA dev frigid and don't forget to hit the thanks button on his thread! Be sure to get version 3, not version 2. (Direct download here.) Run the tool and choose the following options (see attached jpg below):

    1) Press 1 (Prep using zergRush) followed by enter
    2) Press 3 (Attempt perm root) followed by enter. It will tell you if the phone was successfully rooted.
    3) Type "reboot" and press enter to reboot the phone.

    If that doesn't fly, try this sequence of options:
    1) Press 2 (Prep using TacoRoot) followed by enter
    2) Press 3 (Attempt perm root) followed by enter. It will tell you if the phone was successfully rooted.
    3) Type "reboot" and press enter to reboot the phone.

    I was able to root my A510e (unlocked bootloader, S-ON) with option 1 (ZergRush) in HTC SuperTools 3.
     

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  14. vishaldureja

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    how much time does it take for 'Loading Root Script' ?
    Please relpy as soon as possible
     
  15. CafeKampuchia

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    It's been 2 hrs since your post, so I hope not that long. :D Seriously, don't worry. It's not bricked. It should only take a few seconds to a minute if I remember correctly.

    Did you remember to enable USB debugging?
     
  16. badboytoast

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    Does this still work to root WFS from VM USA?
     

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