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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by snp4dx, Dec 24, 2013.

  1. snp4dx

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    Hello all, sit back and listen to the story of a true idiot.

    I was running the eclipse ROM with a SUPER old version of SafeStrap (2.11),
    (This should tell you where this is going)
    and it was getting unreasonably slow. Apps would close, etc, so I finally had to upgrade.

    I went about installing the latest version of Safestrap, which went fine, but when I went to reboot the phone it always showed up as 2.11.

    Here's where I pulled a real idiot move.

    I thought that safestrap 2.11 and 3.whatever could be running separately, and that disabling 2.11 would allow me to access the newer version
    (I swear I'm not normally this stupid)
    Anyways, I decided to disable safestrap on boot, and now I'm stuck with the red eye of doom. Never boots past it.
    No safe strap prompt on boot.
    I'm a bit lost as to what steps I should be taking.

    Any direction would be greatly appreciated.
     

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    If you can boot into fastboot, yer @$$ is saved. Use Mattlgropf (sp?) Utility for JellyBean on da Razr.
     
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    ARE YOU A WIZARD?

    I tried that I SWEAR

    Just tried it again, and I got into fastboot!
     
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    Where the heck is his utility available for download?! Everywhere I seem to look has dead links
     
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    I got it working, and ran the fastboot restore, but I'm getting the same issue.

    I tried to install the Safestrap utility, but it seems to hang. Thoughts?

    You're help thus far is super helpful, thanks!
     
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    I'm still not rooted, maybe after Santa has done his thing someone who is can help.
     
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    Thread moved to the sub-forum where root-related questions are discussed for this phone.

    ... Thom
     

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