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Root Quick Question: Firmware?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Synthetickiller, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. Synthetickiller

    Synthetickiller Well-Known Member
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    I know the firmware update kills the rooting option for now. I was planning on rooting, but don't know what the stock firmware is for the phone, where to check it.

    What is the string of numbers and where can I find it. If i click firmware update on my phone, it just sits there, doesn't show an update option, so I'm stuck.

    I don't want to brick my phone.
     

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  2. TheBiles

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    The OTA update does not kill the ability to root on the EVO.
     
  3. Synthetickiller

    Synthetickiller Well-Known Member
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    But I thought there was an update that does. I'm a little confused.
     
  4. TheBiles

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    They initially thought it would, but the other root methods still work. The OTA on the Hero does break root, however.

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