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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by guss606, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. guss606

    guss606 Member
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    Hey guys,

    So here is the question:
    Say i flashed back the stock ROM 2.1, can i root the device without flashing a custom ROM just to make use of some features like Titanium backups and nandroid and other things?!

    Your answers are highly appreciated.
    Thanks,
     



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  2. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42
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    Yes :) Just look for Universal AndRoot. It might be on the market (may have dreamt that), but should be able to find it by searching the name + 'xda'

    (Would link you but I'm posting from my phone)
     
  3. guss606

    guss606 Member
    Thread Starter

    Thank you for your reply.
    I just tried that and my phone now is Rooted :D
    BUT, i cannot flash the recovery image. it says Backup Failed on the Flashrec.
    any suggestions!
     
  4. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42
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    Don't use flashrec. I dont think it works with 2.1.

    Install 'ROM Manager' from the market. Open it and the first option will let you flash the clockwork recovery menu. Then, once that's done, the very bottom option in ROM manager will let you flash amon ra (if it's on the root of your sdcard).

    Bit annoying you can't flash amon first, since it's better, but it's probably still the easiest way.
     
  5. guss606

    guss606 Member
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    Xyro... Respect :p

    IT WORKS.. YaY!

    One more thing please, how can i install the terminal like it used to be installed in Elelinux?!

    and now since i have amon ra installed, can i remove ROM Manager?
     
  6. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42
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    I don't know which app you used in Ele, but there are plenty of free terminal apps in the market :)

    And yeah, you can uninstall it.
     

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