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Rooted Evo cannot access copy-protected Market apps

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by hitekalex, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. hitekalex

    hitekalex Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Be aware folks.. Rooting your Evo makes copy-protected apps "disappear" from the Market.

    I never had this problem on my rooted N1, however once I rooted Evo - it cannot see apps like NYTimes, bTunes, and basically any other app that's copy protected.

    I have read on XDA-forums that this has something to do with Market being affiliated with 'build.prop', but unclear as to what the fix for this will be, if any.

    Right now, I am thinking of going back to stock because of this.. :(
     


  2. robg2008

    robg2008 Member

    which root method are you doing?

    i have unrevoked and i can see all of the apps you just listed..
     
  3. MisterEd

    MisterEd Android Expert

    Using unrevoked and have no problem with the apps you listed but I can't see PAPERTOSS which I downloaded on my MT3G and that's free.


    Can someone check and see if they can see PAPERTOSS in the market (not sure if it's 1 or 2 words). Maybe it was removed?

    Fortunately I was able to extract it from a Titanium Backup I saved from a while back.
     
  4. hitekalex

    hitekalex Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    I used Toast method.. But I am going to restore my Evo back to Stock and apply Unrevoked method.

    What's the best way to restore rooted Evo to stock?
     
  5. dandm4life

    dandm4life Android Enthusiast

    toasted and can see the apps you mentioned.
     
  6. freeza

    freeza Android Enthusiast

    I see those apps with toast+unrevoked..
     
  7. hitekalex

    hitekalex Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Restored to Stock, applied OTA update, and rooted with Unrevoked. Can see all the apps now.
     

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The HTC EVO 4G release date was June 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 512GB RAM, Snapdragon S1 processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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