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Rooting Alcatel OT-978

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by ash0103, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. ash0103

    ash0103 Lurker
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    A little help here please..

    1.) Model Number: Alcatel OT-978
    2.) Firmware Version: 2.3.7
    3.) Baseband Version: BCM2155x_CustomerRel_SS_1_3_9P3
    4.) Kernel Version: 2.6.35.7 + SW2SVR@Android-Server #1
    5.) Build Number: GRJ90.292.0A
    6.) Unrooted

    I want/need to root this said phone.

    Can somebody instruct me or post some links on how to root this phone?

    Thank you.:)
     



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  2. ash0103

    ash0103 Lurker
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    somebody help me..please..
     
  3. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    i would love to help you but:
    1.your phone is one i never had heard of before.

    2.being that is of the less common phones, i do not think that the devs have worked on it to find an exploit.

    3.an exploit is needed to root your device. without one then you will need to find one in order to gain root access.

    4.from what i can find on the net, there is no way to root it.

    5.what android os is it running? gingerbread? ics? if it is gingerbread, you might try the gingerbreak exploit. do a google search for it. i can't guarantee that it will work.

    6.for me i always do some research first and see what devices can be rooted and what kind of dev support will it have before i buy the phone. no dev support=me no get this device.

    sorry but like i said i have not seen anything for your device. even if there was a way to root it, there is no rom development. you will not be able to flash custom roms so i really do not see the point in rooting your device any ways.

    i have seen that you have scoured the net as well with other similar posts with no such luck. i wish that i had better news for you.

    good luck
     
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  4. Mark with a K

    Mark with a K Newbie

    gingerbreak - android application
    superoneclick - pc application
    z4root - android application
    try these
     
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  5. ash0103

    ash0103 Lurker
    Thread Starter

    thanks for the comments.. I appreciate those... :)

    Just to assert:

    I want to root my device not for the ROM devs but for me to have full access on the features of my phone.. I don't give a damn whether there will be rom devs or not..

    :p
     
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