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Rooting steps clarified

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SurrealOne, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    I have not seen a real ROOT for the view so if you find one please let me know. Also I use my view connected 3g and 4g love it.
     



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  2. Maine Coon

    Maine Coon Android Expert

    Yes, there is a real root.
    First you need to run Revolutionary for S-Off.
    Then you need to flash CWM for View.
    Then you need to flash a .zip file to get root rights.
    All on XDA and/or Revolutionary

    Disclaimer: you do it at your own risk.
    I am not responsible for your device. You can brick it.
    You've been warned.
     
  3. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Thank you for sharing.
    Anybody have any step by step?
     
  4. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Also I did a search on XDA did not find CWM for the view if you have a view and you have ROOT maybe you can share what the steps were that you took?
     
  5. Maine Coon

    Maine Coon Android Expert

    Give me a sec.
    XDA is not the easiest board to navigate.
    I'll post the link to the guide shortly.

    Edit: Here it is: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1194709
     
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  6. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Android Expert
    Thread Starter

  7. Maine Coon

    Maine Coon Android Expert

    Revolutionary will flash the correct CWM to your View when you run it for the second time.
    Note: don't get discouraged by the initial message "Failed! Go have some lemonade!" I got it yet when I ran it for the second time it said "you already have S-Off".

    Disclaimer again.
     
  8. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    ok so just plug my view into my pc and run rev program?
     
  9. Maine Coon

    Maine Coon Android Expert

    Follow the instructions.
    Install the HTC drivers.

    Make sure you have USB debugging checked.
    Make sure you provided the correct serial and HBOOT to the Revolutionary.
    Make sure you've got the beta key from Revolutionary.
    Make sure you run it from the DOS window.
    Run "adb devices" to make sure your device is connected.
    Good luck!
     
  10. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    where do I get the drivers?
     
  11. bsweetness

    bsweetness Android Enthusiast

    All of the instructions and links to the necessary files are included in the link that Maine Coon posted. Just follow what is said in the first post exactly.
     
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  12. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    This is not my first ROOT and no link is listed for the HTC drivers. The rest I got no problem
     
  13. Maine Coon

    Maine Coon Android Expert

    Freaking A.
    Step 3.
    Download drivers link.
     
  14. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Did not see your edit where you added the link to XDA. Thats all you had to say. Thank you
     
  15. ardchoille

    ardchoille Android Expert

    This is the method I used. It was quick, easy and worked like a charm. I've been using android phones since the htc G1 was released and thid is one of the easiest rooting methods I've seen.
     
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