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Root Temporary nand unlock (until you reboot phone)

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by tudmf, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. tudmf

    tudmf Well-Known Member
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    CAUTION: THIS COULD HAVE BAD RESULTS

    TNS201 posted on xda:
    I have not tried this; however, other users on XDA have stated this method does indeed work. I just wanted to share.

    PRIOR TO ATTEMPTING; PLEASE UNDERSTAND THERE IS A RISK
     

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  2. iowabowtech

    iowabowtech root@android:/ #
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    This method is controversial, thanks for posting the warnings here however. If you are asking yourself why would I do this...it may be best just to skip it for now.

    Just my .02
     
  3. tudmf

    tudmf Well-Known Member
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    So I searched and searched to try and identify the benefit of having nand unlocked. I understand

    -some apps need it (ie Metamorph)
    -it allows you to make changes to /system
    -can execute commands from phone to add, delete, and make changes from phone terminal
    -can upgrade roms, radio, ruu without downgrade

    What else is it for? Is there anything inaccurate above?

    WHY AM I NOT EXCITED ABOUT NAND? WHY SHOULD I BE?
     
  4. adrynalyne

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    -can upgrade roms, radio, ruu without downgrade

    ^^^^
    inaccurate.

    Anyway, I tested this for two days (I've known about it longer than its been posted for), and something is left running somewhere, because my battery life in those two days was terrible.
     

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