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Root Tips on How To Not Brick your phone

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by frmovrfnctn, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. frmovrfnctn

    frmovrfnctn Well-Known Member
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    With the new unrevoked3 root method out a novice such as myself has been more attracted to rooting than ever. But the thought and fear of bricking my phone still looms. I seek advice and simple tips from those better informed on things to do/not do that can help avoid bricking a phone during or after the root process.

    Much obliged!
     

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  2. yojoe600

    yojoe600 Well-Known Member
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    you will not brick your phone unless you take your battery out during the process believe me i have unplugged it and plugged back in when flashing the recovery didnt work and i still never bricked mine so dont be scared hop on that saddle
     
  3. zamugustar

    zamugustar Well-Known Member
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    doesn't bricking mean destroying beyond all repair? Ie essentially making your phone nothing but a shiny brick. My understanding is anything short of installing an incompatable radio can be reversed with a factory reset.
     
  4. Smabbage

    Smabbage Well-Known Member
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    Don't fear the unrEVOked 3.1. It works flawlessly, gives you what you want and you'll be quite pleased.
     
  5. frmovrfnctn

    frmovrfnctn Well-Known Member
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    so basically don't fudge up during the root process and thats it. there's really no concerns after rooting for bricking a phone?
     

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