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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by nyczducky, Jul 31, 2010.

  1. nyczducky

    nyczducky Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I was messing around with ROM's one day and saw one that said, "Flash to 1.47 without having to reroot" or something along those lines. I tried it and it worked perfectly. Today I tried to undo the root and flash back to stock using the "[How To] [FIXED!!] Unroot and return to stock" post on Android Central forums.
    [How To] Unroot and return to stock. - Android Central Forums

    However, halfway through the update, it fails. I want to return back to stock so I can flash the new Froyo update that is out. I don't know what I did.

    I even tried to update directly to Froyo. No go.
    I did a NAND restore to my 1.32 build. Still gives me an error.

    Is there a way to go back to the Stock bootloader and stock recovery? Maybe that might help?

    If there is any other information I can give please let me know.

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  2. basso4735

    basso4735 Member

    I can't help you with the going back to stock issue, but if you are fully rooted, you can just flash to one of the rooted 2.2 ROMs floating around.
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  3. nyczducky

    nyczducky Newbie
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    I flashed to one of the rooted 2.2 ROMs.

    Now out of curiosity, what would I need to do to go back to a stock 1.32 or 1.47 ROM?

    The reason why I am asking is because of repair/insurance purposes.

    The Unroot method in my first post didn't work for me when i was using a rooted 1.47 - 2.1 ROM. Will it work now that I'm flashed to a rooted 2.2?
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  4. uniquenameEVO

    uniquenameEVO Android Enthusiast

    There have been lots of replacements, I highly doubt they turn down a replacement on screen issues based on your phone being rooted. "Sorry sir, apparently the nand unlock also loosened this here section of glue." Don't worry, be happy :)
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  5. rdPhreak

    rdPhreak Newbie

    I think those RUU's fail if your current version is high than the ruu version, BUT I could very well be wrong.

    Try flashing to the PC36IMG.zip rom.
    Then follow the tutorial you were using to run the RUU update.
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  6. vinnyt225

    vinnyt225 Member

    i have a similar situation...i using unrevoked3 for the free wifi tethering. works great... but since froyo is being released tmrw what should i do to safely prepare myself? thanks
  7. uniquenameEVO

    uniquenameEVO Android Enthusiast

    You are almost there.

    Backup your stuff with something like titanium backup, and skip the official. Go from where you are to a rooted 2.2 stock rom.

    HTC 2.2 Stock Froyo (Rooted) 3.26.651.3 - Not the Final Build - xda-developers
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  8. vinnyt225

    vinnyt225 Member

    icic but should i just wait till the ppl at unrevoked figure out a solution? to be on the safe side since all the roms are "beta froyo"
  9. uniquenameEVO

    uniquenameEVO Android Enthusiast

    Waiting is up to you. You can do the one I linked, and re-do it when the official comes out (assuming it proved itself different), or you can wait.

    The one I linked is working well for me.
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  10. vinnyt225

    vinnyt225 Member

    unrEVOked3 is flash ready right? so i put the custom rom on my sd card then what?

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