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Root Unlock before rooting?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by New Rising, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. New Rising

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    Do you have to unlock the bootloader before you can root the DNA? I had the Droid Bionic before and it was so easy to root and flash roms on it, the DNA is a different story, though id really like to root it. Unlocking the bootloader seems kind of complicated and i dont want to take the risk of bricking my phone.
     

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  2. DragonSlayer95

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    I'm not familiar with the dna root process, but if it involves unlocking via HTCDev, then it actually is fairly simple by following instructions. :)

    Just unlocking the boot loader, there is very very little chance of a brick.

    Edit:

    After reading Scotty85's thread regarding unlocking, it's lengthy but seems somewhat simple.

    http://androidforums.com/droid-dna-all-things-root/652672-guide-unlock-droid-dna.html

    http://www.androidpolice.com/2012/11/24/exclusive-how-to-unlock-the-droid-dnas-bootloader/

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  3. Bob Cat

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    That's because Scotty's a chatty person. :eek: ;) :D

    Yes you have to unlock the bootloader. No s-off yet.
     
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    Sayyyyy whaaaaa :eek: :p
     
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