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Root Unrevoked 2 - "Painless Reflash"

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by MyFishWagon, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. MyFishWagon

    MyFishWagon Well-Known Member
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    Hello Android Gurus... Can someone please tell me what this new Unrevoked2 is about ? I just found the post on AndroidCentral. I am also rooted via unrevoked, only for tethering purposes :)

    Anyhow, here is the text copied straight from AndroidCentral:

    Thx everyone !
     

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  2. cj2132

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  3. htc.EVOlution

    htc.EVOlution Well-Known Member
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    wait so technically this is technically doing full root without following those crazy steps?
     
  4. InkedMuscle

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    That is what I'm trying to figure out.
     
  5. aldo

    aldo Well-Known Member
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    Yes.
     
  6. swazedahustla

    swazedahustla Well-Known Member
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    BMORE.......4G ALL DAY
    Actually its not, its tricking your phone to think its rooted until reboot. If you look on xda there are more problems with guys trying to flash roms with this method. Noone is having any issue with the REAL root method.
     
  7. InkedMuscle

    InkedMuscle Active Member
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    Even with this updated version of unrEVOked?
     
  8. angingrich

    angingrich Active Member
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    He says in the video that you have to already be rooted.

    If I remember correctly, the unrEVOked root only works until you restart. As he restarts his phone numerous times in the video, I would guess that he's rooted another way.
     
  9. flip603

    flip603 Well-Known Member
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    i thought unrevoked 1.1 sticks
     
  10. angingrich

    angingrich Active Member
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    Ah, maybe. I didn't know there was a 1.1, could be wrong.

    Regardless, you still need to be rooted beforehand (no matter how you do it).
     
  11. InkedMuscle

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    I thought the same thing.. I guess not..
     
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