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unrEVOked Forever is out!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by TheWhiteBandito, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. TheWhiteBandito

    TheWhiteBandito Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Just got released like 15 minutes ago. Anyone try it yet!?

    public:forever [RootWiki]

    unrevoked forever is a tool to set your Android phone's security level to S-OFF. The security level is a flag stored on the radio; when the flag is S-OFF, the bootloader (HBOOT) will no longer check the signatures of firmware images before flashing them. This allows custom firmware images to be uploaded, including unsigned boot, recovery, splash1, and hboot images (as well as official images that have been modified).
     


  2. killadanny

    killadanny Android Expert

    And the floodgates have been opened :D
     
  3. iowabowtech

    iowabowtech root@android:/ #

    Nobody's here to read this thread. We're all over at XDA making sure the cliffdivers don't have bricks. :D
     
  4. yojoe600

    yojoe600 Android Expert

    im hear i just flashed lol.. ill go check out xda

    edit: worked fine and was simple
     
  5. iowabowtech

    iowabowtech root@android:/ #

    Yeah, it's looking good. Figured it'd be solid if they made the leap to realease. That said tho, I'm in no mood to resurrect my Curve. Lol.
     
  6. TheWhiteBandito

    TheWhiteBandito Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    hahah I know, I'm lurking on XDA. I'm more active on this forum however so I thought I would share here!

    Probably going to flash this tomorrow. It's been pretty crazy these past few days between the new Kernel source and s-off. Lots of new stuff for us to enjoy :)
     
  7. jasonb1985

    jasonb1985 Android Expert

    i did it! worked flawlessly.
     
  8. ACD168

    ACD168 Android Expert

    who has two thumbs and an s-off DInc. This guy!!
     
  9. yojoe600

    yojoe600 Android Expert

    yea me too haha!
     
  10. wtfdan

    wtfdan Well-Known Member

    I want to try but newbs like me don't know what to do after I flash this..
     
  11. iowabowtech

    iowabowtech root@android:/ #

    Allow me to play devil's advocate for just a moment...there is no way to revert back to S-On. If I need to 86 this phone for some reason, I can currently revert back to stock configuration. No can do once I make this leap. Can somebody sell me on the fact that the benefits of unlock outweigh the ability to go backward?
     
  12. TheWhiteBandito

    TheWhiteBandito Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I believe you can go back. I read something about just making it go to S-ON. Since S-off just means that the security is turned off, there has to be a way to turn it back on. Don't quote me, but I'm pretty sure that it's possible to go back

    EDIT: Totally kidding about that. It says they have not developed a tool for that yet.
     
  13. Hand76

    Hand76 Guest

    You have to rename it to update.zip right?
     
  14. jasonb1985

    jasonb1985 Android Expert

    nah, you actually don't have to. you can apply it like you'd apply any other zip.
     
  15. Hand76

    Hand76 Guest

    Wow that was fast but I didnt do the new splash screen yet, what is it?
     
  16. crazydog

    crazydog Well-Known Member

    I'm guessing it replaces the HTC splash screen with the UnrEVOked logo.
     
  17. bubbleywine

    bubbleywine Newbie

    super easy and good the splash is pretty amazing as well just deleted stocks apk and widget from root explorer bad ass
     
  18. yojoe600

    yojoe600 Android Expert

    yea but i dont like it bc it dont say htc or incredible at all... they should have put incrdible under the unrevoked logo
     
  19. bubbleywine

    bubbleywine Newbie

    i suppose we could make our own????not really sure on that one though but see u later adb is ****ing awsome
     
  20. Hand76

    Hand76 Guest

    Yea just did the new splash not sure I like it...don't need to see unrevoked staring me in the face but oh well...

    Big thanks to the unrevoked team for this!!!



    Anyone try metamorph yet?
     
  21. ACD168

    ACD168 Android Expert

    its suuuper easy to make ur own splash screen

    ive been metamorphing since got s-off :)!!!
     
  22. welbinator

    welbinator Android Enthusiast

    so S-off means NAND is unlocked?

    what is metamorphing?
     
  23. welbinator

    welbinator Android Enthusiast

    does this mean we can update our radio without unrooting?
     
  24. cuban11182

    cuban11182 Android Enthusiast

  25. welbinator

    welbinator Android Enthusiast

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