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[Verizon] Imm30b??

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by StateYourJames, Aug 31, 2012.

  1. StateYourJames

    StateYourJames Active Member
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    I just got my replacement Gnex as my USB port died on my last one. I am wanting to go straight to Jelly Bean but I am unfamiliar with the build number. Am I free to dive in and start the root and then JB away? Or anything I need to know? As this is a replacement, I don't want to fudge it up. ALSO - this thing came unlocked, is that normal?
     

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  2. Steven58

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    If it came unlocked, the person before you did so. The Gnex is the most root/mod friendly phone available. So, yes. It's as easy as that. Just make a nandroid (backup) of your present rom, in case you make a mistake. (Hard to do on the gnex).

    Above all, ask us questions. :)

    Steven
     
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  3. jhawkkw

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    If imm30b is the build number, then the person before you also loaded a leak to 4.04 that came out before the current official imm76k build.
     
  4. Jeffery

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    Funny that VZ sent an unlocked and previously/currently rooted replacement!
     
  5. Steven58

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    Probably belonged to one of us!! :p
     
  6. dockmaster

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    wow if thats the case...it brings up an interesting question. Is there a way to wipe the sd card and partitions so no data can be restored, like on a computer hd? Unless a computer files are over written a bunch of times the files are still there for the taking....

    Rockin

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  7. johnlgalt

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    Yes and no. Depends upon how Samsung does things, but the SDCard can be wiped, as well as some partitions. Using a stock system OS file you'll overwrite most of the partitions, but there may be a hidden partition here or there that will never get overwritten.
     
  8. NSutherl

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    I'm not sure what it would take to restore the data on the SD Card after a format /sd-ext, but it's probably beyond most of our abilities (well, mine at least ). :)
     
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