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what will happen to rooted droid when 2.1 is pushed ota?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jimbubba3, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. jimbubba3

    jimbubba3 Well-Known Member
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    I am currently rooted and running 2.0.1. My big concern is what will happen when 2.1 is released and pushed to our droids ota. I have heard some say that 2.1 will just over write 2.0.1 even if you are rooted with su permissions. I just want to verify that if I were to get a 2.1 update ota it wouldn't mess up my droid.
     

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  2. Roroco

    Roroco Well-Known Member
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    I wouldn't worry too much. Most likely the developers out there will release a stable 2.1 (via update.zip technique) well before the general release through Verizon. There will be instructions on how to install from multiple versions.
     
  3. CRPercodani

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    You will lose root if you accept the update, that is almost a guarantee. If you have flashed a custom ROM then your all set, or if your running 2.0.1 you can rename otacerts.zip to otacerts.bak.
     
  4. radikal

    radikal Well-Known Member
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    i am not worried, they will bring root back soon after.
     
  5. tsaunders

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    I just want 2.1 already - :p
     

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