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When will the EVO 4G be rooted? Who will be the first

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by bmwboyee, May 17, 2010.

  1. bmwboyee

    bmwboyee Well-Known Member
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    So, when do you guys think the EVO will be rooted? I know fresh made a name for the Hero but who will make their name for the EVO? Pretty excited about this phone and I would expect a root about 2 weeks after the phone is out. any thoughts? Also, what do you think the processor will be o/c to?
     



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  2. 80s_kid

    80s_kid Well-Known Member

    well i cant wait for somebody to root it and cook a rom. the possibilities are incredible. hopefully the will be alot of exploits that will make it the phone to have.
     
  3. drksilenc

    drksilenc Android Enthusiast

    it wouldnt supprise me if mocado or flipz did it first
     
  4. dan330

    dan330 Extreme Android User

    i am hoping someone will have a 2.2 Rom done ...

    maybe 2 months after release of EVO or at least by Xmas!!! :D
     
  5. drksilenc

    drksilenc Android Enthusiast

    we should have stock 2.2 within 6 weeks of release so its quite possible
     
  6. aliveon2legs

    aliveon2legs Android Enthusiast

    Can someone define "rooted" for me?
     
  7. drksilenc

    drksilenc Android Enthusiast

    root access or otherwise known as super user access. basically lets you control all functions of your phone
     
  8. dan330

    dan330 Extreme Android User


    the phone .. comes protected.. from miss use and attacks from outside (virus / hackers)...
    The ROOT of the OS (android) is block form causal changes. You only have access to what is necessary to run the phone. Similar to USER access/permission on your office computer. Any big changes are only allowed to be done by the network Admin.

    Rooting.. give you the super permission access to the ROOT of the OS (android). Here you can do anything you want to the phone... Good or bad changes.. it is all at your hands!
     
  9. ilaofficial

    ilaofficial Member

    Cyanogen destroys the Sense UI, I love his work makes the phone zoooooommmm!!!
     
  10. mrvirginia

    mrvirginia Android Expert

    heh me and a mate were just talking about rooting. i believe work on the Incredible has been started. it should use the same process as the Evo i would think.

    edit: yes, work on the Incredible is almost complete. by the time the Evo releases, or shortly after, we should be good to go.
     
  11. aliveon2legs

    aliveon2legs Android Enthusiast

    That's kind of what I figured, but for some reason I was under the impression that since Android is "open" or whatever, that you already had access to everything on the phone. I jailbroke my iPhone, and it was definitely worthwhile. Of course with Apple, doing so gives you access to a bunch of apps that they don't deem worthy.
     
  12. dan330

    dan330 Extreme Android User

    android is an OPEN Operating System.. true.. for programing and compatibility. (Linux underneath)

    the phone and Root directory is closed off.
     

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The HTC EVO 4G release date was June 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 512GB RAM, Snapdragon S1 processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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