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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by AndroidEd, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. AndroidEd

    AndroidEd Well-Known Member
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    So I searched google for tutorials on how to root the hero, it came up with a heck of websites. I've seen some websites, youtube videos, and well, each one of them has it's own way. I don't know which to trust, and which to use.

    If someone could link me to a tutorial by a trusted source, it would be very appreciated. Thanks.
     

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  2. wuthton

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    theunlockr.com. All the tutorials you will need.
     
  3. Elpelco

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    It's not exactly a tutorial, but it's the one I used, and I don't know all that much about rooting etc. Definitely a trusted source though.

    [GSM/CDMA] 09/11 - Installing the patched recovery image on your device - Android @ MoDaCo

    I will say this though: before you do anything to your phone, do some reading and make sure you know what you're doing. :)

    If you've got any questions I can try and help out though.
     
  4. android_d00kie

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    Hi AndroidED, have you rooted ur phone already? I'm curious if you have done it. I got my hero just the other day and i also want to root it. Please keep me posted on ur progress. Tnx:)
     
  5. Elpelco

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    I rooted mine a few weeks ago, it's pretty easy once you get a little understanding of what you're doing. I can help you out if you want? What kind of Hero do you have? :)
     
  6. AndroidEd

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    Thanks a lot guys, but does rooting have any bad side effects?
     
  7. Elpelco

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    Nope, not that I'm aware of. As long as you do it properly.
     
  8. quantumrand

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    It voids your warranty, but unrooting pretty much gets rid of all traces of it, making it a rather moot point.
     
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