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Root Will OTA Update Brick a rooted phone?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by JoeGoe, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. JoeGoe

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    So, will the ota brick a rooted phone that has been completely unmodified except for apps like wifi tether and incrediLED?
     

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    It probably just won't install.
     
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    Oh, it will install.. It just may remove root access semi-permanently until we get a new method to root. Either way, unless you don't care about root, just choose not to install the update if/when it is released.
     
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    This wouldnt matter because we have S-Off, correct?
     
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    Not necessarily, it may return PRL security to on again..
     

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