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[GUIDE] ROOT/UNROOT Stock ICS Firmware without flashing unsecure kernel

17th February 2012, 05:52 AM   |  #1  
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Simple way to root and unroot stock kernel without flashing insecure kernel.
Don't worry about custom counter and yellow triangle, with this method they never appear, because we only rooting, it's a rooting script not a custom kernel.
This rooting script included Busybox installer.

Rooting
  • Download this File first and put in your SDCARD
    - MOD EDIT: Links removed as its the unsafe version...
    or download zip from http://clockworkmod.com/rommanager
    - SU-Busybox-Installer.zip
  • Reboot to recovery.
  • Choose apply update from external storage.
  • Choose CWM.zip and wait until CWM recovery appear.
  • Choose install zip from sdcard or external SD
  • Choose and Install SU-Busybox-Installer.zip
  • Reboot
  • You are done and now your device is Rooted


Unroot
  • Download this File first and put in your SDCARD
    - MOD EDIT: Links removed as its the unsafe version...
    or download zip from http://clockworkmod.com/rommanager
    - SU-Uninstaller-Signed.zip
  • Reboot to recovery.
  • Choose apply update from external storage.
  • Choose CWM.zip and wait until CWM recovery appear.
  • Choose install zip from sdcard
  • Choose and Install SU-Uninstaller-Signed.zip
  • Reboot
  • You are done and now your device is Unrooted


Tested on latest stock Galaxy S II ICS rom.
Tested on latest Galaxy Note by some user (thanks for report)

Note: This method should work for other device with ICS rom, check CWM that compatible for your device here http://clockworkmod.com/rommanager


Mirror:
CWM.zip - MOD EDIT: Links removed as its the unsafe version...
SU-Busybox-Installer.zip - http://turbobit.net/gg8gyz535ouo.html
SU-Uninstaller-signed.zip - http://turbobit.net/7miov7grs1m1.html


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Last edited by Jonny; 6th February 2013 at 09:59 AM. Reason: SU & Busybox updated to latest version.
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17th February 2012, 09:38 AM   |  #2  
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Didn't work for me I am on stock LA4...went to stock recovery..tried flashing cwm.zip E: signature verification failed....any advice

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17th February 2012, 10:00 AM   |  #3  
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Tested on stock XXLPB, everything working as expected

Thanks !
17th February 2012, 10:32 AM   |  #4  
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worked perfectly on LPH. I reset my counter with Jig, updated to LPH(the bootloader too) and used this to use CWM and root. I ended up restoring my CM9 backup and now I'm on the new bootloader(feels faster, may be just me) with no triangle. Thanks!
17th February 2012, 11:29 AM   |  #5  
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Do you loose the ability to install apps to sd card like when you use CF-Root kernels or is it a safe method?
Thanks

---------- Post added at 07:39 AM ---------- Previous post was at 07:38 AM ----------

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worked perfectly on LPH. I reset my counter with Jig, updated to LPH(the bootloader too) and used this to use CWM and root. I ended up restoring my CM9 backup and now I'm on the new bootloader(feels faster, may be just me) with no triangle. Thanks!

About the bootloader that came with lph, when you select it, do you also check update bootloader in odin?
Thanks

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root is there but it is not working.
Tried with titanium Backup.. failed.
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17th February 2012, 12:43 PM   |  #6  
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Quote:
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root is there but it is not working.
Tried with titanium Backup.. failed.

Try to redownload now, i already fix the SU permission
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/34053267/SU-...ler-signed.zip
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17th February 2012, 03:01 PM   |  #7  
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CWM is possible?
Yeah Odin-PDA flashen:Touch_recowery
http://data.hu/get/4744534/STOCKPLUS...RNEL-TOUCH.tar
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Thanks for sharing this method, will try it out.
But please increase the font size in OP, it's stressful for eyes.
17th February 2012, 05:53 PM   |  #9  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bajusz66

Hi
CWM is possible?
Yeah Odin-PDA flashen:Touch_recowery
http://data.hu/get/4744534/STOCKPLUS...RNEL-TOUCH.tar

As you have done you please do?
17th February 2012, 06:36 PM   |  #10  
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Unhappy Still not working INDIAN GT-i9100 model on latest 4.0.3 LPH Stock Rom.
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Try to redownload now, i already fix the SU permission
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/34053267/SU-...ler-signed.zip

the above link doesnt work not even the original one.. when i reboot i can see su and while installing tb patcher it does ask for root access but while activating patch it say root access denied

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