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Please help.I've unlocked the boot loader and need to know how to root using phone terminal only

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Please help.I've unlocked the boot loader and need to know how to root using phone terminal only

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It cannot be done. You must use fastboot commands to flash a custom recovery first, then you can root from there
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Well you unlocked the bootloader so why not fallow the next step wile you were plugged in?

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He switched it off and screamed about viruses!

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OK. Wait till he leaves the house and then do it.
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OK. Wait till he leaves the house and then do it.
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I'll have to break in. Think I'll just go and Do it. Offered him 20 USD to do it!

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Why not just have him killed?

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I'm not that familiar with dd commands but couldn't he use in a terminal

dd if=recovery.img of= recovery partition

You'd have to make sure you know the recovery partition precisely, there's a thread here some where, Google nexus 5 partitions xda

Ps, make sure you know the exact command because dd commands can be dangerous

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dd if=/sdcard/recovery.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0pxx

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I'm not that familiar with dd commands but couldn't he use in a terminal

dd if=recovery.img of= recovery partition

You'd have to make sure you know the recovery partition precisely, there's a thread here some where, Google nexus 5 partitions xda

Ps, make sure you know the exact command because dd commands can be dangerous

Pss, looks like it should be

dd if=/sdcard/recovery.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0pxx

Where xx= recovery partition
Cant see how that would work from within android without root.
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