I have found that many people are unaware how to use fastboot, which if you have ever owned an HTC phone or something from the Nexus line you know how important it can be.
About a year ago I got sick of answering questions about fa...
Hello Again! I have decided to make a series of tutorials for the XDA-University posted into this forum.
These guides will be geared toward the novice but will involve tips and instructions I hope seasoned users will find helpful as...
What is Fastboot?
Fastboot is a protocol designed to flash signed/unsigned partitions to android phones directly into the phones flash memory. If you are familiar with ADB think of it in the same way.
If you're not, just understand it is a tool...
Do You need to unlock your bootloader?
For many phones this is necessary to root, for others it is a poor way to root your phone as you may not have full access.
Many HTC model phones can be rooted with various exploits, sometimes removing the ...
So Why Do I Need To Do This?
You don't, normally you would flash a ROM through recovery, but why not have another way? Maybe your recovery partition on your phone is corrupt?
Maybe you just want to say "I learned something new!" whatever your r...