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[Q] Rooting the chinese version?

22nd August 2014, 10:15 AM   |  #1  
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hey everyone,
i recently bought the oneplus one from a store. it is the chinese version, but came preinstalled with CM11. Probably the store owner did it because the back of the phone doesnt mention Cyanogenmod. How do i root this phone? when i go into recovery, i get ' Cyanogenmod Simple Recovery <3e> KVT49L
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2788632

As yours already probably has the bootloader unlocked, skip to step 2.
Alternatively instead of installing the recovery, you can just boot to it - fastboot boot recovery.img and flash the root from recovery afterwards.
22nd August 2014, 12:27 PM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by Dzhedaj

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2788632

As yours already probably has the bootloader unlocked, skip to step 2.
Alternatively instead of installing the recovery, you can just boot to it - fastboot boot recovery.img and flash the root from recovery afterwards.

how do i check if the bootloader is unlocked
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how do i check if the bootloader is unlocked

try the command "fastboot oem unlock"
22nd August 2014, 01:31 PM   |  #5  
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Originally Posted by moinsheriff

hey everyone,
i recently bought the oneplus one from a store. it is the chinese version, but came preinstalled with CM11. Probably the store owner did it because the back of the phone doesnt mention Cyanogenmod. How do i root this phone? when i go into recovery, i get ' Cyanogenmod Simple Recovery <3e> KVT49L

Just fastboot flash twrp. I have the Chinese version and it came pre-installed with cm as well and that's what i did to get root.

Sent from my Nexus 7
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Just fastboot flash twrp. I have the Chinese version and it came pre-installed with cm as well and that's what i did to get root.

Sent from my Nexus 7

so my bootloader is already unlocked?
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Originally Posted by Dzhedaj

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2788632

As yours already probably has the bootloader unlocked, skip to step 2.
Alternatively instead of installing the recovery, you can just boot to it - fastboot boot recovery.img and flash the root from recovery afterwards.

I get the below error when trying to flash recovery
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22nd August 2014, 10:03 PM   |  #8  
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[Q] Rooting the chinese version?
Bootloader is not unlocked.

Go here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2788632 and read/perform the section about unlocking the bootloader before trying to flash a recovery, etc.

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