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In the Name of Root [We Did It]

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By jcase, Forum Moderator / Senior Recognized Developer - Taco Vendor on 12th February 2011, 05:24 AM
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Just To Be Clear:
Jamezelle did the work on phone, and it was rooted using known exploits.

*Most credit goes to the researchers that found and developed the exploits. We will name the exploits closer to release. *

Now I just need to get my thunderbolt.


ToDo:
Test on release thunderbolt
Fix recovery
Get one for myself

Thank TheEndGame7, jamezelle, koush, and andrew8806.

Chat at irc.andirc.net #thunderbolt

or use webchat
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12th February 2011, 05:34 AM |#2  
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*evil grin*.... nice job guys.... Team AndIRC FTW!
12th February 2011, 05:45 AM |#3  
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Thanks to TheEndGame for being the biggest help. Couldn't have done it without you! I'm glad you PM'd me, lol... Thanks Jamezelle for being the guy to step up and help us get this man.
12th February 2011, 08:50 AM |#4  
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I love yall

since someone has the thunderbolt obviously.... one question, is the screen glass or plastic?
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You S-OFF it !
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Holy crap AWESOME

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12th February 2011, 04:52 PM |#7  
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Very cool, now we just need to get the phone. Great work!
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U guys r amazing what skills u have to do this..thank you

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12th February 2011, 05:00 PM |#9  
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This phone was the official non production HTC Mecha (codename). It may vary from the one released (HTC Thunderbolt). Things to note:

*The phone in the pictures came with Ship S-OFF
*No temp root but perm root with recovery

However, us over at AndIRC are very confident the same methods will still apply but we are keeping that information confidential at this time. Definitely get excited but remember things can always change.
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This has just raised the value of this device, I expect alot more people to want it now, after all that Incredible rooting last year that took almost 5 months especially.
I was already planning on getting a T-bolt, now all we need is a release date and when we can pre-order the phone.
and its the best for everyone to keep the info confidential until the phone is released that way we don't give up the method to root and they patch it before release. Great Job guys!
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