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# (GUIDE) How To S-Off and ROOT Aria 2.2.2

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 Originally Posted by Theonew No, leave that.
imma take a wild guess and say that when i first plug the aria into my computer, htc sync will install? and after it does, uninstall it?

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 Originally Posted by baySF imma take a wild guess and say that when i first plug the aria into my computer, htc sync will install? and after it does, uninstall it?
No, it will not be installed. You will have to manually download and install it. If you install it, uninstall it leaving the drivers (or you could just select drivers only for installation at the beginning of the installation).
 drumist 18th April 2012, 02:49 AM (Last edited by drumist; 18th April 2012 at 02:52 AM.) Senior Member Thanks Meter 544 Posts: 1,726 Join Date: Aug 2010 More Info > Just ignore any steps regarding HTC Sync. You do NOT need to install it for any reason. If you have it installed, uninstall it. If you don't have "HTC Driver Installer" listed in your add/remove programs list, then you should install this: http://downloads.unrevoked.com/HTCDriver3.0.0.007.exe and that's it. REPLY

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 Originally Posted by drumist Just ignore any steps regarding HTC Sync. You do NOT need to install it for any reason. If you have it installed, uninstall it. If you don't have "HTC Driver Installer" listed in your add/remove programs list, then you should install this: http://downloads.unrevoked.com/HTCDriver3.0.0.007.exe and that's it.
i successfully s-off'd but when i go to use revoked tool like mentioned and it gets all the way to the part where it says "running root..." it eventually says "error: failed to root. is ur firmware to new?". what do i do? is it my Hboot? my hboot says revolutionary at the top and its current version is HBOOT-6.02.1002

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 Originally Posted by baySF i successfully s-off'd but when i go to use revoked tool like mentioned and it gets all the way to the part where it says "running root..." it eventually says "error: failed to root. is ur firmware to new?". what do i do? is it my Hboot? my hboot says revolutionary at the top and its current version is HBOOT-6.02.1002
I dunno what instructions you are following, but you should not be using Unrevoked.

To flash it, put your phone into fastboot mode (access from HBOOT menu), connect USB cable, then issue

Code:
fastboot flash recovery C:\path\to\recovery_liberty_5.0.2.8.img

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 Originally Posted by drumist I dunno what instructions you are following, but you should not be using Unrevoked. Now that you have S-OFF, download the CWM version of your choice to your computer (latest here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=200) To flash it, put your phone into fastboot mode (access from HBOOT menu), connect USB cable, then issue Code: fastboot flash recovery C:\path\to\recovery_liberty_5.0.2.8.img from command line from your computer. If you don't already have the fastboot.exe command line tool, you can download it here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/atta...1&d=1308537076
is there another way to do this?? lol. its really frustrating. ive had this same struggle when i first rooted my phone and i cant get the cmd on my windows to flash the .img. im sure im doing something wrong though.

and idk what the fastboot.exe is for because whenever i click on it, it opens then instantly closes. i have SDK installed too.

EDIT: this might help u. i decided to go with CM7. i want that rom on this phone.

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 Originally Posted by baySF is there another way to do this?? lol. its really frustrating. ive had this same struggle when i first rooted my phone and i cant get the cmd on my windows to flash the .img. im sure im doing something wrong though. and idk what the fastboot.exe is for because whenever i click on it, it opens then instantly closes. i have SDK installed too. EDIT: this might help u. i decided to go with CM7. i want that rom on this phone.

Flash the recovery img file using that.

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 Originally Posted by drumist Try this: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=794638 Flash the recovery img file using that.
thank you. it worked that way. i have CM7 now. thanks for all ur guys work and keeping up with my nooby questions ( :

EDIT: i cant get passed the cyanogenmod bootanimation. ive even reflashed the rom and its doing the same thing. any help? i only wiped dalvike cache. i know its suppose to take a while when u do that but it was there for 20min+

EDIT 2: nvm got i to work. just had to wipe data and dalvike. woks fine now.
 WithAria 30th April 2012, 08:14 PM Member Thanks Meter 30 Posts: 93 Join Date: Nov 2010 Location: Bangalore More Info > Hangs in Recovery mode Hi, I finally decided to get S-OFF for my Aria using the revolutionary method and i was able to get the S-OFF. I also opted to install the CWM that came along. Now i can boot into the recovery mode and i can see the list of actions that can be performed (Reboot Now, Wipe data/Factory Reset, etc.) but when i select any of them the phone hangs and nothing comes up , and i can go the main menu of the recovery by pressing menu/back or power button.. because of this i dont have the SU permission yet (as i cannot install the su.zip nor nandroid restore cm7 nor install a new SU'd ROM) I tried the cwm 5.0.2.3 version as well, but the same outcome.. Please Help!! REPLY

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 Originally Posted by WithAria Hi, I finally decided to get S-OFF for my Aria using the revolutionary method and i was able to get the S-OFF. I also opted to install the CWM that came along. Now i can boot into the recovery mode and i can see the list of actions that can be performed (Reboot Now, Wipe data/Factory Reset, etc.) but when i select any of them the phone hangs and nothing comes up , and i can go the main menu of the recovery by pressing menu/back or power button.. because of this i dont have the SU permission yet (as i cannot install the su.zip nor nandroid restore cm7 nor install a new SU'd ROM) I tried the cwm 5.0.2.3 version as well, but the same outcome.. Please Help!!
It's because you are trying to use the power button to select an entry, but that doesn't work in CWM. You need to press the trackball button to select an entry.

Pressing the power button just makes the menu disappear or reappear -- not sure why it does that actually.

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