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trust me, it annoyed the heck out of me too, and i had nothing but trouble with stranded wire, try to score some solid core like a paperclip with some electrical tape on it, just remember, like it warned you in the instructions, do not touch the exposed ends and only tap it in 2 second intervals

and you'll know when you got it right when it goes:

Raising Glass
SUCCESS - Taking a sip.
SUCCESS - Beer is tasty.
SUCCESS - Beer is tasty.
SUCCESS - Beer is tasty.
SUCCESS - Beer is tasty.
SUCCESS - Buddies and Beer
Checking alcohol level......
That should have done it.......
Let's take one more......
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Has anyone tried to do use the S-OFF method after upgrading to t-mobile ICS?
I tried, but it failed, and I had to restore my phone using the PH85IMG.
 
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I tried updating to the official ICS with S-ON but I wasn't getting anywhere. After multiple attempts with the wire trick I updated my hboot and now have S-OFF. I renamed the PH85IMG_RUBY_ICS_35_S_TMOUS_2.14.531.1_Radio_1.14. 550L.17DC_30.78.550L.15_release_257469_signed.zip to PH85IMG.zip placed it on my sdcard and it finally updated correctly. For everyone trying this for the first time:
1. Unlock your bootloader via HTCDev
2. Flash some sort of recovery
3. Root your phone and confirm it's rooted
4. Download ControlBearRelease_ruby_GB_WIN.zip (Install it in a directory with adb.exe, fastboot.exe etc..)
5. Run controlbear.exe as administrator (the wire trick took me quite a few attempts so don't be discouraged.. it does work)
6. Update your hboot to Juopunutbear's (it will ask you if you want to after you do the wire trick successfully)
7. Rename the rom to PH85IMG.zip and put it in the root level of your sdcard
8. Power off your phone. Battery pull works the best in case you have fastboot enabled
9. Restart your phone by holding the volume down buttong and the power button at the same time
10. Your phone should automatically start updating..

One thing I did note is that my bootloader is now locked again but my phone is still S-OFF. I'm currently updating and installing some apps. I'll post back any bugs I find.
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now i keep getting messages along these lines:

======== ControlBear version 0.2.1 for JuopunutBear S-OFF ==========
Old beer detected...... Please wait......
Starting up......
Waiting device
** daemon still not runningerror: cannot connect to daemon
Connect device...
Press ENTER to exit.....


different messages but along the lines of connecting the device. and i know that it's connected. I can still push recoveries to it, but now this control bear don't work.. aahhhhhhhh lol maybe i should just send it to tmobile huh


and ones like this:

======== ControlBear version 0.2.1 for JuopunutBear S-OFF ==========
Starting up......
ADB server didn't ACK
* failed to start daemon *
error: protocol fault (no status)
Connect device...
Press ENTER to exit.....
 
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is it possible to use someone elses backup_boot.img for my phone so i can atleast get my phone back. i've been at this for two days tried multiple different wires and every counting method possible. Hundreds of tries to no avail. It just doesn't want to work with me.
 
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is it possible to use someone elses backup_boot.img for my phone so i can atleast get my phone back. i've been at this for two days tried multiple different wires and every counting method possible. Hundreds of tries to no avail. It just doesn't want to work with me.
Did you extract the contents of ControlBearRelease_ruby_GB_ to a folder with adb and the other sdk files are present?

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yes i did but i used the first version of the program and it didn't make backups just wrote over the current boot. When i used the updated program it made a backup but that was after the first one wrote over the boot so... lol i'm going to bang my head into the wall repeatedly lmao
 
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yes i did but i used the first version of the program and it didn't make backups just wrote over the current boot. When i used the updated program it made a backup but that was after the first one wrote over the boot so... lol i'm going to bang my head into the wall repeatedly lmao
You can try flashing the stock kernel and boot.img NRGZ28 provided with his energy rom http://forum.xda-developers.com/atta...7&d=1328304279

Try pulling your battery, restart your phone into the bootloader then enter fastboot. Unzip the above file to the folder with adb, fastboot, etc then run the included flash.bat file
 
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this is the best that ever happens lol :


======== ControlBear version 0.2.1 for JuopunutBear S-OFF ==========
Starting up......
Found backups!
Making room for beer......
Loading sixpacks on sdcard......
Loaded......
Do not remove sdcard from phone
Do wire-trick now!! Look instructions at web


Do not remove sdcard from phone
Do wire-trick now!! Look instructions at web


Do not remove sdcard from phone
Do wire-trick now!! Look instructions at web


Do not remove sdcard from phone
Do wire-trick now!! Look instructions at web
Waiting device....
Found device... Please wait...
Getting into bar.....
Raising Glass
SUCCESS - Taking a sip.
SUCCESS - Beer is tasty.
SUCCESS - Beer is tasty.
SUCCESS - Beer is tasty.
SUCCESS - Beer is tasty.
SUCCESS - Buddies and Beer
Checking alcohol level......
Let's take one more......
S-OFF Failed
Errorcode: 66732337
ErrorMsg: Still sober
Quit....
Press ENTER to exit.....
 
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this is the best that ever happens lol :


======== ControlBear version 0.2.1 for JuopunutBear S-OFF ==========
Starting up......
Found backups!
Making room for beer......
Loading sixpacks on sdcard......
Loaded......
Do not remove sdcard from phone
Do wire-trick now!! Look instructions at web


Do not remove sdcard from phone
Do wire-trick now!! Look instructions at web


Do not remove sdcard from phone
Do wire-trick now!! Look instructions at web


Do not remove sdcard from phone
Do wire-trick now!! Look instructions at web
Waiting device....
Found device... Please wait...
Getting into bar.....
Raising Glass
SUCCESS - Taking a sip.
SUCCESS - Beer is tasty.
SUCCESS - Beer is tasty.
SUCCESS - Beer is tasty.
SUCCESS - Beer is tasty.
SUCCESS - Buddies and Beer
Checking alcohol level......
Let's take one more......
S-OFF Failed
Errorcode: 66732337
ErrorMsg: Still sober
Quit....
Press ENTER to exit.....
It seems like you're just getting the timing wrong still

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