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12th January 2014, 11:55 PM |#1  
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My phone has gone loopy the usb only charges it no longer works for data but I want to root my phone is there a way of doing it without needing to plug the phone into a pc

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13th January 2014, 06:32 AM |#2  
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My phone has gone loopy the usb only charges it no longer works for data but I want to root my phone is there a way of doing it without needing to plug the phone into a pc

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What exactly is your problem? Do you mean mobile data or storage like sdcard? Also, you definitely need to plug int into a PC for rooting because you need to install a custom recovery via fastboot (due to S-ON, there is no other way).
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13th January 2014, 06:38 AM |#3  
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Plugged my phone into my pc and it will not be seen by HTC manager, windows or any other software I tried everything and I can't get the data transfer through usb to work I can get it to charge but that's it

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13th January 2014, 06:41 AM |#4  
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OK, try reinstall the drivers. If that won't work, try to insert sdcard directly to PC via adapter, or try using adb / fastboot from Linux.
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13th January 2014, 06:44 AM |#5  
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I did a fresh install of hyc manager tried several usb cables I use to plug it in and my computer would show desire x but I get nothing at all now from any usb port or any cable can't see the port on the phone beeing damaged as its carging so thinking the board has gone insane

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What kind of USB port are you using? USB 3.0 or USB 2.0? USB 3.0 is known to cause issues. Also, did you try another port or another computer maybe?
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14th January 2014, 04:13 PM |#7  
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Usb 2 , 3 offical htc cables and 2 diffrent computers all refuse to see the data transfer mode only charging

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14th January 2014, 08:24 PM |#8  
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Did you get ADB or fastboot working (as dansou901 suggested)? Fastboot is the last resort, if thats not working from atleast linux you may need to use your warranty.
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Yeah... If it won't work like @CurtisMJ suggested, the usb port on your phone might be broken...
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