FORUMS

XDA Office Space: Frankenstein’s Perfect IM Client?

The portal’s decentralized XDA office lies in a Hangouts chatroom, where … more

Which IM Client on Android is best?

With so many different messengers to choose from, it can be tough to find the best one for you and … more

Android Factory Reset Security Flaw and More – XDA TV

Nvidia is releasing a 500Gb SHIELD TV Pro! That and much more news is … more

Android M Code Name: Macadamia Nut Cookie

While the official name for the latest iteration of Android has yet to be revealed, the code … more
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread

[Q] Help needed...S-Off, but no longer rooted

18th January 2014, 01:12 AM |#1  
txgoathead's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Lubbock, TX
Thanks Meter: 36
 
More
This is not an emergency...I am in no hurry, but I would appreciate some helpful advice.

I have a Sprint HTC One...I have S-Off which I gained by using revone. (I unnecessarily locked the bootloader after gaining S-Off.) In the months since I did this, I replaced twrp with the stock recovery to take at least two updates. (Stupid, I know!)

I am now unrooted and cannot boot into recovery.
What is the best way to regain root without htcdev?
I have tried this guide...http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2475902...but I cannot get su permission in adb shell.

Bootloader screen:
***LOCKED***
M7_WLS PVT SHIP S-OFF RH
CID-SPCS_001
HBOOT-1.55.0000
RADIO-1.00.1108
OS-3.05.651.6

Thank you for your help!
Last edited by txgoathead; 26th January 2014 at 06:53 PM. Reason: updated information...
 
 
18th January 2014, 02:11 AM |#2  
Senior Member
Flag DFW
Thanks Meter: 2,457
 
Donate to Me
More
You must unlock your boot loader, then flash the recovery you want. To unlock, since you are s-off, you can do that without the htcdev approach. Just read through the q&a faq thread. The instructions are all in there.
The Following User Says Thank You to tdhite For This Useful Post: [ View ]
18th January 2014, 02:38 AM |#3  
BD619's Avatar
Forum Moderator
Flag Xda-Dev,NV
Thanks Meter: 9,032
 
Donate to Me
More
BTW since you are S-OFF there is no need to re-lock your bootloader to take the OTA/update your firmware
The Following User Says Thank You to BD619 For This Useful Post: [ View ]
18th January 2014, 03:56 AM |#4  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 49
 
More
Unlock Bootloader
http://www.htcdev.com/bootloader/

Install Custom Recovery (I use the - Fastboot Method)
http://www.teamw.in/project/twrp2/171

Download SU files (UPDATE-SuperSU-v1.65.zip)
http://download.chainfire.eu/351

Copy UPDATE-SuperSU-v1.65.zip to the phone using USB cable, then boot into custom recovery (reboot phone while holding the down volume button). Flash UPDATE-SuperSU-v1.65.zip
The Following User Says Thank You to weidnerj For This Useful Post: [ View ]
26th January 2014, 06:58 PM |#5  
txgoathead's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Lubbock, TX
Thanks Meter: 36
 
More
Help still needed...information updated in first post.
27th January 2014, 06:49 AM |#6  
jblaze10's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Gold Canyon,Az
Thanks Meter: 107
 
More
couldn't he fastboot flash recovery and flash stock rooted like this? http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2612576 I presume you can access bootloader? its been a bit since I have seen stock, im curious?


edit.. don't remember now what the bootloader screen is like before unlocked? duh?
Last edited by jblaze10; 27th January 2014 at 07:13 AM.
27th January 2014, 07:51 PM |#7  
txgoathead's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Lubbock, TX
Thanks Meter: 36
 
More
I thought this might work also, but flashing the recovery through fastboot always reboots to the red arrow.
I think I am going to have to go ahead and do the htcdev method...doesn't seem to be any reason not to now.

Thanks for all your help!
28th January 2014, 01:56 AM |#8  
jblaze10's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Gold Canyon,Az
Thanks Meter: 107
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by txgoathead

I thought this might work also, but flashing the recovery through fastboot always reboots to the red arrow.
I think I am going to have to go ahead and do the htcdev method...doesn't seem to be any reason not to now.

Thanks for all your help!

Hmm, so the actually flash of the recovery is successful, it just doesn't stick on your phone?
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

Tags
s-off no perm root
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes