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[Q] Does rum runner factory reset your phone?

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25th January 2014, 02:37 AM   |  #1  
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I'm think of s-offing my phone, but would like to to know if rum runner factory resets it.

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25th January 2014, 04:32 PM   |  #2  
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No but it's best to just factory reset before you do it to avoid any issues that may arise.

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25th January 2014, 06:56 PM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by frostysnowman3567

I'm think of s-offing my phone, but would like to to know if rum runner factory resets it.

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Unlocking the bootloader will fully wipe the device, I don't know how rumrunner works but I do know that if you unlock it will wipe everything

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25th January 2014, 09:58 PM   |  #4  
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Unlocking the bootloader will fully wipe the device, I don't know how rumrunner works but I do know that if you unlock it will wipe everything

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Rumrunner unlocks the bootloader via an exploit rather than the normal dev unlock (which is unavailable for the DNA), so it doesn't erase the device.
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26th January 2014, 02:44 AM   |  #5  
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Agree with @detonation. It did not wipe my device when I used it on my warranty replacement.
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Didn't wipe my device either!
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Rumrunner unlocks the bootloader via an exploit rather than the normal dev unlock (which is unavailable for the DNA), so it doesn't erase the device.

Thank you for this! I ran Rumrunner last week and I thought I did something wrong when I booted up and everything was still there. I just ran a reset myself after.

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