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By Gator Brah, Senior Member on 28th March 2014, 02:26 PM
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Just saw this come across my Google+ feed.... Is this legit or no?

http://www.theandroidsoul.com/root-new-htc-one-2014-m8/
 
 
28th March 2014, 02:28 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by Gator Brah

Just saw this come across my Google+ feed.... Is this legit or no?

http://www.theandroidsoul.com/root-new-htc-one-2014-m8/

It's legit but it's not for the VZW variant. You would need the bootloader unlocked through HTC Dev which unfortunately we cannot do yet.
28th March 2014, 02:37 PM |#3  
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to bad. I saw the reference to HTC-dev and figured that may be the case. Oh well...
30th March 2014, 03:54 PM |#4  
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However, if you check in the development thread, there is a temproot method out that works for most "root" applications.

I wouldn't call it full root tho, simply because the system is still write-protected, so you can't make any permanent changes. So you can use xposed for the most part, but you have to do a soft reboot to make it kick in, and you have to reinstall the framework and reactivate modules after a reboot.

Still, it's incredible that we have that much being so early in the release of the device. I'm hoping that the firewater S-off method used for the VZW M7 will be made to work with the M8...then we can do whatever we want.
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This one works, I'm on day two!


http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2699089

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