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[Q] Any way of unlocking the bootloader without wipe?

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By cabasse_tronic, Senior Member on 25th May 2014, 11:41 AM
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I want to install a custon kernel on my One and root it. but want to keep my stock base, with all my apps, messages, settings, etc.. don;t want to full wipe it like on htcdev.com.
Is there a way of doing it without wipe?? if yes. which one. thanks
 
 
25th May 2014, 11:54 AM |#2  
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I want to install a custon kernel on my One and root it. but want to keep my stock base, with all my apps, messages, settings, etc.. don;t want to full wipe it like on htcdev.com.
Is there a way of doing it without wipe?? if yes. which one. thanks

It's not possible
Verizon phones use a temp-root method to get s-off and unlock and it also wipes the phone as I recall.

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If you're working with the 2013 HTC One (M7), WeakSauce is a suitable root method for use with firewater, which can be used to get S-OFF. Once the phone is set to S-OFF, you have the option of installing a custom recovery and rooting with a more traditional method. You're free to uninstall WeakSauce after the phone has been permanently rooted

http://www.androidpolice.com/2014/03...se-and-beaups/

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If you're on 4.2.2 there's rumrunner. If you're on 4.3 there's firewater. If you're on 4.4.2 you'll have to wait a bit.

28th May 2014, 11:28 AM |#3  
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I'm already s-off.. but locked bootloader. Want to root and install custom kernel (with gestures) but don't want to loose games, photos, sms, etc..

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28th May 2014, 11:46 AM |#4  
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I'm already s-off.. but locked bootloader. Want to root and install custom kernel (with gestures) but don't want to loose games, photos, sms, etc..

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Already S-Off, look here : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2475914
13th June 2014, 11:12 AM |#5  
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can anybody help me with a tutorial?? want to root access, backup my phone and install custom port. if i don't like it, wanna come back to stock rooted but without loosing anything on my phone.
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