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[Q] M8 3.16 HBOOT S-Off

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By rowrz, Junior Member on 21st May 2014, 05:54 PM
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I just bought a HTC One M8 from T-Mobile, that incidentally came with an older HBoot.

I was promoted with an OTA updated & an ignoramus like me was accepted the 3.16 OTA & now I cannot achieve S-OFF!

Whats the verdict? Do I need to wait until a new exploit comes out for 3.16? Is there an exploit already available (thats not firewater) but I just haven't searched deep enough?

I've unlocked my bootloader so no use in trying to return the phone now, any replies/information is much appreciated!
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9th June 2014, 11:14 PM |#2  
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I just bought a HTC One M8 from T-Mobile, that incidentally came with an older HBoot.

I was promoted with an OTA updated & an ignoramus like me was accepted the 3.16 OTA & now I cannot achieve S-OFF!

Whats the verdict? Do I need to wait until a new exploit comes out for 3.16? Is there an exploit already available (thats not firewater) but I just haven't searched deep enough?

I've unlocked my bootloader so no use in trying to return the phone now, any replies/information is much appreciated!

I am also having this issue. updated on day one not knowing it Patched the S-Off. any new updates would helpful.
16th June 2014, 10:47 PM |#3  
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I have the 3.16 hboot, and I had no problem getting s-off using this method:
http://firewater-soff.com/

I did not accept the ota update though.
23rd June 2014, 09:26 PM |#4  
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Originally Posted by rowrz

I just bought a HTC One M8 from T-Mobile, that incidentally came with an older HBoot.

I was promoted with an OTA updated & an ignoramus like me was accepted the 3.16 OTA & now I cannot achieve S-OFF!

Whats the verdict? Do I need to wait until a new exploit comes out for 3.16? Is there an exploit already available (thats not firewater) but I just haven't searched deep enough?

I've unlocked my bootloader so no use in trying to return the phone now, any replies/information is much appreciated!

theroot.ninja $25 but worth it, works with anyone who updated OTA
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