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M7 root/unlock question

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25th June 2014, 04:34 AM   |  #1  
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Hello anyone. I'm brand new to HTC. I got a M7 today that has the 4.4.2/Sense 6.0 update. I come from primarily all Samsung devices which are extraordinarily easy to hack. All of this S-Off and different bootloaders and whatnot is foreign to me. I gather that the 4.4.2 update has thrown some sort of a wrench in things root wise. What's the easiest way to get a custom ROM on this thing? I'm fairly proficient with ADB. Appreciate any advice.

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25th June 2014, 04:49 AM   |  #2  
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Hello anyone. I'm brand new to HTC. I got a M7 today that has the 4.4.2/Sense 6.0 update. I come from primarily all Samsung devices which are extraordinarily easy to hack. All of this S-Off and different bootloaders and whatnot is foreign to me. I gather that the 4.4.2 update has thrown some sort of a wrench in things root wise. What's the easiest way to get a custom ROM on this thing? I'm fairly proficient with ADB. Appreciate any advice.

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a new root is almost done, the other methods won't work on the new update. Just be patient and it should be out soon



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25th June 2014, 04:51 AM   |  #3  
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a new root is almost done, the other methods won't work on the new update. Just be patient and it should be out soon



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Alrighty, thank ya
25th June 2014, 09:50 AM   |  #4  
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a new root is almost done, the other methods won't work on the new update. Just be patient and it should be out soon



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New root it's done, but @jcase doesn't want to burn an exploit on just one device. Give it time for the Verizon m8 to get patched and he still most likely release the root exploit.





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Alrighty, thank ya



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25th June 2014, 10:27 PM   |  #5  
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New root it's done, but @jcase doesn't want to burn an exploit on just one device. Give it time for the Verizon m8 to get patched and he still most likely release the root exploit.

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Got it, thanks. Can I proceed with unlocking the bootloader or achieving S-off and whatever else needs done or were all of these things affected by the update?
25th June 2014, 10:46 PM   |  #6  
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Got it, thanks. Can I proceed with unlocking the bootloader or achieving S-off and whatever else needs done or were all of these things affected by the update?

No, all you can do is wait...

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No, all you can do is wait...

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Ok thanks

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