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TowelRoot for Htc one m7

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By [1up], Member on 16th June 2014, 02:05 PM
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7th July 2014, 12:04 AM |#31  
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Originally Posted by beoxify

Its fine :P and Firewater isnt a temproot, it's an S-OFF for Sense 5.5. The temproot i'm referring to is TowelRoot (which this thread is originally about).

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2783157

just install and tap Welcome to TowelRoot V3 3 times and change the last number that appears in the text box from a 0 to 1

Ok, thank you. So, once I get the temproot with TowelRoot, how do I get permanent root?

That's probably a super noob question. Also, what's the downside of not getting S-OFF? Actually, what's the relationship between rooting and S-off?
 
 
7th July 2014, 12:09 AM |#32  
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Ok, thank you. So, once I get the temproot with TowelRoot, how do I get permanent root?

That's probably a super noob question. Also, what's the downside of not getting S-OFF? Actually, what's the relationship between rooting and S-off?

I don't think you can currently obtain a permanent root, just a temp one.

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7th July 2014, 01:36 AM |#33  
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Ok, thank you. So, once I get the temproot with TowelRoot, how do I get permanent root?

That's probably a super noob question. Also, what's the downside of not getting S-OFF? Actually, what's the relationship between rooting and S-off?

Ya kant get permaroot atm, and not having S-OFF or an unlocked bootloader means you can't install a custom recovery which means no custom roms for us today. and to be honest i dont feel like explaining the relationship.
9th July 2014, 07:00 AM |#34  
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Ya kant get permaroot atm, and not having S-OFF or an unlocked bootloader means you can't install a custom recovery which means no custom roms for us today. and to be honest i dont feel like explaining the relationship.

When i had my htc rezound, i could get permanent root and unlock my bootloader and I was on S-ON. The only problem was that when I installed a custom recovery, it would show "Tampered" on the bootloader screen. But my guess was from unlocking the bootloader. With S-OFF I believe you wouldn't get that "Tampered" message for warranty purposes. So my guess is that it's the same for the ONE?
9th July 2014, 07:23 AM |#35  
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When i had my htc rezound, i could get permanent root and unlock my bootloader and I was on S-ON. The only problem was that when I installed a custom recovery, it would show "Tampered" on the bootloader screen. But my guess was from unlocking the bootloader. With S-OFF I believe you wouldn't get that "Tampered" message for warranty purposes. So my guess is that it's the same for the ONE?

You only get "tampered" flag when you flash a custom recovery while s-on unlocked. With s-off you will not trip that flag.

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17th July 2014, 06:39 PM |#36  
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For guys who have working temp root with TowelRoot, could you please confirm that the apk you downloaded is tr3.apk (not tr.apk) and reupload it here pls. I still cannot get the temp root working with the current TowelRoot v3 apk on website. I believe there are some differences
17th July 2014, 07:02 PM |#37  
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I was able to get towelroot to say it was working, however I wasn't able to get busybox installed or the superuser app working.

What's the point of temp root? I am assuming this just allows another app like Sunshine, Rumrunner, Firewater, moonshine, etc to unlock the bootloader, and S-OFF with another exploit? Since no of those are working in 4.4.2 / sense 6.0 this isn't much more then hope at this point.
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