[Q] Recommendations for returning to stock (s-on, unroot)
Just bought a used DNA that is already rooted and has S-Off. I'd like to return it to 100% stock so I know exactly what's running on the device and have a baseline for future changes. Plus I like to go through the rooting/unlocking process myself so I am familiar with how it works. Got a couple questions:
1. Am I wasting my time (and risking bricking) by unrooting & locking only to unlock it again? I've SBF'ed moto devices and ODIN'ed samsung devices without issue, is the HTC RUU process as safe and simple? Otherwise, is there a better way to get the device back to 100% stock other than keeping root/s-off?
2. If I end up going through with the above, I plan on using Phaded's Guide
. However, I don't know how the device was originally unlocking...am I safe following the Facepalm/JTag process? Is there a way to tell what method was used?
3. Can I do this process without a SIM? I need to go a Verizon store to trade my SIM card for a microSIM and want to have the device back at stock for when I activate it with the new card.
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