Initial Root for A500
Taken from the inital forum thread
Posted in this forum so that it is correct forum
There is already a 'how to root' thread going, suggest you post there for help.
Modified the Iconia Tab GB
's xml files to remove the need for portrait mode and change the name so not as to be confused with the original ginger break.
File attached.... signedGBIconiaTab1.20.apk (296.8 KB)
Root based on Chainfire's gingerbreak
Usual rules apply, if you break then best efforts but in the end it's was up to you to click 'root'
Thank you for your tools and time:
Superuser honeycomb; j4mm3r
initial version ; Chainfire (Please review this for all the requirements)
The Android Exploid Crew for the exploit
Thanks you people for your help and input:
lou0611,dc13,maddler,nycbjr,seraphimserapis, it2steve, thor2002ro, rmgold & of course all of the team xda-developers
Special thanks to maddler for pointing us to the exploit
Chainfire for his apk version
and work on gingerbreak
[Retired: Optus Dream\G1 - Retired - | Desire - Damaged USB\Main Board | Samsung Galaxy 5 - lost my imei| Samsung Galaxy 5 - - lost phone | Defy - faulty echo during calls | Defy - spare | EVO3D - spare |A500 - wife's ]
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