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[Q] SHIP HBOOT or ENG HBOOT

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7th June 2011, 12:05 PM   |  #1  
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i have made my phone s-off(ship s-off) with XTC clip.do i need to make it to ENG S-OFF?And which is more better.
7th June 2011, 12:25 PM   |  #2  
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u don't have to make eng s-off but it's recommended to use it cause it will allow u to use fastboot to flash new radio & recovery
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7th June 2011, 12:31 PM   |  #3  
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thx,which is more stable? i flashed clockworkmod recovery. is there some advantages of eng s-off
7th June 2011, 01:10 PM   |  #4  
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i already wrote u the advantages 1 post above... read please
and well... read the names ok? clockwordmod RECOVERY, engineering s-off BOOTLOADER
that are 2 completly different things and u can have them both at the same time
7th June 2011, 02:38 PM   |  #5  
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thank u very much!i am sorry about that i am not very claer about these.this
is my first time use htc.i use lg optimus one before
7th June 2011, 02:49 PM   |  #6  
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well every android has a bootloader, recovery, system, radio... so it isn't htc specific but the next time u'll know it
7th June 2011, 03:01 PM   |  #7  
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ok,and another question.if i want to flash RUU after i make the phone to eng s-off that i must make a goldcard?
7th June 2011, 03:08 PM   |  #8  
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if the ruu is from any other provider than u got (eg. o2 with htc ruu) u need a goldcard, but flashing a ruu will kill your eng s-off cause it flashes a new bootloader also
so if u have eng s-off, stay with custom roms or remove boot.img from the ruu before flashing it
7th June 2011, 03:18 PM   |  #9  
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ok,i know.so the offical ruu do not need goldcard?
7th June 2011, 03:25 PM   |  #10  
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it does, like i said, a ruu needs a goldcard if u change from one provider to another
if u want to debrand liek isaid before o2 -> htc u will need a goldcard
if u want to reflash your o2 rom or update your o2 rom wit hanother o2 rom, then u don't need a goldcard

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