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[Q] Cant Root 2.3.3 Gingerbread ?

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By totalnoobs, Junior Member on 16th July 2011, 05:29 PM
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I've just installed 2.3.3 which i really like the look of but i didnt know anything about red and green lenses as the camera doesnt work at all.

Am i right in thinking that i'm now stuck with 2.3.3 ?
I cant seem to root it which as far as i know means i cant install any other roms
Is this right ??
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17th July 2011, 11:10 AM |#2  
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Come on people, tell me if you can root this rom please...or at least if i can roll back to another rom where my camera works.
17th July 2011, 11:46 AM |#3  
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Some posts exist to root any rom, and every rom in http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=855 are rooted ...
17th July 2011, 11:55 AM |#4  
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Only 4.5.1-85 can root direct. (Gingerbreak.apk)

Read this:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=966537
17th July 2011, 01:32 PM |#5  
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How did you end up flashing this stock 2.3.3? There's already available rooted 2.3.3 rom with fixed sbf. Just curious here...

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17th July 2011, 02:26 PM |#6  
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Thanks for the replies, farsight73 I dont really know what i'm doing i suppose is the answer ! Most of the jargon I dont understand....tell me, can i flash a new sbf (rom?) without the handset being rooted ?
17th July 2011, 03:29 PM |#7  
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Yes I supposed... But only higher sbf since you won't be able to downgrade. So practically from 2.3.3 to higher like 2.3.4.. But I did read somewhere that someone like your case was able to flash back to 2.2.2.. may be walter could help you. Please pm him..

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15th August 2011, 12:13 PM |#8  
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Rooted 2.3.3 rom with fixed sbf
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How did you end up flashing this stock 2.3.3? There's already available rooted 2.3.3 rom with fixed sbf. Just curious here...

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Hey there fellow Malaysian.

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15th August 2011, 12:49 PM |#9  
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correct me if i'm wrong but i think downgrade is possible with fixed sbf and nandroid. havent tried it yet though...
16th August 2011, 11:48 AM |#10  
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It's possible to downgrade.

Read the Beginner's Guide
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