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[Q] Mytouch 4G Gingerbread root and unbrick

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26th August 2011, 07:18 PM   |  #1  
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Hey guys, about a week or two ago, I went to a T-Mobile store to upgrade to 2.3.4. I have been looking into rooting and loading CM7, but im not sure how to do it and what is the best way. I was thinking about doing it with ADB, but im just too chicken to try it. I can't afford to break this phone, so i have to be really careful. If you have any other better ideas as to how I could root 2.3.4, that would be awesome. Also, if you have found any way to unbrick it if it gets bricked somehow in the process, that would be great too. I am an experienced hacker, and am working on starting to develop apps for Android and Apple. Thanks guys, I really need your help.
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26th August 2011, 07:22 PM   |  #2  
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There is no root for 2.3.4 yet

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26th August 2011, 08:42 PM   |  #3  
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Please read the Wiki in my signature. It has all the guides you'll need.
27th August 2011, 02:35 AM   |  #4  
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Here

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1178912
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Just want to note that that guide is not the solution for all Gingerglaciers. Some devices (mine included) cannot make it past the first step due to 'permission denied'.

Who else is in the waiting line for rootage?
27th August 2011, 05:11 PM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by AwesomeTurtle

Just want to note that that guide is not the solution for all Gingerglaciers. Some devices (mine included) cannot make it past the first step due to 'permission denied'.

Who else is in the waiting line for rootage?

how are you entering the first step, the reason i ask is because i had to help someone who entered it wrong once he followed what i told him it was smooth sailing
27th August 2011, 08:20 PM   |  #7  
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Just want to note that that guide is not the solution for all Gingerglaciers. Some devices (mine included) cannot make it past the first step due to 'permission denied'.

Who else is in the waiting line for rootage?

This says nothing about the quality of the solution, but rather means that you're not executing the guide correctly.
27th August 2011, 09:05 PM   |  #8  
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* If you get a permission denied, we don't have enough access rights and can't exploit the device.

Just in case you all start getting condescending about people not pulling through successful with Ultimate Guide Deluxe. I am not doing it wrong and chances are I know a tad more about this process than you.
27th August 2011, 09:40 PM   |  #9  
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There are always chances. On the other hand, chances often lie. Read this:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...1185243&page=7
From post 62 downwards.
Then you can count your chances again, or post here about how you and some others missed the obvious.
5th September 2011, 01:43 AM   |  #10  
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Just want to note that that guide is not the solution for all Gingerglaciers. Some devices (mine included) cannot make it past the first step due to 'permission denied'.

Who else is in the waiting line for rootage?

I am. I'm not well versed enough to do the downgrade-via-ADB thing. All I want to do is temproot, freeze the bloatware on the stock 2.3.4. I'm not interested in flashing a ROM or having permanent root. From what I understand, this isn't possible without downgrading.

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