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2nd December 2011, 02:42 AM   |  #1  
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Well i am not rooted at the moment cause i flashed a zip that took root off and still have a custom kernal going with unlocked bootloader is that even supposed to be possible?

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2nd December 2011, 06:00 AM   |  #2  
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Thats impossible. As soon as you flashed that "zip" it over writes everything. You need to be unlock to have a custom kernel

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2nd December 2011, 06:43 AM   |  #3  
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well thats what i thought but i couldent use root explorer or any root access apps but when i turn off the phone it still says unlock
2nd December 2011, 06:48 AM   |  #4  
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well thats what i thought but i couldent use root explorer or any root access apps but when i turn off the phone it still says unlock

Interesting. Interesting indeed. Is there anyway you could upload a vid of this?
2nd December 2011, 07:01 AM   |  #5  
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i wouldent suggest it seeing now after it turned off it wouldent do the sbf files to fix. idk if it was dealing with that cause the sbf always finishes but ends up in a boot loop which as of right now im trying to fix it. but if it happens again ill c what i can do to show you. cause i always thought you had to be rooted to have an unlocked but idk if it was just a one time thing
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Is the super user app installed?

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2nd December 2011, 07:29 PM   |  #7  
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Yes it was

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I have this same issue right now how it happened for me is that I orginally used the one click root method I found here. Later down the road I noticed that a stable build of cm7 had come out so I decided to try it out. I flashed pudding and it worked just fine and unlocked the device when I went to go get clockwork on the device however, I noticed the my root was no longer working reading in the comments section I saw that the one click root method was not compatible with the unlocked bootloader. I tried to root the phone with the system.img file that it mentioned using in the guide it worked at least as far as pushing it to the device but still no root. I then tried to flash the device back to stock I used the sbf file provided and it did wipe the phone but I still have the unlock icon when I boot the phone and can no longer root it no matter what method I try. If anyone can help me with re locking my device, I would greatly appreciate it.
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Have you tryed the depudding. Go into the pudding unlock section theres one that relocks it just like how u unlocked it

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4th December 2011, 06:58 AM   |  #10  
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As far as I'm aware, being unlocked and being rooted are two separate processes on this phone. You don't have to have one to have the other. I've been rooted and locked, rooted and unlocked, and unlocked with no root. Hope that helps.

And I haven't had any problems with the one-click root and unlocking or sbf-ing back to stock.

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