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[CONFIRMED] Root after OTA

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By Flyhalf205, Recognized Contributor / Recognized Developer on 27th January 2012, 12:35 AM
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Just wanted to let you guys know that I still have root after I installed the OTA. I will give a few steps what I did in a few minutes.

These are the steps I used. Took a while (seemed like forever) but at least I am updated and with root. I originally came from an ICS rom then I had to flash a stock rom then RUU.

1. Flashed stock recovery (Link below)
2. Locked bootloader (fastboot oem lock)
3. Flashed RUU 1.02.605.6 (link below)
4. Installed OTA (check for new software updates when booted)
5. Unlocked bootloader (http://www.htcdev.com/)
6. Flashed RA recovery (found in forum)
7. Installed su and superuser under Developer menu under RA recovery
8. BAM!!!!!!!

The RUU I used was found at http://www.scottsroms.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=37
Thanks scrosler for having that available!
The stock recovery can be downloaded at http://db.tt/tw5m33ZG. Unzip and flash in Fastboot using command "fastboot flash recovery recovery_signed.img"
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27th January 2012, 12:42 AM |#2  
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Can you post a link to the RUU and stock recovery you used ? Thanks.
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Can you post a link to the RUU and stock recovery you used ? Thanks.

Yeah. It's at the bottom of the first post now.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Flyhalf205

Just wanted to let you guys know that I still have root after I installed the OTA. I will give a few steps what I did in a few minutes.

These are the steps I used. Took a while (seemed like forever) but at least I am updated and with root.

1. Flashed stock recovery
2. Locked bootloader
3. Flashed RUU
4. Installed OTA
5. Unlocked bootloader
6. Flashed RA recovery
7. Installed su and superuser under Developer menu under RA recovery
8. BAM!!!!!!!

The RUU I used was found at http://www.scottsroms.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=37
Thanks scrosler for having that available!

Why did you have to relock the bootloader?
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Yeah. It's at the bottom of the first post now.

FYI, that's not the new RUU file.
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Why did you have to relock the bootloader?

I kept on getting an error with it being unlocked about signature error. So I locked it and it finally worked.
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Can you make a very detailed step-by-step process, including commands, adb, etc., that you used?

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Yeah. It's at the bottom of the first post now.

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Do you have a link to the stock recovery ? Thanks

Yeah! Here!

http://db.tt/tw5m33ZG
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Everyone that installed an ICS rom is SOL on this right?
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