[GUIDE]Return to Stock Sprint's 2.17/hboot 1.50
This will return/update your device's software to 2.17.651.5 Stock (Relocked/Unrooted)
I'm making this guide for people who want to Unroot/Relock, having problems with their phones or return to Sprint's Stock.
"If you updated from 2.08 to 2.17 and are having issues unlocking. I recommend doing the steps below and try to unlock your device again The RUU also fixes a glitch on some phone who aren't getting the Bootloader Unlock screen."
>>>Know this will also update your hboot to 1.50.0000<<<
Works with CDMA S-ON and S-OFF Evo 3D.
For Mac users, replace “fastboot” with “./fastboot-mac” in the instructions below.
For Linux users, replace “fastboot” with “./fastboot-linux” in the instructions below.
CONTENT NEEDED.RUU Mirror
Make sure to download the correct RUU
S-off users don't relock your bootloader until your at the very end.
- Do step 1 and step 2 first
- Remove USB from phone (If connected)
- Turn off device by taking out the battery and placing it back in .
(Remove SD Card and dont place back until told to do so)
- Press Volume down then Power button.(Hold until you see the bootloader screen)
- Select Fastboot and press Power button.
- Connect USB.
You should now be on Fastboot USB.
Type these commands on cmd or terminal.
Extract the rootevo3dnew.zip file and place it on C:\ Drive
For Windows, install the HTC drivers HTCDriver3.0.0.007.exe in the zip file. For Linux and Mac you don’t need to install drivers.
Enter bootloader and put your device in "Fastboot USB" (Make sure you have your phone connected to your computer
Run the RUU.exe and follow the steps to update your device.
Your device will reboot and you will be back to stock
DO NOT TURN OFF YOUR DEVICE DURING THE UPDATING PROCESS.
Note- Most devices will enter bootloader and will show **Security Warning**
IT COULD RESULT IN A BRICKED DEVICE.
Enter bootloader one last time.
Relock Bootloader (Instructions above)
Type this command
fastboot oem writesecureflag 3
Congratulation you are not back to 100% stock.
Remember this will delete all your current data/apps so use Titanium Backup on the Play Market to back up all your downloaded content. Use this only if your going to unlock/root you device again because you need to be root access to use it.
If you find any errors, message me and i will change them as quick as i can.
taught me RUU process.
Linux fastboot command
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