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[Discussion]HTC One S [S-OFF]

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20th May 2012, 12:30 AM |#21  
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20th May 2012, 01:18 AM |#22  
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Do you happen to know their email? I couldn't find any info on their site.

Nope.
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20th May 2012, 03:42 AM |#23  
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Sorry if this has been asked before, but what differentiates being rooted, having the bootloader unlocked, and s-off?

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20th May 2012, 05:05 AM |#24  
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Sorry if this has been asked before, but what differentiates being rooted, having the bootloader unlocked, and s-off?

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With S-OFF you can flash kernels in recovery and flash modems.
With bootloader unlocked/ S-ON it blocks you from flashing kernels in recovery and flashing modems
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With S-OFF you can flash kernels in recovery and flash modems.
With bootloader unlocked/ S-ON it blocks you from flashing kernels in recovery and flashing modems

So you have root access but no ability to flash without s off?

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So you have root access but no ability to flash without s off?

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You can flash roms and stuff u have to flash kernels as boot.img it just makes everything harder with s on.

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So you have root access but no ability to flash without s off?

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Well you can flash with S-ON but it usually has to be done through ADB/fastboot on your computer. S-OFF gives you read right access to the devices NAND flash memory. It allows you to mount all partitions including /system in write mode while the OS is running. You can flash unsigned boots, HBoot images, permanently root your device, ect. You essentially have more control over your device. Gives you almost complete access to everything at any time.
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You could have a chat with the Revolutionary guys on Freenode IRC (#revolutionary)

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You could have a chat with the Revolutionary guys on Freenode IRC (#revolutionary)

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Yah I might just have to do that.

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Stupid question,
What does S-off actually provide us?

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