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Tutorial Easy Root Instructions (Non-ADB, Windows only)

This is actually just a reference to a sprint root guide. You can thank cypher_zero for putting that together.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1726088

I am just confirming that this method works if you need clockwork mod and or root access.

It is working like a dream on my T999.


For those of you looking for a Video guide qbking77 put this video together for a quick guide. Be sure to thank him for that.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Soapch0c5U


Good luck guys.




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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ss9_r8Ezyp4
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That does not seem like a safe way to get root. So you are using the Sprint way of gaining root access?
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Is it just me or does this seem sketchy?
 
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I see comments in that thread about partitions being different on the gsm models. FWIW.
 
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This is actually just a reference to a sprint root guide. You can thank cypher_zero for putting that together.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1726088

I am just confirming that this method works if you need clockwork mod and or root access.

It is working like a dream on my T999.

Good luck guys.
Sweet! That's how I Flashed and rootesd the SGS2! I can't wait till I get the S3 next week!
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That does not seem like a safe way to get root. So you are using the Sprint way of gaining root access?
agreed, i've already returned one GS3 because i got ahead of myself and flashed a .tar in Odin that i shouldn't have. i'm gonna wait til more people can confirm Clockwork fully working on the T mobile variant.
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So this is the partition layout for the sprint variant.

/boot emmc /dev/block/mmcblk0p7
/efs ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk0p20
/recovery emmc /dev/block/mmcblk0p19
/data auto /dev/block/mmcblk0p15 length=-16384
/system ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk0p14
/cache ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk0p17
/external_sd vfat /dev/block/mmcblk1p1 /dev/block/mmcblk1

I don't know if ours is exactly the same but the part that matters is that our recovery partition is mounted in the same place. That is the only part you are modifying with this. The root should be pretty generic that shouldn't cause problems. I am currently running titanium backup to restore all my data. So its up to you if you want to try it but, It works and that includes CWM and the Root.
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So this is the partition layout for the sprint variant.

/boot emmc /dev/block/mmcblk0p7
/efs ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk0p20
/recovery emmc /dev/block/mmcblk0p19
/data auto /dev/block/mmcblk0p15 length=-16384
/system ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk0p14
/cache ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk0p17
/external_sd vfat /dev/block/mmcblk1p1 /dev/block/mmcblk1

I don't know if ours is exactly the same but the part that matters is that our recovery partition is mounted in the same place. That is the only part you are modifying with this. The root should be pretty generic that shouldn't cause problems. I am currently running titanium backup to restore all my data. So its up to you if you want to try it but, It works and that includes CWM and the Root.
Perhaps some screenshots to show that this is legit.. Just to ease the concerns. Thanks!
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Perhaps some screenshots to show that this is legit.. Just to ease the concerns. Thanks!
I'm not really sure what screenshot i could show you that would help I can put a video together later tonight if that would ease your concerns. I'm headed out for dinner right now but ill do this when I get back.
 
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Quick - someone try it! MUST REMOVE BLOAT

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