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[GUIDE] How to ROOT Bell official v20e firmware

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16th August 2012, 09:57 AM   |  #1  
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Instructions how to ROOT Official Bell Android 4.0.4 firmware version v20e

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0. Extract P930_v20e_ROOT folder from attached file to C: drive
1. Flash v20e firmware (you can use official tool or UpTestEX_mod2_marwin.exe method)
2. Turn on USB debugging and Unknown Sources
3. Install LG_SystemBackupTest.apk and start it
4. Wthout touching anything press&hold power button and reboot, after reboot your phone must lags (you can see it by unlock in lockscreen)
5. Connect phone to PC and start root_P880.bat
6. Wait until phone reboots several times.
7. If you get root, you can delete SystemBackupTest app that you have installed on 3d step, because phone will lag with it
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ISSUE - after the root the system storage is 315 MB only
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ISSUE - after the root the system storage is 315 MB only

No issues. 2.15Gb total space
16th August 2012, 02:23 PM   |  #4  
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Please see the attached image, it is showing 315mb. I am getting low space warning. Pls help

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Please see the attached image, it is showing 315mb. I am getting low space warning. Pls help

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Factory reset.

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yes it works after factory reset, thanks
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Recovery Boot Error
ROM Manager recovery boot failed
Secure booting Error!
Cause: boot certification verify

Any help pls
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ROM Manager recovery boot failed
Secure booting Error!
Cause: boot certification verify

Any help pls

You can only install CWM when coming from a Gingerbread official ROM. Meaning you have to follow unbricking instructions to downgrade to an official Gingerbread ROM, then flash CWM using that. Currently there is no CWM-flashable version of Bell's ICS though, but one will probably pop up soon.
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hi and help please
5. Connect phone to PC and start root_P880.bat for this do i use mass storage or the LG software?
also when i run the root_P880.bat i get only fail and cannot open and acess denied in the command prompt
the cell reboots twice and then the command prompt window closes
i need help
thank you
edit : it worked
i'll keep y original post just to show that when you get this issue
just try agin and again and again (from run the app and reboot part)
cheers to you for finding and posting this method
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Once you do this method is it possible to unroot without going through the unbricking guide and reflashing the ROM?

Edit: NVM it looks like you can do it with the SU app, it says so on the second last page of original thread.
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