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29th August 2012, 06:22 PM   |  #11  
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Yes please help i cannot figure out out either
1st September 2012, 04:17 AM   |  #12  
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so i've been working on building a recovery image for this devices using koush's site and have been able to build it, but the device won't boot into recovery yet. not sure how to fix this, gonna mess around and keep on trying. i can get it to boot back up and can get it to respond to adb commands when in the mode that just shows the android 4g logo. but i can't get into recovery. not through adb and not through using the power and volume buttons.


still working on it... any body else have anything yet?
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8th September 2012, 03:17 AM   |  #13  
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No info on rooting this phone but Huawei just posted on their website the open source gingerbread kernel for the G312 U8680 here is a link to it:

http://www.huaweidevice.com/worldwid...oftid=NDY3MzU=
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8th September 2012, 04:44 AM   |  #14  
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It's been rooted!
Yep, it's a simple one too. Happy to have my wife's phone rooted Removing bloat, however, is tricky -- it's hidden in an inaccessible partition and when you erase it, it restores it on next reboot.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...5#post31237225
http://www.droidrzr.com/index.php/to...ei-mytouch-4g/

Big thanks to mattlgroff for cracking this nut!
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8th September 2012, 05:00 PM   |  #15  
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Yep, it's a simple one too. Happy to have my wife's phone rooted Removing bloat, however, is tricky -- it's hidden in an inaccessible partition and when you erase it, it restores it on next reboot.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...5#post31237225
http://www.droidrzr.com/index.php/to...ei-mytouch-4g/

Big thanks to mattlgroff for cracking this nut!


When you install an update to one of these apps lets use the, yahoo mail on for example, it will show in the /system/app or /data/app. The problem is the apk before the update is in /cust/t-mobile/us/app which is read only and unable to be mounted as R/W and that is why Titanium backup is unable to uninstall it.

I have tried moving it and deleting it manually with no luck. I have not tried through ADB yet but may give that a try next.
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9th September 2012, 09:02 AM   |  #16  
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When you install an update to one of these apps lets use the, yahoo mail on for example, it will show in the /system/app or /data/app. The problem is the apk before the update is in /cust/t-mobile/us/app which is read only and unable to be mounted as R/W and that is why Titanium backup is unable to uninstall it.

I have tried moving it and deleting it manually with no luck. I have not tried through ADB yet but may give that a try next.

If you figure it out and find anything out I would love to know about it. Where should I watch for an update in case someone does get that sorted out?
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10th September 2012, 06:17 PM   |  #17  
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Recovery mode
There is an accessible recovery mode, at least on my querty version of the phone. You have to completely pull the battery first. Put the battery back in, hold Volume up, and then hit power. I held the power button for a couple seconds, and volume up for maybe 6-8 seconds, then started hitting volume up repeatedly. The key is to pull the battery each time you try, I think. It looks like powering off from the phone's power menu just puts it in a suspend sort of mode. (Compare boot times when rebooting, and when pulling battery)

Apparently the bootloader is locked, so not sure how useful it is yet.
30th September 2012, 04:56 AM   |  #18  
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For anyone with a T-Mobile MyTouch Q (Huawei U8730), I created a wiki page for it, and we should post in the New Device Forum Requests thread so we have a specific place to post info.

I just purchased a U8730 today and will definitely be figuring out how to root it at some point.
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24th October 2012, 10:43 AM   |  #19  
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For anyone that cares here's a link in case you haven't registered at the other site.
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I'm hoping we can get some development going for this phone. I just picked one up for my daughter a month ago and it's giving her memory filled messages already. It'd be great if we can get it permanently rooted and remove bloat to start... then possibly move onto Cyanogen... considering she had the horrible Comet (also by Huawei) previously and it had development for CM7. I may be taking a leap from my contract soon, but can't go to Straight Talk with her phone unless it's unlocked

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