FORUMS

Index Project For XDA Device Subforums

Another ambitious project from the collaborative efforts of Recognized Contributors and Forum … more

The Atlas of XDA

A few weeks ago, we asked you “How Does Your Location Affect Your Life As A Power User?”. In the days that … more

New Snapdragons: Some Context & Contrast

It hasn’t been a good year for Qualcomm so far. Every device featuring the Snapdragon 810 … more

Google To Launch Next Gen Android One On July 14

The first gen of Android One devices to be launched in India in September 2014 were … more

[SPH-L900] CF-Auto-Root

9,732 posts
Thanks Meter: 61,258
 
By Chainfire, Senior Moderator / Senior Recognized Developer - Where is my shirt? on 26th October 2012, 01:58 AM
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread
22nd February 2013, 10:18 PM |#161  
musclehead84's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Falling Waters, WV
Thanks Meter: 971
 
More
Re: [2013.02.20][SPH-L900] CF-Auto-Root
Quote:
Originally Posted by JukeboxJohnny

Well, I reason I am asking is because no where in the OP does it say that root can be acquire after updating to the OTA update.

I only have stock right now, unrooted 4.1.1. So, I would update using the OTA update 4.1.2 and then root, correct?

This method works cause our bootloader isn't locked. It flashes a modified recovery them flashes supersu zip and then re flashes stock recovery. This should work on all future ota updates unless something drastically changes.

Sent from my SCH-I535 using xda premium
 
 
22nd February 2013, 11:24 PM |#162  
Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by musclehead84

This method works cause our bootloader isn't locked. It flashes a modified recovery them flashes supersu zip and then re flashes stock recovery. This should work on all future ota updates unless something drastically changes.

Sent from my SCH-I535 using xda premium

Ohhh, I see. That I did not know. Excellent, thank you.
23rd February 2013, 06:54 PM |#163  
ninja_unmatched's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 53
 
Donate to Me
More
Re: [2013.02.20][SPH-L900] CF-Auto-Root
I thought it was implied by the way things were said in the OP & have installed several OTA updates then used this to get root back. And here again with MA7 it works again. Great job.

Sent from my SPH-L900 using Tapatalk 2
26th February 2013, 10:16 PM |#164  
Member
Thanks Meter: 3
 
More
Systems folder?
How can I access the systems folder? What do I need to do?
26th February 2013, 10:39 PM |#165  
robertm2011's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 449
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by QuantumPSI

How can I access the systems folder? What do I need to do?

You need to be rooted. Then, install a file explorer app (ES is is my favorite and it's free) and give it su permission and navigate down to "/" and you'll see the system folder...
27th February 2013, 08:49 PM |#166  
Member
Flag San Clemente
Thanks Meter: 4
 
More
I used this root method, and it worked beautifully. I was wondering how I would go about adding a custom recovery to this now? Any help would be great.

I can't seem to find a kernal with it packed in, I have mobile odin and am familiar with odin (coming from E4GT).
Last edited by Mbrook; 27th February 2013 at 08:52 PM.
27th February 2013, 09:18 PM |#167  
sliverr7x's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Eau Claire
Thanks Meter: 666
 
More
Re: [2013.02.20][SPH-L900] CF-Auto-Root
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mbrook

I used this root method, and it worked beautifully. I was wondering how I would go about adding a custom recovery to this now? Any help would be great.

I can't seem to find a kernal with it packed in, I have mobile odin and am familiar with odin (coming from E4GT).

If you want twrp custom recovery Google twrp go to there website select your phone and DL it or you and find the thread in the same as this topic scroll up or down you find it it has twrp in the topic

Sent from my SPH-L900 using xda premium
27th February 2013, 11:10 PM |#168  
robertm2011's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 449
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mbrook

I used this root method, and it worked beautifully. I was wondering how I would go about adding a custom recovery to this now? Any help would be great.

I can't seem to find a kernal with it packed in, I have mobile odin and am familiar with odin (coming from E4GT).

Or, just download the GooManager app (free from the Play Store), open it, click the menu button on your phone and select "Install OpenRecoveryScript", tap "Yes" on the Confirm screen and the latest TWRP recovery will be automatically installed on your phone. By the way, on this phone, kernels and recoveries are not tied together...
28th February 2013, 08:33 PM |#169  
Member
Thanks Meter: 11
 
More
Update supersu?
Just rooted MA7, worked perfectly!! Once it rebooted, it is already saying that there is an update to supersu, is it safe to update that?
28th February 2013, 09:29 PM |#170  
mattsm's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Warren, Texas
Thanks Meter: 61
 
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by marksde

Just rooted MA7, worked perfectly!! Once it rebooted, it is already saying that there is an update to supersu, is it safe to update that?

Yes
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes