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[HOWTO] [ROOT] [ODIN] No Tripping Flash Counter - Root + [TWRP] - Updated 05.25.2013

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11th November 2012, 02:43 PM   |  #11  
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No one tried this yet? Not many people looking only for stock/rooted lb

I hope at this point most people have their phone how they want it. To me, this is good for 2 things. 1, first get your phone and want completely stock but root. 2, you've played around with other roms, kernels, etc and want to get back to a good baseline ensuring all stock but of course retaining root.

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I installed open1your1eyes0 prior to seeing this or I would have tried it. I can confirm your flash counter will be tripped using that method. Had I seen this first I certainly would have used it as all I want is stock rooted.

Thanks for thinking of us conservative types that only want stock rooted.

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Well there have been 30 downloads. maybe someone has tried it at this point. (some people never post) but I'm sure we'll know soon enough.
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11th November 2012, 02:59 PM   |  #12  
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I rooted my phone via one of the original methods (Odin file) when it first came out. When I put, the first screen says "custom". I don't think that original method tripped the flash counter.

After installing this via Odin, will I still get the "custom" message on boot?

Foxfi no longer works on jb, right?
11th November 2012, 03:49 PM   |  #13  
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Worked like a charm!! unlocked with ez unlock and flashed cwm 6.0.1 with ez recovery...no tripped flash counter
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11th November 2012, 04:27 PM   |  #14  
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Worked like a charm!! unlocked with ez unlock and flashed cwm 6.0.1 with ez recovery...no tripped flash counter

Confused. Don't you not need to unlock and flash this with Odin?
11th November 2012, 04:34 PM   |  #15  
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Originally Posted by lexluthor

Confused. Don't you not need to unlock and flash this with Odin?

you flash with odin, unlock with ez unlock, then use ez recovery to flash a custom recovery...just like we been doin since day 1. reread the op or look up section 1 of my guide
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11th November 2012, 04:37 PM   |  #16  
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you flash with odin, unlock with ez unlock, then use ez recovery to flash a custom recovery...just like we been doin since day 1. reread the op or look up section 1 of my guide

I misread. Thought he said flash with cwm.

Anyhow, I'm not doing custom roms, so I'm stopping after Odin. Still interested to the questions I had a couple posts up.
11th November 2012, 05:21 PM   |  #17  
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I misread. Thought he said flash with cwm.

Anyhow, I'm not doing custom roms, so I'm stopping after Odin. Still interested to the questions I had a couple posts up.

the custom screen means your bootloader is locked. No the original method does not trip the flash counter. You basically use this file just like you did way back with VRALF2 root66 that mr. robinson was so kind to provide us with.
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11th November 2012, 08:47 PM   |  #18  
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I take it this works? I'm thinking of downloading for future use

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I take it this works? I'm thinking of downloading for future use

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yeah did you not read my last posts
11th November 2012, 10:42 PM   |  #20  
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yeah did you not read my last posts

I clearly missed it. Spent the last 5 hours at a soccer tournament and the screen on this phone sucks in the sun, and I probably wasn't paying attention either. Downloading now

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