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[HELP] How to Root MyPhone A858

9th September 2012, 11:19 PM   |  #1  
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I've got this new MyPhone A858 Duo, a dual-sim phone with 1Ghz processor from the Philippines.
I've tried rooting it using SuperOneClick 2.3.3.0, UnlockRoot 2.3.1 and Gingerbreak, but it seems that all failed in rooting this new android phone.

Any idea how to root this phone will be greatly appreciated.

TIA
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I've got this new MyPhone A858 Duo, a dual-sim phone with 1Ghz processor from the Philippines.
I've tried rooting it using SuperOneClick 2.3.3.0, UnlockRoot 2.3.1 and Gingerbreak, but it seems that all failed in rooting this new android phone.

Any idea how to root this phone will be greatly appreciated.

TIA

I'm bumping this because I'm planning to get the exact the same phone.
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Bumping this one as well.
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BUMP!
18th September 2012, 03:37 PM   |  #5  
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ROOT!!!
Damn, can someone please root or tell how to root this.... Also, I want a new custom ROM..... I WANT IT SO BAAAAD!!!!
21st September 2012, 06:42 AM   |  #6  
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Bump for this one. Please help us
26th September 2012, 07:41 AM   |  #7  
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try using zhuodashi
18th October 2012, 12:34 PM   |  #8  
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Talking [SOLVED] rooting a858
1. Install Android USB Driver (PDAnet).

Windows XP/Vista/7 32-bit --- http://pdanet.co/bin/PdaNetA350.exe
Windows Vista/7 64-bit --- http://pdanet.co/bin/PdaNetA350x64.exe

2. Turn off your phone. Then connect your phone via usb data cable.

[ a ] Then an unknown device will appear instantly, it will disappear and then it will reappear. Right click on it and choose to update driver manually. Now locate the folder where your Android MT65xx PreLoader is.

[ b ] Find new software mt65xx preloader. Then choose install the software from a list. Now locate the folder where your Android MT65xx PreLoader is.

NOTE: If nothing happens after plugging then boot to recovery by PRESSING HOLD POWER + VOL UP Button then see your notification area on your desktop then follow either [a] or above.

Done. Now disconnect your phone from the computer. And make it sure that your phone is turned off before proceeding to step 3..

3. Extract downloaded files http://d01.megashares.com/dl/xuN9uOq..._v2.1140.0.zip to one folder for easy locating of the files. Open SP Flash Tool. Then choose scatter loading. See image below.

http://img833.imageshack.us/img833/6559/78333114.png

4. Look and find the scatter text file http://www.mediafire.com/?y7nd8sd5canxkr5 and open it. See image below.

http://img337.imageshack.us/img337/3639/17602446.png

5. Ignore and tick OK. See image below.

http://img826.imageshack.us/img826/6638/69831501.png

6. Check the box with the name "Recovery". Then look for the downloaded recovery file http://d01.megashares.com/dl/UiC2KlY/recovery.img And open it. See image below.

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/3097/56761975.png

http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/320/48823847.png

7. Tick Option from the menu and check USB Mode. See image below.

http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/391/48354908.png


8. Tick the Download button. Note: Look at the image carefully before ticking the download button. Make it sure nothing else is checked. See image below

http://img692.imageshack.us/img692/5207/95347966q.png

9. Plug your cellphone via your usb cable. Then wait for it to be finish. See image below.

http://img856.imageshack.us/img856/8315/48740804.png

***NOTE: If your phone isnít detected after plugging then boot to recovery by PRESSING + HOLD POWER + VOL UP Button THEN go back to step 2.


10. A yellow bar will appear. Wait for it to reach 100%. See image below.

http://img831.imageshack.us/img831/3964/57052207.png


11. Done. Congratulations. You successfully installed a "CUSTOM RECOVERY".



12. Now it's time to root your phone by following the next tutorial below.


MAKE SURE YOU HAVE DONE SUCCESSFULLY THE STEPS ABOVE BEFORE PROCEEDING BELOW


1. Copy and paste root_MP858Duo.zip http://d01.megashares.com/dl/tPWGVHo/root_MP858Duo.zip to the root of your SD Card.

2. Turn Off your phone and open custom recovery by pressing and holding Power Button + Volume Up.

3. Install zip from sdcard.

4. Choose zip from sdcard.

5. Choose root_MP858Duo.zip. Then confirm update.

6. Reboot.

7. Look for an icon with an Android Face named "SuperUser".

8. Done. Congratulations. Your phone is now rooted.
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12th November 2012, 03:10 PM   |  #9  
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Does Not Work :(
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1. Install Android USB Driver (PDAnet).


2. Turn off your phone. Then connect your phone via usb data cable.

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I've heard this works for other people. With my phone it doesn't. When I plug it in, it doesn't show an unknown device. I've already downloaded and installed MT65xx Preloader and tried out a VCom, but still nothing. I've been going at it for a week, so if anyone's got an answer, advice would be great. Thanks!
17th November 2012, 03:21 AM   |  #10  
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Error # 16008
A message came out,
"EBOOT ERROR (16008), [Android] Partition size changed!

[HINT]:
Partial images download error.
The following partitions must be downloaded FULL altogether."

I followed all the steps (and the links) up until I clicked the 'Download' button. :/ When I click download button, that message shows.
I have: My Phone A858, Android 2.3.2 (Gingerbread), Sony Vaio with a Windows 7. Thanks!

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