Firefox OS Architecture and Collaboration Opportunities w/ Asa Dotzler – XDA:DevCon 2014

We were privileged to host many presentations … more

Unofficial Android 4.4 Lands on Three Mediatek Devices

For the last few years, devices with MTK systems-on-chip haven’t received much … more

MultiImagePicker Library for Multiple Image Selection

App developmentcan be done in more than a handful of ways. You can write every single … more

Shoot Troubles, Not Users w/ Alex Boag-Munroe – XDA:DevCon 2014

In presenting the various sessions from XDA:DevCon 2014, weve mainly … more

Welcome to XDA

Search to go directly to your device's forum

Register an account

Unlock full posting privileges

Ask a question

No registration required
Post Reply

Video [HOW TO] Root, Unroot, Free Hotspot, and More

OP qbking77

1st May 2013, 07:14 AM   |  #1  
qbking77's Avatar
OP Recognized Contributor
Flag Elgin, IL
Thanks Meter: 5,188
 
2,697 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2010
Donate to Me
More
Going to start a thread compiling all the videos I've made for the One.

How to unlock the bootloader:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QU7vi388dMk

How to root:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRkAHw_GmIs

How to get free hotspot:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9EpKrNMAHA

BlinkFeed and Power saver workaround:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_1BOJjSodk



Hope these help some people out.
The Following 20 Users Say Thank You to qbking77 For This Useful Post: [ View ]
1st May 2013, 05:21 PM   |  #2  
Member
Thanks Meter: 18
 
53 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2010
More
Thank you for this. Your tutorials are always the easiest to follow. I'm glad you're a fellow HTC One user.
1st May 2013, 09:01 PM   |  #3  
scottspa74's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 2,947
 
8,654 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2009
More
Thanks qbking, your vids are always great and very clear. They helped me set up adb and the SDK a while back. :thumbup:

Sent from my EVO using xda premium
1st May 2013, 10:10 PM   |  #4  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 298
 
1,436 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2011
Thanks for this. Was hoping for a non-root tethering option that actually worked. I've rooted my past 3 phones, but trying to live without it... as long as I can handle it

Actually, I don't see any need to root and rom with Sense 5, I personally like it and it's stable for me. I'm only missing some seldomly used root apps. Tethering is the only reason I have right now to actually break and root. Just trying to not do that this time around.
2nd May 2013, 01:04 AM   |  #5  
mang0's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag San Diego
Thanks Meter: 104
 
337 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2012
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by gk1984

Thanks for this. Was hoping for a non-root tethering option that actually worked. I've rooted my past 3 phones, but trying to live without it... as long as I can handle it

Actually, I don't see any need to root and rom with Sense 5, I personally like it and it's stable for me. I'm only missing some seldomly used root apps. Tethering is the only reason I have right now to actually break and root. Just trying to not do that this time around.

Bloatware is always nice to remove.
2nd May 2013, 02:22 AM   |  #6  
jonathanhtc's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag New York
Thanks Meter: 23
 
175 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2011
Donate to Me
More
Thumbs up Thanks
Great instructions, easy to follow... now rooted!
2nd May 2013, 04:25 AM   |  #7  
im0rtalz's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Boston
Thanks Meter: 563
 
963 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2010
More
Good to see you here QBKing77
2nd May 2013, 05:16 AM   |  #8  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 19
 
139 posts
Join Date:Joined: Nov 2009
Much appreciated! I was able to root and install recovery with these instructions. Have you any more tips or videos on the horizon for us new One owners?

I like how the One beat the S4 on the fresh unboxing benchmark test you conducted on the S4 video.
4th May 2013, 08:18 PM   |  #9  
qbking77's Avatar
OP Recognized Contributor
Flag Elgin, IL
Thanks Meter: 5,188
 
2,697 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2010
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Drizzzle01

Much appreciated! I was able to root and install recovery with these instructions. Have you any more tips or videos on the horizon for us new One owners?

I like how the One beat the S4 on the fresh unboxing benchmark test you conducted on the S4 video.

Yep there will be more soon!
28th May 2013, 02:47 AM   |  #10  
Junior Member
Houston
Thanks Meter: 0
 
14 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2013
More
have you played around with any of the kernels or roms? im getting my sprint one this week and i was just wondering if there were any you recommend. as far as roms go ive been looking at viperRom or Tranquility. i figured i should start with sense-based and see how like it. for kernels im thinking of going with wolfpack. elementalx looks good but it says its not compatible with the sprint version. any thoughts?

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

Advanced Search
Display Modes