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17th May 2014, 04:45 PM   |  #1  
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I have unlocked bootloader.. .do I need root inorder to install custom roms... And if do custom roms give me root access
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17th May 2014, 05:26 PM   |  #2  
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I have unlocked bootloader.. .do I need root inorder to install custom roms... And if do custom roms give me root access
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What's your software version and hboot stuff.
Yh so u have to s off to use custom roms but u might aswell root, so u can use apps like titanium back etc.

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17th May 2014, 06:32 PM   |  #3  
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No you dont need root to install custom roms, you need a custom recovery. And yes, most custom roms will give you root access (unless otherwise specified).
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17th May 2014, 06:37 PM   |  #4  
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[QUOTE=lilsafbig;52726153]What's your software version and hboot stuff.
Yh so u have to s off to use custom roms but u might asw

does my software version matter cause I unlocked my bootloader but didn't root but wondering if unlocked bootloader is enough to help me flash a custom rom
17th May 2014, 07:50 PM   |  #5  
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Originally Posted by lilsafbig

What's your software version and hboot stuff.
Yh so u have to s off to use custom roms but u might asw

does my software version matter cause I unlocked my bootloader but didn't root but wondering if unlocked bootloader is enough to help me flash a custom rom

I'm not sure?

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No you dont need root to install custom roms, you need a custom recovery. And yes, most custom roms will give you root access (unless otherwise specified).

He needs help he's got dhd.

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17th May 2014, 10:25 PM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by lilsafbig

What's your software version and hboot stuff.
Yh so u have to s off to use custom roms but u might asw

does my software version matter cause I unlocked my bootloader but didn't root but wondering if unlocked bootloader is enough to help me flash a custom rom

Flash recovery, then u can flash any custom rom. Simple..
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22nd May 2014, 05:15 AM   |  #7  
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What's your software version and hboot stuff.
Yh so u have to s off to use custom roms but u might aswell root, so u can use apps like titanium back etc.

Sent from my HTC Desire HD A9191 using XDA Free mobile app

E:cant open /sdcard/rom.zip(bad) error when installing custom rom...
22nd May 2014, 05:18 AM   |  #8  
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No you dont need root to install custom roms, you need a custom recovery. And yes, most custom roms will give you root access (unless otherwise specified).

E:cant open /sdcard/rom.zip(bad) error when installing custom rom
22nd May 2014, 08:09 AM   |  #9  
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E:cant open /sdcard/rom.zip(bad) error when installing custom rom

Huh? Rom.zip? What r ya trying to flash? Also what recovery are u using? Use 4ext.
22nd May 2014, 08:47 AM   |  #10  
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E:cant open /sdcard/rom.zip(bad) error when installing custom rom

What's your custom recovery and what ROM are you trying to flash?

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