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By yigajoel, Member on 17th May 2014, 03:45 PM
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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, 04:26 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, 05:32 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, 05:37 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, 06:50 PM |#5  
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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 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, 09:25 PM |#6  
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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 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, 04:15 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.

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E:cant open /sdcard/rom.zip(bad) error when installing custom rom...
22nd May 2014, 04:18 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, 07:09 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, 07:47 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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22nd May 2014, 07:48 AM |#11  
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Huh? Rom.zip? What r ya trying to flash? Also what recovery are u using? Use 4ext.

i renamed my rom filename to rom.zip also tried renaming it upadate.zip...same error occurs..am using clockmod recovery.......plus if u can tell me abt something to check md5sum

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