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Droid Incredible- root and then unroot?

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By heliotropeUCSD, Member on 15th July 2010, 04:02 PM
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Hello-
Again, big thanks for the work done by unrevoked team. Awesome.

My phone is arriving today, and I'd like to root. However, I'd also like the ability to return the phone to factory spec in case of an emergency. Is that possible via the unrevoked3 tool? If not, where can I find a factory Droid Incredible ROM or recovery image to flash?

Lastly, are there any changes to the wifi tether methods with one click root vs previous methods?
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15th July 2010, 04:14 PM |#2  
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please search for unroot, there are videos out there for this as well.
15th July 2010, 04:14 PM |#3  
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Not really- nothing addresses the new unrevoked3 tool. Don't leave an answer unless you bring something new to the table- I've done my basic homework.

EDIT: Can't post links yet, but there is a post called "[HOW 2] Downgrade software version (before OTA)" which has instructions on using the HTC Radio Update Utility. Can anyone confirm if this works with unrevoked3? outsid0r - is this the same method you are referring to?
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15th July 2010, 04:28 PM |#4  
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yes thats the method and i have done it so i can confirm it does work
15th July 2010, 04:29 PM |#5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by outsid0r

yes thats the method and i have done it so i can confirm it does work

Thanks! That was very helpful, I appreciate it. The mods can mark this thread as closed, I think. I suppose I'll now be comfortable with rooting the phone!
15th July 2010, 04:32 PM |#6  
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rooting is quite easy, but and FYI for right now, using windows can get a communication error which is under investigation by the unrevoked team
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