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By dug13, Member on 23rd August 2014, 04:55 PM
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28th August 2014, 11:41 PM |#11  
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Thanks for confirming that you can get s off- But I do not want to put a custom rom or kernel on, hard to believe this is the only way to get S off with HB 1.57
Curious though- does firewater or any other methods allow you to turn it back to S on and remove the *TAMPERED* flag like revone does?
Also the kernel you posted says its for JB roms- I have KK.

Would creating a twrp backup of my stock rom and kernel, then installing a custom kernel to use firewater for S OFF, Could I return to the stock kernel via TWRP and would the phone remain in S OFF?
 
 
28th August 2014, 11:43 PM |#12  
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Would creating a twrp backup of my stock rom and kernel, then installing a custom kernel to use firewater for S OFF, Could I return to the stock kernel via TWRP and would the phone remain in S OFF?

Yes Just be careful not to wipe your SD card (or copy it to your computer to be sure)
1st September 2014, 02:31 AM |#13  
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Finally something works!
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I finally got it, here is what I did and used in hopes it will help OP:

First, I was stuck at the white HTC Logo thing, and that was cause I was missing the radio somehow. I got the latest from here and flashed it in recovery.

Then I flashed this ROM.

Then I flashed this Kernel. <-- Important!

Then follow the firewater instructions, and it should work first time.

Let me know if you need help, OP, I might be able to help.

Pew, I wish I had stumbled across your thread much earlier! I have been attempting to S-off my Sprint M7 for three days with no luck on a ridiculous number of combinations! Your method outlined above was the first one to work and it took no time at all! Thanks for being a lifesaver bud.
1st September 2014, 06:41 AM |#14  
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Pew, I wish I had stumbled across your thread much earlier! I have been attempting to S-off my Sprint M7 for three days with no luck on a ridiculous number of combinations! Your method outlined above was the first one to work and it took no time at all! Thanks for being a lifesaver bud.

No problem! I had just as much trouble as you did, nothing was working, but finally some combination did the trick. I hope this keeps helping people in the future.
4th December 2014, 08:05 PM |#15  
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This unfortunately did not work for me (same boat).
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