NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Gets Android 5.0.1, OTA Available

The NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet is the latest Android-powered device released by famed GPU … more

FXP Team Delivers Lollipop to Various Xperia Devices!

From all of us here at XDA-Developers, we’d like to wish you Happy Holidays! If … more

Turn Your Camera Into a Live Puzzle Game

The classic sliding puzzle game hasnt changed much, if at all, over the years. Dating all the way … more

Samsung Begins Production of 8 Gb RAM Chips

With the release of Android 5.0, our favorite mobile operating system has become 64-bit ready. … 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

Help with rooting etc

OP asacado

7th August 2014, 07:50 AM   |  #1  
asacado's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 79
 
400 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2013
More
So I am about to sunshine the phone and get S-OFF, I've never owned an HTC before this and am used to samsung methods, IE odin. What do I need to do once I get s-off? I read here and there about downgrading firmware so I can actually install roms and such, but what do I do if I am on sense 6 with 4.4.2?
7th August 2014, 02:36 PM   |  #2  
Uzephi's Avatar
Recognized Contributor
Flag Phoenix
Thanks Meter: 482
 
1,439 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2012
Donate to Me
More
Use sunshine to s-off unlock then you can flash a custom recovery from the hboot (bootloader). Then flash a custom Rom or flash super su zip if you want stock Rom through custom recovery.

Sent from my HTC6500LVW using XDA Free mobile app
8th August 2014, 05:46 PM   |  #3  
asacado's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 79
 
400 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2013
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Uzephi

Use sunshine to s-off unlock then you can flash a custom recovery from the hboot (bootloader). Then flash a custom Rom or flash super su zip if you want stock Rom through custom recovery.

Sent from my HTC6500LVW using XDA Free mobile app

Will I need to downgrade anything since I am on the latest OTA?
8th August 2014, 05:58 PM   |  #4  
synisterwolf's Avatar
Recognized Contributor
Thanks Meter: 2,254
 
6,542 posts
Join Date:Joined: Sep 2010
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by asacado

Will I need to downgrade anything since I am on the latest OTA?

nope sunshine was updated to work with the latest OTA.
The Following User Says Thank You to synisterwolf For This Useful Post: [ View ]
10th August 2014, 06:38 PM   |  #5  
BABABANG's Avatar
Member
Thanks Meter: 9
 
84 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2010
An incredibly easy way to do it is to just use the WinDroid tool somebody posted in the development section. It does everything with one click.
10th August 2014, 08:51 PM   |  #6  
Uzephi's Avatar
Recognized Contributor
Flag Phoenix
Thanks Meter: 482
 
1,439 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2012
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by BABABANG

An incredibly easy way to do it is to just use the WinDroid tool somebody posted in the development section. It does everything with one click.

It will not unlock the Verizon HTC one bootloader. Verizon ordered HTC to not allow our cid be unlocked via htcdev. We have to use the s-off exploits to unlock also.

This means WinDroid will not do everything.

Although it will aid in installing custom recovery and flashing Rom.

Sent from my HTC6500LVW using XDA Free mobile app
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes