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By MДЯCЦSДИT, Inactive Recognized Developer on 4th September 2011, 02:23 AM
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This guide is very old and almost none of it is true anymore...






NEVER SELECT REPARTITION ON ODIN, MAKE SURE IT IS UNCHECKED BEFORE YOU CLICK START

IF POSSIBLE, USE ANOTHER USB CORD THAN THE ONE THAT COMES WITH THE EPIC AND USE A REAR USB PORT.



IF I FORGOT TO CREDIT YOU, PLEASE PM ME. ALSO, IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH THIS GUIDE, CONTACT ME AND I WILL RESOLVE IT WITHOUT ANY QUESTIONS.



Credits (these guys are awesome!):
  • Noobnl
  • Firon
  • Dameon87
  • Rodderik
  • Koush
  • Qbking77
  • Google
  • Linus (the linux guy)
  • Sprint
  • Samsung
  • Jokeyrim




FAQ:
Q: VIRUS VIRUS VIRUS!!!
A: The rage against the cage exploit is technically a 'virus' because it uses a hole in android to it's advantage. It is not a 'bad' virus. Just add it to the ignore list or use a pre-rooted odin tar.
Q: I think I bricked my Epic
A: Read post 2
Q: The odin doesn't work
A: Try removing the .md5 extension from the tar




IF YOU HAVE ROOTED ANOTHER DEVICE BEFORE
  • Please update your android sdk and remove all drivers from other Samsung phones
  • There is no s-on
  • The recovery buttons (volume down, power and camera) bring you straight to recovery mode and not to a fastboot menu
  • ROMS FROM OTHER PHONES DO NOT WORK




The first thing you want to do before you root is download my root pack, this will have everything you need to root, unroot, install ClockworkMod and unbrick: http://www.multiupload.com/2R449NILF9




HOW TO ROOT:
  1. Download and extract the pack listed above
  2. Install the Samsung drivers included
  3. (optional but recommended) Install the android SDK
  4. Read the FAQ
  5. On your phone got to settings>Applications>Development and check the box that says 'USB Debugging'
  6. Plug in your phone and wait for the drivers to be recognized
  7. On phone choose charge only
  8. [WINDOWS] Go to the root folder and run 'run.bat' as admin [LINUX] Run run.sh
  9. Wait for phone reboot
  10. Power off your phone after the whole process finishes
  11. Hold Volume Down, Camera and Power until you get a purple recovery
  12. Use the volume buttons to navigate to backup and restore and use camera to select [HINT: To go back use the back arrow]
  13. Make a new backup
  14. Choose reboot system now
  15. You are now rooted, go flash a custom rom if you want [NOTE: Almost all themes don't work unless you are on a rom that is deodexed]




HOW TO FLASH A ROM:
  • Find a kernel that works with the rom (like SyndicateRom Frozen and Genocide kernel) and put both the kernel and rom on your SD card
  • Go into recovery mode the same way as before
  • Choose wipe data/factory reset
  • Choose wipe cache
  • Go into advanced and choose wipe dalvik cache
  • Go to flash zip from sd card
  • Choose choose zip from sd card
  • Choose the rom
  • Do choose zip from sd card again
  • Choose the kernel
  • Reboot
  • ***FIRST BOOT WILL TAKE UP TO 10 MINUTES BUT PROBABLY ~2




HOW TO FLASH A THEME:
  1. MAKE SURE YOU ARE ON A DEODEXED ROM
  2. MAKE SURE THE THEME IS FOR THE SAME UPDATE AS THE ROM (EX. EC05 themes are for EC05 roms ONLY)
  3. Go into recovery
  4. (recommended but not needed) Wipe cache and dalvik cache
  5. Flash the theme
  6. Reboot




HOW TO FLASH A KERNEL:
  1. MAKE SURE YOU ARE ON A DEODEXED ROM
  2. MAKE SURE THE KERNEL IS FOR THE SAME UPDATE AS THE ROM (EX. EC05 kernels are for EC05 roms ONLY)
  3. Go into recovery
  4. (recommended but not needed) Wipe cache and dalvik cache
  5. Flash the theme
  6. Reboot
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MOTIVATION
-It is nearly impossible to brick while rooting
-When you root, you get cool stuff like a faster phone, bug fixes, themes and some root only apps!
-If you brick, first try some of the guides here at xda then, if they don't work, bring it into sprint and pretend you don't know what happened, DON'T admit to rooting...
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HELPFUL LINKS

Epic 4G Wiki (Outdated, I will work on updating it) - http://forum.xda-developers.com/wiki...axy_S/SPH-D700

LATEST ONE CLICK ROOT - http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1076967
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This is very helpful, specially for noobs
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Thanks for making it all condensed and evil on the eyes. Xda already looks intimidating when ur new as it is.

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Originally Posted by Shoulon

Thanks for making it all condensed and evil on the eyes. Xda already looks intimidating when ur new as it is.

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Anyone is free to PM me a cleaned up version of the OP and I will credit them
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Personally, I like it. It's informative and is a great post overall. Thanks a lot for this. I am by no means a newbie to rooting this phone or flashing ROMs and mods but I have friends who are.

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Make sure to include a note that says what "clear data/factory reset" does(erase all phone data). I like this maybe if it had a link to the one click root, and how to root and install cwm on gingerbread it would be better.

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Originally Posted by ac16313

Make sure to include a note that says what "clear data/factory reset" does(erase all phone data). I like this maybe if it had a link to the one click root, and how to root and install cwm on gingerbread it would be better.

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If your on gingerbread your probably not a noob. I need to upload the files i have.

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