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EddyOS

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Drunkula

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Can you even RUU back to 4.4.3 if you're still s-on, not rooted, and are on lollipop? Unfortunately my Verizon One m8 upgraded before I was able to get rooted.
 
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How's that? I'm already on lollipop and on a Verizon M8. Sunshine is not able to [yet].

S-off and root are 2 completely different things mate !

Need root : unlock the bootloader via the HTC dev site and flash a custom recovery, then flash the superuser (root) zip to root it.

Read up on the terms as you seem a bit misinformed !

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Because Verizon Wireless are Nazis (figuratively). Everybody else in the world with an M8 can unlock using HTCdev, except Verizon customers. It was available for about a day last year. Now trying to do so gives an extremely cryptic error. But we all know Verizon is the reason. Very typical of them.
 
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Rather than be snarky (I hate Verizon too), it's because Verizon requested that HTC block their phones from being unlocked on HTCDev - thus there is no supported method for unlocking Verizon handsets through HTC.

Without a temp-root solution, Verizon phones are locked down pretty tight, which is how they like it. Their CEO is on-record as saying they are trying to eliminate rooted phones and non-Verizon approved software from their network.
 
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Everyone needs to understand that Verizon makes it difficult to root & s-off our devices. Yet jcase, beaups, & others still make it possible. They already have a M9 s-off. Granted its not one of ours. However it's just a matter of time before sunshine will work for Verizon m8 on lollipop. I can pretty much guarantee it won't be a free root

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Additionally things seem to be going the paid route & I figured that would happen someday.. I have no problem paying to have full access to my device
 

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sunshine 3 works on custom rom viper 4.3.0... ...i love the way the app disappears immediately after :cyclops:

whats the next thing you guys do after wards ? supercid ? i installed HK sound mod from the hub......and then ?
 
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    Hey, folks

    Justin Case has made Sunshine 3.0 available. I just S-OFFed my device. It works on 5.0.1 Lollipop.
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    [Noob question] Will this unlock my phone to all network carriers too?

    No, s-off does not in itself disable subsidy lock.

    There is however a separate mod for SIM unlock that requires s-off. But if your phone has been officially updated to Lollipop it seems this exploit has been patched by HTC and no longer works. If your phone is still on older firmware, the mod may still work:

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2708572
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    Will this work on an att model? I want to covet to a unlocked developer build.
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    Because Verizon Wireless are Nazis (figuratively). Everybody else in the world with an M8 can unlock using HTCdev, except Verizon customers. It was available for about a day last year. Now trying to do so gives an extremely cryptic error. But we all know Verizon is the reason. Very typical of them.
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    Rather than be snarky (I hate Verizon too), it's because Verizon requested that HTC block their phones from being unlocked on HTCDev - thus there is no supported method for unlocking Verizon handsets through HTC.

    Without a temp-root solution, Verizon phones are locked down pretty tight, which is how they like it. Their CEO is on-record as saying they are trying to eliminate rooted phones and non-Verizon approved software from their network.