HTC Thunderbolt Already Rooted

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  1. WenWM

    WenWM Premium Member Premium Member

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    The HTC Thunderbolt has been out for about -11 days, and already it has seen its first root attempt that led to a successful hack. They used was a pre-production Thunderbolt which they successfully rooted, cracked the internal memory, and installed Clockwork Recovery.

    This means when you get your hands on the device, whenever it's released, you'll be able to root it as soon as you get home, and enjoy the unrestricted world of Android.

    Source: Thunderbolt gets root and NAND access | Android Central
    XDA: In the Name of Root [We Did It] - xda-developers
     
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  2. want a droid

    want a droid Active Member

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    That is if there are no changes between pre-production and final release product.

    Sent from my DROID2 using DroidForums App
     
  3. Stelv

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    Word...this is why htc is where i will invest my money as long as the phone isn't $700 with out a contract...as droid life reported. There is alot of merrit in being able to root this and this makes it a more valuable phone than any moto phone to me. Awesome.

    sent from my rooted nook color
     
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    very nice!
     
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    Take that Moto!!!
     
  6. Joebroni

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    Long live HTC. If Moto goes through with their encrypted junk, HTC's profits will only continue skyrocketing!
     
  7. jamezelle

    jamezelle Premium Member Premium Member Developer

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    It was a preproduction device with an S-OFF bootloader, I just had koush cook up a recovery real quick..... I will assume the p production devices will be a bit harder.
     
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    Remember when a Motorola manager tweeted that they weren't interested in those who wanted the ability to mod and that they should just go elsewhere because they were essentially persona non grata?

    OK.
     
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    Pretty cool! :rockon:
     
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    awesome hopefully the released one will be this easy!
     
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  12. Malvado

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    sweet =]...i think this is gonna be my very first HTC device =]