I came across an interesting situation

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  1. john183

    john183 New Member

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    So this afternoon I decided to do a factory reset on my Bionic to remove root and hopefully get the OTA update. So after doing the factory reset and setting up the phone again, I began reinstalling apps and after installing a few I notice that Superuser had reinstalled itself and was working as it had before the factory reset. Should that have happened without me using any of the exploits or anything like that?

    Phone is still as it was when I bought it in terms of System version (5.5.886.XT875) and kernel (2.6.35.7-g790a33c...)

    I have not made any changes to the system other than rooting it.

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    You don't lose root when doing a reset.

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    You'll have to run R3L3AS3DRoot to remove root, I think

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    #3 TheJester34, Dec 10, 2011
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    A factory reset affects data not the system files. Root is gained by alterations to the system files. As mentioned above use one or the sbf methods that flash the system files back to stock

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