Lost root cant get it back

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by arty2hottie, Oct 28, 2010.

  1. arty2hottie
    Offline

    arty2hottie Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2009
    Messages:
    360
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Oregon
    Ratings:
    +0
    Lost root and tried to reroot. Followed the droid life video on how to go from 2.1 and install sprecovery. Got all the way to the end and when Im trying to install a custom rom to give me root it aborts. It says cant open sdcard/update.zip (no such file or directory) Also when I try Choose Rom from SD card it says "No tar archives found." Can someone please help me? This is for a Droid 1
     
  2. guidot
    Offline

    guidot Developer Relations Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2010
    Messages:
    7,347
    Likes Received:
    274
    Trophy Points:
    198
    Location:
    Massachusetts
    Ratings:
    +274
    Try the link in my sig.


    Sent from OG Droid using the Droidforums App.
     
  3. arty2hottie
    Offline

    arty2hottie Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2009
    Messages:
    360
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Oregon
    Ratings:
    +0
    Thanks Im going to try it right now and I will let you know what happens.
     
  4. furbearingmammal
    Offline

    furbearingmammal DF Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2010
    Messages:
    10,348
    Likes Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    153
    Location:
    So far north in NY I smell maple syrup when the wi
    Ratings:
    +6
    Good luck. Let us know if there's any problems so we can try to help.
     
  5. arty2hottie
    Offline

    arty2hottie Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2009
    Messages:
    360
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Oregon
    Ratings:
    +0

    Thanks so much. I followed all the steps and it worked. Wow I need to be more careful. Thanks again
     
  6. furbearingmammal
    Offline

    furbearingmammal DF Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2010
    Messages:
    10,348
    Likes Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    153
    Location:
    So far north in NY I smell maple syrup when the wi
    Ratings:
    +6
    Glad to hear it! Yes, be careful. :)
     
Search tags for this page

phone missing root?