Question about getting Root

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by TK40, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. TK40
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    So I recently unrooted back to stock 2.0 so I can get 2.2, but now I realized that I can't root if I am on 2.2.

    So what should I do now? Should I go back to 2.0.1 and root my Droid, then update to 2.2?

    Any other options?

    Thanks for your help! dancedroid
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    I thought androot and easy root both would root 2.2.
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    Abe21599 DF Super Moderator Rescue Squad

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    you want 2.2 and root? i dont understand what you want as an end product.

    you can root 2.2 with link 3 in my sig
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    Androot will root frg01b but not frg22d.
    Easyroot will not do either iirc.
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    Yes my end goal is 2.2 and to be rooted.

    I am running frg22d, so I guess that means I have to downgrade?
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    I should add that I already tried rooting using link 3 and I had an error which did not allow it to complete, and then I got stuck in bootloader. I had to flash 2.0 just to get out of bootloader.
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    If at all possible I would avoid easy root and the one step methods. they do not seem to be reliable. I too have a guide in my signature that will help you root.
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