Root and 2.2 Update

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  1. csantoro85

    csantoro85 Member

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    If we have rooted our phone while running the 2.1 update, do we need to un-root it before we upgrade to the Froyo 2.2 update whenever it rolls out?
     
  2. 1694kyle

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    You'll prob just lose root if you do nothing. I'd say get a one-click root app so you can easily root or unroot. 2.2 is rootable so there's not much to worry about.
     
  3. Abe21599

    Abe21599 DF Super Moderator Rescue Squad

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    agreed. i think 2.2 will just cause you to lose root
     
  4. 916dave

    916dave New Member

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    I've read that after rooting 2.1 you dont get the ota updates? Is this true, or if I root my 2.1 dx I'll still get the 2.2 update whenever verizon decides to roll it out?

    Also, can anyone recommend any solid one click root apps?

    Thanks!
     
  5. bitter

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    Not true. This is mostly true if you install a custom rom, but just rooting will not disable the OTA.

    Also, use Universal Androot or Droidx Root
     
  6. 1694kyle

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    Yeah you'll still get the updates. The worry is that modified files could "disable" your phone, but we have sbf, an we can do whatever we want and not worry.


    I use easyroot. I like it because it's on the phone and you can download all the stuff you need from the program. Very user friendly.
     
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    916dave New Member

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    Much thanks.

    I looked on the android market for both Universal Androot and Droidx Root and nothing was found. should I be looking somewhere else?
     
  8. 916dave

    916dave New Member

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    The reviews seem off, but everywhere else seems to like this app, maybe I'll give it a try.
     
  9. guidot

    guidot Developer Relations Staff Member Premium Member

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    They aren't really "legal" so they aren't in the market. Do a search on these forums and you will find a link, for sure.
     
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    Will I be able to root 2.2 if I haven't rooted 2.1?
     
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    tntlassiter New Member

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    Will I be able to root 2.2 if I haven't rooted 2.1?
     
  12. donballz

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    Yes. But go ugly early
     
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