Trying to root

Discussion in 'Samsung Fascinate Development' started by ultrastigi, Jul 3, 2011.

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    My friend wants to get rid of his bloatware. He just got the fasincate. He wants to root it and I have been doing research and i see some people said z4root works and others say it doesn't work.

    Can someone tell me if it does or doesn't work and if not should I just do the superclick method?

    He's on 2.2.1.

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    Odin: PDA> clockwork mod fix 3/30
    install from zip> su zip

    COMROM 2.0
    OTB 1.6
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    http://forum.xda-developers.com/sho... froyo "how to root" vzw fascinate ota update

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    Thanks guys. I was hoping z4 would work because we work together and dont have access to a comp. Oh well he will have to manage till we can get together outside of work.

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    Z4 may or may not work. But it still is probably not the right way to root the fascinate. It may give you problems down the line.
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    Have your friend go HERE and educate himself about rooting, recovery and what to do to fix, root, or get the files he will need for them, as well as a very easy to follow walk-through. Knowledge is Power, this way he can take care of himself and not have to rely on friends to fix anything he gets wrong.
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    He's not gonna use roms or anything. He just wants to get rid of bloatware. He's tired of Skype and stuff always running

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    I think anyone who is a root user of any kind should know how to fix problems, big red sure isn't gonna help.
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    No I agree 100%. I was just doing the research so I can explain it to him. He's isn't very good with technology so I just explain everything to him. Thanks for the info guys.

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    Here is a very simple step-by-step guide to rooting the Fascinate.