Verizon update 2.1.1 removes root access??!

Discussion in 'Samsung Fascinate' started by Justanalpha, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. Justanalpha

    Justanalpha New Member

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    So on Jan. 14, 2011 I updated my Fascinate to the 2.1.1 update from Verizon. Before then I had rooted by phone. After this update, apparently my root access has been removed? Is this because of the update or is it something else?
     
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    It's the update. Pretty much all updates will remove root.

    tappin and a talkin
     
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    Wow that sucks to now I have to go back thru all that crap just to get my free wireless tethering :/
     
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    Whenever u hack a device like a phone, gaming console or w/e, u should never update it!

    Try Superoneclick?
     
  5. Justanalpha

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    O I see that now...no I havn't tried that yet. I tried the One Click Lag Fix but I noticed the Free version and the Paid version have removed the ability to root
     
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    Superoneclick works great on the Fascinate. You should do a system backup before any update that way you can easily get your apps+ system data back easily.
     
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    Great. I'm going to give that a try now