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    Default S-OFF achieved! one XL

    Ok guys..things just got a whole lot easier in the world of flashing with your one XL!

    S-OFF has been achieved, now you don't need to flash boot.img (if you are hboot 1.14) when flashing Roms and kernels.. you can now flash new splash screens and radios as well!

    Read the instructions, and follow them to the T.. there are 0 people who have bricked their devices with this process..

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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    Yup, mine has been S-off since last night, and it's all good. The directions are pretty straightforward. For those running JB 4.2 like I am make sure you get the latest adb and set root permission for both ADB and apps in developer options.

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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    Ok...Riddle me this Batman...

    Since I have Viper 3.2.3
    H-Boot 1.14, Unlocked but S-On still...

    Is it worth it? Do I need it? If I wanted to screw around and try CM10.1 (for example) will being S-ON screw with me?

    I'm just so confused when it comes to different H-Boots
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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    S-Off will let you skip having to separately flash boot.img when flashing different ROMs and flash radios to name two. I achieved S-Off while running CM 10.1.

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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    Quote Originally Posted by turbomach5 View Post
    Ok...Riddle me this Batman...

    Since I have Viper 3.2.3
    H-Boot 1.14, Unlocked but S-On still...

    Is it worth it? Do I need it? If I wanted to screw around and try CM10.1 (for example) will being S-ON screw with me?

    I'm just so confused when it comes to different H-Boots
    What he said haha. I've been running viper since ics with hboot 1.14, and its great that viper flashes boot.img for you, but with s off,I can change radios, flash any rom without needing the extra step of flashing boot.Img and flash new/different splash screens.

    I've also noticed everything flashes correctly, without issues. Seriously, once I S-OFF'd, I nearly j-off'd
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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    Woot! S-Off on my Viper HTC One X! That was pretty easy (though I combed the thread extensively due to a model not matching up). Going to bed!
    AT&T HTC One X...Rooted...and bitten by a Viper! Applied some S-Off too! Now CM11 and retired.
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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    New splash screen?! FINALLY!

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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    Wait.. Where would I get a new splash screen?
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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    How would I set root permissions? I feel very stupid right now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by atomic_squid View Post
    How would I set root permissions? I feel very stupid right now.
    Settings-Developer Options-Root Access

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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    It wasn't in AOKP. I flashed over to CM and found it. Thanks.
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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    Okay, my last gripe. The terminal keeps saying that my device is offline, even though it's fully connected and everything. I can't finish the process, what do I do?
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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    Quote Originally Posted by atomic_squid View Post
    Okay, my last gripe. The terminal keeps saying that my device is offline, even though it's fully connected and everything. I can't finish the process, what do I do?
    The s off process? Just reboot to bootloader and pick up where you left off at..

    As far as splash screens, go to xda, one x Telstra/AT&T, themes and apps.... should be a link on that page for something "splash"
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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    And once I fixed that, I keep getting Error 99 rather than the proper one. I don't have a nandroid, hell, I don't even really know what one is, but that's beside the point. Can you please explain to the ***** over here what I need to do to fix this?
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    Quote Originally Posted by atomic_squid View Post
    And once I fixed that, I keep getting Error 99 rather than the proper one. I don't have a nandroid, hell, I don't even really know what one is, but that's beside the point. Can you please explain to the ***** over here what I need to do to fix this?
    Try to go through the entire process over again. But first, restart your pc (sometimes adb gets cluttered and a reboot fixes it). Also, search that thread for your problem, pretty sure others had that happen, and figured it out.
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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    I finally achieved success after many attempts. Read the post through several times and made an attempt and failed. Cleared everything in ADB and started over, followed it all and kept getting errors or "device not found" . Finally at the bottom of the "steps" after step 9, I followed Tip from driftkidd2323, and tried again. Another failure. Tried again and swapped steps 7 and 8 and everything fell in place. Maybe I got lucky and it wasn't supposed to be that but it worked on mine. Now S-off showing CID 11111111
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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    Any word on the one x+?

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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    Welp, after an embarrassing number of tries, I have finally achieved S-OFF! I shall now flash a new splash screen. Any good radios to flash?
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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    Quote Originally Posted by atomic_squid View Post
    Welp, after an embarrassing number of tries, I have finally achieved S-OFF! I shall now flash a new splash screen. Any good radios to flash?
    If you are on viper, open up venom hub, and flash 2.41... I've had MUCH faster speeds and better reception with this one - although, remember, you may not have the same experience based on location and reception...
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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    Quote Originally Posted by cyanogen-man View Post
    Any word on the one x+?

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    I imagine once the international one x gets s off, the one x+ won't be far behind.. shouldn't be too far off!
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    Oh, bless their hearts.
    I assume this means they'll be getting that bounty.
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    Default Re: S-OFF achieved! one XL

    No, I'm on a CM 10.1 nightly. I'll poke around and see what I turn up, like I did with the 4.2 ROMs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by atomic_squid View Post
    No, I'm on a CM 10.1 nightly. I'll poke around and see what I turn up, like I did with the 4.2 ROMs.

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    Check out jellybam.. version 6.3 dropped...haven't tried it myself, but the link is on the last page posted by someone
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bizzle69 View Post
    Check out jellybam.. version 6.3 dropped...haven't tried it myself, but the link is on the last page posted by someone
    Just flashed it. Only issue I've seen is that changing the brightness in settings causes an FC. Had to default to swipe status bar to change. Other than that, so far so good.
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