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    Default HTC One: Can someone show me how to root or whatever?

    Hey i tried rooting,flashing etc an i get confused in what to do an what steps to do. I read someone say you can flash or something to try out a rom an if you dont like it you can go back to how your One was without a hassle or screw ups. Id like to try out a google edition rom so i can be simple an sleek an not so much clutter in the camera software like Sense has.

    Is there a way to try it out?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SouthTex View Post
    Hey i tried rooting,flashing etc an i get confused in what to do an what steps to do. I read someone say you can flash or something to try out a rom an if you dont like it you can go back to how your One was without a hassle or screw ups. Id like to try out a google edition rom so i can be simple an sleek an not so much clutter in the camera software like Sense has.

    Is there a way to try it out?
    Rooting voids your warranty. Be aware of that. First step is to unlock your bootloader. Second is to flash a recovery. Third, and final step is to flash SuperSU to gain root access.
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    Oh its cool on the warranty issue i dont mind one bit. Ok so is there a site to unlock bootloader? I'll go ahead an do it right now while your helping me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SouthTex View Post
    Oh its cool on the warranty issue i dont mind one bit. Ok so is there a site to unlock bootloader? I'll go ahead an do it right now while your helping me.


    Go ahead and sign up. Use a gmail.
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    Go ahead and sign up. Use a gmail.
    Alright brb...
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    Default Re: Can someone show me how to root or whatever?

    ok signed up an when i reach the part to unlock an a drop menu shows i dont see a selection for htc one
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    Quote Originally Posted by SouthTex View Post
    ok signed up an when i reach the part to unlock an a drop menu shows i dont see a selection for htc one
    Select all other supported models at the very bottom. Then come back.
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    Select all other supported models at the very bottom. Then come back.
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    k selected
    Download this from my website:



    Don't worry. I installed https encryption by Comodo ^^
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    Quote Originally Posted by wizzrah View Post
    Download this from my website:



    Don't worry. I installed https encryption by Comodo ^^
    Is windows a must or can i use mac for installing the files etc?
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    Is windows a must or can i use mac for installing the files etc?
    Windows is a must.
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    Windows is a must.
    Damn..ok i guess this is my stopping point... for now. I'll get a windows laptop from a friend tomorrow an do it on there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SouthTex View Post
    Damn..ok i guess this is my stopping point... for now. I'll get a windows laptop from a friend tomorrow an do it on there.
    Alright, just let me know when you need help. I'll try to get back to you A.S.A.P.
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    Alright, just let me know when you need help. I'll try to get back to you A.S.A.P.
    Ok cool i appreciate it..i'll send you a message tomorrow once i get his laptop.
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    Ok cool i appreciate it..i'll send you a message tomorrow once i get his laptop.
    Alright!
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    I would use the CyanogenMod installer. Go to and download the installer. You will want to unlock your bootloader first (htcdev.com), because for my Sprint variant, the installer would not work until I did so. After you install CM from the installer, it is rooted, has a custom recovery, and is ready for more roms by using ClockWorkMod. This is the easiest and safest method to root, ROM, and hack your HTC One.
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    Quote Originally Posted by benrk View Post
    I would use the CyanogenMod installer. Go to and download the installer. You will want to unlock your bootloader first (htcdev.com), because for my Sprint variant, the installer would not work until I did so. After you install CM from the installer, it is rooted, has a custom recovery, and is ready for more roms by using ClockWorkMod. This is the easiest and safest method to root, ROM, and hack your HTC One.
    I have a toolkit that can do all of this, but I want him to do it manually to learn the commands...
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    Default Re: Can someone show me how to root or whatever?

    So heres a question to those who have rooted etc or used google play edition rom...is the camera quality the same if i did root an use stock gpe rom 4.4? Reason i ask is cause i downloaded the nexus 5 kitkat app from playstore an the quality was low compared to the Sense stock software i have. Any input?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SouthTex View Post
    So heres a question to those who have rooted etc or used google play edition rom...is the camera quality the same if i did root an use stock gpe rom 4.4? Reason i ask is cause i downloaded the nexus 5 kitkat app from playstore an the quality was low compared to the Sense stock software i have. Any input?
    You can always revert to sense if you don't like stock ROMs

    Sent from my AT&T One X running CodefireX ROM Android Version 4.4.
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    Default Re: Can someone show me how to root or whatever?

    Hi
    Im trying to rot my note 8 and was wondering if I could do it just on my device, but need someone to walk me through it.
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Braden Buerk View Post
    Hi
    Im trying to rot my note 8 and was wondering if I could do it just on my device, but need someone to walk me through it.
    Thanks

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    Hi! I think you should of posted here: Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com


    That's the section for the Note 8!

    As for rooting from the device itself, I believe it is not possible without a custom recovery.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Braden Buerk View Post
    Hi
    Im trying to rot my note 8 and was wondering if I could do it just on my device, but need someone to walk me through it.
    Thanks

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    If you mean without a computer then you might be out of luck. I have seen methods that claim to work through the browser on your tablet, but for the most part they don't work as advertised.
    Definitely post in the Note 8.0 forums though, maybe someone knows of a way

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    Ok guys thanks im checking out that link. Also looking atvsomething called framaroot. Anyone heard of it...

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    How do you post a new question on that link?

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    How do you post a new question on that link?

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    Click on the button on the top left that says "Post new thread"
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