1. koam's Avatar
    I used Nexus Root Toolkit, NRT, yesterday to flash Android 6.0 to my Nexus 6. This is my first experience flashing/rooting a phone.

    It worked well and the phone is running Marshmallow. Thanks to all for their advice in this forum.

    I've read about Relocking the Bootloader so that the phone is secure in a stock config. My goal was to get Marshmallow now, rather than wait for the OTA that hasn't even been published yet for the build I was on, LMY48W.

    I don't know what other features I'd want that are not in stock Android 6.0. Feel free to enlighten me.

    I followed the instructions given on this page to do the flash:

    https://plus.google.com/u/0/11332979...ts/93WR63UHuEp

    NRT help needed.  Do I want to relock?-nrt-wug-instructions-android-6.png

    I did follow the instruction "4) Use ROOT Button" when the time came and then followed the prompts from there.

    That process, driven by NRT, installed SuperSU and BusyBox Free on my phone.

    1) I don't really know why I want those 2 apps.
    2) BusyBox Free has an installer that keeps telling me that it "is installed but it does not appear to be the version that you selected to have installed. You may want to try the installation again using a different installation location." I had selected Busybox 1.23.1 installed to /system/xbin. That location was recommended by NRT. I tried the other location /system/bin, but got the same result. Selecting "Custom Path" issues a bunch of warnings from BusyBox that it won't work/is dangerous or something.

    Again, do I want these 2 apps? I understand that they are part of the "root" that was done by the NRT process. And that having the phone rooted is what prevents me from Relocking it.

    I could go either way. Do I want to relock it? or are there features to this rooting that are important? Remember, I'm a flashing/rooting noob.

    Thanks
    10-21-2015 01:28 PM

Similar Threads

  1. NRT won't let me make Android backup, why?
    By koam in forum Google Nexus 6
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-22-2015, 11:35 AM
  2. Where can I get the APN for Consumer Cellular?
    By AC Question in forum General Help and How To
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-21-2015, 07:26 PM
  3. Why won't my Samsung Galaxy S3 Wi-Fi turn on?
    By AC Question in forum Samsung Galaxy S3
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-21-2015, 01:24 PM
  4. Unable to sync Samsung accout
    By rustypixel in forum Samsung Galaxy Note 5
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-21-2015, 01:19 PM
  5. Can I move photos I have already taken to the storage card?
    By AC Question in forum General Help and How To
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-21-2015, 12:44 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD