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    Default plan to root my g2

    yae so i was going to use ioroot, i just wanted to know if it'd fuckup anything because i don't want to go through my experience with my razr hd again.

    it's a VS980 so i know it's most likely work, but other input would be good.

    reason being why i want to root is that i hate the stupid update notifications fucking up my shit and i want to destroy them. and i also like knowing that i've got control over my device.

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    Rooting is dope. Make sure you install cynogen or clockwork so you can install custom roms and fsu like a real dragon doo.

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    What version of Android are you on?

    Version you have is a Verizon phone, right?

    Do you really care what recovery you'd want? There's TWRP and CWM as your main ones. CWM is stupid user friendly, has no touch screen controls. TWRP bit more user intensive, has touch screen control.

    Doesn't really matter what you choose, just each way is different.

    I need to know what version of droid you have to get you root properly, don't do anything below until then. Steps below ensure root sticks, along with write access to /system.


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    yeah, i've got a verizon phone. it's running 4.4.2 as well.

    as far as recovery, i'm not too knowledgable on what does what but all i need is something that is fuckproof so just incase if i really mess up, i can always fix it.

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    I have a verizon g2 on root if you have any questions.

    Its common sense but if you stick with the stock rom and have twrp dont update, you will get thrown in a boot loop. I made this mistake in the middle of the night because i hit the update button not thinking, it took like 2 minutes to mess in terminal to get out of it but its still a pain in the ass

    Roms are a bitch on cdma too, the good builds are on gsm and that causes issues


    as for doing the root itself, your lucky becuase its simple af now. https://towelroot.com/ download that app and follow the instuctions


    once you have your phone rooted your gonna wann look for AutoRec to install twrp (if you plan to go that road) easy peasy.


    PM me for any specifics

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    alright so i've used towelroot and i checked it with a root checker and it worked.

    so now all i gotta do is disable the update notifaction and make a backup of my rom right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Feckless. View Post
    alright so i've used towelroot and i checked it with a root checker and it worked.

    so now all i gotta do is disable the update notifaction and make a backup of my rom right?
    i suggest you install twrp or another recovery, but you can find the rom online easy so backing up isnt required.


    Have fun screwing around, i still am finding new cool stuff to do with my phone. Just started messing around with dsploit, gotta say MIM attacks on my schools network are pretty satisfying

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    Quote Originally Posted by tony View Post
    gotta say MIM attacks on my schools network are pretty satisfying
    yeah they're fun but whatever you do. don't get caught. don't.

    it's not worth it. trust me.

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