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Ok I have a few dumb questions that I would like to know the answers to..

What are the odds of this going wrong? I did not buy this phone through Sprint.. I bought it on eBay...

And, is this a good, reliable rooting software?
http://unrevoked.com/

I found that software here :
http://www.overclock.net/mobile-phon...ng-custom.html

Also, if possible, I would like some recommendations on apps that "root", only when needed.

The app I am currently tring to utilize that needs root, is BluePut Droid, which turns a phone into an input device for the PS3 via Bluetooth

Edit: I know this topic has been done to death but I really need some help here
Edited by raidmaxGuy - 6/10/11 at 12:02pm
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http://theunlockr.com/2010/07/20/how...evoked-method/


This is the site that I used to root my android phone, very informative site.
It turns out that the root method that they used is the same one that you posted above.

As far as an app that gives other apps root access (after you root of course) is called super user. I am not sure if you can get it off the marker mine came with the rom that I used.
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Originally Posted by Macnemarion View Post
http://theunlockr.com/2010/07/20/how...evoked-method/


This is the site that I used to root my android phone, very informative site.
It turns out that the root method that they used is the same one that you posted above.

As far as an app that gives other apps root access (after you root of course) is called super user. I am not sure if you can get it off the marker mine came with the rom that I used.
yeah super user is on the market for like $0.99, and i appreciate the link
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the unrevoked program acts differently than it does in the video... i downloaded unrevoked 3 and got the reflash_package.exe , not a self extracting file like he showed in the video, so when i run it, it goes straight to the unrevoked recovery reflash tool
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