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I bought a San Diego yesterday and it comes with Orange ICS, I want to debrand it but I can't root it, how do I downgrade it to Orange Gingerbread.

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I bought a San Diego yesterday and it comes with Orange ICS, I want to debrand it but I can't root it, how do I downgrade it to Orange Gingerbread.

You can't downgrade to GB, you need to use the AIO tool to downgrade to the original ICS presuming you have the latest OTA update on the phone. Then you can root and debrand.
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How do I do that, I tried the AIO tool to "Downgrade from 27MB ICS" and it failed:

Please make your decision:32

* daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *

* daemon started successfully *

3978 KB/s (800388 bytes in 0.196s)

push: C:\SanDiego\tools\downgrade/recovery.img -> data/local/tmp/recovery.img

push: C:\SanDiego\tools\downgrade/boot.img -> data/local/tmp/boot.img

2 files pushed. 0 files skipped.

3971 KB/s (16936960 bytes in 4.164s)

open failed: Permission denied

Can't read OSIP!

recovery is an invalid entry name

open failed: Permission denied

Can't read OSIP!

fastboot is an invalid entry name

*edit* Nevermind, installing Xolo ICS from AIO tool via recovery worked, managed to root it.

Edited by ArcticFox
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You can't downgrade to GB, you need to use the AIO tool to downgrade to the original ICS presuming you have the latest OTA update on the phone. Then you can root and debrand.

According to another thread, you can downgrade; you just erase the system partition, using fastboot, first, which makes sense.

Edited by glossywhite
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