How-TO Root the Slide
First things First... Power Off the Slide
Download This Package > Slide Root.zip
Place the Contents of the File's into the SDK Directory
Open Command Prompt and CD to the SDK/Tools Directory.
Type Loop in Command Prompt
Power on the Slide By Holding Down ( Volume Down + Power Button )
Select Recovery From the Menu Chose once Loaded
Once Recovery Loads, You should Have an Offline Device ( ctrl+c ) to See.
If Not, Power Off and Try again..
Un-plug USB & Plug back in for it to Detect ADB Correctly!!! Important..
Select Update.zip ( This will fail, but we already know that! ).
adb push ota.zip /sdcard/update.zip
Very important!! Have this Command Ready in Command Prompt before hitting Update again!!
adb push update.zip /sdcard
Hit Update, Once you see a Little Bar appear push Enter on prompt you push the above File ( adb push update.zip /sdcard )
You should Now be Looking at ClockworkMod Recovery!!
Go to Partitions menu and Mount system
Hit back & select update.zip in the New Recovery ( This now Finishes Root ).
adb install Superuser.apk
That's it, you now Have Root... I'll clean this up a bit, But it's the same Root method as the HTC Incredible... I Just added Su & fix the Script, Plus figuring out how-to get it to write to system to Paul O'Brien:
Koushik K. Dutta: already made Recovery Update..
Special Thanks to:
Koushik K. Dutta:
The Guys using the Incredible OTA Spoofing Method.