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24/May r4 - HTC Legend rooting guide - Now with 1.31.x


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Guest borgfather
Nope ...

If i may ask : why then going true the whole proses of rooting you phone if you put an update on it with no root access ???

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Guest frullewulle
If i may ask : why then going true the whole proses of rooting you phone if you put an update on it with no root access ???

You can turn the question around, why rooting if you can't update anymore... ;-)

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Guest borgfather
You can turn the question around, why rooting if you can't update anymore... ;-)

quite a lot of reasons :

apps2sd

full backup with titanium backup

applications that need root access

and of course the feeling that now "MY OWN PHONE" is in my "CONTROL" and not the vendor of my phone :)

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Guest borgfather

i find out : my ext partition is not automatically mounted

has someone experience with this ?

how can i make my ext mount on boot ?

it looks like my fstab is gone

how can i restore it ?

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Guest borgfather

it looks as no one is interested enny more in this forum , pitty

ok it looks as if I ran into serious trouble

i cant get into recovery mode

Legedimg.nbh

no image or wrong image!

can somebody please help me

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Guest frullewulle
i get this result :

"download.php?file=44102606&desc=RUU.Legend.HTC.WWE.1.31.405.5.R.Radio.47.26.35.04.7.05.35.26L.release.1

592.signed.exe not found on hotfile123.com"

go to www.hotfile123.com and enter ruu legend in the search field ..., that should do it

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Guest borgfather
go to www.hotfile123.com and enter ruu legend in the search field ..., that should do it

ok tx Im downloading it now

can you tell me how to put it in the phone ?

do you need to boot the phone in recovery mode or not ?

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Guest frullewulle
ok tx Im downloading it now

can you tell me how to put it in the phone ?

do you need to boot the phone in recovery mode or not ?

Nope, it's an exe file, just run it with usb cable connected to the phone and follow the instructions ....

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Guest borgfather
Is there any way I can fix my problem? Nobody has responded yet.

i think your problem is the same as mine

usb bricked

im looking into it now but hav a look atb this : http://android.modaco.com/content/htc-lege...d-b0rked-fixed/

i didnt understend the second pard jet but i'm still working on it

also looking into the possebility to reset to original firmware : http://android.modaco.com/content/htc-lege...m/#entry1306064

but i need to know if then rooting is possible again and if the problem is gone with this

good luck with your problem and if you find a solution please tell me :)

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Guest Nomade555

Not working...

I'm stuck on Writing 'zip'

This is after Sending 'zip' OK

Have been waiting for ever, but nothing more happens.

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Guest Shahz

Dear Paul,

Perhaps you may want to change the commands in the shell script into "adb -d <command>" just to be on the safe side. Because if the particular person is rooting and has an emulator running at the same time, it throws this error:

Legend Root Step 2


Pushing required files to device...


Password:

* daemon not running. starting it now *

* daemon started successfully *

error: more than one device and emulator

error: more than one device and emulator


Pushing update file to device sdcard - this may take a few minutes...


error: more than one device and emulator

error: more than one device and emulator


Now wipe and apply rootedupdate.zip from the recovery image menu.


Mohammad-Mubashars-MacBook-2:r4-legend-root shahz$ error: more than one device and emulator

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Guest Ravrahn

Successfully rooted!

My problem was that I (as per the instructions) removed the GoldCard, which required a reboot, which would have taken it out of RUU mode, I think. Keeping the GoldCard in, I successfully rooted.

Would it be a good idea to change the instructions to tell people not to remove the GoldCard?

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Guest aukarakiri

sending 'zip' (121756 KB)... OKAY

writing 'zip'... INFOadopting the signature contained in this image...

INFOsignature checking...

INFOzip header checking...

INFOzip info parsing...

INFOchecking model ID...

INFOchecking custom ID...

FAILED (remote: 42 custom id check fail)

Ok my error is this!

I have the legend rom version 1.31.XXXXX

Hboot 0.43

Not have installed the GoldenCard because my legend not is Branded.

Anyone help me?

Thank!

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Guest borgfather
INFOchecking custom ID...

FAILED (remote: 42 custom id check fail)

Ok my error is this!

I have the legend rom version 1.31.XXXXX

Hboot 0.43

Not have installed the GoldenCard because my legend not is Branded.

Anyone help me?

Thank!

i get this error when i try to root without the goldcard

I also have a "not Branded Legend"

try using a goldcard !!!

good luck

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Guest justtoplay

Just want to confirm, do you guys have problem in wifi connectivity after rooted with r4?

I heard that some said r3 is better..

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Guest AJLEGEND

Good day Paul,

I was wondering if it would be possible for you to root the 1.32 rom or atleast show us it its possible to downgrade to the rootable rom version.

Us Legend users in India run on 1.32,. This is my first android device and would love to have root access with ur help ofcourse.

Appreciate all u ve done so far. if here s any resource u d need for this, do let me know nd i ll try me best to find it.

Regards

AJLEGEND

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Guest plysch
Just want to confirm, do you guys have problem in wifi connectivity after rooted with r4?

I heard that some said r3 is better..

No problems.

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Guest StripLV
HI,

I've succesfully rooted my legend.

when checking for the new update from htc (1.31.405.5), i can download it, but the installations hangs

is this a known issue?

any ideas how to fix this

i've allready have remove the superuser apk and /system/xbin/su as mentioned in another tread...

thnkx

To Paul:

Is there any way to edit the Root so we can install updates like the 405.5?

Because we can download the update but install fails.

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Guest AJLEGEND

Hey Paul.. i just updared to a more international ROM for my 2.1 legend.. its the new WWE 2.03 . the download is available at shipped roms would it be easier for u to root this ? PLEEEAASSEEE HELPPPPP

Regards

AJ

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