T-Mobile G2 and T-Mobile myTouch 4G permanently rooted

T-Mobile G2 and T-Mobile myTouch 4G permanently rooted
This time we can't say "that didn't take long", since the T-Mobile G2 has been out for a while, successfully fending off bounties to kill the bug that restores the ROM in its original state upon reset each time someone tries to root it. The permanent hack involves applying the temporary root, and a couple of additional steps, which are not very complicated.

Courtesy of the fine people at Xda-Devs, the just-released T-Mobile myTouch 4G has also been accessed at root level, and here we can easily supply our favorite phrase in these cases - "well, that didn't take long". Head over to the links in the source, and, as always, follow instructions very carefully if this is something new for you, or you might render your devices inoperable.

source: XDA-Developers (T-Mobile G2) & XDA-Developers (T-Mobile myTouch 4G)

Related phones

G2
  • Display 3.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 800 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1300 mAh(6.66h 3G talk time)
myTouch 4G
  • Display 3.8" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Battery 1400 mAh(10.00h talk time)

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2 Comments

1. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Thats XDA for you now let the full user customization begin xda also has the roms and are going to start developing for them

2. Ronak unregistered

XDA, the gods of the mobile hacker community

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