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Re: Root for the Merit via Nandroid. (Super Easy)

« Reply #15 » Published on:November 11, 2012, 06:09:58 pm

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Re: Root for the Merit via Nandroid. (Super Easy)

« Reply #16 » Published on:November 11, 2012, 06:17:09 pm

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I was talking about my CWM builds:

Avail:

http://androidarea51.com/***-all-things-root-***-166/cwm-6-for-the-z990-avail-(merit)/

Merit:

http://androidarea51.com/***-all-things-root-***-157/(recovery)(cwm)-availmerit-v6-0-1-5/

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Re: Root for the Merit via Nandroid. (Super Easy)

« Reply #17 » Published on:November 22, 2012, 09:31:44 pm

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motorhead,advetised in todays paper, Famiy Dollar has the ST merit for 29.95 the next two days.Fri,Sat
if there is one near you.
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Re: Root for the Merit via Nandroid. (Super Easy)

« Reply #18 » Published on:November 27, 2012, 11:14:25 pm

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This is the simplest way possible to Root the ZTE Merit that ive seen. First thing you'll need is a permanant CWM for a non rooted Merit. Download from this link and place the file on the root of your sd card. Rename the file "update.zip". DO NOT alter the file in any other way or unzip it! DO NOT!!

Turn your phone off. Hold volume up then the menu key then power key until the phone boots to recovery. Scroll to "Factory reset" and press the "back" key. If you did everything right then you now have CWM on your unrooted Merit. Create a nandroid just in case.

CWM for nonrooted Merit
 www.mediafire.com/?e8z8u35xe972aae

Next you will download the rooted stock nandroid. You will place this file in Clockworkmod/Backup/folder. You will have to create a folder in the backup directory to move it to. Name it whatever you like just dont use any spaces in the name.  Now unzip the file and move the dated nandroid "1980" to the backup folder. You now should have 2 nandroids in your CWM/backup directory. The rooted nandroid has the "1980" label.

Rooted stock nandroid
 www.mediafire.com/?6mjm1k7w5cs8a57

Phone off and boot to recovery.
Go to Backup/Restore-Restore. Select the "1980" nandroid and restore it. When its complete reboot then go to the market and DL Superuser.

Booyah. Youre rooted...

All credit goes to Stayboogey and Valueforvalue. Big TY to those guys!!!


Thank me if this helped you!!!!

Can I possibly get some working links for those d/l's?  Thanks :)
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Re: Root for the Merit via Nandroid. (Super Easy)

« Reply #19 » Published on:November 28, 2012, 09:20:29 am

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For TEMP CWM (Rename as update.zip, save on sdcard NOT IN FOLDER!):

http://arearom.com/devuploads/phydeux/Phydeux-2.0-CWM5-update.zip

For nandroid (Unrar on sdcard, make sure the path ends up as sdcard/clockworkmod/backup/avail.rooted)

http://arearom.com/devuploads/phydeux/avail.rooted.rar
« Last Edit: December 27, 2012, 06:15:04 pm by Phydeux »
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Re: Root for the Merit via Nandroid. (Super Easy)

« Reply #20 » Published on:November 28, 2012, 07:09:31 pm

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For TEMP CWM (Rename as update.zip, save on sdcard NOT IN FOLDER!):

http://arearom.com/devuploads/phydeux/5update.zip

For nandroid (Unrar on sdcard, make sure the path ends up as sdcard/clockworkmod/backup/avail.rooted)

http://arearom.com/devuploads/phydeux/avail.rooted.rar

Do I need 2 phones to do this? 
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Re: Root for the Merit via Nandroid. (Super Easy)

« Reply #21 » Published on:November 28, 2012, 07:13:54 pm

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I've never needed to, I only have 1 phone.

 However, it might be easier to download with a computer, and transferred over to your phone
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Re: Root for the Merit via Nandroid. (Super Easy)

« Reply #22 » Published on:December 26, 2012, 09:54:40 pm

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I've done everything required and I can't seem to find nandroid named 1980 or whatever.... Could someone please explain step by step what to do?
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Re: Root for the Merit via Nandroid. (Super Easy)

« Reply #23 » Published on:December 27, 2012, 03:54:11 pm

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Be more clear with the problem you are having.
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Re: Root for the Merit via Nandroid. (Super Easy)

« Reply #24 » Published on:December 27, 2012, 06:17:24 pm

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I've done everything required and I can't seem to find nandroid named 1980 or whatever.... Could someone please explain step by step what to do?

Ok: Here it is:

For TEMP CWM (Rename as update.zip, save on sdcard NOT IN FOLDER!):

http://arearom.com/devuploads/phydeux/Phydeux-2.0-CWM5-update.zip

For nandroid (Unrar on sdcard, make sure the path ends up as sdcard/clockworkmod/backup/avail.rooted)

http://arearom.com/devuploads/phydeux/avail.rooted.rar

Go to recovery, flash update.zip
Backup/restore: Restore avail.rooted
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