Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Rooting Your Burst

Setup Pantech Burst drivers on Windows computer
1-Download and install Pantech PC Suite
2-Launch Pantech PC Suite and update if it asks. When PC Suite is fully updated, plug phone into computer until device is recognized.

Alternative: Download and Install Drivers with [USB_Driver]PSMN_Install_V1_1_0_0.exe
*Note: I have not used this method so I am not sure if it works

Setup Windows computer so you can send commands to phone
1-Download and install Java Development Kit from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/ja...ads/index.html
2-Download and install Android SDK from developer.android.com/sdk/index.html
2-Start SDK Manager and check the box next to “Android SDK Platform-tools” and install package.

Setting up Linux for ADB to recognize Pantech Burst

Setup phone so it can receive commands from computer
Go to settings > Applications > Development > turn on USB Debugging


Root phone
1-Download prestoroot.img and save it to “C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools”
2-Now open your command line and navigate it to “C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools” folder
3-Run the following command
Code:
adb reboot bootloader
4-When the bootloader screen shows up on your phone then wait a few seconds to make sure your phone is recognized by the computer then run the following command
Code:
 fastboot boot prestoroot.img
5-After phone reboots itself, shut the phone down and turn it back on again.
6-When the phone boots up this time, download Superuser from Google Play

2 comments:

  1. Do we know if we will lose root with this weeks ICS update?

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    1. Not yet. Until the update is released and we can take a look to see what all it will do, we're kind of in the dark at this point. As soon as we find out I will update to let everyone know that comes across this page as well as on xda

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