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How to regain root access on the T-Mobile G1

by: Nicholas AhnJanuary 3, 2009

For those of you who enjoyed typing “reboot” to restart your G1 (and showed it to all of your friends), and found yourself unable to do so after receiving the RC30 update, the folks at XDA Developers have found a way to regain this functionality.

The relatively simple steps involve several reboots, reflashing the G1 to an earlier firmware version, typing in telnetd, and downloading the Android Telnet client onto your G1.  The instructions and RC27/RC29 version updates can be found here.

[via Gizmodo]

 
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T-Mobile UK G1 users start seeing RC8 firmware update

by: Darcy LaCouveeNovember 13, 2008

Our friends across the pond seemingly have started receiving a new RC8 firmware update for their UK based T-Mobile G1 smartphones. According to Talk Android, the update appears to be pretty much the same as the USA’s RC29/RC30 updates.

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Tired of waiting? Manually update your T-Mobile G1 firmware

by: Darcy LaCouveeNovember 3, 2008

Manually update your G1 firmware….at your own risk, that is.

It seems that the guys at the XDA Developers site have figured out how to download and install the latest firmware update from a microSD memory card.

You first need to download the firmware update file. It might take multiple attempts, sometimes the link doesn’t work.

Copy the file as “update.zip” to the root of a microSD card Make sure the phone is off. Put the card into the G1, hold down the home key, and turn the phone on while continuing to hold down the home key When you see a triangle and small pic of a phone, open the keyboard and hit ALT-L When you get a screen full of [...]
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Gallery: Upgrading to firmware RC29

by: Michael OrylOctober 31, 2008

Not too much to say here. Today my G1 told me that it was ready to install a new firmware update. While I didn’t know specifically at that time that it was talking about RC29, that is what I was expecting.

Once I gave it the go-ahead, the entire update process took 6.5 minutes. Not much to say about it, really. It showed some graphics and progress bars as it copied and then flashed the firmware into place, but that’s about all.

You can see the gallery of the entire process after the jump. I haven’t had much time to play with the update, though, so I don’t know what exactly has changed. If you’ve discovered some of the features that [...]

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