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Mod & ailbreak my G1

I would like to have root access & all that stuff so I can use the auto rotate feature on my G1

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  • geezfunmail Dec 11, 2008

    Can someone walk me through all the downloads i need, where to get them from & walk me through the actual process of getting root access & jailbreak my g1 (By jailbreaking a device, you free it’s file-system from lock-down, allowing you to add applications and fiddle with your mobile phone as you see fit.). So I take it getting root access & jailbreaking is the same thing.

  • geezfunmail Dec 11, 2008

    I've done all this (see below) & when I hit connect, I get the following error message: error while connecting to server: (the ip address i typed in) - connection refused. then i get another message that flashes another error message saying, "error while receiving from server: null"





  • First off, you’ll need to download two files to your desktop:


  • Download and install the Android Telnet Client from the Android Market
  • Download and install the Terminal Emulator app from the Android Market
  • Turn on WiFi and connect to your WiFi network
  • Now, go back to your downloaded files on your desktop

    • Decompress the AndroidMod.zip file
    • Extract “recovery_testkeys.img” to your desktop
    • Rename “recovery_testkeys.img” to “recovery.img”
    • Rename the modified Android OS RC30 update file from “update-RC30-fullupdate-modified-testkeys-v1.1.zip” to “update.zip”

  • Transfer the newly named “recovery.img” file and the newly named “update.zip” to your microSD card (you can use the microSD card that came with your G1)

    • Put microSD card in your G1 (if it’s not already in there)

  • Fire up “Terminal Emulator”

    • Type “cd system” and hit Enter
    • Type “cd bin” and hit Enter
    • Type “telnetd” and hit Enter
    • Type “netstat” and hit Enter
    • The IP address you want is listed on the same line as the word “Established”
    • Write down this IP address
    • Close Terminal Emulator (hit the “Home” button)

  • Fire up “Telnet”
  • In the IP address field (it should show “localhost”) enter the IP address you wrote down

    • Hit “Connect”

  • I get the following error message: error while connecting to server: (the ip address i typed in 192......) - connection refused.



    then i get another message that flashes another error message saying, "error while receiving from server: null"

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    Look it up on youtube but you will void your warranty

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    Go to xda-developers.com and read the G1 forums. They'll tell you more than you want to know.

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