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Just for my curiosity, do I need to have root on a Samsung device to flash a ROM onto it with Odin/Heimdall? My device is already rooted (by means of an exploit), but if this is true, one could root by flashing a custom ROM that is already rooted instead of using an exploit.

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Now the reason I ask this question is that (I believe) HTC devices need S-OFF to flash a ROM (which is what a full root would include). – biggles5107 Aug 10 '12 at 21:39

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