How To: Unroot the HTC Tattoo


I. Before You Begin

1. This is assuming you did our How To Root the HTC Tattoo procedure.

2. Make sure you have HTC Sync installed ( and it can see your phone.

II. Using the Goldcard and an Official RUU to Get Back to Stock

1. You should have a goldcard made from our How To Root the Tattoo procedure. Put it into the phone.

2. Plug the phone into the computer via USB, select HTC Sync and click Done.

3. Download whichever RUU for your device from here and save it to your computer.

Vodafone HTC Tattoo RUU
World Wide Unbranded HTC Tattoo RUU

4. Now with your phone plugged in and the goldcard in the phone, double click the RUU file you just downloaded.

5. Wait for it to finish flashing your phone. All done! Back to stock!

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