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Default [Q] Redtoring the galaxy s5?

If i goto in recovery and restore my phone to defaults will i still be rooted? will all the bloat ware that i froze and remove stay how they are or will i have to do all that again? I really want to have a fresh start on my phone with root because i dont really use it for anything else so it would be nice to have a clean slate with only the things i need.

So to shorten up the question, is there a way to restore my phone to default and still be able to have or get root again?

I do have capabilites to back up user data incase that makes a difference in the answer.


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I don't know enough about the towelroot exploit to say whether you will still have root after a wipe, but you will be able to root again. The only thing that stops towelroot from working is updating the OS past the build date in geo's thread (March 30th I think). As far as all your stuff, you'll have to freeze/remove it again.
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I don't know enough about the towelroot exploit to say whether you will still have root after a wipe, but you will be able to root again. The only thing that stops towelroot from working is updating the OS past the build date in geo's thread (March 30th I think). As far as all your stuff, you'll have to freeze/remove it again.
so going through in recovery and restoring after i do backup of things like pictures etc. wont do anything drastic that could ruin the phone? Just might need to reroot?

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Factory Reset does not kill root. It's fixed in the Rom.
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Everything worked great, thanks for the help.

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