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Can i downgrade my XT1080 aka Droid Maxx to 4.2.2 beign in 4.4? Or it will brick the phone?

I want to root the phone, but i only heard that you need to be in 4.2, if you're not, then you can't, it's that true? Or nah?

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Can i downgrade my XT1080 aka Droid Maxx to 4.2.2 beign in 4.4? Or it will brick the phone?

I want to root the phone, but i only heard that you need to be in 4.2, if you're not, then you can't, it's that true? Or nah?

Thanks in advance guy!!!

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You can attempt to root using Motorola Pie from jcase. In terms of downgrading, unless you have an unlocked bootloader, you're out of luck due to the bootloader security check.
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You can attempt to root using Motorola Pie from jcase. In terms of downgrading, unless you have an unlocked bootloader, you're out of luck due to the bootloader security check.
Just to be perfectly clear, I can downgrade if I have unlocked bootloader?
 
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I THINK, I THINK, I THINK.... that you can downgrade if you flash manually everything EXCEPT the motoboot.img
 
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Just to be perfectly clear, I can downgrade if I have unlocked bootloader?
Yes, you can. Resources can be found HERE: http://waynekent.com/page8.html

However, never take the OTA on the custom FXZs. Your phone will be hard bricked.
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Yes, you can. Resources can be found HERE: http://waynekent.com/page8.html

However, never take the OTA on the custom FXZs. Your phone will be hard bricked.
Well, not hard bricked, I bought a Droid Maxx that someone flashed the Moto X 4.4.2 bootloader, and tried to flash the old Maxx one, just flashed again the Moto X bootloader and problem fixed.
 
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Well, not hard bricked, I bought a Droid Maxx that someone flashed the Moto X 4.4.2 bootloader, and tried to flash the old Maxx one, just flashed again the Moto X bootloader and problem fixed.
I meant if you take an OTA prompt whilst on the incomplete downgraded firmware, the phone will become an unrecoverable paperweight once it tries to go to recovery

Why someone would mess with bootloaders is beyond comprehension. Glad your Maxx is up and running!
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I meant if you take an OTA prompt whilst on the incomplete downgraded firmware, the phone will become an unrecoverable paperweight once it tries to go to recovery

Why someone would mess with bootloaders is beyond comprehension. Glad your Maxx is up and running!
The 4.4.2 on the Moto X is running the 30.B4 bootloader, in theory, if we receive and upgrade to 4.4.2 or better, is probably that bootloader is bundled to the OTA, so I think i'm going to be fine... I hope.
 
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The 4.4.2 on the Moto X is running the 30.B4 bootloader, in theory, if we receive and upgrade to 4.4.2 or better, is probably that bootloader is bundled to the OTA, so I think i'm going to be fine... I hope.
My theory, as long as the phone is operational, everything's fine. Be happy you managed to revive it, man!
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