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[Q] SM-P605 Rooting issue

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By kypreo, Junior Member on 2nd July 2014, 02:38 AM
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23rd August 2014, 02:05 AM |#11  
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Problem with s-pen
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Originally Posted by Tilagoon

Hi,
When you flash TWRP with Odin you have to reboot immediately in recovery as if you reboot the systeme TWRP will be overwritten by the stock recovery.
To achieve this when in Odin untick "AutoReboot" and flash TWRP.
When the the flash is finished power off your tablet : long press on Pwr button till it goes off.
Then reboot in recovery mode: volume up, home and power you should be in TWRP recovery.

Hello,
I am now have problems with s-pen. Is this connected to the root process? I can write with my hand but not with the s-pen. Do you have any idea what is happening?

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23rd August 2014, 08:40 AM |#12  
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Hello,
I am now have problems with s-pen. Is this connected to the root process? I can write with my hand but not with the s-pen. Do you have any idea what is happening?

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Frankly speaking I don't know but I don't see the connexion with the root.
Did you upgrade from 4.3 to 4.4.2 ? If yes this could also be the reason ??
23rd August 2014, 11:57 PM |#13  
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S-pen solution for rooted phone with twrp.
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Originally Posted by Tilagoon

Frankly speaking I don't know but I don't see the connexion with the root.
Did you upgrade from 4.3 to 4.4.2 ? If yes this could also be the reason ??

Actually, I found that it does have to do with the root process. Twrp for some reason is not supporting s-pen input. It took me a while to find a solution and understand how to apply it. I first found it at a german forum with no instruction whatsoever. Anyway, here is what one should do:
- "Call" *#2663#
- Select WACOM FW Update (Kernel Binary)
- Wait for the update to finish and you are all set
- Be aware that even though you are not actually calling a phone number you must have a sim card inserted.
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