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Update rooted SGH-i537 to kitkat

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By Papote13, Junior Member on 9th July 2014, 02:47 AM
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I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Active SGH-i537 on version 4.3 with baseband version I537UCUAMF1 and build JSS15J.I537UCUBML2. I had rooted it with saferoot. I still have a couple of months left on my warranty.

I want to to upgrade to the latest kitkat version but am unsure which route to take.

Any help?
 
 
9th July 2014, 05:13 AM |#2  
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What I did was reflash the stock 4.3 and then I just took the update via Wi-Fi (it did take about 40 mins for the update to download and reboot) Then I rooted with towelroot. Easy as pie.

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9th July 2014, 04:50 PM |#3  
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What I did was reflash the stock 4.3 and then I just took the update via Wi-Fi (it did take about 40 mins for the update to download and reboot) Then I rooted with towelroot. Easy as pie.

Given my baseband and build version which stock version of 4.3 should I reflash to?
Would reflashing remove evidence of previous root?
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9th July 2014, 07:08 PM |#4  
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Given my baseband and build version which stock version of 4.3 should I reflash to?
Would reflashing remove evidence of previous root?

There's only one version of ML2, and reflashing the ML2 Odin package will completely wipe your phone.
10th July 2014, 02:01 AM |#5  
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Ok. I flashed the Stock 4.3 with ODIN and since I don't have a AT&T SIM card, I did the SD Card Recovery Mode update and everything is well.
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