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[Q] Need help getting to latest firmware but keep root.

OP antisniperspy

11th July 2014, 05:21 PM   |  #1  
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Hi,

My phone is stock w/root from when I bought it. Looking to update to the latest firmware but also keep root. Any links or instructions on how to do this without losing root? Also is it worth upgrading? I only use root and don't really do anything with kernel exploit.

Model SCH-I545
Android 4.2.2
Baseband 1545VRUAMDK
Kernel 3.4.0-562219
Build JDQ39.I545VRUAMDK
Hardware I545.06

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11th July 2014, 06:53 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by antisniperspy

Hi,

My phone is stock w/root from when I bought it. Looking to update to the latest firmware but also keep root. Any links or instructions on how to do this without losing root? Also is it worth upgrading? I only use root and don't really do anything with kernel exploit.

Model SCH-I545
Android 4.2.2
Baseband 1545VRUAMDK
Kernel 3.4.0-562219
Build JDQ39.I545VRUAMDK
Hardware I545.06

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You have an MDK phone which is the only Verizon one that allows for a custom recovery which then would allow you to install any ROM you want.

I highly suggest just installing a custom recovery using Flashify from play store then backing up your stock ROM then go take a peek at all your ROM options.

You may not think right now that you don't need or want that exploit that your phone has but it'd be silly to lose it.

You're able to flash any ROM you want... You'd be able to get Android 4.4.4 right now and even Android 5 when it comes out before Verizon even officially has it!

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