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Hi, I want to upgrade my wife's S4. It is rooted on MK2. I have debloated and removed verizon apps, so any update will fail. I am onto the S5 so am rusty on the latest S4 events.

I would like to update and have root, I don't want to go the safestrap route, so is it possible to upgrade to Kit Kat and root via towelroot, just to debloat and get a wifi tether hack? Any help would be appreciated
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Yes, use Odin to flash a no wipe (or full wipe if she has issues) NC5 tar file then reroot via towelroot.
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  • CARRIER: Verizon
  • PHONE: Samsung S4 HTC One Max
  • CASE: Otterbox Defender modded to fit Anker 7800mah battery HTC PowerFlip
  • BOOTLOADER: MDK, loki bypass S-OFF & Relocked
  • RECOVERY: TWRP 2.7.x
  • KERNEL: Ktoonsez with Project Icarus profile and Hydra script FlyKernel
  • ROM: Eclipse TW 4.4 Adrenaline Sense 6
  • LAUNCHER & MODS: Google Now launcher with XGEL settings, GravityBox, Heads Up notifications, & Android L navbar
 
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Yes, use Odin to flash a no wipe (or full wipe if she has issues) NC5 tar file then reroot via towelroot.
So that will update radio and everything, just flash it in Odin and done?
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So that will update radio and everything, just flash it in Odin and done?
Yupp
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  • CARRIER: Verizon
  • PHONE: Samsung S4 HTC One Max
  • CASE: Otterbox Defender modded to fit Anker 7800mah battery HTC PowerFlip
  • BOOTLOADER: MDK, loki bypass S-OFF & Relocked
  • RECOVERY: TWRP 2.7.x
  • KERNEL: Ktoonsez with Project Icarus profile and Hydra script FlyKernel
  • ROM: Eclipse TW 4.4 Adrenaline Sense 6
  • LAUNCHER & MODS: Google Now launcher with XGEL settings, GravityBox, Heads Up notifications, & Android L navbar
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