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[Q] Rooted, 4.4.3 = Error?

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9th June 2014, 11:13 PM   |  #1  
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Sorry if I am no expert. But I rooted my phone on 4.4.2, today I got the 4.4.3 update, so I downloaded it. I use SuperSU, so I turned on the survival mode, which was meant to keep my phone rooted through the update.

I run stock rom with franco kernel. Now from what I understand, I can install OTA's but that usually would overwrite the root privileges and stuff. Anyways, so I turned on survival mode on SuperSU and ran the update. I was installing, and then got the Error Android icon, the phone eventually started back up after few minutes of that screen.

When I check my root access it's still there, however, under the version of the system it's still 4.4.2 and I don't see anymore updates.

Sorry if I am new to this, but can someone explain rather or not the update pushed through, if not is my system currently messed up in anyways? And what should I do from here in order to get 4.4.3 kitkat.

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9th June 2014, 11:33 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by CIarkness

Sorry if I am no expert. But I rooted my phone on 4.4.2, today I got the 4.4.3 update, so I downloaded it. I use SuperSU, so I turned on the survival mode, which was meant to keep my phone rooted through the update.

I run stock rom with franco kernel. Now from what I understand, I can install OTA's but that usually would overwrite the root privileges and stuff. Anyways, so I turned on survival mode on SuperSU and ran the update. I was installing, and then got the Error Android icon, the phone eventually started back up after few minutes of that screen.

When I check my root access it's still there, however, under the version of the system it's still 4.4.2 and I don't see anymore updates.

Sorry if I am new to this, but can someone explain rather or not the update pushed through, if not is my system currently messed up in anyways? And what should I do from here in order to get 4.4.3 kitkat.

Thanks!

Your answer can be found here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/goog...-desk-t2523217. It is a Stickied Thread in the General section. Short answer: You need to flash the stock kernel or else the update will fail everytime. Give that thread a read (or at least the first post), and please search next time prior to posting.
9th June 2014, 11:47 PM   |  #3  
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Your answer can be found here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/goog...-desk-t2523217. It is a Stickied Thread in the General section. Short answer: You need to flash the stock kernel or else the update will fail everytime. Give that thread a read (or at least the first post), and please search next time prior to posting.

Thanks, and sorry new to the forum. But I will make sure to ready all the stickies.
9th June 2014, 11:56 PM   |  #4  
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Thanks, and sorry new to the forum. But I will make sure to ready all the stickies.

No worries. You'd be surprised how many times I've done a search and realized there were plenty of other people that had been in the same exact type of sticky situation I had been in at the time. You can definitely learn a lot from the stickies. That's how I learned all the basics about ADB and Fastboot, which is why I prefer to flash everything manually instead of using toolkits. There are some pretty knowledgeable people roaming these here forums.

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10th June 2014, 09:30 AM   |  #5  
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Just flash it as a flashable zip in recovery (found in development forum by vomer)

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